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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...

How Japan’s most international Startup Summer School was created

This is a guest post by Sushi Suzuki, Founder and Lead Organizer of Kyoto Startup Summer School. Sushi is a specially appointed associate professor at...

Japanese business card-based CRM startup Sansan files for IPO

Tokyo-based Sansan, the company that operates the business card-based CRM (customer relationship management) solutions, announced today that IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange...

Bangkok’s Flare secures early funding, boasts 15,000 drivers wrapping car in ads

See the original story in Japanese. Bangkok-based Flare, the startup offering a car advertising network under the same name, announced today that it has secured...

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies makes successful space rocket launch

Japanese space startup Intersteller Technologies announced earlier today that it has successfully launched a small rocket in Hokkaido this morning. The company is well...

Japan Embassy in Bangkok, CP Group help Japan startups digitalize Thai conglomerates

This article was rearranged by our editorial from the original by Momoko Furukawa, Assistant to Executive/PR at TalentEx. TalentEX is a Bangkok-based startup offering...

One Visa now can help immigrant workers in Japan get credit cards, official certificates

See the original story in Japanese. One Visa (formerly Residence), the Japanese startup that helps companies streamline visa management for their foreign employees, announced in...

Japan startup unveils manned hoverbike, expecting it to fly above public roads [video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrUIJ8RerW0?rel=0] See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based A.L.I. Technologies (formerly known as Aerial Lab Industries) gave the press a demonstration of the prototype of...

Japanese ‘robotics legend’ joins telexistence startup Gitai as COO to create space robots

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese telexistence robotics startup Gitai (formerly MacroSpace) announced today that it has appointed humanoid scientist/engineer and former Founder/CEO of...