HashPort Co., Ltd.
HashPort, a Web3 business, raised a total of approximately 900 million yen from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and the University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners as the 1st close of the Series C round. Strengthening support for companies aiming to enter Web3 and development of Web3 products utilizing large Japanese IP
HashPort Inc. (Representative Director and CEO: Masahiro Yoshida, hereinafter collectively referred to as the “HashPort Group”) is a joint venture between Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (President and CEO: Makoto Takashima) and UTEC No.4 Investment Limited
Partnership (Tokyo Corporation). We are pleased to announce that Daigaku Edge Capital Partners (a fund operated by Daigaku Edge Capital Partners (President and CEO/Managing Partner: Tomotaka Goji)) will be the underwriter and will raise funds through third-party allotment of a total of approximately 900 million yen.
■Outline of UTEC No.4 Investment Business Limited Liability Partnership Fund size: Approx. 24.3 billion yen
Established: January 17, 2018
Operating company: The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co., Ltd. Representative: Tomotaka Goji, President and CEO
Location: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo University of Tokyo South Research Building (Entrepreneur Lab) 3F
Business overview: Investment activities in venture companies that utilize the technology and human resources of universities and research institutes such as the University of Tokyo
■ HashPort group company profile
Company name: HashPort Co., Ltd.
Location: EDGE Shiba 4-chome Building 10F, Shiba 4-5-10, Minato-ku, Tokyo Representative: Yoshihiro Yoshida, Representative Director and CEO Established: July 13, 2018
Business overview: Web3 related consulting
・Support for entry into Web3 fields including NFT/SBT
・Token design ・IEO support (domestic/international)
・Blockchain code review support
Company name: HashPalette Co., Ltd.
Location: EDGE Shiba 4-chome Building 10F, Shiba 4-5-10, Minato-ku, Tokyo Representative: Yoshihiro Yoshida, Representative Director and CEO Established: March 2, 2020
Business overview: Development of NFT operation technology infrastructure ・NFT specialized blockchain platform development
・NFT marketplace development
・NFT utilization content (games, etc.) development
Company name: HashBank Co., Ltd.
Location: EDGE Shiba 4-chome Building 10F, Shiba 4-5-10, Minato-ku, Tokyo Representative: Kazuyuki Tsuji, Representative Director and CEO Established: April 15, 2022
Business overview: Web3 solution development
・Development of digital asset storage technology for companies ・Wallet related system development
・Web3 related system development
■ Inquiries regarding this matter
HashPort Public Relations Co., Ltd.
■ Recruitment information
HashPort Group is actively recruiting for a wide range of positions such as engineers, business development, and back office. If you are interested in blockchain technology, crypto assets, and NFTs, if you want to be involved in social change through the “digitalization” of finance, if you want to be a driving force in the Web3 era, we are looking forward to your entry.
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