COMPANY PROFILE

  • COMPANY NAME

    BINARYSTAR Co., Ltd.

  • REPRESENTATIVE

    Yuhi Ikegami

  • ADDRESS

    11F, Kiraritoginza,
    1-8-19, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan GOOGLE MAP

  • CAPITAL STOCK

    8,000,000 Yen

  • BUSSINESS OUTLINE

    - Co-working space
    - Consultation
    - Blockchain mentorship

  • FOUNDED

    2018/11/16

HISTORY

“Crypto Currency” was only a project in the wide perspective of Blockchain. This confusion will end and Blockchain will restart its new beginning towards real life integration.
Blockchain technology is not something that can be contained, and it has the ability to innovate all existing infrastructure in our everyday lives, However, most companies that headline our lives do not have a clue as to how they should adapt to this revolution.
That is why we made BINARYSTAR; to provide what is best to for Blockchain integration in this world, and practically show how this technology can become reality. We promise to attribute to our grandsons and daughters who will be forever coneected to this extraordinary technology for years to come..

MISSION

To support businesses in applying blockchain by providing technological, legal, and business insights, so as to help them achieve the utmost speed in blockchain-business integration.

To accelerate blockchain usage by connecting businesses to other companies or to appropriate blockchain technologies in a mutually beneficial way.

To lead the world in blockchain utilization and to contribute in improving Japan’s global competitiveness. And to ultimately realize a society where individuals from around the world can play their active roles in this industry.

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Blockchain Exe is Japan's largest blockchain community. It hosts Meet-ups every month with more than 2,500 accumulated participants. Blockchain Exe has co-hosted events with industry-leading groups, such as WIRED and Concensys, while inviting prominent speakers to discuss various subjects covering law and technology, as well as offering training opportunities for beginners.
    Cougar, the company in charge of operating Blockchain Exe, has acquired extremely high technical strength, as well as admiration in the industry. They jointly conducted Work of Concept experiments with KDDI, applying blockchain for Support Services using Ethereum for enterprise. Their main product, Connectome, has been featured many times in Nikkei and TechCrunch as the most advanced blockchain x AI x robotics utilization service, attracting the attention of many people. In partnership with BINARYSTAR, they aim to provide technical advice with their unparalleled technical strength in blockchain and AI. As Cougar is the representative of EEA’s Japan branch, they will also be able to provide technological assistance and business connections in Japan.

  • INFINITY BLOCKCHAIN VENTURES (IBV) is a high-profile Blockchain consulting company that has offices in Japan, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Ho Chi Minh City. It has distinguished itself in the Asia region with its power to pursue its clients goal through business, legal, tech, and financial support. IBV collaborates with top universities from Vietnam, Malaysia, and Taiwan to accelerate blockchain research, development, and adaptation.

  • The Blockchain Business Community (BBC) operates a community where participants can discuss and exchange information about the significantnt impact blockchain will have on industries, universities, companies and individuals.
    Specifically, they operate a media specializing on blockchain ( a blog distribution from a neutral standpoint) to introduce overseas newspapers, concepts and business models about the blockchain technology. They also hold community meetups that provide opportunities for the educational and industrial community to interact.
    At their monthly “Blockchain Meet-up”, insight is given to the latest ideas in order to deepen discussions and to promote their blockchain community. They also conduct and put out reports on their research on blockchain and its challenges. Also, the BBC operated Facebook group has over 3000 members, where members can also engage in interactive discussion. Major participating institutions include the University of Tokyo, University of Waseda, University of Keio, University of Meiji, the National University of Singapore, (Tsinghua University) and many other universities. Major corporations and venture companies are also advocates of BBC.

  • CTIA develops and provides financial platforms that utilize the latest technologies, substantiated by research on AI, distributed processing, and encryption. The company operates in nine countries; Switzerland, Singapore, South Korea, China, New Zealand, Australia, Israel, Hong Kong and the United States. They have branches in Singapore, Switzerland, Japan and South Korea.
    CTIA Swiss consulting firm supporting blockchain startup fundraising through what is called a Token Generating Event (TGE), CTIA conducts strict due diligence to protect investors and to ensure compliance assurance. CTIA checks the usage of the raised funds, and also whether they have the sufficient technology to develop their product. They also look inside the company’s system and quality of their members, to evaluate their integrity.


ALLIANCE PARTNER

  • INFINITY BLOCKCHAIN LABS (IBL) is a start-up in Southeast Asia founded by Japanese partners. They employ more than 250 blockchain engineers and business developers that come from all over the world.
    Through offering lectures at top technological universities in Vietnam, IBL has been able to expand its blockchain engineering staff. Not only that, but they have also been conducting research on algorithm layers; not limiting itself to product development. Through these efforts, IBL has been able to produce numerous innovative products.
    While compliance and regulatory costs towards financial institutions increase, IBL has co-incubated corporates that can provide the necessary tools and technology (RegTech) to respond to these increased regulations. It has conducted numerous joint projects with government agencies in Vietnam, as well as serving as a partner for government-sponsored conferences. In addition, it provides solutions and protocols for streamlining system development using blockchain technology. In partnership with BINARYSTAR, IBV will proceed with the engineering, development, and structuring, while IBL conducts the actual production support.

