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Build the next generation of tools for those shaping the future.

HACARUS is on a mission to build the next generation of tools for those shaping the future with its proprietary AI core - built to provide big insights from small data. Since 2014 it has helped companies solve problems in manufacturing, construction and infrastructure, among other industries. HACARUS is especially good at turning human expertise into digital instruments, to streamline operations and save on labor. By providing a full suite of services, from support of data acquisition to integration with existing systems, the company is committed to create a future where humans and AI coexist.


Company Profile

Company name HACARUS INC.
Representative Director Takashi Someda
Established in 2014
Board of Directors
  • Takashi Someda (CEO)
  • Yasuhiro Imamura (CFO)
  • Rio Ohnishi (CPO)
  • Kenshin Fujiwara (Director)
  • Hiroaki Okahashi (External Director)
  • Shinichi Okamoto (External Director)
  • Akihiro Hojo (Auditor)
  • Satoshi Kawaoto (External Auditor)
Corporate Investors
  • Miyako Capital
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Ohara Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • Innovation Engine, Inc.
  • MTG Ventures
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Capital Medica Ventures
  • MediFuture (株式会社メディフューチャー)
  • Essential Pharma Co., Ltd.
  • PALTEK Corporation
  • Kyogin Lease Co.,Ltd.
  • Resona Capital Co.,Ltd.
  • Chushin Venture Capital co, Ltd.
  • Kaga Create Co., Ltd.
  • Senshu Ikeda Capital Co., Ltd.
  • PARKINSON Laboratories Co., Ltd.
  • Bussan Animal Health Co., Ltd.
  • Monozukuri Ventures Inc.
Other Investors
  • Shinichi Okamoto (Former CTO of Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Taizo Otsuka (CEO of KAKAXI Inc.)
  • Other members of the management team
  • Masayuki Ohzeki (Tohoku University, Graduate School of Information Science)
  • Kaoru Kawamoto (Shiga Universiy, Data Science Department)
  • Ohki Kentaro (Kyoto University, Graduate School of Informatics)
Partner Banks
  • Resona Bank Kyoto Branch
  • Mizuho Bank Kyoto-Chuo Branch
  • Kyoto Chuo Shinkin Bank Main Branch
  • Bank of Kyoto Main Branch
  • Senshu Ikeda Bank Kyoto Branch
Certifications & Licenses
  • Type 2 medical device manufacturing and sales license (26B2X10039)

Our Offices

Kyoto Head Office Oike Building 8F
206 Takamiya-cho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto, 604-0835, Japan
Other Offices: Tokyo


2023 17th ASPIC Cloud Awards 2023, Social Contribution Award Winner
2023 Kyoto Wisdom Entrepreneurship Award 2023 Grand Prize
2023 11th Medtec Innovation Challenge Prize Winner
2022 The 52nd (Spring, 2022) Award for Encouragement of Lectures by the Japan Society of Applied Physics
2022 Daikin Innovation Pitch Challenge 2021
2021 INNOspace Masters Award
2021 AI Breakthrough Awards "Best Object Recognition Solution"
2020 TechBIZKON IV "Most Creative and Innovative Startup" TWENTY2X Award
2020 Best Japanese startup for French/EU market
2020 Nominated for the J-Startup KANSAI
2020 CB Insights AI 100
2020 Mitsubishi Electric Acceleration Program 2019 “Best Startup”
2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Japan Kansai Region Grand Prize in the Challenging Spirit Category
2019 FIN/CON 2019 Outstanding Performance Award
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