Fenox Venture Capital invests into ZUU, one of Japan’s largest and fastest growing finance-related media sites. It offers a variety of news and columns related to banking, securities, equity, real estate, insurance, and taxes – each written by an expert in one of those sectors. While many of Japan’s hottest media-related startups focus on “curation” (Japan’s preferred term for aggregation), Zuu focuses entirely on original content.
Zuu Online currently attracts 2.5 million monthly unique users and more than 10 million total monthly pageviews. Kazumasa says its user base has grown 17-fold since last year. More than 600 contributors from Zuu’s network of 5,000 Japanese finance industry insiders submit between 20 and 30 articles per day.