Line Corporation, the global platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution and advertising, began trading on July, 14, on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “LN,” after its initial public offering.

Kyulux, Inc., a Fukuoka, Japan-based advanced materials startup that is commercializing the next generation of OLED display and lighting technology known as TADF (Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence), raised $13.5m (¥1.5 Billion Japanese Yen) in Series A venture capital funding.

Global early stage venture capital firm 500 Startups is seeking to raise a new fund dedicated to Japan. According to a regulatory filing with the S.E.C., the fund has a final target of $10m. It lists founding partners David McClure, Chistine Tsai and venture partner James Riney as people related to the offering. 500 Startups […]