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Hardware & IoT
#8 worldwide
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Software and Data
#16 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#18 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconLine
startup iconLocoguide
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The Startup Ecosystem of Tokyo is ranked at number 15 globally, and shows a strong hold by moving 0 spots since 2021. Tokyo also ranks at number 1 in Japan, and 3 in East Asia.

Tokyo is an ideal place to locate for Hardware & IoT, Software and Data and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Tokyo, there is a sample of 369 Hardware & IoT startups in Tokyo, 115 Software and Data startups in Tokyo, and 114 Marketing & Sales startups in Tokyo, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 4 startups in Tokyo, 25 accelerators in Tokyo, 1 coworking spaces in Tokyo, 31 organizations in Tokyo and 1 leaders in Tokyo.

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LINE is the fastest growing mobile messenger app in the world, bringing users closer to their friends and loved ones. Enjoy free messages, voice calls, and video calls anytime, anywhere. LINE is available on smartphones, including iPhones and Android devices, and also PCs and Macs. Read more
Locoguide is an Operation of leaflet / shopping information service Read more
Marketo Japan is a provider of marketing automation software and a platform for investors and employees. Read more
Social video live streaming for iOS, Android & the web. Multiple viewers (up to 5) can join a broadcaster in a single live stream. Read more
PayPay is an online payment app. Read more
Qiita (Webservice): http://qiita.com Qiita lets you log and share programming knowledge such as codes, snippets or debugging know-how and you receive feedbacks from other programmers. Kobito (Mac Application): http://kobitoapp.com Kobito is a hacker-friendly memo application. It supports markdown syntax, code syntax highlighting and you can publish memos with one click. Read more
Curazy has been focused on curating funny news topics from around the world Read more
Money Forward provides online personal accounting solutions that enable individuals to better manage their daily expenses. Read more
AirCloset is an online fashion rental service for women. Read more
Rakuten RapidAPI is the world's largest API marketplace with over 10K APIs and 1 million+ developers. The platform brings API publishers and developers under one roof enabling them to find and connect to any API in the world. It's like an 'app store' for APIs, only better. It enables developers to track and manage all of their API connections in one place. So it's no surprise that some of the world's best companies like Cisco, Delta, Reddit, & SAP are a part of the Rakuten platform. Read more
Medical Note is an online platform that offers medical information and physician-booking features. Read more
Free is an accounting software which is connected with bank account and it autometically categorise the entries. Read more
Pricebook is an online platform offering a shopping search engine for finding gadgets in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Read more
Tokyo Otaku Mode delivers the latest news on Japanese anime, manga, games, and more through its Facebook page. Read more
Coconala operates a website to buy and sell knowledge, skills and, experience from users who are willing to teach. Read more
RoomClip is a platform for recording and sharing photos of the user's room. Read more
TableCheck is a world-class reservation platform that centralizes reservations from third-party reservation sites. Read more
Pathee is a search engine that finds specific information for people starting from their current location. Read more
Branding Enginner is an IT-based company that develops web services and smartphone apps for its clients. Read more
SPORTS BULL is an Internet sports media management company. Read more
MediBang is a communication internet company to help people connect through art. Read more
TENTIAL analyzes detailed purchasing behavior and attributes online and aim to deliver products based on information. Read more
CLEAR is an educational note-sharing platform. Read more
The largest social recruiting platform on Facebook. Wantedly allows companies to meet and connect with talents Read more
Research & Innovation is a japan based market research company. Read more
RareJob is the No.1 online English school in Japan in terms of its number of students and tutors. We have now over 170,000 users and 3,000 tutors. Learn to speak English from anywhere, anytime. Try 2 trial lessons for FREE!  Read more
Ricoh seeks to achieve business growth and the sustainable development of society by creating new value\sfor our customers. Read more
Coincheck operates a bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. Read more
Precision is a Medical care and the social situation surrounding it are changing dramatically, and the amount of information. Read more
Voicy is a mobile platform that recruits both media personalities and news organizations. Read more
Yoriso is a Japanese startup that connects families to funeral homes and other end-of-life service providers. Read more
Base Food's mission is to reinvent the ingredients in staple foods so that a healthy lifestyle can be accesible to all. Read more
Relux is a membership-based accommodation booking mobile app that selects hotels and other logging based on price and service quality. Read more
"Empowering communication freedom" We solve the three main problems of lack of output, lack of time, and lack of motivation that adult learners of English face. We have built a customized chat application geared towards language learning that connects learners of English with an English anytime, anywhere. Main Features: 1. Talk to a teacher anytime without a reservation. 2. Teacher corrects you in real time. 3. Save anything to review it later. English anytime, Let's Eigooo! App Video Link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/j1uuy54n3fe052m/eigooo_demo2.mov  Read more
SARAH has been working on the planning and operation of the gourmet community app ''SARAH''. Read more
Uridoki is a comparison information site that allows you to compare purchase prices and word-of-mouth for all products. Read more
Schoo is a Tokyo-based massive open online course startup providing live-streamed lectures on the internet. Read more
LINE Securities is a provider of remote securities brokerage and securities investment consultation services. Read more
ANYCOLOR is an entertainment startup that is engaged in overseas VTuber business and new businesses. Read more
GoGo World started in 2009 as a project to make the process of studying and living abroad easier than ever before. Disrupting the study abroad business by offering a completely free service, we wanted to share the experience of living abroad as a language student. We want to help as many people as possible, starting from the choice of the school and the place to live, and provide them with a painless process. The idea of launching "Go! Go! Nihon", the first website of the company, came from Davide, who, felt the need to create a service that would make the process of coming to Japan for studying and living a much easier task than before. After Go! Go! Nihon - Live and Study in Japan(http://gogonihon.com), the company launched Go! Go! Hanguk - Live and Study in Korea (http://gogohanguk.com), strengthening the position of the company as world leader for studying abroad services in East Asia. Read more
Kyash is a fintech platform providing mobile banking services with full-stack banking technology currently offering digital wallet app. Read more
alu is providing service to enjoy more manga. Read more
Two way marketplace connecting event organizers with media companies as sales channels. Ticketing as a service. Read more
Favy.jp is WEB service for all of the shops make it easy to home page. Read more
Hacomono is a SaaS developing company providing membership management / reservation / payment system for monthly fee based stores. Read more
Oishi kenko is a healthcare business through food as a philosophy so that everyone can eat delicious forever. Read more
PECO is a startup company that focuses on pet business and pet media. Read more
Channel Corp. provide a chat platform Channel Talk to create a customer-centric culture. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Japan Ranked by StartupBlink

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