Japan music marketplace Audiostock secures $5.8M for global subscription service

Japan music marketplace Audiostock secures $5.8M for global subscription service

Okayama, Japan-based Audiostock, the Japanese startup behind a marketplace for music composers and sound creators under the same name, has secured 670 million yen (about $5.8 million) in its latest round, according to Nikkei’s report on Wednesday. Participating investors include Susquehanna International Group, Ceres (TSE:3696), and HBCC Technology Investment. This follows the company’s series B […]

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Japan’s space debris remover Astroscale secures $109M, brings valuation to $295M

Japan’s space debris remover Astroscale secures $109M, brings valuation to $295M

Tokyo-based Astroscale Holdings, the Japanese startup offering space debris removal services, has secured approximately 12.4 billion yen (about $109 million) in a Series F round, which brought the startup’s valuation to 33.4 billion yen (about $295 million). This follows their series E round back in October of last year. Investors participating in the latest round […]

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Japanese Startup Ecosystem

How To Start A Business In Japan: A Step-By-Step Guide

Japan is an ever-growing market, and it’s a hugely popular choice for foreign individuals and businesses who want to take the challenge of opening or expanding their business abroad. We have talked in our blog about entering the Japanese market , but in this article, we will be diving deep into the technicality of registering […]

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Japanese Startup Ecosystem

Japanese Startup Ecosystem – Analysis

Innovative business models and technologies are what drive the growth of startups. Many startups have been trying to capture demands that have arisen in link with societal changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Japan has been very cautious about any activities that could further the spread of coronavirus- from the closing of educational institutions, entertainment […]

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