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    ‘Airbnb for satellite antennae’ lifts off with $7.3m funding from Airbus and Sony

‘Airbnb for satellite antennae’ lifts off with $7.3m funding from Airbus and Sony

Infostellar’s co-founders – COO Kazuo Ishigame (L), CEO Naomi Kurahara (M), and Toshio Totsuka (R). Photo credit: Infostellar. Japanese commercial space startup Infostellar has just closed a series A fundraising

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    Brief: Japanese tech giant GMO will start mining bitcoin

Brief: Japanese tech giant GMO will start mining bitcoin

Photo credit: Pixabay. The news (extracted from Quartz): Japanese internet giant GMO just announced its cryptocurrency mining plan. The Tokyo-based company aims to spend more than 10 percent of its

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    Ahead of Tokyo Olympics travel boom, startup wants to give tourists ‘free’ SIM cards

Ahead of Tokyo Olympics travel boom, startup wants to give tourists ‘free’ SIM cards

Photo credit: Dmitri Popov / Unsplash. There’s plenty to look forward to in 2020: President Trump could be out of a job, and Japan will likely wow the world all

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Platform for ICOs raises $15m from prominent Japanese VC

  Platform for ICOs raises $15m from prominent Japanese VC

An online platform for ICOs, which ran its own ICO, has just raised US$15 million from JAFCO, an established Japanese

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Toyota funds Grab

  Toyota funds Grab

Photo credit: think4photop / 123RF Stock Photo. Grab announced today that it has received funding as part of a strategic

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Freee and the future of Japan’s fintech boom

  Freee and the future of Japan’s fintech boom

Fintech is making waves throughout the tech world and beyond. It’s made its way into the everyday operations of business,

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Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

  Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

Line CTO Euivin Park. Photo credit: Line. Nine months after Facebook Messenger rolled out Rooms, its group chat feature where

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How Raksul is changing the game for printing and logistics in Japan

  How Raksul is changing the game for printing and logistics in Japan

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly digital every day. With the growing presence of email, file sharing

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Brief: Salesforce joins $38m investment in company that digitizes your business cards

  Brief: Salesforce joins $38m investment in company that digitizes your business cards

Photo credit: sjenner13 / 123RF Stock Photo. Tokyo-based Sansan digitizes all those business cards you pick up at meetings and

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