Japanese gaming giant GREE announces new hotel booking service

GREE (TYO: 3632), the Japanese internet services company best known for its games, revealed a new hotel booking service today. Known as Tonight, the mobile app available for both iPhone and Android. Tonight promises to make reserving hotel rooms a ten second task, placing GREE in competition with popular startups like Hotel Quickly and Hotel Tonight, which are becoming increasingly popula


Gree Ventures adds $50M to invest in startups across Asia

Tokyo-based Gree Ventures announced the initial closing of its second fund earlier today, valued at 5 billion yen (approximately US$50 million). The fund, dubbed AT-I Investment Limited Partnership, has attracted key regional investors including parent company Gree, SME Support Japan, Credit Saison, Ateam, and Mizuho Capital.