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HACARUS endorsed as a “J-Startup KANSAI” by The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 

October 21st, 2020 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has selected HACARUS for the J-Startup KANSAI program, which aims to support the development Japan’s best venture firms.  The official selection ceremony will be held during the coming "Kansai Future Summit" on November 4, 2020. “We are very honored to have been selected for this recognition – HACARUS has seen massive growth over…

HACARUS opens new R&D Hub in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Tokyo

The new center will be focused on furthering HACARUS’ market-leading capabilities and is located in CIC’s first Asian location.               October 1st, 2020 – Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced the opening of its new R&D center, located within world-renowned CIC’s first Asian outpost, in Tokyo, which will open on the same day. “These new facilities will enable HACARUS to remain at the cutting…

Notice of resumed work at Kyoto Headquarters

We would like to thank you for your continued support. As a measure to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19), all HACARUS locations began work from home on April 6. In light of the improved situation in Japan, and the recent lifting of state of emergency status in the Kansai region, we are today, as of may 25th resuming work from our headquarters in Kyoto.  HACARUS will continue to work to prevent the spread of infection…

HACARUS and Kobe University start joint research for Liver Cancer diagnosis support tool

Jointly developed MRI image analysis and diagnosis support solution fueled by AI to combat hepatocellular carcinoma cancer (HCC) May 18, 2020 – Kyoto & Kobe, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced the start of joint research with Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Radiology (Kobe University) on MRI image analysis and diagnosis support for HCC Liver Cancer - the most common type of liver cancer, using HACARUS novel AI technology. “As…

HACARUS and Kyoto University Join Forces to Tackle Cervical Cancer

Joint development to create a medical AI solution for prevention and early diagnosis of cervical cancer.  April, 27, 2020 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced the start of joint research with the Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (hereafter “Kyoto University”) for prevention and early diagnosis of cervical cancer, using its novel AI technology. “To solve this compelling problem, our data scientists look forward to working…

HACARUS Raises Series B Round Lead by Osaka Gas

Strategic funding to further development of market leading lightweight and explainable AI solutions APRIL, 24, 2020 – Kyoto & Osaka, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, is pleased to announce that it has closed its Series B round lead by Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “Osaka Gas”, “Daigas Group”), followed by DS Pharma Animal Health Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “DS Pharma Animal Health”) and existing shareholder Kyoto Bank. “I am humbled to see Osaka Gas and…

HACARUS has shifted to fully remote work

We would like to thank you for your continued support. As a measure to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19), all employees have been working from home since April 6, including staff at offices in Japan, Kyoto and Kobe - as well as in the Philippines, Manila.    HACARUS will continue to work to prevent the spread of infection by giving the highest priority to the safety of employees, business partners and other related parties, and…

HACARUS and Liberaware join forces to enable Smarter Industrial Instrument Inspections

Joint AI and drone offering to deliver time and money saving automation solution MARCH, 27, 2020 – Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced that it has partnered with Liberaware Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Liberaware"), a specialist in-door drone producer, for the development of an automated industrial instrument inspection solution. “Today inspections are largely performed by hand, which is both tedious and at times dangerous for workers. Together with Liberaware, we have…

HACARUS Named to the 2020 CB Insights AI 100 List of Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups

HACARUS honored for achievements in brining explainable AI to the Medical and Manufacturing Fields New York, NY, March 3, 2020 -- CB Insights today named HACARUS to the fourth annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world. “It's been remarkable to see the success of the companies named to the Artificial Intelligence 100 over the last four years. The 2019 AI 100 saw 48 companies go on to raise $4.9B of additional…