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20 Japanese startups unite to exhibit at 4FYN 2019 in Barcelona, attract big crowd

See the original story in Japanese. Four Years From Now (4YFN for short) is a startup showcase event in Barcelona, annually taking place along with...

Japanese user location analytics startup Rei Frontier raises $2.7M from Mitsui & Co.

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Rei Frontier, the Japanese startup behind AI-powered user location analytics platform called SilentLog Analytics/SDK, announced today it has...

Doreming Asia now allows employees in Vietnam to get paid before payday

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese financial inclusion startup Doreming Asia has developed a payroll system enabling calculation of the salary amount real-time before...

Japan’s 600, startup behind kiosks-in-a-fridge for offices, raises $920K in funding

Tokyo-based 600, the Japanese startup offering the kiosks-in-a-fridge service for offices, announced today that it has fundraised 100 million yen (about $920,000 US) from...

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...

Back pain management app Pocket Therapist wins Health 2.0 Asia-Japan pitch competition

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based MedPeer, the Japanese company behind an online community for medics under the same name, held the Health 2.0...

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