YUJI AKABA
BINARYSTAR Advisor

YUJI AKABA

Akaba is a graduate of Tokyo University’s Department of Technology, after which he started working at Komatsu Ltd. There, he was responsible for designing and developing off-the-road dump trucks.

After receiving his MBA from Stanford University, Akaba spent 14 years with McKinsey & Company, launching the McKinsey- Seoul office from start.

In 2002, Akaba co-founded Breakthrough Partners Co., Ltd. and has been engaged in supporting, planning and executing business and marketing strategies. Akaba has authored 17 books in Japan and 16 books world-wide including "Zero Second Thinking”.

TAKAYUKI IGAKI
BINARYSTAR Incubation Manager

TAKAYUKI IGAKI

Igaki is a graduate of Kyoto University, Department of Law. Currently, he is actively involved in Corporate law while also serving as an executive for six corporations and NPOs that he himself established.

Igaki not only posses comprehensive skills in business, marketing, and problem solving, but can also work as a system engineer, making him a lawyer with business skills that far exceed an everyday lawyer.

He is also engaged in creating a project that adheres to the “Sandbox regulation” that the Japanese government is offering. Igaki has authored the book “37 Legal Frameworks”

YUSEI KANASUGI
BINARYSTAR Advisor

YUSEI KANASUGI

Kanasugi started his entrepreneurial career at age 19, starting up food service enterprises, staffing / recruitment companies, and launching overseas remittance and currency exchange company.

In 2014, Kanasugi moved to Thailand to actively utilize the business skills he gained in Japan to support Southeast Asian startups. Kanasugi started to consult blockchain companies from 2015, and is already an active consultant for the blockchain industry.

Currently he oversees HR recruitment in Hong Kong.

RUBY SHEN
QRC Japan

RUBY SHEN

Ruby Shen worked for 5 years in PR & Strategic Planning Team of China Head Office of SK Group (Fortune 500). Involved in building brand management and public relations systems in China and Korea and strengthening business networks.
After that, she joined the QRC Group and mainly responsible for international business cooperation in Japan, China, and Singapore.

Successfully co-established the first Waseda University blockchain lab - Laboratory for Blockchain Education and Research (2019), conducted NEO Hackathon in Japan for the first time with NEO(2018). Holding seminars and organizing media platform named Blockchain Business Community (BBC) in Tokyo. Co-authored "Mapping Journalism"

YUHI IKEGAMI
CEO

YUHI IKEGAMI

After participating in the launch of a community-led blockchain at age 18, Ikegami has been involved in designing and planning various projects, including the launch of one of the top ten blockchain projects.

He was also involved in the establishment of a voluntary regulatory body, which is the only body that the government of Singapore has approved.

Ikegami has been aware of the many issues and problems of this industry, which is what led him to start BINARYSTAR. With this concept in mind, Ikegami will be at the at the forefront topromote the implementation of blockchain.

Geoff Ayres
Global Marketing
Incubation Manager

GEOFF AYRES

Ayres has been consulting Japanese companies to advance into overseas markets in a Hong Kong based consulting company since 2014.

Also, he has been supporting new business development and fundraising for the subsidiary since 2015. Furthermore, he, as an external consultant, helped a major Japanese company with strategy planning, marketing, and team building.

Ayres has also been involved in investment business, web development, UI · UX design etc.

At BINARYSTAR, Ayres will manage new businesses as incubator manager and will also head global marketing.

HAYATE MATSUZAKI
Community Operation
Incubation Manager

HAYATE MATSUZAKI

Matsuzaki graduated from Keio University, Department of Law. Matsuzaki has a unique background; He started his career as a professional interpreter exclusively for IT engineers at Tata Consultancy Services Japan Limited, while also performing as an actor in movies and starring in Amon Miyamoto’s plays.

After that, he joined an IoT start-up company as one of the founding members. He was responsible for contract negotiations with Chinese companies, sales planning and corporate sales.

At BINARYSTAR, Matsuzaki will manage new businesses as incubator manager and will also head community design.

IZUMI OKAMOTO
Domestic Marketing
Incubation Manager

IZUMI OKAMOTO

Okamoto served as service manager in the food and beverage industry and contributed greatly to rebuilding numerous stores.

After that, he was in charge of setting up a customer support center at bitFlyer, and he was responsible of a 200 member team.

At BINARYSTAR, Okamoto will manage new businesses as incubator manager and will also head domestic marketing.

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