X-HUB TOKYO course4: US West Coast Selected Candidates
Lily MedTech Inc.
Name of Representative：Shiho Azuma
Today in Japan, one in twelve women is facing to develop breast cancer. The morbidity is higher in younger ages, which is Eastern Asia (incl. Japan)- specific, and while the 10-year survival rate hits higher than 90% in early-treatments, the survival rate drops significantly in the post-metastasis-treatments. Therefore, the promotion of breast cancer screening is desired but only to remain the screening rate around 30%. Mammography is the only screening tool recommended by the guidelines. However, its cancer detection rate declines when a patient has a high breast density. Sonography is recommended for the combined examination with mammography. Its cancer detection rate depends on skills of the examiners.
We have developed an imaging system “Cocoon” that scans breasts of female of all ages without pain, radiation or skills, to contribute to early-detection and early-diagnosis of breast cancer.
Name of Representative：Takeshi Kimura
We provide health fitness optimize solution with AI x IoT for everyone. No matter what life stage they are in, people want to improve their own health fitness. Athletes want to improve their performance to win every next game with avoiding risks of injuries. Elder people want to improve and maintain their fitness every next year.
As of today, we provide three products line for three segment; LiveTrac is an intelligent sports analytics for those who want to improve performance with avoiding any risks of injuries. LifeTrac is a smart AI monitoring for hospitals, nursing homes and single living elder people. IndusTrac is a pre-cognitive field worker monitoring system.
Name of Representative：Issei Yoshida
We are building a smartphone app called Xpression, which uses AI to easily create fake videos indistinguishable from reality.
Xpression replace someone else’s expression in a video with your own in real time.
For example, using a clip of Donald Trump speech on Youtube, you can speak as the US president and easily create a fake video that is indistinguishable from a real speech.
Name of Representative：Kota Kubo
Ubie, Inc is an AI health-tech startup which core technique is disease prediction.
We have introduced Hospital-Ubie into more than 50 clinics. Hospital-Ubie reduces the doctors’ EHR typing costs, by making the medical questionnaire texts. It uses the AI to provide the questions.
We also develop the app Dr.Ubie for individuals who got a symptom. Dr.Ubie predicts the disease patients got, and suggests which they should go to the hospital or not, which OTC-drugs to buy, and treatments.
Name of Representative：Yoshua Kishi
Unleashing the potential of Anomaly such ADHD by emotional device(Hologram) and AUIs Using our technology, our goal is to develop solutions to the problems that people with potential such as ADHD face on a daily basis.
Internet rewrite human brain as distractive and fidget. We cannot endure a minute to talk or see something because massive notifications. We aim to create an environment in which these individuals can focus on what they truly want to do, by supporting them in various aspects throughout their daily lives.
Our products will aid in the creation of plans and provide support for users to stick to them, assist users to not forget things, and provide support in making minor decisions.
X-HUB TOKYO course3: Singapore Business Expansion Support Course Selected Candidates
Name of Representative：Shinya Minobe
The corporate vision of YUKASHIKADO is “Both at home and overseas, we will do our best to create equal environment and opportunity, and create the world where the people who can have an ability to make an effort would get stronger.”
To realize our vision, we develop the world-first device called VitaNote that can check nutrition levels and nutritional foods.
UNIVERSAL SOUND DESIGN Inc.
Name of Representative：Shinichiro Nakaishi
A company that develops and sells “comuoon”, a support device that improves dialogue on the speaker’s side to support hard of hearing. 8,000 of “Comuoon” are being used since its releas in 2013.The number of people with hardship to hear in Japan is approximately 15 million people. Problems arise with the acquisition of voice information due to hearing loss, and as a result, social participation becomes difficult, which is a big problem.
There are also cases where you are misdiagnosed as dementia in dementia testing due to hearing loss.
Sustainable Medicine, Inc.
Name of Representative：Taro Ueno
Cognitive behavioral therapy is recommended as a first line treatment for insomnia.However, it has not been widespread due to the lack of manpower at medical sites and the overprescription of the sleeping pills is a problem.We have developed a mobile application which enables cognitive behavioral therapy and are promoting clinical trials.Furthermore, in order to lower the cost of the clinical development, we developed a clinical development system using blockchain technology.These products will contribute to the compatibility between innovation and sustainable medicine.
Name of Representative：Naoji Taniguchi
Holoeyes provides VR / Mixed Reality based communication service for doctors and hospitals .
Holoeyes provides customized VR / MR application for surgical procedure form each patients CT scan data .
