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Makuake, Citiesocial join forces to help Japan crowdfunded products reach Asian markets

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Makuake, the Japanese company behind the leading crowdfunding site under the same name, announced...

Startup DB integrated with Crunchbase to help Japanese startups gain global exposure

See the original story in Japanese.Tokyo-based 'For Startups' (previously known as Net Jinzai Bank), the Japanese company offering an executive and talent...

Digital Base Capital launches proptech fund, raising from Japanese real estate gurus

See the original story in Japanese. Digital Base Capital, Japan's first VC firm focused on the PropTech (property technology) vertical, announced it launch on Friday....

Japan startup offering airport/hotel luggage delivery secures series A round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Airporter, the Japanese startup offering the same-day travel luggage delivery service to/from selected airports in Japan under the...

Japan’s Wovn announces Dropbox-like online storage for document translation

Tokyo-based Wovn Technologies, the Japanese startup offering a multilingual support platform for websites and other digital resources, announced today that they will launch a...

Japan’s Wakaze secures $1.4M series A funding to launch sake brewery in Paris

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese sake brewing startup Wakaze announced today that it has secured 150 million yen (about $1.4 million US) in...

One Visa, helping Japanese firms manage visas for foreign employees, raises $4.2M

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based One Visa, the Japanese startup that helps companies streamline visa management for their foreign employees, announced today that...

Japan’s WAmazing secures $8.5M series B from railway operators to serve foreign visitors

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based WAmazing, the Japanese startup offering free SIM cards and tourism services to foreign visitors to Japan, announced today...

Japan’s Base Food, nutrition complete food startup, raises $3.7M for US expansion

Tokyo-based Base Food, developing nutritionally complete food products capable of becoming staple foods named Base Pasta and Base Bread, announced on Monday that it...

Pixie Dust Technologies, phased array and digital fabrication startup, secures $44M

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Pixie Dust Technologies, the Japanese startup developing digital fabrication and AI-based solutions, announced on Thursday that it has...

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