Company Overview & History

Company Overview (As of October 2017)

Company NamePubcen Inc.
HeadquartersMaebashi Business Incubation Center #202
2-7-10 Chiyoda-machi, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan 371-0022
Tokyo BranchDai-3-Nawa Bldg. #405 (4F)
4-31-3 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0004
Main BusinessProviding Pubcen's Internet cloud service.
RepresentativeCEO & Co-founder Takao Sato
EstablishedJuly 1, 2015
FoundedJuly 1, 1985
Capital37 million yen
No. of employees5 (4 men, 1 woman)

Company History

July 1985 Founded Gunma Database System Inc. (Present-day Pubcen Inc.)
July 2015
  • Awarded Gunma Venture Summit Second Prize
  • Incorporated Pubcen Inc.
October 2015 Certified for Maebashi City’s "Comprehensive Entrepreneurial Support System"
December 2015 Entered "Start-up Division" of Gunma Innovation Awards 2015, Awarded Special Prize
January 2016 Established headquarters at Maebashi Business Incubation Center
April 2016 Awarded Promotion Prize from Gungin Business Support Grand Prix
February 2017 Registered Patent No. 6083546 "Information Management Device, Information Management Method, and Information Management Program"
April 2017
  • Received investment from the Gungin Business Support Fund (investment amount 100 million yen)
  • Capital increased by 35 million yen
  • Moved headquarters within Maebashi City, from Amagawabara-machi to Chiyoda-machi.
August 2017 Opened Tokyo Office in Minato-ku, Tokyo
September 2017
  • Capital increased by 35.5 million yen
  • Appeared at Disrupt SF 2017, sponsored by TechCrunch
October 2017
  • Capital increased by 37 million yen
  • Selected by the METI Hiyaku Next Enterprise Project for the 2017 European Dispatch Course (including sponsorship as one of 8 Startup booths in the Japan Pavilion at the startup events Helsinki SLUSH and TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin)
November 2017
  • Appeared at TechCrunch Tokyo 2017, sponsored by TechCrunch
  • Unveiled its Lifelog / Content Curation Service "Pubcen V1.00" (simultaneous release of both Japanese and English editions)
  • Appeared at SLUSH 2017 (METI Hiyaku Next Enterprise Project)
December 2017 Appeared at Disrupt Berlin 2017, sponsored by TechCrunch (METI Hiyaku Next Enterprise Project)