Japan’s tech Startups
November 2021 saw Japan’s tech startup news coverage spanning items including: Japanese e-commerce aggregation for global markets; moves to attract semiconductor firms to Japan; Japanese digital currency trials; and more.
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- Japan: Challenergy unveils turbine designed for tropical storms and cyclones which usually shut down wind installations, potentially opening a new energy source
- Japan: Tencent to acquire 6.86% stake in Kadokawa media publisher, initially focusing on presence in anime
- ICYMI: Japan likely to pay near half of setup costs for semiconductor factories built in the country, partly in bid to attract US manufacturers as it looks to secure chip supplies
- Japan: Forest e-commerce aggregator raises $8M with focus on sustainable, high-quality Japanese products and brands, helping them grow into global markets
- Video: Japan Market Entry Panel Discussion from Taiwan’s recent 2021 Meet Taipei startup-focused festival – 2 hours of information and discussion
- Japan: 5 startup winners unveiled from the IVS 2021 LAUNCHPAD NASU program, working in fintech, buy-now-pay-later, women’s careers and more
- Japan: New digital currency backed by bank deposits set for trials in Japan in effort involving the nation’s top banks and 70 or so other companies and organizations
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