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2018.11.16
VeriTrans and Toshiba Tec Establish TD Payment, A JV Offering Multiple Payment Solutions for POS Systems
2018.11.08
Digital Garage Launches "Open Network Lab Resi-Tech," a Global Accelerator Program Targeting Real Estate-Related Startups
2018.11.06
ECONTEXT Registered as Electronic Payment Service Provider
2018.11.01
econtext Provides a Comprehensive Service for New Online Application System of Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education
2018.10.10
DG Lab to Host THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2018 SAN FRANCISCO
2018.10.05
Digital Garage Exhibits at Japan Healthcare Venture Summit 2018 Hosted by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2018.10.02
econtext Launches Convenience Store Payment Services for Civil Fee Payments in Osaka Prefecture
2018.09.13
VeriTrans Collaborates on a PCI P2PE Solution that lets Phone and Mail-order Businesses Retain no Credit Card Information
2018.09.04
VeriTrans Provides Credit Card Payments for a PoC of Ringo Pass, JR-East's New Public Transportation Smartphone App
2018.08.27
VeriTrans and Nissen to Establish a JV in the Postpaid Shopping Business
2018.08.02
Digital Garage & KDDI Entered into a Basic Agreement on Strategic Alliance
2018.08.01
Digital Garage and Welby Form a Capital and Business Alliance to Build a Person-Centered Health and Medical Data Platform
2018.07.20
Digital Garage and Tokyo Tanshi to Establish a JV for Blockchain Financial Service R&D and Business in the Fintech Field
2018.06.15
Digital Garage and iRidge's Fintech Subsidiary Collaborate in the Regional Digital Currency Field
2018.05.23
Digital Garage Launches "Open Network Lab BioHealth", an Accelerator Program Specialized in Biotechnology and Healthcare
2018.05.17
Digital Garage Launches One-Stop Marketing and Fulfillment Solution for Online Shopping Suppliers Aiming to Expand Overseas in Thailand and Taiwan
2018.04.27
DG Lab to Host THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2018 TOKYO on the Theme of "Governance of Regulations and Innovations"
2018.04.20
Digital Garage and The Hokkaido Shimbun Press Launch "Open Network Lab HOKKAIDO", an Accelerator Program
2018.03.28
Digital Garage Supports Overseas Market Expansion by Domestic Suppliers through Cross-Border EC Mall Development in Partnership with Overseas Companies
2018.03.27
Digital Garage Launches "JR KYUPO Point Mall", a Member-Preferential Shopping Site of JR Kyushu
2018.03.05
Digital Garage and Bengo4.com Launch a Demonstration Experiment for the Smart Contract System to Improve the Efficiency of Personal Loan Services for Resona Bank
2018.02.28
VeriTrans Forms a Business Alliance with Toshiba Tec, Supporting for the Expansion of Payment Methods in Retail Stores and Omnichannel Development
2018.01.22
Intercontinental Exchange and Blockstream(Digital Garage's Strategic Business Alliance Partner) Launch Consolidated Data Feed for Cryptocurrencies (Blockstream's press release)
2018.01.17
VeriTrans and econtext Offer Support for DOCOMO's "d PAY" Barcode Payments from Spring 2018
2018.01.15
Digital Garage and ANA Trading to Support Inbound Marketing for Domestic Companies and Local Governments
2018.01.15
VeriTrans - Comprehensive Payment Solution VeriTrans4G Supports Google Pay
2017.12.27
Digital Garage Has been Selected as an LSO for Scaling Bitcoin to be Held in Tokyo in 2018
2017.12.12
Digital Garage Group to Cooperate in the 7th Digital Innovation Grand Prix Organized by the Keio Research Institute at SFC
2017.11.21
Digital Garage Forms a Strategic Business Alliance with Blockstream, Entering the Second Phase of Developing Blockchain Technology for Bitcoin
2017.11.21
Digital Garage and Tokyo Tanshi to Partner in FinTech, Development of New Financial Business with Blockchains and AI
2017.11.20
econtext to Manage New System for Civil Fee Payments Made at Convenience Stores within Osaka Prefecture
2017.11.13
Digital Garage to Build Shibuya into a Smart City that Employs Advanced Technology by Joining Future Design Shibuya
