Nomura bets on startup to help Japan's smokers kick the habit

Business Feb 9, 2017

Nomura bets on startup to help Japan's smokers kick the habit

Nomura Holdings Inc. and Keio University are investing in a startup that's seeking to revolutionize how smokers quit the habit. CureApp Inc., which develops mobile applications to treat ailments including tobacco addiction, received ¥380 million ($3.4 million) this month from investors including Nomura and Keio's ...

Business Aug 22, 2016

Nomura hunting investment bankers in U.S. after streamlining push

Nomura Holdings Inc. plans to hire bankers in the United States, resuming a push to boost investment banking in a market that remains a priority for Japan's biggest brokerage following a round of cost cuts. The Tokyo-based firm anticipates rising volumes of mergers and stock ...