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Japan’s Adways partners with Korean growth hacking startup 5Rocks

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese internet company Adways (TSE:2849) announced on Thursday that it has invested an undisclosed sum in and partnered with...
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2012 was Apple’s first year on top of Japan’s mobile market

IDC Japan has released its figures on the Japan mobile market for 2012, and it will likely come as no surprise that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)...
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Japanese hit game ‘Puzzle and Dragons’ gets its own online store

As if GungHo Entertainment’s hit mobile game Puzzle and Dragons wasn’t making enough money already, now the title has its own online store where...
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Game of Dragons: How Japan’s GungHo is quietly winning in North America

I experimented with a lot of mobile games in 2013. But the one that I kept coming back to again and again was GungHo...

Photo sharing app Snapeee raises series B funding from six Japanese VC firms

Tokyo-based startup Mind Pallete, known for developing the very popular photo sharing app Snapeee, announced today that it has raised a round of series...
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Japanese nail art enters another dimension thanks to 3D printing

Japan has an abundance of fun 3D printing projects, such as Fotofig which we featured just recently. And while many such projects are a...

Japanese business card app ‘Eight’ surpasses 200,000 users

See the original story in Japanese. The most popular professional social network in the world is most likely LinkedIn. It came to the Japanese market...

Japanese startup raises $3M to bring laundry services online

See the original story in Japanese. Lenet is a web service that allows users to order a pick up of your laundry and have it...
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See how paid newsletters are thriving in Japan

Newsletters are amazingly popular here in Japan. People tend to be less hesitant to pay for content when it’s delivered directly to their inbox....
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Japanese startup raises $600K, gets you into hard-to-book restaurants

See the original story in Japanese. Pocket Concierge is a website that allows you to book popular restaurants, even if they are fully booked for...

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