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101 Top Japanese Marketing Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Marketing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Marketing 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 Marketing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

BitStar

BitStar

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BitStar is an influencer platform for individuals, including YouTuber and TikToker.

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GENIEE (TYO6562, A Member of SoftBank Group) is APAC Digital Marketing Technology and Advertising Technology Company.

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From Scratch

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R&D of private marketing platform B→Dash, digital marketing strategy

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UUUM

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UUUM is a YouTuber-focused management production services company.

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GINKAN

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A Tokyo based startup focused on mobile app development & management. Runs SynchroLife, the app loved by eaters!

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BUZZCAST

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BUZZCAST provides influencer-based marketing, focusing on high-ROAS game LP (Let’s Play) videos.

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Sprocket, Inc.

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Sprocket is a web-based customer development platform that delivers the latest digital marketing information.

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unerry

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Unerry is responsible for new high-tech and financial business consulting and corporate revitalization.

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PlayBrain

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Esports and Game marketing from Japan

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HEROZ

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HEROZ provides mobile media, marketing, and SNS-related services.

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FLUX Japan

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FLUX provide “FLUX Header Bidding Solution” that creates fair competition opportunities and significantly increases advertising revenue.

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Metaps Inc.

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Metaps is engaged in three businesses: finance business, marketing business and the DX support business.

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X Locations

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X-Locations is a Mobile Advertising and incidental services and Location intelligence.

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PATRON

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PATRON is the sharing economy for influencers.

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iRidge

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IRidge offers solutions related to O2O, app development, and marketing support.

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Qurate

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Air-traffic-control for Content Operations

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Kanmu CLO

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Kanmu CLO is a credit card-linked coupon, providing a variety of offers, depending on users’ information and purchasing history of the card.

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Sukedachi

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Providing on-demand matching service between construction jobs and workers.

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Research & Innovation

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Research & Innovation is a japan based market research company.

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GENOVA

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Digital Marketing Solution Agency in Japan and China

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inaho

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inaho is a developing an agricultural platform around an automatic vegetable harvesting robot.

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THECOO

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THECOO is a Operation of a fan community app, fanicon, which is a member-based fan community.

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Creators Match

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Creators Match specializes in planning and production of Internet advertisements.

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Arara

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Arara offers an innovative service that is enjoyable yet convenient.

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Nyle

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Nyle is a web consulting company specialized in providing web solutions for internet media businesses.

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iYell

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iYell Mortgage Platform consists of three pillars, Media that can be used for marketing, Technology to make the procedure more efficient.

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Dentsu

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Dentsu is a large Japanese advertising company.

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INGLEWOOD

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INGLEWOOD provides branding, marketing and sales strategies services.

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Showcase Gig

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Showcase Gig is a Tokyo-based digital marketing startup company.

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ALBERT

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ALBERT offers businesses with analytics and consulting services to assist them in their business decision making.

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transcosmos Japan

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Transcosmos is an outsourcing company that provides call center, business process outsourcing, and digital marketing services.

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MIL

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MIL is an interactive video editing tool that enables users to tag people and objects in a video.

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toBe Marketing

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ToBe Marketing provides a software platform services that combine marketing automation and CRM.

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Intimate Merger

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Intimate Merger is a Data Management Platform

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Beaglee

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Beaglee operates services and environments for distributing content products of creators.

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Caster

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Caster is a provides various services for remote workers and those who are trying to change their working style.

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ADlive

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ADlive provides sales, marketing, advertising, maintenance, improvement, and other support services.

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Brains Technology Japan

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Brains Technology is a Software company.

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Fabeee

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Fabeee” meant to support customers with the challenge of new manufacturing and with all efforts.

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Natee

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Natee offers promotion services for TikTok Users.

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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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Graffer

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Graffer is a developer of a compliance platform designed to simplify the process of submitting commercial documents.

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iMobile

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iMobile offers small-sized businesses based in Japan with website, blog, and online store development services.

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UUUO

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UUUO is a development and operation of the UUUO fishery market connected by smartphones.

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MedUp

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MedUp operates foro CRM, a SaaS CRM tool that provides hospitals with sales and marketing support, data analysis and more.

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toridori

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toridori is an influencer marketing business platform.

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Commmune

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Commmune is a co-creation marketing tool that enables the acquisition and use of user insights around the user community.

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A1 Media Group

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A1 Media Group develops an Internet advertising platform and media monetization business.

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Ai Robotics

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Ai Robotics provides an automatic advertisement operation optimization service.