2017.10.30
Digital Garage Appoints Brian Yeh as Chief Investment Officer of DG Incubation to Strengthen North American and Asian Investment Businesses
2017.10.26
VeriTrans to Provide Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare with Credit Card Payment Service to the National Pension Fund
2017.10.10
DG Lab Developed All-Purpose Framework "DG Lab DVEP" TM for Unique Cryptocurrency through Blockchain's Bitcoin
2017.10.03
DG Lab Fund Invested in Skydisc, a Cloud Service Using AI/IoT as the Fukuoka City's Startup Support Program's First Project
2017.10.02
Digital Garage and Tencent to Co-develop "QQ Odekake Japan", Mobile QQ's Contents for Japan-bound Chinese Tourists
2017.09.29
DG Lab to Host THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2017 SAN FRANCISCO
2017.09.21
Digital Garage Begins Support for Startups in Fukuoka Region in Cooperation with the Fukuoka Directive Council
2017.09.08
DG Lab Fund Invested in 12 Start-ups with Next-Generation Technology in Fields such as Blockchain, AI, and Biotech
2017.08.31
Collaboration Partners Selected for TOYOTA NEXT, the Open Innovation Program Supported by Digital Garage
2017.08.29
Digital Garage Hosted "Digital Garage First Penguin Award 2017", which Honors Leaders who Creatively Challenge The World
2017.06.28
Digital Garage and Kodansha Establish HOLICS, a Compilation Media Service Combining Superior Magazine Content with AI Technology
2017.06.20
DG Lab to Unveil Open Platform for Interactive Agent Technology that Uses Artificial Intelligence
2017.06.01
Digital Garage to Invest in AI Technology Startup Studio All Turtles and Support their Business Development in Japan.
2017.05.31
THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2017 TOKYO on July 25-26 The Event will Focus on Biotechnology and Blockchain
2017.05.12
Digital Garage officially launches lifestyle service for wealthy consumers Business integration with two subsidiaries leads to development of DG Life Design business
2017.04.05
Blockstream Launches New Confidential Assets Feature for Enterprise Blockchain Customers (Press Release of Blocksteam)
2017.02.03
Digital Garage to jointly develop next-generation platform technology with leading blockchain technology company, Blockstream
2017.01.26
Digital Garage and Kodansha have jointly developed a digital media platform by combining content for women's magazines with AI technology
2017.01.19
Japan's first preferred point service for cross-border EC malls aimed at members of "HAPPY GO", Taiwan's largest multi-store loyalty program, is launched
2017.01.12
Digital Garage Invests in Mind Fund, a Hong Kong Based Startup Studio and Investor
2016.12.07
Digital Garage collaborates with Toyota to build the future's mobility society support for operation of the open innovation program TOYOTA NEXT
2016.10.19
Digital Garage and DG Lab will host THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2016 SAN FRANCISCO
2016.09.20
Apple Pay Coming to VeriTrans
2016.08.24
Digital Garage and TIS to Establish Strategic Technological Development Company DG Technologies to Develop FinTech-related Business
2016.07.22
Digital Garage and Daiwa Securities Group establish "DG Lab Fund," a fund directed towards startups that specialize in next generation technology
2016.07.04
Digital Garage, Kakaku.com, and Credit Saison establish open innovation-based R&D organization "DG Lab"
2016.06.02
Digital Garage and BEENOS join for investment operation in India
2016.05.09
Digital Garage newly established "Digital Garage First Penguin Award", honoring and celebrating leaders who keep creatively challenging in the global world
2016.02.12
Digital Garage announces the sale of one of its US subsidiaries to Pivotal, a Silicon Valley-based cloud software company
2016.02.04
Digital Garage Invests in Blockchain Developer Blockstream, Collaborating Toward the Verification Testing of Financial Technology Products
2016.02.02
Digital Garage invests as lead investor in renowned creator Rei Inamoto's Business Invention Studio, Inamoto & Co.
