HackerEarth raises $4.5M to bring ‘hacker culture’ into corporate companies

HackerEarth, an Indian startup that grew from arranging hackathon to offering corporate innovation services, has closed a $4.5 million Series A funding round. The Bangalore-based company said the fu

Zilingo lands $8M for its marketplace for fashion sellers in Southeast Asia

Zilingo may not be a name known to many prior to today, but the under-the-radar e-commerce company has closed a impressive $8 million Series A round to scale its fashion-focused marketplace in Southea

Indian used car platform Droom gets Series B to enter Southeast Asian markets

Droom, one of several startups taking advantage of India’s booming secondhand vehicle market, is planning to enter new countries after raising a Series B from Beenext and Digital Garage. The company

Digg Raises $4M Series A From Betaworks Backer Digital Garage

More interesting developments for Digg, the Internet curation site founded way back in 2004 that was acquired and relaunched by Betaworks in 2012. The site has announced a “Series A” of $4

Personal Finance Startup MX Pulls In $30 Million Series A Funding From USAA and Digital Garage

MX, the personal finance startup formerly known as Money Desktop, has just inked a $30 million Series A funding deal led by a subsidiary of USAA. Tokyo-based VC firm Digital Garage also participated i

Japan’s Peatix Lands $5M To Grow Its Mobile Ticketing Service Worldwide

Peatix, a Japan-headquartered mobile event and ticketing startup, has closed a $5 million Series B round led by Digital Garage to develop its global presence and technology.

Betaworks Takes Another $10M In Funding Led By Japanese Incubator Digital Garage

NYC's betaworks has taken $10 million in additional investment from Japanese digital media incubator and Twitter investor Digital Garage, which is tagged on to the $20 million round the company receiv

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Joins Tokyo-Based Digital Garage's Advisory Board

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"Misunderstanding": Twitter Japan Now Says There Won't Be A Subscription Model (Update 3)

<img src="" width="215" height="107" /> We reported yesterday about Twitter Japan's <a href="

Twitter Japan To Introduce Paid Premium Accounts Next January

<img src="" width="215" height="170" />The news of the day in social media land: <a href="">Twitter</a> is apparentl

Twitter! Japan! Ads!

Twitter Japan launched today at via a partnership between Twitter and Digital Garage. It’s basically Twitter, in Japanese, with display ads. A sizable Japanese userbase has grown up a