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Japanese crowdsourced translation startup Gengo acquired by Lionbridge

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based crowdsourced translation startup Gengo announced on Thursday that it has been acquired by Lionbridge Technologies. Financial terms on...

American Express buys Japanese restaurant reservation startup Pocket Concierge

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Pocket Concierge, the Japanese startup offering an online restaurant reservation platform under the same name, has been fully...

Japanese investment firm aSTART launches $46M space tech fund

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese investment firm aSTART announced on Monday it has formed the Space aSTART new fund specializing in space tech...

Kamereo raises $500K to help restaurants in Vietnam manage suppliers, food orders

See the original story in Japanese. Ho Chi Minh City-based Kamereo, the startup behind a B2B food marketplace for restaurants in Vietnam under the same...

Japan’s Code Republic accelerator debuts 4 startups at Winter 2018 Demo Day

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Code Republic, the startup accelerator jointly operated by YJ Capital and East Ventures, hosted the Demo Day of...

Japan port city of Kobe, 500 startups showcase 18 teams at 3rd batch Demo...

See the original story in Japanese. Kobe City along with 500 Startups held a Demo Day for the 3rd batch of the 500 Kobe Accelerator...

NTT DoCoMo secures 40% stake in Japanese restaurant reservation platform Toreta

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese mobile telco NTT DoCoMo (TSE:9437) has secured a capital and business tie-up with Toreta, the Japanese startup offering...

Japan’s Farmnote, developer of wearables and SaaS for dairy cows, raises $3.5M

See the original story in Japanese. Hokkaido-based Farmnote, developing the cloud-based herd management system under the same name, has raised 400 million yen (about $3.5...

Duo aims to attract inbound visitors with new experience to let them visit Japan...

See the original story in Japanese. The two guys from the Israel-based consulting firm Aniwo, who had given some posts about the recent Israeli tech...

Japan’s BoostIO secures series A to boost bug bounty site for open source projects

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based BoostIO (formerly based in Fukuoka and known as Maisin & Co.), the Japanese startup behind the Boostnote Github-alternative...

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