2015.12.16
Digital Garage Invests in Illustration and 3DCG Service Whomor, Offers Cloud Sourcing Services to over 3000 Creators Internationally
2015.11.16
Digital Garage Invests in Curation Media Company "Digg" To Support its Japan Expansion
2015.11.05
Digital Garage's Open Network Lab to Deploy Full Scale Global Expansion between North America, Europe and Asia to Support Entrepreneurs Seeking to Expand Globally
2015.11.02
Digital Garage Invests in Monstar Lab, Inc, a Global Sourcing Business for IT Service Development
2015.10.23
Digital Garage hosts "THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2015 San Francisco"
2015.10.02
Open Network Lab Begins Accepting Applications for the 12th Batch of its Seed Accelerator Program
2015.09.15
In collaboration with Business France of the French Embassy Japan, Digital Garage will host "the 1st French Tech Tokyo" pitch session
2015.09.15
Digital Garage enters into exclusive business collaboration with Taiwan's HAPPY GO--the biggest point rewards card in Taiwan--to develop its business in Japan
2015.08.07
Kodansha and Digital Garage to Begin Full-Scale Expansion of Content Business in the U.S. Via Joint-Venture Kodansha Advanced Media Through Promoting Titles Including "Attack on Titan"
2015.06.30
Digital Garage and Metaps establish Digital Science Lab in a joint venture ~Utilizing performance advertising strategies and sophisticated data-analysis techniques, the two companies collaborate in a smartphone app advertising business~
2015.06.22
Digital Garage to exhibit at SOLID 2015, an IoT event held in San Francisco Unveiling of "techrice" prototype, a cloud service for rice farmers
2015.06.16
iRidge, Inc., DG Incubation's Portfolio Company, Approved For Listing On Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers
2015.06.04
Digital Garage Enters into a Capital and Business Alliance with Singapore-based LCO to Support Loyalty Program Businesses by Providing a Platform for International Travel Apps -Using Smartphone Apps to Promote Outbound and Inbound Marketing Solutions -
2015.06.02
Digital Garage Completes 100% Acquisition of econtext ASIA, a Consolidated Subsidiary - Aiming for accelerating global business and improving ROE -
2015.05.25
Digital Garage to Hold "THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2015 TOKYO" With Joi Ito As The Host -- The Future of Digital Currency and Virtual Reality
2015.05.07
Digital Garage Invests in Website Analytics Tool Provider Chartbeat, Inc. to Support Japanese Expansion Through Media Site Sales Boost
2015.05.01
Digital Garage Invests in US-Based FinTech Innovator MX Technologies - To Support Future Japan Expansion
2015.04.22
Digital Garage To Lead Capital Investment in and Support Global Expansion of Mobile App Analytics Tool Repro
2015.04.02
Open Network Lab to Enhance Its Seed Accelerator Program by Increasing Maximum Funding Size and Strengthening Support
2015.02.19
Digital Garage and Kodansha to establish a joint venture on digital content business for global expansion of Japanese contents and new business incubations
2015.02.12
Digital Garage To Boost Its Japanese Expansion Business For Overseas Internet Services and Bring Website Analytics Service 'Chartbeat' to Japan
2015.02.03
AnyPerk, Inc. announces an additional $8.5M Series A funding from DCM Ventures and DG Incubation
2015.01.28
Digital Garage To Support Japanese Expansion of Global Social Media Community Wikia Through Capital Investment To Wikia, Inc. and Advertising Sales On Wikia Japan
2014.12.05
econtext ASIA co-invests in Sendo which is owned by FPT Corporation, a leading technology company in Vietnam, to expand its online marketplace and payment services in Vietnam
2014.11.19
Participation in a Share Purchase Program through Public Tender Offering by Kakaku.com, Inc.
2014.11.07
CrowdWorks, DG Incubation's Portfolio Company, Approved For Listing On Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers
2014.11.07
Bengo4.com, DG Incubation's Portfolio Company, Approved For Listing On Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers
2014.11.04
ECONTEXT and VeriTrans launched "Chargeback" group compensation insurance to participating merchants
2014.10.31
Sumitomo Mitsui Card, Digital Garage and iRidge Collaborate and Launch Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters App
2014.10.29
Digital Garage Invests in Fleksy, Inc.
2014.09.19
VeriTrans teams with China's leading search engine Baidu to launch "Free SIM" service for Chinese tourists visiting Japan
2014.04.28
Digital Garage to Launch CIWorks to Provide Specialized Cancer Treatment Knowledge
2014.04.16
Open Network Lab Begins Accepting Applications for the 9th Batch of its Incubation Program
2014.04.10
BI.Garage Launches "BIG MINING" Ad Product Utilizing Digital Garage Group's Big Data
2014.02.13
Digital Garage to invest in and partner with US-based Internet studio Betaworks
2014.01.07
Digital Garage expands its incubation business in Asia by investing in Indonesia's major online baby-product retailer Bilna
2013.12.25
Digital Garage's econtext ASIA forms capital business alliance with TIS to jointly promote solutions to e-Commerce businesses in Asia
2013.12.25
Digital Garage's econtext ASIA invested in the major Indian online payment solutions provider Citrus
2013.12.19
Digital Garage's econtext ASIA becomes listed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
2013.12.05
Digital Garage's subsidiary econtext ASIA to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
2013.11.06
「Kakaku.com」and VeriTrans forms alliance to provide overseas delivery service.
