Japanese convenience store chain Lawson will announce its US$1.1 million series A investment in Tokyo-based startup Beatrobo later today, Tech in Asia has learned.
Beatrobo is a global, social music service that uses customizable robot avatars as a conduit for sharing songs and discovering new artists. The company’s first attempt at hardware, PlugAir, may become the digital mixtape of the future. The tiny device plugs into a mobile device’s earphone jack and acts as a key for instantly downloading music. ..continue reading ...
Tech In Asia 4/20/2014 [en]
- It is rare that Lawson invests in startups. The convenience store chain may find great potential to collaborate with Beatrobo for distributing PlugAir.