Japan's version of LinkedIn gets $33 million in new funding
Japanese recruiting startup BizReach announced a Series A round of funding from 10 companies totaling $32.8 million on March 29. The investors in the round are YJ Capital, Japan Co-Invest Fund, Salesforce Ventures, Dentsu Digital Holdings, Gree, Rakuten, Link and Motivation, EFU Investment Limited, IMJ Investment Partners Japan Fund 1, and East Ventures (Disclosure: Tech in Asia is also backed by East Ventures).
The lead investor for the round was Yahoo! Japan’s investment arm YJ Capital, which invested $13.9 million, the largest investment amount to date for the fund. It was also the first investment from IMJ’s new fund focusing on Japan