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Hacarus announces relocation support to new employees: “Hacarus – Work in Japan support ”

Hacarus Inc. (Head office: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a provider of artificial intelligence solutions, starts to provide support to new members and opened the new web page ”Hacarus - Work in Japan support”.   Recently, we started hiring new team members not only in Japan and Philippines, but also from other countries – and we are planning to support new members from overseas with their relocation, visa, and related things.              …

Hacarus Receives 100 Million Yen in Funding from Three Tech Supporting Companies

Raising a Total of 270 Million Yen in Series A Round, Accelerating the Development of Edge Computing with an AI Chip   Sparse Modeling AI startup Hacarus (Headquarters: Kyoto City, Nakagyo-ku Ward, CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara) has announced its issue of third-party allocation of shares. On October 5, 2018, Hacarus had officially fundraised 100 million yen. Since July 2018, this funding round has further continued rising a total sum of 270 million yen resulting in the completion of Series A round.…

Hacarus and PicoCELA announce joint development of edge AI solutions

The initial setup combines PicoCELA’s wireless edge device "PCWL - 0400" with Hacarus’ machine learning technology. Through this joint press release, Hacarus inc. (Head office: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a developer of artificial intelligence solutions and PicoCELA Corporation (Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Hiroshi Furukawa) announce their collaboration on creating edge AI solutions for wireless backhaul technology*1. The initial development includes the integration of Hacarus' AI engine "HACARUS-X” with PicoCELA's edge computer "PCWL-0400", and the creation of…

Hacarus and PALTEK announce collaboration on artificial intelligence-based FPGA products

Using lightweight AI solutions as an alternative to deep learning This joined press release announces the collaboration between Hacarus Inc. (Head office: Kyoto City Nakagyo-ku, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a developer of artificial intelligence solutions and PALTEK Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Yokohama-shi Kohoku, Securities Code: 7587, President and Representative Director: Naohide Yabuki),  a semiconductor trading company that supports consigned design and development of FPGA. Through this collaboration, PALTEK will develop FPGA products and box computer products equipped with Hacarus' AI engine…

Professor Kaoru Kawamoto of Shiga University’s Department of Data Science appointed as Advisor

Hacarus (Headquarters: Kyoto, Chuukyou-ku, Representative Board Member: Fujiwara Kenshin), a company offering a service that uses unique data analysis through the power of AI, is proud to announce that Mr. Kaoru Kawamoto, professor at Shiga University’s Department of Data Science, has officially become an advisor. As the chief of Osaka Gas’ Business Analysis Center, Mr. Kawamoto has made data analysis the will of the organization and put all of his efforts into that goal, subsequently winning an award for the…

Announcement: Additional Financing

Hacarus is glad to announce the conclusion of a new round of financing. Hacarus is received additional investment from Miyako Capital, an investor from a previous round of financing, in addition to bringing on two new investors.  Ohara Pharmaceutical and Capital Medica Ventures are the newest additions to the Hacarus family. Miyako Capital is making a follow-up investment of 50 million yen into the company, while Ohara is bringing in 90 million yen and Capital Medica Ventures is investing 30…

Hacarus raises ¥50 million from Kyoto City Startup Fund

Corporate health management service provider Hacarus raises ¥50 million from Kyoto City Startup Fund and others; reaches total of ¥100 million. Hacarus Inc. (HQ: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto; CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara), a company that provides health management services through a smart phone app, would like to announce that it has raised a total of ¥50 million through a capital loan from the Japan Finance Corporation and third party share allocations underwritten by the Kyoto City Startup Fund. Hacarus’ seed fund from October…

Hacarus Launches Sparse Modeling Based Data Analysis Service

Hacarus today announced the launch of data analysis service to enterprise customers by incorporating the sparse modeling technology that enables extraction of the most relevant piece of information from very small data set. The service is realized by adopting the company’s existing technology and software assets used in the health management app ‘Hacarus’ to general data analysis purposes, and makes it possible to fully-automate computer based data analysis and recognition in an environment where large amount of data required for deep learning cannot be…

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Masayuki Ohzeki of the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University appointed as Chief Science Advisor at Hacarus

Hacarus Inc. (Headquarters: Kyoto Japan, CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara) today announced that the company appointed Masayuki Ohzeki of the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University as the company’s Chief Science Advisor. 1. Overview As of May 25, 2016 Masayuki Ohzeki of the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University was appointed as the company’s Chief Science Advisor. Mr. Ohzeki is a researcher and award winner of the 2016 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and…