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Japan’s Appliv, mobile app discovery platform, expands to India and Singapore

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Nyle (previously known as Volare) has been providing a mobile app discovery platform called Appliv since 2012. The...

This mobile app from Japan’s Muji helps you relax and sleep wherever

Ryohin Keikaku, the Japanese company best known for its consumer goods-focused retail chain Muji, recently introduced a sleep-inducing app called 'Muji to Sleep'. It...

Japan’s Appliv, app discovery platform for mobile users, preparing for global expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Volare, the Japanese startup behind mobile app discovery platform Appliv, announced today that it has set up a subsidiary...

Japan’s Fringe81 secures $3.5M, strengthening ad server solutions for mobile media sites

Tokyo-based ad tech startup Fringe81 announced on Friday that it has fundraised 420 million yen (about $3.53 million) from iStyle Capital, NTT Docomo Ventures,...

Open8, Japan’s mobile video ad network, acquires app prototyping startup The Clip

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Open8, a Japanese female-targeted mobile video ad network, announced earlier this month that it has acquired The Clip,...
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DeNA and Docomo joint venture empowers amateur comic and novel creators

Everystar is a joint venture between DeNA and NTT Docomo that allows people to publish and distribute their own comics and novels for consumption...

Asia-focused mobile rewards startup Yoyo Holdings fundraises from KLab, Gree Ventures

See the original story in Japanese. Yoyo Holdings, the startup known for providing mobile rewards platforms, announced today that it has secured funding from KLab Global, Gree...

Mobile Gaming: Is it Gotcha time for Gacha?

This guest post is authored by Mark Bivens. Mark is a Silicon Valley native and former entrepreneur, having started three companies before “turning to...

Japan’s Leading Mark raises $1.4 million, launches mobile app for job-seeking fresh grads

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Leading Mark, the company behind an online platform that aims to create a more efficient recruitment process, announced...

Japanese mobile game developer Akatsuki files for IPO

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Akatsuki, the mobile developer behind game titles like Cinderella Nine and Thousand Memories, announced that its IPO application...

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