2013.11.01
Digital Garage Opens a Startup Incubation Center in San Francisco to Accelerate Investment Business on a Global Scale
2013.11.01
Digital Garage and Neo Innovation Launching New Context Services
2013.11.01
Data Science Business to Be Launched by JV
2013.09.20
New Context Services, A Neo Innovation Company, Announces Alliance with Guardtime to Help Deliver Authenticated Data
2013.08.12
econtext ASIA's subsidiary, VeriTrans, launched a smartphone-based payment service, VeriTrans mPOS
2013.08.01
Digital Garage and Dentsu to establish a joint venture, Dentsu ScienceJam, to commercialize results of latest scientific research
2013.07.29
Notice of Consolidated Subsidiary Company's Listing Application to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
2013.07.23
CGM Marketing to accelerate its acquisition of advertiser and publisher clients for the Kiip smartphone advertising and reward platform
2013.07.09
CGM Marketing to accelerate the expansion of Kiip, a smartphone advertisement and rewards technology, to convenience stores, bringing O2O solutions to national chains
2013.07.02
Digital Garage Forms Business Alliance with Credit Saison
2013.06.28
Digital Garage Group's econtext ASIA to establish VeriTrans Shanghai, a joint venture to provide online settlement service in China's local currency
2013.04.26
Digital Garage Group's econtext ASIA and JCB Agree on the Capital and Business Alliance
2013.03.29
Digital Garage Group's econtext ASIA and Credit Saison Agree on the Capital and Business Alliance for business partnership in Japan and Asia
2013.02.27
Digital Garage Group's econtext ASIA and Sumitomo Mitsui Card Agree on the Capital and Business Alliance
2013.02.26
Digital Garage Begins O2O Marketing Using Kiip's Advertising & Rewards Technology
2012.12.21
Digital Garage and Dentsu Agree to Form Capital and Business Alliance[PDF]
2012.12.13
Digital Garage Introduces a Smartphone Advertisement and Rewards Platform Kiip to Japan
2012.11.29
New Context Announces Name Change To Neo Innovation To Accelerate Global Business Development Under "Neo"
2012.11.19
Digital Garage Invests in Vuzz Which Operates "SnapDish Food Camera" To Help Its Global Expansion throughout Asia As The Largest External Stakeholder
2012.06.22
Co-Founder of Digital Garage, Joi Ito becomes The New York Times Company Board of Directors.
2012.04.06
Digital Garage Acquires Photozou Business from Zynga Japan to Start Full-fledged Communication Service Focusing on Photo Sharing
2012.04.06
Digital Garage Acquires Photozou Business from Zynga Japan to Start Full-fledged Communication Service Focusing on Photo Sharing
2012.03.12
Digital Garage Announces Formation of New Context, The Largest World-Wide Lean Software Development Consultancy, Through Key Acquisitions in North America, Asia, and Europe
2012.02.27
Digital Garage Reaches Commercial Agreement With DoubleRecall to Introduce Brand Advertisement Technology Using Keyword Input to Japan
2012.02.27
Digital Garage Reaches Commercial Agreement With DoubleRecall to Introduce Brand Advertisement Technology Using Keyword Input to Japan
2012.02.27
Digital Garage Reaches Commercial Agreement With DoubleRecall to Introduce Brand Advertisement Technology Using Keyword Input to Japan
2012.02.27
Digital Garage Reaches Commercial Agreement With DoubleRecall to Introduce Brand Advertisement Technology Using Keyword Input to Japan
2012.02.10
Digital Garage Accelerates Incubation Business on the World Stage by Opening an Incubation Center in San Francisco
2011.11.07
Digital Garage invests in file sharing service Kicksend
2011.11.02
Digital Garage reaches commercial agreement with Memolane
2011.06.30
Global startup incubation program Open Network Lab welcomes 7 teams, including one social entrepreneur team, to its third edition.
2011.06.30
Digital Garage Invests in SV Angel To Strengthen Its Silicon Valley Investment Portfolio
2011.06.23
DIGITAL GARAGE JOINS MIT MEDIA LAB CONSORTIUM
2011.05.25
Digital Garage to Support LinkedIn's Marketing Efforts in Japan
2010.05.13
Digital Garage reached a commercial partnership agreement with Twitter[PDF]

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