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Japanese classifieds site Jmty.jp looks for light at the end of the tunnel

This is part of our coverage of Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 See the original story in Japanese. One of the trending sectors on the Japanese...

Japanese deli delivery service begins closed beta for corporate users

See the original article in Japanese How many business people care about the nutritional balance of their diet? For busy professionals, maintaining a...

San Francisco-based Kamcord wants Asia to record and share more mobile gaming videos

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6BtVCYVjdY&w=560&h=315] While this week's Infinity Ventures Summit in Kyoto was largely a domestic affair, there were a number of out-of-towners in attendance looking to...
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Japanese mobile captcha startup Capy wins IVS Launchpad, has more plans ahead

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KulSMUlGHm8&w=630&h=350] This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 Last week I had a chance to catch up with the...

Japanese tech giant collects job application fee from graduates to narrow the field

We previously wrote about Niconico Douga, a popular Japanese social video platform. With over 30 million registered users and two million paid users, the...

How can Yahoo Japan fend off emerging e-commerce challengers?

This is part of our coverage of Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 See the original story in Japanese. The Japanese e-commerce market has a volume of...

Japanese fashion commerce site Muse&Co passes $1M in monthly sales

See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 On day one of the Infinity Ventures...

New Japanese iPhone game challenges you to have as many babies as possible

Lots of weird and wonderful apps pass through Apple’s App Store, and that seems to be especially true here in Japan. We’ve already written...
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Dragon Quest Portal app tops iOS, Android charts in Japan

The most popular mobile app in Japan right now (the top free app on both iOS and Google Play) is a mobile port of...

Japanese website helps divorcees find love online

According to article from Japanese economic news outlet Sankei, roughly one in three married couples in Japan end up getting a divorce . The...