The Bridge , Japan’s premiere startup news service, announced today that it has fundraised from Fuji Startup Ventures and PR Times. Fuji Startup Ventures is the investment arm of Tokyo-based broadcaster Fuji TV Network (TSE:4676) while PR Times provides a leading news release distribution network for startups and SMEs in Japan.
The Bridge has continued to offer breaking news and updates on the startup scene in Japan as well as the world since its launch in October 2013, helping to link entrepreneurs with investors.
Having founded a membership community for entrepreneurs in 2014, The Bridge has been hosting a series of meetups and events providing exhibiting opportunities, such as Demo Pit, on a bi-monthly basis. As of January 2016, more than 350 startups and companies are participating in the membership community where outstanding entrepreneurs and investors can connect and interact.
With its popular news website and events, The Bridge aims to better serve entrepreneurs and investors by providing highly interactive touch points – both online and offline. As part of these efforts, The Bridge will organize “The Bridge Fes” (http://events.thebridge.jp) in February, the first festivity event of startups, by startups, and…
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