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101 Top Japanese Internet of Things Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Internet of Things companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Internet of Things industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Internet of Things Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Nature

Nature

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Nature offers a product that enables its users to save money by controlling the use of their air conditioners.

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SORACOM

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SORACOM provides IoT (Internet of Things) platform of data communication to connect all the people and things in the society.

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Preferred Networks

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Preferred Networks develops real-world applications of deep learning, robotics and other latest technologies.

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Uhuru

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Uhuru is a technology service company that provides cloud and social services to companies such as Salesforce.com and many others.

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CANDY HOUSE

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CANDY HOUSE is a design house catering simple and smart services and things that are enjoyable and fun like candy.

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ARAYA

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ARAYA is an AI services provider that utilizes machine learning algorithms including deep learning to meet the diverse needs of customers.

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Edgematrix

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EDGEMATRIX is a startup spun out from the AI ​​project team of a global venture company .

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Idein

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Idein seeks to enable all real-world events to be handled by software.

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Aroma Bit

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Aroma Bit is a develops compact odor sensor and innovative services and products using the sensor.

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Live Smart

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Live Smart is a start-up to develop a service platform in the living space.

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TVISION INSIGHTS

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TVISION INSIGHTS Inc. is a company that measures the “viewing quality” of television.

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PLANTIO

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PLANTIO offers AI and IoT based plantation services, enabling customers to get sustainably harvested food.

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Planet Way

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Planetway is a Individual data driven social innovation company.

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Orphe

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Orphe is a smartshoes platform that uses motion sensors to track user’s movements for wellness improvements.

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VACAN

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VACAN is a vacant seat information platform such as restaurants and cafes and parking lots.

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ChatBook

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ChatBook is a SaaS platform for marketers who work in B2B area to automate acquiring leads and evaluate leads in your absence.

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obniz

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obniz is a cloud based IoT system provide realtime and bi-directional access to real hardware form the cloud.

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TENTIAL

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TENTIAL analyzes detailed purchasing behavior and attributes online and aim to deliver products based on information.

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Deep Insight

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Deep Insight is an artificial intelligence technology company.

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Moff

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Moff is a Wearable Internet of Things (IoT) platform and solutions.

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Rei-Frontier

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Rei-Frontier Inc. is the Japanese company which provides the mobile application using augmented reality technology.

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Nextremer

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Nextremer is a research and Development of AI Dialogue System and Open Innovation Services.

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Vegetalia

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Vegetalia provides sensor network application systems with a focus on agriculture.

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Mui

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Mui is an aesthetically-pleasing wooden IoT device connected to a cloud service.

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Koska

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Koska is a service that automates highly accurate cost calculation without trouble in the IoT system.

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SATORI Inc.

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SATORI develop a product called SATORI, an all-in-one next-generation marketing platform include DMP and Marketing Automation.

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Mitsufuji

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Mitsufuji introducing consumer wearable devices.

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TASUKI Corporation

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TASUKI Corporation is a real estate, asset management, and IoT company.

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LiLz

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LiLz is an IT technology network for businesses looking to use AI and IoT to offer new services and value.

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Atmoph

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Change your quality of time with Atmoph’s digital window.

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SQUEEZE

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SQUEEZE is committed to lead Hospitality Tech industry in Japan.

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Novars

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Novars is an electronic company that specializes in the development and sales of MaBeee.

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MIKAWAYA21

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MIKAWAYA21 is an internet company.

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Clipline

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ClipLine is to provide a mechanism that enables the communication between multi-store.

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Bisu

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Home health lab that provides personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice, through easy, accurate urine and saliva tests.

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Timers

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Timers offers a range of mobile applications based on match-making for singles.

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LocationMind

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LocationMind is an IT company that provides human flow analysis, IoT solutions, and security for positioning signals.

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GIRASOL ENERGY

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Girasol Energy is an IoT Platform provides innovative PLC technologies that enable wiser PV Plants.

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Housmart

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Housmart is a real estate media company

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REXEV

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REXEV is a company that combines next-generation technologies such as AI, IoT, and autonomous driving with energy management technology.

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Groovenauts

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Groovenauts is all about making tech accessible to everyone.

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RABO

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RABO is a Cat-Tech Company that “watches cat life with technology.

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Sonix

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Sonix provides mobile solution business, IoT solution business, and cloud services.

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1 → 10

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1 → 10 is an IT company that uses AI technology that directs commercial facilities and events to utilize projection mapping and XR

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Nain

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Nain aim to simplify our modern lifestyle associated with wearable devices, provide adjustable SNS voice over technology.

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webrage

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Webrage is a technology company that verifies website systems.

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O:

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O: is a company attempting to visualize the human circadian clock through an original IoT device.

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mtes Neural Networks

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mtes Neural Networks is IoT platform business and AI / IoT system business.

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Switch Smile

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Switch Smile develops and provides the POI marketing platform, Pinable.

