Japanese AI startup Cinnamon closes series B round with $13.7M in funding

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese startup Cinnamon, developing a document reading engine and a voice recognition solution leveraging their proprietary AI technologies, announced...

Meet 4 startups that pitched at Global Brain annual portfolio showcase in Tokyo

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese VC firm Global Brain held the its annual event called Global Brain Alliance Forum 2018 last month in...

Japan Airlines launches $70M fund for business collaboration with startups

See the orignal story in Japanese. Japan Airlines (JAL) announced on Thursday that it is forming a new fund focused on investing in startups in...

Japan’s Grooves raises $920K from Halal fund to expand recruiting business in Malaysia

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Grooves, the company best known for its engineer recruiting platform called Forkwell, announced today that it has fundraised...

Japan’s Morning Pitch reveals 7 outstanding teams from presentations throughout 2018

See the original story in Japanese. Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support and Nomura Securities conducted the first special event of the year for their Morning Pitch...