Fast Japan, an online chat concierge service, has secured 25 million yen while Japanese startup Fuller raises 420 million yen in Series C funding.
Fast Japan raises Yen 25m
The chat service, which is currently free, comes in English. For example, users can sieve through a wide array of categories including “shopping,” “things to do”, “culture” and “food.” Proceeds from the funding will go towards constructing a chat operation system and developing a scalable model.
Japanese analytic service provider app secures $4.2m yen
Fuller, Japan’s leading mobile app analytic service provider, has raised another $4.2 million in Series C funding from two pre-existing and four new investors.
Investors for this round included SEGA Games Co., Ltd., Voyage Ventures – the venture capital arm of Voyage Group,, Global Catalyst Partners Japan, the Asahi Shimbun Company, and two other funds supported by the Japanese government.
Fuller, which specialises in mobile application services and technology, created the mobile app analytic service App Ape, which has been used by over 2,000 mobile app publishers and developers across Japan. “App Ape” also expanded into South Korea earlier in May.
Fuller’s product lines also include Mr. Mobile and AppQuarium, two battery-saving apps. Capital from the funding will go towards Fuller’s overseas expansion.