ABOUT US

Company Name Photosynth Inc.
Incorporated September 1st, 2014
Capital 3.45 billion yen *Includes capital surplus
(as of June 30, 2021)
Executive Officers
CEO
Kodai Kawase
Executive Vice President
Hiroaki Watanabe
Board Director
Kensuke Takahashi
Board Director
Yuya Kumagai
Outside Director
Eisuke Inoue
Corporate Auditor
Kazue Shimada
Outside Corporate Auditor
Masashi Yazawa
Outside Corporate Auditor
Shunsuke Nishimoto
Fiscal Year-End December
Locations

Head Office
G-BASE Tamachi 15F 5-29-11 Shiba
Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0014

Nagoya Office
JP Tower Nagoya 21F
1-1-1 Meieki
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City
Aichi Prefecture 450-6321

Osaka Office
Midosuji Frontier 5F (WeWork)
1-13−22 Sonezakishinchi
Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0002

Fukuoka Office
AMU Plaza Hakata City B1
Co-Working & Co-Learning Space "Q"
1-1 Hakataekichuogai
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City
Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0012

Logistics Center
VORT Shinbashi II 2F
6-13-12 Shinbashi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004

Business Overview
  1. 1) Research and development of IoT-related devices
  2. 2) Akerun Access Control System development and sale

ACCESS

Head Office
G-BASE Tamachi 15F
5-29-11 Shiba
Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0014
*Main entrance faces Daiichi Keihin (Route 15)

Nearest Station:
2-minute walk from Toei Subway Asakusa Line Mita Station
4-minute walk from Toei Subway Mita Line Mita Station
4-minute walk from JR Tamachi Station (Yamanote Line and Keihin Tohoku Line)

Nagoya Office
JP Tower Nagoya 21F
1-1-1 Meieki
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City
Aichi Prefecture 450-6321

Nearest Station:
Directly connected to Nagoya Station (JR, Meitetsu, Kintetsu, Aonami, Higashiyama and Sakuradori subway lines)

Osaka Office
Midosuji Frontier 5F (WeWork)
1-13−22 Sonezakishinchi
Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0002

Nearest Station:
3-minute walk from JR Tozai Line Kitashinchi Station
6-minute walk from Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line Higashi Umeda Station
10-minute walk from JR Osaka Station

         

Fukuoka Office
AMU Plaza Hakata City B1 Co-Working & Co-Learning Space "Q" 1-1 Hakataekichuogai Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0012

         

Nearest Station:
Direct connection to JR Hakata Station

Logistics Center
VORT Shinbashi II 2F
6-13-12 Shinbashi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004

Nearest Station:
4-minute walk from Toei Mita Line Onarimon Station (Exit 4)

HISTORY

2014
9
Launched company in one-room apartment in Gotanda with 6 people
10
Selected by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) as a candidate for the 2014 R&D Venture Support Program/Startup Innovator (SUI), received 69 million yen in funding
2015
1
Relocated Head Office to Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
3
Announced the Akerun Smart Lock Robot, the world's first retrofitted smart lock
7
Announced the Akerun Remote, a web-based remote unlocking and status checking system
12
Announced the Akerun Entrance, a control system for automatic door with auto-lock function
2016
1
Relocated Head Office to Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
7
Announced the Akerun Pro, the world's first smart lock with NFC capability
2018
3
Relocated Head Office to G-BASE Tamachi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
2019
5
Announced the Akerun Controller for direct control of electric locks and automatic doors
6
Established Osaka Office
2020
6
Established Fukuoka Office
8
Redesigned Akerun service logo
10
Established Logistics Center in Shinbashi, Tokyo
2021
6
Announced next-generation of hardware for Akerun Pro
8
Established Nagoya Office