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Japan’s cross-border cost start-up TakeMe has introduced a complete of JPY260 million (USD1.8 million) funding. The spherical was led by New Economy Ventures and particular person buyers.
TakeMe was based in 2015 by Lu Dong who grew up in China, spent 18 years in Japan, and earned MBA from the US (Stanford). TakeMe was began as a cross-border B2B service, known as Japan Foodie, that gives restaurant reservation service between international tourists and Japan’s eating places. By connecting with OTAs and visitors platforms all over the world equivalent to Klook, KKday, Meituan, Fliggy, Ctrip, and Tripadvisor, TakeMe has linked tens of millions of international tourists with greater than 400 eating places throughout Japan.
In 2019, TakeMe launched TakeMe Pay, a multi-channel cross-border cost gateway, that aggregates greater than 100 cost manufacturers from all over the world, equivalent to WeChat Pay, Alipay, PayPay, LINE Pay, Merpay, SeizePay, and others into one QR code. TakeMe Pay has enabled over 10,000 Japan’s retailers to settle for world cell cost
strategies, which assist them entice extra international clients.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, TakeMe launched TakeMe Order, which is a restaurant ordering administration system to assist contactless ordering and to enhance retailer operation effectivity. TakeMe Order has been applied in additional than 50 enterprise classes equivalent to Soup Stock Tokyo and Umegaoka Sushi no Midori.
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