ZUU, a Japanese operator of financial media platform and provider of support owned media for finance and realestate companies, announced that the venture firm is nominated for “2016 Red Herring Asia” organized by US-based Red Herring, a provider of prestigious magazine and online portal delivering the latest information and innovative technology trend for investors, management executives and engineers.

ZUU was established in 2013 with an aim of revolutionizing the world through the fusion of "Finance", "Internet" and "Education". They achieved 1 million users for ZUU online only within 1 year and half. The fast-growing company has actively engaged various FinTech projects collaborating with leading companies. CEO of the company is often invited to a lot of FinTech events and many media ask his commentary and column.

The 2016 Red Herring Asia will be held on September 12-14, 2016. Through the presentation by the finalists, winners will be awarded as the most exciting and promising startups on the final day of the event. As Red Herring 100 Awards are widely recognized as one of the industry’s more prestigious recognitions, with hundreds of candidates from each continent competing for a Top 100, it should be a gateway to success for startups. Many of the winners become now very famous, such as Google, Yahoo, Salesforce.com, Facebook, YouTube, eBay, twitter, etc.

As you can see the shortlist, 6 Japanese companies are nominated; iRidge, Inc., Kyulux, Oh My Glasses, Inc., SmartNews, Zucks, Inc., and ZUU Co.. In 2015 Top 100 Asia, the number of Japanese winners totaled 9.

(Source: ZUU )

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