Junya Mori

Junya Mori

founder for inquire inc / editor

『THE BRIDGE』『マチノコト』『IDENTITY名古屋』『soar』など複数のメディアを編集・運営中。テクノロジー、イノベーション、経営、都市、地域等についてリサーチ・執筆しています。

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Akerun series featuredimage article
thebridge.jp

Japan’s smart lock Akerun secures $3.7 million from Jafco, YJ Capital, others

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Photosynth, the Japanese startup developing smart lock solution Akerun, announced today that it has fundraised 450 million yen ($3.7 million) from Ja…...

Freee daisuke sasaki article
thebridge.jp

Japan’s cloud-based accounting startup Freee raises $29 million in series C round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Freee, a cloud-based accounting platform startup under the same name, announced today that it has fundraised 3.5 billion yen ($29 million) from US-ba…...

Mg 0146 article
thebridge.jp

School in your pocket: Japanese startup launches iPhone app for live lecture participation

See the original article in Japanese Schoo is a Japan-based startup that operates an online learning platform called schoo WEB-campus. The startup recently launched a handy iOS app with which users…...

57c5b2c68803bb6b6564102883cc2a2b original article
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Japan’s H2L unveils haptic wearable controller UnlimitedHand on Kickstarter

Tokyo-based H2L, a Japanese hardware startup spun off from the University of Tokyo, today announced a haptic game controller called UnlimitedHand at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 and launched a Kickst…...

Funiki ambient glasses featuredimage article
thebridge.jp

Japanese smartglasses launch crowdfunding campaign again, this time for global expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Our readers may recall that major Japanese optical retailer Paris Miki Holdings (TSE:7455) had launched a crowdfunding campaign for Fun’iki Ambient Glasses…...

Secual featuredimage article
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Japan’s Secual, smart home security startup, ties up with major vacation rentals agencies

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Secual, the Japanese startup developing smart home security solutions under the same name, announced today that it has fundraised about 60 million ye…...

Metaps robotics featuredimage article
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Japan’s Metaps ties up with Yukai Engineering to help robotics companies make money

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Metaps, the startup best known for an app monetization platform using artificial intelligence, partnered with Japanese robotics and hardware startup …...

Blueninga featuredimage article
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Japan’s Cerevo unveils BlueNinja sensor module, eases development of IoT products

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Cerevo, the Japanese startup behind a variety of smart consumer electronics devices, recently announced BlueNinja, a module with Bluetooth and 9-axis…...

Ryu muramatsu toshiyuki yamamoto article
thebridge.jp

Preparing for an IPO, Japan’s business chat tool provider Chatwork raises $2.5 million

See the original story in Japanese. Osaka-based Chatwork, a Japanese startup that operates a cloud-based chat tool for business under the same name, announced today that it has fundraised 300 milli…...

Okan cav oisix logos article
thebridge.jp

Japan’s deli food delivery company Okan raises from CyberAgent Ventures and Oisix

See the original story in Japanese. Our readers may recall we told you that Tokyo-based startup Okan has launched delivery service for Japanese deli foods for corporate customers. [1] The company a…...

Giphy article
thebridge.jp

パーソナルジェットパックで空を飛ぶ日も近い?

Watch this jetpack pilot soar past the Statue of Libert…...

Mg 9580 article
thebridge.jp

「自分をドライブさせる”何か”を持っているか」 – ベンチャー・スタートアップの担当者が新卒採用で考えていること

ベンチャーやスタートアップと呼ばれる企業は常に人材が不足している。そのため、良い人材をいつも探しているといって…...

Kufu shoji miyata article
thebridge.jp

Japan’s SmartHR, crowdsourced personnel management platform, secures seed round

See the original story in Japanese. Kufu is a Japanese startup behind SmartHR, a crowdsourced personnel management platform. The company recently announced that it has secured funds from East Ventu…...

Moff pacman article
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Japan’s Moff Band wearable smart-toy lets you play Pac-Man with your body motion

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Moff, offering a wearable smart toy Moff Band, showcased a preview of ‘Pac-Man Powered by Moff’ to be launched this spring, jointly developed with Ja…...

Game8 featuredimage article
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News curation app Gunosy buys Game8, Japan’s leading game strategy wiki guide

See the original story in Japanese. Here a new young entrepreneur has taken another step forward. Gunosy (TSE:6047), the Japanese company behind a news curation app under ths same name, in December…...