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Trys

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Trys is a Japanese company that operates in the sectors of illustration & manga production and game and video development.

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LTE-X

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LTE-X is Providing a secure, high-speed, large-capacity IoT platform.

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Routrek Networks

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Routrek is a manufacturing and sales of ICT next generation hydroponic cultivation system.

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WizWe

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WizWe operate a platform to improve learning habits by supporting language areas with technology, such as Wiz Heart.

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Momo Japan

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Momo is a software vendor with experience in developing MDM tools.

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NORMEE

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NORMEE is a developing a vein authentication system using smartphone and tablet terminals.

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smartlure

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Smart lure is a new lure that works with smartphones to solve underwater data.

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Ambient Intelligence Technology

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Ambient Intelligence Technology is a manufacturing company that produces underwater drones with advance information.

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Mountain Gorilla

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Mountain Gorilla engages in the development and sales of in-house products and services.

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Cognitee

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Develops and provides UpSighter.

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Connected Design

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Connected Desig provides planning, development, and sales of IoT products and services.

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ASTINA Japan

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Astina is Optimizing manufacturing solutions with the power of design and development.

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Plant form

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Plant form is an Agri IT venture production of high value-added products.

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CAMI & Co.

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CAMI & Co. is an Internet company.

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iChain Japan

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iChain is Japanese InsurTech startup that innovates the insurance industry based on Blockchain Technology (Distributed Ledger Tech).

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vinclu Inc.

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Vinclu designs, develops, and manufactures smartphone accessories.

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Shiftall

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Shiftall is a Panasonic group company.

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Aquabit Spirals

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Free from Googling. Hyperlink of Things® Connects the World Search-Less

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Glamo

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Glamo is a Software Company will develop and sell equipment control devices.

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SETE MARES

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SETE MARES they combine smart ideas with rich internet technology to craft innovative solutions.

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ZeroSpec

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Zerospec develops and addresses various risks to allow people to live a happy life.

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Latona

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IoT/Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence

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Strobo

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Strobo is a company that connects life and the Internet.

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Mercury Inc

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MERCURY is a real estate business company .

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FUN UP

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FUN UP is a WEB Smartphone App Planning company.

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XSHELL INC

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XSHELL is a IoT device prototyping, solution development, cloud infrastructure design.

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Access

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ACCESS provides of software to the mobile and beyond-PC markets.

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PLEN Robotics

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PLEN Robotics is to create robots that enrich the lives of all people regardless of age, gender, nationality, or location.

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CYBERDYNE Omni Networks

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CYBERDYNE Omni Networks is a Mobile communication, near field communication GPS, various sensor node information security, cloud service.

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Farmers Support

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Farmers Support provides IoT and artificial intelligence technology for farmers.

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Ecomott

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Ecomott is a data collection platform that uses IoT data in business.

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OQTA

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OQTA is a Social networking services.

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Sendai Smart Machines

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Sendai Smart Machines (SSM) is a MEMS-based IoT device company for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

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Questar Japan

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Questar is to create innovative products and application development business.

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Ugotoru

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Ugotol operate our business with the vision of ” I want to be good” and “I want to teach” in dance sports .

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POLAR STAR SPACE

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Polar Star Space will solve various problems on the ground with a seamless observation data solution from space to the ground.

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CyberAgent

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CyberAgent operates “Ameba,” which is one of leading Internet media in Japan.

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T & S Japan

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T & S is a company that contributes to a prosperous society centered on technologies

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Innovation Japan

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Innovation is responsible for software development.

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ABBALab – Atom to Bit, Bit to Atom

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ABBALab is a seed accelerator that supports startups that develop IoT hardware and ancillary services.

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Toor

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Big-Data without Data Scientists. Our product is toorPIA that lets anyone analyze big data without help of data scientists.

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U-NEXT

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U-NEXT is an online platform that provides its users with movies, dramas, documentaries, and anime.

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Garapon

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Garapon produces the internet electronics products with open platform.

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FutuRocket

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IoT hardware micro startup selected for Infinity Ventures Summit 2017 Fall Launchpad

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NIFTY

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NIFTY provides Internet connection service and Cloud service in Japan.

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Internet Initiative Japan

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Internet Initiative Japan is an Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers provide total network solutions.

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Up Performa

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Connected and Wearable Technology For Consumer and Sports players.

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K4 Ventures

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K4 Ventures is a corporate venture capital arm of Kansai Electric Power.

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SoftBank BB Corp

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SoftBank BB Corp. provides mobile communications services, fixed-line telecommunications and ISP services.

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Optim

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Optim is developing solution business centered on remote management and cloud device management services

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Golf Digest Online

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Golf digest online is an online golf store that sells golf gear, apparel, and accessories.

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JIG-SAW

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JIG-SAW is an IT company that provides a cloud-based system based on IoT and big data.

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