For Next Generation Energy Industry Sectors for the structural transformation of the energy industry
- Nature Inc.
- Nature Remo is a smart remote control that let you connect your appliances to the Internet, making smart home possible for anyone. With Nature Remo, you can control the AC with a smartphone on the go, or you can control the TV, lighting, and other appliances from smart speakers such as Google Home and Amazon Echo. Nature Remo E enables easy to use energy management for your home. Nature Inc. will integrate internet and sensor technologies to maximize the smart home energy efficiencies.
- Chuo Electric Power Co., Ltd.
- A leading company in the collective high-voltage power supply business for large apartments. Reduces electricity charges through bulk buying of electric power at high voltage.
- i-GRID Solutions
- Provides energy-efficiency services for operations improvement to retailers and distributors, with main focus in the supermarkets market. The company also offers power retail services, photovoltaic power generation and demand response, etc.
- SymEnergy Inc.
- Offers energy-efficiency services designed for improved equipment operations, operates electricity retail business, BEMS aggregator business, and photovoltaic, geothermal and small-scale biomass power generation business, etc.
IPO in 2017
- RENOVA, Inc.
- Develops and operates renewable energy power generation facilities, such as photovoltaic, biomass, wind and geothermal power generation. Strives to realize the building of green and self-sustaining energy systems.
IPO in 2018
- Kasumigaseki Capital Inc.
- Develops and operates renewable energy power generation facilities, focusing on photovoltaic and wind power generation. Has a strong track record of effective utilization of real estate, from renewable energy to commercial facilities.
- VPP Japan Inc.
- Installs captive consumption-type photovoltaic power generation systems mainly for supermarkets and provides electric power supply services. In the future, the company plans to expand its VPP business by moving into the installation and optimized operation of storage batteries.
- Sharing Energy Co., Ltd.
- Provides self-consumption type power supply service for residential homes and buildings by installing solar photovoltaic power generation systems and supplying generated power. In the future, the company seeks to enter the VPP business and the P2P power trading platform business.
- SmartPower Service Corp.
- Provides energy efficiency solutions for apartment buildings. Expanding business operations through the introduction of LED lighting for common and exclusive areas and synchronization of power generation/storage systems.
- Furusato Netsu-den Co., Ltd
- Operates geothermal power generation systems in Waitamachi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture. Also promotes efforts toward regional revitalization through its thermal resources, including support for greenhouses and the supply of hot water to hot-spring hotels and inns.
- I AND C-Cruise Co., Ltd.
- Operates internet media related to everyday living, such as Green Energy Navi, a matching site for photovoltaic power generation systems and Reshop Navi, a site for comparing home-reform service providers.
- Innowatts, Inc.
- Provides energy businesses with solutions for electric power procurement, product design, pricing strategies and customer engagement, etc. through AI analysis of power demand data. Head office located in the United States.
- NS Materials Inc.
- Develops, manufactures and sells quantum dot-based LED phosphors using nanotechnology. Provides solutions that enable both higher performance and lower power consumption for next-generation displays.
- FLOSFIA Inc.
- Developer and solution provider of Gallium Oxide (Ga2O3)-based next-generation power devices with overwhelmingly superior material characteristics. Its technology solutions enable significant reduction of the power loss through power conversion.
IPO in 2011
- W-Scope Corporation
- Develops, manufactures and sells lithium-ion secondary battery separators. Expertise in new product development leveraging its unique macromolecular film technology.
For Smart Society Smart Homes, Cities, Industries, Mobilization, etc.-Related Sectors
- Skydisc, Inc.
- Provides efficiency solutions mainly to manufacturers through industrial digitalization that leverages IoT, sensor data and AI.
- Glamo Inc.
- Manufactures and sells smart remote controllers enabling users to control home electronics appliances from outside the home with their smartphones. Provides a smart home system solution where one can automatically control home electric appliances, household equipment and automatic locks.
- Kamarq Holdings Pte. Ltd.
- A start-up that links IoT and furniture. Designs, manufactures and sells IoT-based designer furniture. Also provides IoT services for smart homes, etc.
- Atmoph Inc.
- Developed, manufactures and sells the world’s first digital window, Atmoph Window, as an IoT device for smart homes.
- robot start inc.
- Operates a media consulting platform business in the areas of communication robots and AI voice assistant speaker applications.
- H2L Inc.
- Develops and sells UnlimitedHand, the tactile controller that leverages optical sensors and EMG stimulation. The controller is highly compatible with AR/VR domains.
- Utilizing 3D motion analysis technology leveraging its proprietary Moff Band wearable device, provides nursing care and healthcare solutions.
IPO in 2016
- JTB MEDIA CREATION, Inc. (JMC)
- Manufactures and sells prototypes, various parts and products using 3D printers and sand mold casting, sells industrial CT, and provides inspection and measurement services.
- dricos, Inc.
- Manufactures and sells healthServer, the supplement server that provides personalized nutrients on the basis of health data and recent actions.
For Sustainable Resources Sectors for Effective Utilization of Resources
- Jimoty, Inc.
- Operates Jimoty, one of Japan’s largest regional classified information sites. Provides a web bulletin board for local communities, offering information on second-hand goods, local job vacancies, etc.
- MIKAWAYA21 Inc.
- Offers Magokoro Support, a livelihood support service for seniors via news agents and other community-based companies across Japan.
- Operates the Casy housekeeping service. Seeing rapid membership growth utilizing its easy-to-use smartphone reservation function and price competitiveness achieved through a proprietary system that reduces inefficiencies.
- coconala Inc.
- Operates the C-to-C platform coconala for trading knowledge, skills and other services between individuals. Also operates a legal-counseling site and a marketplace for handmade goods.
- Play Life Inc.
- Operates PLAYLIFE, one of Japan’s largest interactive recreation-related media sites. Provides services for corporations and local governments to support regional revitalization.
- carryon Co., Ltd.
- Operates one of Japan’s largest online recycling platforms specializing in children’s wear. Expanding the business by leveraging its membership base of households with young children.
IPO in 2015
- CRE, INC.
- Focus on logistics properties to deliver comprehensive services that span the development of logistics properties to master leasing, leasing, property management and asset management.
- ipoca Inc.
- Developed and provides NEARLY, an app that helps realize effective sales promotions of brick and mortar retail outlets. Also offers O2O solutions for commercial facilities and local shopping areas.