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[EmolutionCreative Co., Ltd.] Startup media “uniqorns” research report January 2024 Startup Funding Ranking TOP20

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Press release: April 2, 2024
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Startup media “uniqorns” research report January 2024 startup funding ranking TOP20
*Uniqorns, one of the largest startup media in Japan, announces startup funding status in January 2024 in ranking format*
In order to contribute to the evolution of the startup ecosystem, the information platform “uniqorns” operated by EmolutionCreative Co., Ltd. aggregates the funding status of domestic startups in January 2024, Published within.

* overview*
We have summarized the startup funding announced from January 1st to January 31st, 2024 in a ranking format based on amount.
* [Survey overview] *
Title: [Monthly] Top 20 domestic startup funding amount rankings (January 2024) Collection period: This report collects data from January 1, 2024 to January 31, 2024. (As of February 1, 2024)
Originality of data: The information published in this report is based on data collected independently by our company, and all aggregations are made from our database.
Information sources: In compiling data, we mainly use press releases and news articles as information sources.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this document has been prepared from sources believed to be reliable, but we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any damage caused based on this material.
This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a solicitation or recommendation for investment. The contents are subject to change without notice.
Top 20 companies in terms of funding amount
January 2024 Startup Funding Amount Ranking (according to uniqorns) 1st place: Smart News Co., Ltd.
Business details: Operates the news app “SmartNews”
Funding amount: 10 billion yen
Investor: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

2nd place: PowerX Co., Ltd.
Business content: Developing new businesses in the spread of natural energy and the evolution of power storage and transmission technology Funding amount: 9.5 billion yen
Investor: Loans from multiple major Japanese financial institutions

3rd place: Integral Geometry Science Co., Ltd.
Business details: Mass production of in-line storage battery inspection systems and development of prototypes
Funding amount: 4.5 billion yen
Investor: Loans from multiple major Japanese financial institutions

4th place: MOON-X Co., Ltd.
Business content: Promotion of co-creative M&A
Funding amount: 3.5 billion yen
Investors: Nomura Sparks Investment Co., Ltd., Japan Growth Capital Investment Corporation, Japan M&A Center Co., Ltd., SMBC Venture Capital Co., Ltd., JAFCO
Group Co., Ltd.

5th place: Social Interior Co., Ltd.
Business details: Furniture subscription service, off-price market, and furniture fixtures ordering platform.
Funding amount: 2.4 billion yen
Investors: Simplex Capital Investment Co., Ltd., Sigmaxis Investment Co., Ltd., AG Capital Co., Ltd., etc., JIC Venture Growth Investments Co., Ltd., Lotte Ventures Japan Co., Ltd., Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd., third-party allocation capital increase, and financial institutions

6th place: Class Co., Ltd.
Business details: Operates CLAS, a rental subscription service for furniture and home appliances.
Funding amount: 1.94 billion yen
Investors: Multiple investors including Persol Venture Partners, ANRI, Chishima Tochi, Kyoshin Social Capital

7th place:Trinity Technology Co., Ltd.
Business details: Operates Oyatoko, a family trust, and Ohisapo, a support service for elderly people living alone.
Funding amount: 1.81 billion yen
Investors: SBI Investment, JAFCO Group, GMO
VenturePartners, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, FFG Venture Business Partners, Kiraboshi Capital, Sumitomo Life Insurance, JFR MIRAI CREATORS
Fund, 77 Capital, Iwagin Mirai Investment, Orix Bank, Shizuoka Capital, Hokuhoku Capital, Sagin Capital & Consulting, Coconara Skill Partners, Katsuryoku Fund, NOBUNAGA Capital Village, Yamanashi Central Bank Management Consulting

8th place:LocationMind Co., Ltd.
Business content: Developing AI business and space business related to location information
Funding amount: 1.8 billion yen
Investors: Miyako Capital, Tokyo Kantei Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Resona Bank, Ltd., Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd.

