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101 Top Tokyo Internet of Things Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Tokyo 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 Tokyo Internet of Things Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

SORACOM

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

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Monstar Lab

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We shape technology that inspires people and grows businesses.

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Terra Drone

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Terra Drone is a drone and software manufacturer.

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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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Mobility Technologies

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Mobility Technologies provides vehicle allocation systems for taxi operators.

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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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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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Sony Innovation Fund

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Sony Innovation fund is the corporate venture capital arm of Sony that invests and engages in early-stage companies.

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Bisu

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Enabling affordable access to actionable health data at home, through easy, accurate urine and saliva tests.

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Edgematrix

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Edgematrix develops fundamental technology of edge AI for processing real-time video data and provides it as a platform service.

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Neural Pocket

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Developing the society of tomorrow through AI engineering.

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SATORI

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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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Planet Way

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Planetway is a 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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Hacobu

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Hacobu offers an integrated solution “MOVO (MOVO)” centering on the operation management system utilizing in-vehicle terminals.

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Latona

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IoT/Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence

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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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TradFit

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TradFit is a service that uses voice, AI, IoT technology, etc.

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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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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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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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Aroma Bit

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

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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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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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VACAN

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

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Edgecortix

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Semiconductor design company headquartered in Singapore, that develops accelerators for AI and machine learning.

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Clipline

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ClipLine provides a mechanism that enables the communication between multi-store.

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Housmart

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Housmart is a real estate media company

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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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TVISION INSIGHTS

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

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Holmes

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Holmesis a cloud contract system to consistently carry out the creation, conclusion and management of contracts in the cloud.

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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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Plantio

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

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Shiftall

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Shiftall is a Panasonic group company.

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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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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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Deep Insight

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Deep Insight is an artificial intelligence technology company.

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obniz

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Cloud based IoT system providing realtime and bi-directional access to real world.

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Vegetalia

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

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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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Switch Smile

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

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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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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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Moff

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

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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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Nextremer

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

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Aquabit Spirals

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Aquabit Spirals is an IoT company that provides information distribution platform utilizing short-range wireless communication.

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Strobo

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Strobo is a company that connects life and the Internet.

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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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SQUEEZE

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SQUEEZE is committed to lead Hospitality Tech industry in Japan.

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Sonix

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

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Cognitee

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Cognitee develops and provides UpSighter.

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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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IoTBASE

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IoTBASE offers IoT cloud services.

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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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Basis Japan

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Basis is a engineering company that conducts communication infrastructure engineering.

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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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Connected Design

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

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CAMI & Co.

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CAMI & Co. is an Internet company.

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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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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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Momo Japan

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

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FUN UP

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FUN UP is a WEB Smartphone App Planning company.

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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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Rakuten Symphony

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Rakuten Symphony is telecom reimagined for a hyperscale era, delivering the convergence of IT and telecom networks.

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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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MIKAWAYA21

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MIKAWAYA21 is an internet company.

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POLAR STAR SPACE

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Polar Star Space provides solution for affluent living on the ground with seamless observation data solutions from space to the ground.

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Toyokumo

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Toyokumo develops and provides services that link with the safety confirmation service.

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Cynaps

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Cynaps is a IoT technology development firm that develops products such as CO2 sensors and provides IoT 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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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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XSHELL INC

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

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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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SETE MARES

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

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Innovation Japan

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Innovation is responsible for software development.

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Access

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ACCESS is a Information Technology Company.

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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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Estyle

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Estyle is developing its business centered on media related to AI and machine learning.

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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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Mazin

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Mazin provides AI/IoT systems specifically for manufacturing sites for product development and sales.

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OQTA

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OQTA is a Social networking services.

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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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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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FreeBit

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FreeBit is a company offering comprehensive data, mobile, and computing management services to private and corporate clients.

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NIFTY

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NIFTY provides Internet connection service and Cloud service in Japan.

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Axross

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Axross provides IT, IoT, human resources and internet services.

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BJIT Group

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BJIT Group is an information, communications, and ICT company that provides software development and information technology service.

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Kozo Keikaku Engineering

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Architectural Engineering and custom IT solutions developer in mobile comms, energy, & manufacturing with strong interest in innovation.

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OF

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OF offers ICT and IoT solutions for apartments, hospitals and schools.

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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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BroadBand Tower

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BroadBand Tower supports IoT (internet of things) through its advanced technological capabilities.

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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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Axis

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Axis is a solution vendor that focuses on information security management systems and system strategies.

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Recruit Lifestyle

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An online booking site that allows users to search and book restaurants, read up on restaurant information, and find restaurant coupons.

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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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Accel Lab

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Accel Lab is a real estate tech consultant that offers a service platform that makes a property or space more attractive.

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Diarkis

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Diarkis is a versatile engine that offers a real-time experience to VR, AR, games and IoT.

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Xiaomi Japan

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Xiaomi Japan is an electronics and software company that specializes in mobile devices and technology.

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Startia

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Startia provides web, network, and business solutions in Japan.

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