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The Ecosystem of Kyoto Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
3rd
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1
in Japan
Regional Ranking
16th
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5
in East Asia
Global Ranking
182nd
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58
worldwide

top industries
Energy & Environment icon
Energy & Environment
#64 worldwide
Health icon
Health
#77 worldwide
Hardware & IoT icon
Hardware & IoT
#87 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconNissen Holdings Co Ltd
startup iconBaseconnect
startup iconKoeerü

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Kyoto is ranked at number 182 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -58 spots since 2021. Kyoto also ranks at number 3 in Japan, and 16 in East Asia.

Kyoto is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Health and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Kyoto, there is a sample of 57 Energy & Environment startups in Kyoto, 44 Health startups in Kyoto, and 26 Hardware & IoT startups in Kyoto, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 195 startups in Kyoto, 9 accelerators in Kyoto, 10 coworking spaces in Kyoto, 2 organizations in Kyoto and no leaders in Kyoto.

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Baseconnect Creates a world where you can directly access the information you need. Read more
ExaWizards solves social issues using AI and creates a happy society. We work on hundreds of projects with clients in various industries such as finance, manufacturing , retail, restaurant business, education, medical care, and IT communication. Read more
On the Slope deliver vegetables without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Read more
Kyoto Robotics has a leading share in 3d vision market in Japan, with No. 1 amount of successful implementation cases at customer site in the era of labor shortage and rising costs. Read more
Atmoph Window is a digital window that connects you to the world. By simply putting it on your desk or hanging it on the wall, Atmoph Window will open up a whole new world before you. With hundreds of videos of beautiful scenery from around the world, complete with audio, you’ll feel as if you’re actually there. Read more
HACARUS is a healthcare and wellness service for enterprises powered by healthy eating. It all starts with healthy eating. Visualize nutritional balance in your meal. mprove your eating habit with professional support. Easy food logging. Read more
Shokunin-san.com is developing regional information services mainly for the construction industry. Read more
1 → 10 is an IT company that uses AI technology that directs commercial facilities and events to utilize projection mapping and XR Read more
Nota is an AI focused startup providing services that are convenient and enjoyable for people to use every day. They are currently offering three product: Gyazo - Instant screenshot sharing, Scrapbox - a rapid knowledge base, Helpfeel - Instant and reliable FAQ search Read more
Questetra empowers organizations by offering BPMN-driven workflow development, available as a SaaS-based edition. Read more
Kyoto Fusioneering is developing fusion technology to drive a new energy industry and solve global environmental problems. Read more
Aromajoin develops scent devices that combine hardware, software, and chemical technology. Read more
DX HUB is the provider of prepaid sim cards for foreign visitors to Japan. Read more
Our company is an AI startup from Kyoto Univ that aims to realize creative AI by using the advanced AI technology "GAN". We conduct research and development and social implementation of creative AI, which is unprecedented "AI to create something". Utilizing our GAN algorithm. Read more
hakken is a platform that integrates numbered tickets for popular stores, tourist attractions and crowded events. Read more
Nissen is an online shopping platform focusing specifically on clothing and fashion items. Read more
Koeerü is a Kyoto-based startup that develops Customer Data Platforms focused on the Voices of Consumers Read more
Clean Bubble Research Institute produces new coronavirus sterilization equipment Read more
platform for networking between social sectors Read more
Biome is an image analysis technology startup that has developed a living creatures collection mobile app. Read more
As online sellers based in Kyoto selling to over 100 countries around the world, we were spending hours everyday just to manage the shipping process.To address this challenge, we created Ship&co to automate our shipping process, designing it to be user-friendly for ourselves. Read more
CELLINK is proud to be a part of BICO, the world's leading bioconvergence company, which leverages the synergies of its premier companies in engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced genomics and bioprinting to create the future of health. Read more
Stroly creates an application for creating customized geographical maps and connecting them to actual geospatial information. Read more
AI search system for Patent, intellectual property, easy and fast Read more
Dari K Co. produces chocolate while being involved in all stages of production from bean gathering to manufacturing and rewards the producers, consumers and companies alike. Read more
SenseTime Japan provides Planning, development, and operation of services that apply deep learning technology Read more
Socinno aims to realize the coming ICT society by utilizing the latest ICT technologies such as AI, IoT, HTML5, etc. to create various websites and develop systems. Read more
ZenVita is a platform which connects homeowners with designers that are experts in the Japanese aesthetics. Simply browse designs, connect with the architect, and begin the transformation of your space. Read more
Mui Lab is a Calm Technology startup specializing in designing IoT interfaces that enable a “calm” digital living Read more
Flora co is an AI focused startup utilizing cutting-edge AI technology for period tracking, fertility and motherhood. Read more
xFOREST focuses on new RNA drugs discovery by providing its own unique research and analysis platform. Read more
We, Academic Industry Research Inc. (AIR), achieve innovation by entrepreneurial mindset, with product companies, venture capitalists, accelerators, etc., and based on knowledge and skills that have been honed within AIR over a period of time. AIR, based in the Kansai metropolitan area, spawned by a variety of different public, private, and volu... Read more
Utilizing an amphoteric electrode named Biode, we have developed a technology to charge and discharge the battery by alternating current. Read more
We will contribute to regenerative medicine and new drug creation through the discovery of new functions of miRNA. Read more
AdInte provides advertisement services on the Internet with usage of AI and their own IoT hardware devices. Read more
Akaru is a software development lab offering web, mobile, and custom software development consulting Read more
Anamorphosis Networks specializes in the development, provision, and sales of software utilizing advanced technology for industrial efficiency improvement using AI technology. Read more
We develop and manufacture sleeve soldering robots and winding machines. We are happy to make proposals for your production site issues. We also manufacture sleeves (irons) depending on the shape of soldering. Read more
Planning and sales of underwear for breast cancer patients Read more
BugMo develops an edible insect farming system for the production of insect-derived foods and ingredients. Read more
connestFree manufactures secure next-generation IoT (Internet of Things) communication lines, communication semiconductors, and flexible, versatile, encrypted and authenticated relay systems (EVERВ® system), etc. Read more
For the purpose of mental health care, we are developing a system to clarify mental problems by chatting with AI and lead to solutions to the problems.We provide this chat system with AI, iOS app "emol" for general consumers and web service "emol work" for business. Read more
Rege Nephro researches and develop various solutions for kidney disease and contribute to society by improving the quality of life of patients suffering from kidney disease. Read more
TERA Energy Corporation is a new electric power company that supports social good activities through its energy business. Read more
ThinkR develops AI with the skills of skilled workers in manufacturing and develop and provide automation services where people and AI coexist. Read more
Toregem Bio Pharma is a startup venture from Kyoto University that was founded for the purpose of research and development and launch of tooth regeneration antibody drug based on the research results of Dr. Katsu Takahashi, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kyoto University. Read more
Aiming to promote additive manufacturing technology, we provide comprehensive services such as equipment sales, equipment rental, 3D model output, and 3D modeling Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Japan Ranked by StartupBlink

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4.511
0.81
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3.37
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0.30
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2.403
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0.23
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197
0.549
0.08
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0.42
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215
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149
0.238
0.03
0.02
0.18
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0.229
0.04
0.01
0.18
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