Japan’s Clear, study notes organizer app, gets $880K to help fresh...

See the orioginal story in Japanese. Japan’s Arcterus, providing educational services including a notebook-sharing app named Clear, announced on Friday that it has fundraised 100...

Japanese medical diagnostic imaging startup LPixel raises $27 million

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based LPixel, the Japanese startup behind AI-powered medical image diagnostic support technologies, recently announced that it has raised about...

Japanese life science startup accelerator to launch shared wet lab in...

Japan’s life science VC fund / accelerator Beyond Next Ventures (BNV), community builder Link-J and realty concern Mitsui Fudosan (TSE:8801) have announced that they...

Japanese crowdfunding site Readyfor raises $4.7M to help firms run social impact project

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Readyfor, the Japanese startup behind a crowdfunding site of the same name, has announced that it has raised...

Japan’s MakeLeaps, cloud-based invoicing startup, announces acquisition by Ricoh

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based MakeLeaps, the startup behind a cloud-based invoicing platform under the same name, announced on Friday that it has...

Open Network Lab showcases 6 teams from 17th batch Demo Day

See the original story in Japanese. Digital Garage hosted the Demo Day for its Open Network Lab acceleration program earlier this month. The program celebrated...

Omise secures series B++ round funding from Global Brain, Mitsui Fudosan, SMDV

  See the original story in Japanese. Bangkok- and Tokyo-based Omise Holdings, providing the Omise online payment services as well as the OmiseGo (OMG) token economy-powered...

Japan’s Meltin MMI raises $18M to further develop avatar robots, medical devices

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese robotics startup Meltin MMI announced today it has raised 2.02 billion yen (about $18 million US) from Sumitomo...