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Tokyo-based web integrator IMJ teams up with Fenox Capital, plans to invest in SE...

Tokyo-based web/mobile solutions company IMJ (JASDAQ:4305) has announced a partnership with Fenox Capital, a Silicon Valley-based VC firm. The companies have established a fund...

Japanese budgeting app Dr. Wallet raises $1 million

BearTail, the startup behind the cloud-based household accounting solution Dr. Wallet, announced today that it has raised $100 million yen (approximately $955,000) from three...

Japanese crowdsourcing platform ‘Crowdworks’ raises $10.7 million

Tokyo-based Crowdworks, the startup behind the crowdsourcing platform of the same name, announced today it has raised 1.1 biillion yen ($10.7 million) from CyberAgent,...

Japan’s Cookpad acquires Indonesia’s Dapur Masak

Tokyo-based recipe sharing service Cookpad (TSE:2193) announced yesterday that it has acquired Indonesian  recipe site Dapur Masak, buying a 60% stake for US$600,000 from...

Cinemacraft raises $1.5M in funding, expands team in Tokyo and LA

Tokyo-based media startup Cinemacraft has announced today that it has closed a $1.5 million round of funding from NTT Docomo Ventures, Turner Broadcasting’s Media...

Japanese online ticketing service Peatix secures $3M in series A funding

NYC-based Japanese startup and online ticketing service provider Peatix announced today it has secured series A funding worth $3 million from Fidelity Growth Partners Japan,...
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Snaptee’s new partner program lets third party apps create custom apparel

Hong Kong-based Snaptee, a startup that lets you to design and sell custom apparel via its mobile app, has just announced an new partnership...

Uniqlo now selling t-shirts featuring Line characters

If you’re starting to tire of seeing Line’s characters all over the place here in Japan, I have some bad news for you. Line...

Japanese online dating site Qrunch raises funds from Mitsubishi UFJ Capital

Tokyo-based startup Qrunch, the company behind online dating site MatchAlarm, announced today it has raised an unspecified amount of funds from Mitsubishi UFJ Capital....
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In Japan, internet companies make weddings more affordable

It can be hard to make Japanese weddings unique or special, since so many of them are held in the same kind of reception...

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