7 Japanese entrepreneurs raise $10M to launch new Web3 accelerator

7 Japanese entrepreneurs raise $10M to launch new Web3 accelerator

Seven Japanese Web3 entrepreneurs, including Astar Network founder Sota Watanabe, have now joined forces to raise $10 million for their new venture ‘Next Web Capital (NeW)’. Strategic Investors in the round included crypto exchange Bitbank and venture capital firm WiL. According to the press release issued, Next Web Capital is a blockchain and web3 accelerator […]

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Equip Raises $58 Million Series B Funding Round to Revolutionize Eating Disorder Treatment

Equip Raises $58 Million Series B Funding Round to Revolutionize Eating Disorder Treatment

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Equip, the leading provider of virtual, evidence-based eating disorder treatment in the U.S., today announced a $58M Series B funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to $75M. The Chernin Group (TCG), an early investor in Headspace, led the round and was joined by Tiger Global and […]

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Misaky Tokyo secures $1M to bring innovative Japanese confectionery to more Americans

Misaky Tokyo secures $1M to bring innovative Japanese confectionery to more Americans

Los Angeles-based Cashi Cake, the startup behind Misaky Tokyo and other D2C-focused Japanese confectionery brands, announced on Wednesday that it has secured 120 million yen (about $1 million) in the first tranche of its seed round. Participating investors include Chiba Dojo Fund, Coconala Skill Partners (CSP), Headline Asia in addition to angel investors including Hiromi […]

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