Year 2015 April

Established OPEN8 Inc.

Launched female-targeted smartphone video ad service "VIDEO TAP"


Launched social news magazine "Wanpick"


Established "OPEN8 Singapore Pte. Ltd." as a site to enhance technological innovations.

Launched "Marketing Technology Lab" for application development in Vietnam.


Awarded EY (Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC) prize at RISING EXPO 2015, the largest demo day for funding and networking in Asia.


New organization inviting Mr. Masayasu Morita from Hitomedia Inc. as Outside Director.

Signed business alliance agreement with smartphone video businesss, 3 Minute Co. Ltd., Launched "OPEN3" a service for video production and distribution scheme to increase viewers.

"Wanpick" won Good Design Award 2015.


Fundraised 800 million yen (approx.. $6.6MUSD) from Jafco, TBS Innovation Partners, iStyle Inc. and Excite Japan.


Awarded the Microsoft BizSpark Plus Prize at Tech Crunch Japan Start-up Battle.

Launched "NATIVE TAP" service for more accurate reach of targeted video ads.


Exhibited at adtech Tokyo 2015.

Revamped Wanpick for PC

Nominated in the annual 3rd CNT Japan Startup Awards finalist

Year 2016 February

Acquired The Clip, an app prototyping and engineering start-up.


Started a new attempt on synchronizing TV and WEB in collaboration with TBS Television Network


Office location moved to Shibuya.

Launched "LeTRONC" a new video magazine media targeted for adult female audiences.