8th place:Lise Co., Ltd.
Business details: Providing contract review support AI cloud “LeCHECK” Funding amount: 1.8 billion yen
Investors: SBI Investment, JAFCO Group, GMO
VenturePartners, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, FFG Venture Business Partners, Kiraboshi Capital, Sumitomo Life Insurance, JFR MIRAI CREATORS
Fund, 77 Capital, Iwagin Mirai Investment, Orix Bank, Shizuoka Capital, Hokuhoku Capital, Sagin Capital & Consulting, Coconara Skill Partners, Katsuryoku Fund, NOBUNAGA Capital Village, Yamanashi Central Bank Management Consulting

8th place:X Mile Co., Ltd.
Business content: Provides SaaS/platform for non-desk industry Funding amount: 1.8 billion yen
Investor: Minerva Growth
Partners, JPS Growth Investment, UTEC (University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners), SMBC Venture Capital

11th place: PRISM BioLab Co., Ltd.
Business: Developing small molecule inhibitors targeting unique protein-protein interactions (PPI)
Funding amount: 1.5 billion yen
Investors: Eli Lilly & Company, santec Holdings Co., Ltd.
PRISM BioLab Co., Ltd. website
12th place: Credit Engine Group Co., Ltd.
Business content: Providing basic services for financing and debt collection operations
Funding amount: 1.2 billion yen
Investor: DG Incubation, Shizuoka Capital, BRICKS FUND
TOKYO, Mitsubishi HC Capital, NOBUNAGA Capital Village, Norinchukin Capital, SG Incubate

12th place: Credit Engine Group Co., Ltd.
Business content: Providing basic services for financing and debt collection operations
Funding amount: 1.2 billion yen
Investor: DG Incubation, Shizuoka Capital, BRICKS FUND
TOKYO, Mitsubishi HC Capital, NOBUNAGA Capital Village, Norinchukin Capital, SG Incubate
12th place: B-bit Co., Ltd.
Business content: Supporting numerous large companies in creating business results through strategy planning, design, and improvement of UX (user experience) using digital technology.
Funding amount: 1.2 billion yen
Investors: San-in Godo Bank, Ltd., Benesse Holdings, Inc., Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., Rakuten Securities, Inc., Turn Cloud Technology Service Inc.

12th place: Biophilia Co., Ltd.
Business details: Developing and selling fresh pet foods such as “Coco Gourmet” for pet dogs and “Miao Gourmet” for pet cats.
Funding amount: 1.2 billion yen
Investors: W fund, DIMENSION, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Adlib Tech Ventures, KxShare

15th place: LINK-US Co., Ltd.
Business details: Develops, manufactures, and sells bonding equipment using the world’s only bonding technology that utilizes ultrasonic complex vibrations.
Funding amount: 1.1 billion yen
Investors: Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd., SMBC Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd., Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd.

15th place: Yukaria Co., Ltd.
Business content: Developing a wide range of businesses in the healthcare value chain, including hospital management support, elderly facility management, nursing care facility introduction, medical DX promotion, medical big data utilization, etc.
Funding amount: 1.1 billion yen
Investors: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd., Sigmaxis Investment Co., Ltd., SBI Shinsei Bank, Ltd., Atrae Co., Ltd., Kyoto Capital Partners Co., Ltd.

17th place: Crossbit Co., Ltd.
Business content: “Rakushifu”, “Rakushifu Work”, and “Rakushifu Labor Management” that realize DX of shift management operations, including shift creation, labor management, visualization and optimization of budget and actual management, personnel costs, etc. offer
Funding amount: Approximately 900 million yen
Investors: Eight Roads Ventures Japan, Nissay Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital

18th place: ugo Co., Ltd.
Business content: Development of business DX robots
Funding amount: 850 million yen
Investors: NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc., MLC Ventures, Inc. (Mitsubishi Warehouse CVC), Seiko Building Management Co., Ltd., TMES Co., Ltd. Nakanishi Seisakusho, Harima Vistem Co., Ltd., Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd., Mirai Creation Capital Co., Ltd. (Mizuho Lease CVC)

19th place: Hexabase Co., Ltd.
Business details: Provides multi-tenant development platform “Hexabase” Funding amount: 720 million yen
Investors: Nissay Capital Co., Ltd., Netyear Group Co., Ltd.

20th place: Famitra Co., Ltd.
Business content: Providing family trust services
Funding amount: 700 million yen
Investor: T&D Innovation Fund (Operating company: Spiral Innovation Partners) ), Japan Post NEXT Partners, National Guarantee Innovation Fund, and other individual investors, etc.

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[Monthly] Top 20 domestic startup funding rankings (January 2024)

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