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Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia raises $100M from SoftBank and Sequoia

In what appears to be the largest round for an Indonesian startup on public record, online marketplace startup Tokopedia announced its approximate US$100 million financing round, led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Internet and Media Inc (SIMI). 44 more words

Japan

Article Translation - Murton to Standridge: "Throw it in the zone!"

The original article can be found here 元の記事はこちら by Yusuke Abe

Ring the bell already! Hanshin outfielder Matt Murton (33) revealed on the 21st that he and SoftBank pitcher Jason Standridge (35) have been duking it out over the ‘Net. 610 more words

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550 Unknown Error: Japan's email filters versus the rest of the world

Today, I received an email from my Japanese host mother, with whose family I stayed back in 2011 when I studied abroad.

This is significant because from 2011 up until today, my host mother and I had only communicated via three media: 533 more words

Softbank will acquire Korean TV show portal DramaFever

Japan’s Softbank plans to acquire Korean TV show portal DramaFever, according to a press release published on Business Wire . The five-year-old startup has raised US$12 million up to this point, some of that coming from YouTube co-founder Steve Chen. 23 more words

Japan

Softbank announces partnership with ad tech startup Geniee

Softbank, Japan’s robot-loving telco, today announced a business tie-up with Tokyo-based ad tech startup Geniee . Starting next month, Softbank will launch a supply-side advertising platform (SSP), in collaboration with Geniee, which the wireless carrier hopes will give a boost to its internet advertising business. 28 more words

Japan

Korean drama streaming site DramaFever is being acquired by SoftBank

Here’s the latest exit in the hot space of niche online video: SoftBank announced Tuesday that it is acquiring New York-based niche video startup DramaFever… 394 more words

[TECH] DramaFever gets acquired by SoftBank

It’s amazing to see how much KPOP and Korean Culture has gained influence and a fan base following around the world. DramaFever, a company that specializes in the distribution of Asian Media Content, such as Korean Dramas, was founded in 2009. 106 more words

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