Our final goal is provide 3D library of procedure and cases for doctors, patients and students .
Name of Representative：Takahiro Miyasaka
We are a company behind “BONX Grip”, ultra verstaile group talk technology. We also launched business voice-based communication solution “BONX for Business.”
We create the future of communication through the power of IoT.
Triple W Japan K.K.
Name of Representative：Atsushi Nakanishi
Triple W Japan K.K. is a Tokyo-based startup company that develops the first connected wearable device that can track the progression of bladder movements using non-invasive ultrasonic sensors. DFree has started its service from spring 2017 and used in about 150 senior care facilities in Japan. From spring 2018, Triple W Japan started a new service to support the independent excretion for the elderly. Also, the sales for individuals is scheduled to start from summer 2018.
X-HUB TOKYO course2: Business expansion support course — Germany, Berlin・Munich Selected Candidates
Name of Representative：Gensho Makoto
We are committed to innovating emergency lifesaving by technology and design. A person who encounters a sudden cardiac arrest can use the Coaido 119 application to instantly contact registered and medical volunteers in surrounding areas. The nearest AED can also be tracked simultaneously as an ambulance is being called. Providing quick intervention and first aid helps people suffering from cardiac arrest, which will rise the survival rate as a result.
Name of Representative：Yuki Shimahara
LPixel is a leader in advanced image analysis and processing technology encompassing the life science field. The company is currently working with the University of Tokyo and the National Cancer Center Japan alongside other research institutions and developing AI-based medical diagnosis technologies represented by implementation of *EIRL in the ongoing research and development of various areas of medical image diagnostics.
*EIRL is the collective name given to LPixel’s AI-based medical image diagnostic support technology.
Name of Representative：David M. Uze
Trillium is the leading provider of transportation safety & information security solutions, including lifecycle protection for connected vehicles and fleets. Founded in Japan 2014, it now operates in Asia, North America and Europe. Current traction includes collaborations with Automotive OEM and Tier1 aimed at a 2020 vehicular Security as a Service offering deployment.
Tokyo Hearth Inc.
Name of Representative：Tomonari Kino
Tokyo Hearth, Inc. will make Japan international from Tokyo.
Tokyo Hearth offers very first online housing platform to support international tenants in Japan. It makes it possible to sign the contract, pay, and give guarantee online.
Community manager at residence also support the various housing needs
We support all of the people who want to live in Japan, and Asia.
Ascent Robotics Inc.
Name of Representative：Almeida Fred、Masayuki Ishizaki
Ascent Robotics is a Tokyo based startup focused on developing safe, robust autonomous robotic systems that think like humans do. We apply cutting edge deep learning (differential programs/reasoning) and deep reinforcement learning with strong neuroscience foundations to learn complex tasks such as driving the roads of Tokyo or collaborating in a factory.
X-HUB TOKYO course1: US East Coast Selected Candidates
Name of Representative：Atsuyoshi,Shimazu
Caulis Inc. is a cybersecurity startup which aims to build the cyber intelligence infrastructure to support ICT in the society. We’ve been securing the internet for everyone through the new approaches for cybersecurity solutions.
Name of Representative：Yutaka,Fujimoto
Zpeer, Inc. develops and operates the largest veterinarian web-community, Vetpeer. Around 60% of companion animal vets in Japan are using the site to consult each other about clinical / management topics, to discuss the newest scientific topics, and so on. After focusing on the companion animal vets for the last four years, Zpeer has expanded its service to cattle and swine vets (and farms
Name of Representative：Akemi,Tsunagawa
Bespoke Inc. is a leading AI solution provider for the travel industry. Its AI-powered concierge, Bebot, is Japan’s first multilingual chatbot that acts as a hotel concierge. It is designed to empower guests through instant, real-time assistance such as exclusive recommendations for both popular and little-known sights in the area, answering questions only hotel staff would know about, or even making restaurant bookings.
Name of Representative：Yu,Aoki
MATCHA, a top class web media platform for visitors to Japan publishes travel information related to all the regions of Japan in 10 languages. Aiming to enhance the quality of what visitors to Japan experience during their trip, it promotes the still unknown charms of Japan towards an international audience from all over the world.
Name of Representative：Shirabe,Ogino
Phantom AI, Inc. is founded in 2017 with the Artificial Intelligence technology to develop “Weekly Bitcoin Forecast”. Its objective it to foster 3rd party’s forecasting algorithm to be accessible for retail investors through PAI Token platform, which is just announced publicly on ICO process.