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“MasterChef” Finalist Andrew Kojima Seeks £50,000 on Kickstarter For Permanent Location For His Japanese Restaurant

Andrew Kojima, a finalist on the hit tv series MasterChef, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise £50,000 for the permanent Cheltenham location for his pop-up Japanese restaurant, Koj Cheltenham. While sharing details about the pop-up restaurant, Kojima stated: “Last October we converted the ground floor of… Read More

Unicorn Alert? Japanese P2P Marketplace Mercari Secures $75M in Series D Investment

Mercari, a Japanese peer-to-peer marketplace, has raised around $75 million ( 8.4 billion yen) at a reported valuation of more than $1 billion, reported Red Herring. The company’s Series D investment round includes Mitsui & Co, Development Bank of Japan and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank’s Japan… Read More