Founders of 500 Startups Japan launch new VC fund Coral Capital

Coral Capital will focus on seed-stage startups in Japan, and will continue to work with 500 Startups on its existing funds 

Japan govt invests US$10M in 500 Startups to help local startups expand globally

Government-backed Cool Japan Fund is now the largest LP in Silicon Valley-based 500 Startups 

[Podcast] 500 Startups' James Riney wants a hustler with authenticity

The Tokyo-based VC shares his story, talks about traits he looks for in an entrepreneur, discusses Japan' startup ecosystem and more... 

I like founders who can sell: 500 Startups Japan's James Riney

e27 catches up with the Head of 500 Startups Japan on the country's viability for startups, his go-to list for potential CEOs and more 

500 Startups continues Asia expansion with US$30M microfund for Japan

The fund will be headed by former VC at DeNA James Riney and an undisclosed partner; to be focussed on enabling startups in the country