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Allied Architects

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Allied Architects vision comes from the combination of two key aspirations being the leading company

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FounderZ

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Founder Z is providing a place for business with minority thinking and way of life through business development.

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PIALA

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PIALA is a Startup specializing in beauty & health areas, including cosmetics and health foods, and food areas.

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Brave group

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Brave group engages in IP development, marketing and support services.

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Fuller Japan

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Fuller is built on the power of many app enthusiasts , including individual developers, freelance designers, marketers, and consultants

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Housmart

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Housmart is a real estate media company

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Channel

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Channel Corp. provide a chat platform Channel Talk to create a customer-centric culture.

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UPBOND

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UPBOND is a CRM system service provider company.

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Effectual

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Effectual helps businesses and individuals regain online trust and build brands.

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Locoguide

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Locoguide is an Operation of leaflet / shopping information service

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Nightley

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Providing web marketing analytics tool specialized in inbound in Japan

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ONLY STORY

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ONLY STORY is a manager matching platform.

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Canly

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Canly engages in the internet media, advertising, and consulting businesses.

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CO-WELL Japan

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CO-WELL is Offshore development, WEB system development, Smartphone application development, laboratory development.

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Retrieva

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Retrieva is providing analysis and call center support, bioinformatics,, speech recognition, and natural language processing services.

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SOLAIRO

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SOLAIRO is an online customer service solution that provides the best purchasing experience for online visitors.

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IJGN

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Ijigen is the contract development and operation of systems and apps.

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GeoLogic Japan

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Geologic is an Analyze large amounts of data such as location and ad distribution, and provide marketing support for companies.

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Cocktail Make

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Cocktail Make is a development and operation of video generation tool “RICHKA”

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neton Japan

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neton is a web marketing for successful recruitment on your homepage without relying on job advertisements.

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note

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note is a digital content planning, production and distribution company.

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Adot

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Adot specializes in product development, service growth, branding, and PR.

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Touchence

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Touchence is a start-up from the University of Tokyo using the state-of-the-art technology.

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data dock

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Data Dock is a digital marketing consulting company

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Aratana

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Aratana is an e-commerce specialized services provider that aims to make shopping in the world more convenient and fun.

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Scigineer Inc.

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Scigineer offers businesses with digital marketing services and advertisement development services.

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True Data

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True Data to provide support and consulting services for purchasing behavior data using ID-POS for retailers.

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quatre

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quatre is a Planning and sales of all real promotions company.

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Apparel-Web

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Apparel-Web provides IT support and marketing support for the apparel and fashion industry.

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NEO MARKETING

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NEO MARKETING is a Marketing Support Business

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EVIRY

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EVIRY developes cloud-based video distribution solutions, data-based video marketing solutions, and development services for influencers.

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Switch Smile

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

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M0mentum

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M0mentum is a ROI improvement tool that provides its users with ad fraud and verification solutions.

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SPinno Japan

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SPinno is a platformer that transforms sales promotion activities using cloud services and cutting-edge digital marketing .

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epoc Japan

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Epoc is an overseas distribution platform for connecting the world with food.

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basic

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Basic provides a range of internet application marketing services.

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HowTwo

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HowTwo is a beauty media that can be used in real life.

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GENEROSITY Japan

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GENEROSITY inc. Is an experience agency that creates, connects and expands the experiences of brands, consumers and consumers

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Repohappy

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Repohappy is a food and beverage media that receives invitations from popular stores.

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valuedesign

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ValuecardASP is a Service for Promotional Support Tools.

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IMCF

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IMCF is a brand incubation company.

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ipoca

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Ipoca provides an in-store information platform for real stores.

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Katana Inc.

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Katana Inc. is operates in marketing service business.

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Strainer Co., Ltd.

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Strainer Co., Ltd. is a financial information Platform.

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So-Net Media

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Their mission is to provide the solutions to the clients with essential value by sharpen the analytical skills and technical strength.

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ZIG

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ZIG which operates VTuber fan club “MeChu” and debuts and produces 100 virtual YouTubers.

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FunMake

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FunMake is a promotion platform for adult YouTubers.

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FreakOut Holdings

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FreakOut is marketing technology company that develops and sells marketing platforms.

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LAMP Japan

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Lamp is a Content marketing business

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Feed Force

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Feed Force is an internet marketing service provider specializing in search engine marketing and social media marketing.

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Insight Core

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Insight Core is a store promotion specialized application platform service.

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Follop

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Follop is an application that turns SNS posts into cash instantly.

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