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Japan's Pontely gives free DNA test for pet shop dogs, prevents future abandons, culls

Tech in Asia

4 keen investors not to miss at TIA Tokyo 2018’s Speed Dating

Funding Asia

As Zozotown suits up, Japan's online fashion revolution gathers speed

The Bridge

Japan's Monstar Lab ties up with aid agency, empowers refugees with IT in Jordan, Gaza

Robotics Foreign affairs Asia
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Nikkei presents AG/SUM 2018 in Central Tokyo with an eye to next year, 2020

Asia Startup events

University of Tokyo researchers use AI to predict the spread of radioactive debris

Robotics Intelligent machines Science
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Quartz is being sold to Uzabase, a Japanese business media company

Bloomberg Business

World's Biggest Trading Bloc a Step Closer After Tokyo Meeting

Venture capital (Series B)
The Bridge

Japan’s Ookami behind sports-centric social network app Player! raises series B round

Bloomberg Business

U.S., Japan Agree to Continue Joint Military Exercises

Foreign affairs Warfare Asia
Bloomberg Business

Tokyo Smoking Ban Could Shake Up Tobacco, Retail Markets

Robotics Food & Beverage

Japan’s Exchanges Regulatory Turning Point: How and Why Authorities Wrested Control

Venture capital (Series A)
The Bridge

Japan's content distribution tech startup Pulit raises series A from Samsung, Line Ventures

The Bridge

Japan's Recruit holds Tech Lab Paak Demo Day, teams from final batch present results

Tech in Asia

Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz discusses: When should you IPO?

Tech in Asia

5 startups across fintech, SaaS and hardware exhibiting at #tiatokyo2018


This transforming flying dragon-robot can squeeze through gaps

Robotics Intelligent machines Flying
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Aquatech startup Umitron secures $8.4M to help improve and sustain fisheries industry

Asia Animals

GungHo aims for broader audience with Ninjala bubblegum game

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Japan has its successful Unicorn. Next it needs its first Unicorpse.