Oct 20, 2014

[Tech In Asia] SpaceMarket gets $930,000 to let you rent any space, on sea or land

SpaceMarket, a Japanese startup which connects users and open spaces, has just confirmed to Tech in Asia that it has raised JPY 100 million (US$930,000) in its first funding round. 
The new cash comes from CyberAgent Ventures and Mizuho Capital, two familiar names in Japan’s startup ecosystem. The company will use the funds to strengthen its development and sales corps while expanding the service. ...
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Tech In Asia 10/14/2014 [en]

  • The raised amount is not so large considering recent active situation of venture investment in general and the fact that the startup have won some prizes at pitch competitions. The main usage seems events such as parties or seminars. Unique venues are listed such as a sail boat or Blue Note Tokyo. It is a kind of AirBnB for event venues. One of the key point for the startups may be how to add extra value such as AirBnB provides borrowers with communication and networking opportunity with lenders. 
  • https://spacemarket.jp/

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