【2020】 North America West Coast Course Selected Companies
Name of Representative：Madoka Sakaitani
We are in the business of planning, development and operation of services using blockchain technology. Our “Smart storage” service allows you to strengthen your document management and ID/account management. It can be used to reinforce areas that are not covered by the security of cloud management, preventing information leakage even in a remote work environment. It can also be integrated with payment terminals to prevent the collection of license fees and royalties for complex custom and subscription-based products from being missed.
Name of Representative：Naomi Kurahara
We operate a flexible and scalable cloud-based ground station platform called StellarStation. Satellite operators can access ground stations around the world with a single setup. Meanwhile, ground station owners can generate revenue by renting out their inactive ground station time to other satellite operators.
Name of Representative：Yasunori Honda
We are developing products that make doctors’ decisions more visible by using surgical data. OPeLiNK is the world’s only product that absorbs the protocols of all the devices in the operating room with ORIN middleware, making it possible to utilize all kinds of surgical data. Our goal is to create a platform for surgeons around the world to use this technology to innovate medical education.
Name of Representative：Lily Okamoto
THEY OWN empowers womxn with the menstrual products with end-cycle in mind. Womxn takes enough burden. No need to feel the guilt of creating more waste or compromise convenience and comfort for our mother earth every month. Our green menstruation solution meets the needs of womxn with strong social responsibility.
Name of Representative：Noritaka Kobayashi
We provide”Feelyou” that is a self-care app that aims to make it easy to take care of your mental health with a single tap. It combines two functions: a system to help each other by empathizing with others, and mood tracking to improve your mental health by yourself. Feelyou reduces loneliness by empathizing with other people around the world who are feeling the same way, and prevents serious mental health problems by reflecting on your own emotional waves.
Name of Representative：Sunao Fujioka
bitBiome provides “microbial single-cell genomic analysis” as a service for various industries/academia researchers, from basic research to product development. Our proprietary single-cell, whole-genome analytical platform called bit-MAP® enables strain-level differentiation and functional analyses with high accuracy, broad spectrum of bacteria, and high throughput. It delivers unprecedented strain-level genomics with functional insights into microbiome not available with the existing technologies.
Name of Representative：Kyoko Otawa
We provide services that accelerate high-speed and secure data processing on edge devices by providing an AI and IoT platform. The functions required for the edge are subdivided into microservices, and like Lego bricks, combinations of them are loaded on the edge as containers according to the demand, and container orchestration by Kubernetes enables high-speed and highly accurate data processing control even within a LAN disconnected from the cloud.
Name of Representative：Tyagi Shashank
We are a video platform that provides researchers and scientists with the opportunity to disseminate their research findings to the world through videos. We believe that simplicity is always important, and that the shift from reading papers to watching videos will reduce the time and cost of information retrieval for researchers and make it more understandable.