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  • Japanese Group Buying Site Luxa Closes Series B Of $5.3M

    Japanese Group Buying Site Luxa Closes Series B Of $5.3M

    Japanese group coupon buying site Luxa just closed its Series B funding of $5.3 million (500 million Yen) from JAFCO. The Japanese VC also backed Luxa’s Series A round in November 2010, when it put in the same amount. This brings Luxa’s total funding to $10.6 million since operations started in August 2010. Luxa is a daily-deals site like Groupon, but it positions itself towards… Read More

  • Voice Blogging Service Bubble Motion Raises $5M From JAFCO Asia

    Voice Blogging Service Bubble Motion Raises $5M From JAFCO Asia

    Bubble Motion, which offers a popular a Twitter-like voice blogging service in India, Japan, and Indonesia, has raised $5 million in new funding from venture firm, JAFCO Asia. Previous backers include SingTel Innov8, Infocomm Investments, Sequoia Capital, Palomar Ventures, and NGC. Bubble Motion’s Bubbly platform is a voice-blogging phone service that allows people to share status updates… Read More

  • Mobile Social Network Mozat Makes Waves In Asia, Raises Funding

    Mobile Social Network Mozat Makes Waves In Asia, Raises Funding

    Mozat, the mobile social networking platform formerly known as Morange, is making strides in Asia and the Middle East. The eponymous company behind the app has just announced that it has surpassed 10 million registered users, predominantly based in those regions. The startup has also disclosed that it raised a Series A funding round led by JAFCO Asia earlier this year, although it… Read More