An acute tech talent shortage, still very low SaaS adoption, a maturing tech M&A market & few alternatives to "go-go" VC capital currently define the 2nd largest enterprise software market globally
Fully backed by "SuperApp" LINE, Demae-can is now set to "own" the domestic food delivery market & ultimately all local commerce logistics, aiming to…
Overlooked & misunderstood by investors, tsukuruba is in the early stages of fully digitizing & redefining the end-to-end buying experience within the…
Its legacy software already the de-facto industry standard, Broadleaf is transforming itself into a data-driven, SaaS-based cloud platform to power its…
Privately held NGTG is executing a buy-and-hold serial acquisition strategy focused on small to medium-sized manufacturing businesses. With a proven…
With Q220 aggregate GMV & sales increasing by 133% & 177%, respectively, & its valuation up ~9x since March 2020, this "gem" has been…
Having launched its core Slack-like business messaging service in 2011, Chatwork has grown into a $575M publicly listed SaaS company in Japan
Japan's first & only search fund investment group is introducing a nuanced version of the entrepreneurial private equity concept into an SMB market in…
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