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For Next Generation Energy Industry Sectors for the structural transformation of the energy industry

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.
Nature Inc.
“Nature Remo” is an intelligent remote control that lets you connect your appliances to the Internet, making a smart home possible for anyone. “Nature Remo E” enables easy-to-use energy management for your home. Also, the company offers “Nature Smart Electricity,” which uses the Remo series to consume electricity more wisely.
Ample, Inc.
Ample has developed an alternative to traditional charging that uses autonomous robotics and smart-battery technology, making it feasible for anyone to own an electric car regardless of driving needs, economic means, or geographic location.
Asuene Inc.
Asuene is a retailer offering green electricity solutions to SMEs, a segment of the market which is seeing rapid growth in environmental awareness.
Whole Energy, Inc.

Whole Energy runs a reverse-actin platform for companies seeking to procure power competitively. The company is recently expanding its offerings in the green electricity space.

Crean Energy Connect, Inc.
Clean Energy Connect arranges and implements the best green electricity solutions for corporate customers. The company also invests in its own generation capacity to ensure the stable supply of green electricity.
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.
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 Oguni-machi, 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.
M&A in 2020
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.
NS Materials Inc.
Develops, manufactures and sells cutting edge quantum dot-based solutions for next-generation displays and image sensors.
FLOSFIA Inc.
Making use of physical properties of gallium oxide (Ga2O3), FLOSFIA has devoted to development of low-loss power devices. FLOSFIA succeeded in a development of a Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD) with the lowest specific on-resistance.
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.
LE System Co., Ltd.
Develops and manufactures electrolyte solution used in vanadium-based redux flow batteries. Its proprietary technology enables low cost manufacturing of vanadium-based electrolyte solutions.
PLUGO Inc.
EV destination charging company.The Company was established in 2018 as a joint venture of two companies: Okawa Screw Manufacturing Co., Ltd. which has continued manufacturing automotive parts since its foundation in 1934, and Seitaro design, inc. which engages in design branding business. In the midst of launches of EVs/PHVs by various manufacturers going forward, the company will strive for wide deployment of the “Destination charging” infrastructure.
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.
GreenCom Networks AG
GreenCom’s energy IoT platform connects distributed energy assets, controls, and visualises them, as well as optimises energy flows within homes and communities.

For Smart Society Smart Homes, Cities, Industries, Mobilization, etc.-Related Sectors

scheme verge, Inc.
scheme verge is an urban engineering company that reimagines cities. From revitalization of existing destinations to the creation of new ones, scheme verge is revolutionizesing urban development and operation, offering unique and varied experiences to its users.
Tellus You Care, Inc
Tellus monitors and analyzes the health of a person without the use of wearables or video cameras. Tellus provides actionable insights and real-time alerts, improving the quality of care and increasing operational efficiency.
HATCH WORK CO., LTD.
Hatch Work improves the efficiency and convenience of monthly parking. The company operates “at PARKING,” one of Japan’s largest monthly parking search portals sites, as well as a cloud management system for real estate companies operating parking lots.
Space Shift, Inc.
Space Shift develops software for analyzing data from radar (SAR) satellites. SAR enables observation at night and through clouds, helping mankind conduct activities more sustainably.
LiLz Inc.
Lilz fuses machine learning and IoT technology to simplify industrial maintenance. The Lilz Gauge is a low-cost battery-powered IoT camera which allows visual inspections to be conducted remotely and with no additional infrastructure.
Nyle Inc.
Nile is a startup focused on digital marketing, media technology and mobility services. Nile’s 100% remote car lease service allows users to lease vehicles without needing to visit physical stores and offers highly competitive rates starting from just over 10,000 per month.
CLUE, Inc.
CLUE, Inc. offers software for construction management and maintenance using drones. DroneRoofer allows roof inspections to be conducted with ease, while their construction management software uses drones for monitoring progress on construction sites.
ANSeeN Inc.
ANSeeN designs, develops and manufactures X-ray imaging sensors with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. By enabling swifter and more precise inspections with lower radiation dosages, ANSeeN’s sensors help make the world a safer place.
207, Inc.
207 uses it’s cutting edge IT to resolve the inefficiencies of last mile logistics and simplify parcel delivery. The company is also working on creating an integrated last-mile platform that combines parcel delivery with other new services and experiences.
Sumaten
Smaten provides an intelligent platform for comanies to conduct their mandatory fire inspections, contributing to safer and more resilient cities.
Yukai Engineering Inc.
Providing high-quality, low-cost IoT devices, including an emotional user interface (communication robot, BOCCO) that further enhances communication and allows users to have an attachment.
Shippio, Inc.

Shippio is Japan’s first digital freight forwarder. We are providing import/export arrangements such as transportation (land, sea, air) and customs clearance, and also managing transportation status, customs documents, and contact information on the cloud. Centralizing and visualizing the information improves shippers’ productivity and reduces the burden of the trade operations.

mui Lab, Inc.
“Calm Design,” a technology startup that designs and fosters a relationship with calm technology. With deep capabilities in UI/UX technology, mui provides smart home solutions with technology, human life, and nature harmonization at the heart of the design concept.
SkyDrive Inc.

SkyDrive commits and contributes to the society of future mobility, and proceeding with the implementation of “Flying Cars (eVTOL),” which is a large size drone with pilots.

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.
Atmoph Inc.
Developed, manufactures and sells the world’s first digital window, Atmoph Window, as an IoT device for smart homes.
robot start inc.
Robot Start operates “Audiostart”, a platform for audio advertising and sound media, as well as “Robosta” a platform for robot and IoT related information. The company also offers robot related consulting services.
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.
Moff
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.
Rei-Frontier Inc.
Provides solutions to businesses through AI-based analysis of behavioral information collected via smartphones. Also entering smart city and smart mobility-related applications.

For Sustainable Resources Sectors for Effective Utilization of Resources

Amica Terra Co., Ltd.

Amica Terra manufactures cost-competitive plastic alternatives that are 100% biodegradable, entirely plant-based and which do not release methane upon decomposition.

SusLab
Sustainable Lab’s “ESG Tellust” platform uses AI to visualize the ESG and SDG related performance of companies. Using proprietary technology in data design, extraction and machine learning, the company encourages business to become more sustainable.
Shuuumatu Worker
Shuuumatu Worker operates one of Japan’s largest matching platforms dedicated to second jobs. The company makes second jobs workable by providing generous support to both employers and employees, helping relieve Japan’s serious labor shortage problem in the process.
Zehitomo Inc.
Zehitomo is a customer acquisition platform for freelancers and small businesses specializing in local services.
Yuwaeru
Yuwaeru manufactures and sells “Nekase-genmai”, a delicious new line of packaged brown rice. The compnay sells both D2C and white-label products.
Hachimenroppi, Inc.
Hachimen Roppi offers an e-commerce service selling fresh produce to restaurants. In particular, the company delivers the freshest possible seafood through its novel supply chain.
IPO in 2020
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.
Casy
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.
IPO in 2021
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.
Playlife helps companies retain employees and improve productivity by gamification and offers services such as “Bazukuri”, a team building program, and “Playlife”, an interactive media platform.
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.
favy, inc.
Operates favy, a digital content platform dedicated to eating-out. Offers promotional services to attract customers and various consulting services for restaurants and other food and beverage establishments.