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Accela Technology

Accela is a spin-off of Fujitsu focused on development and distribution of text search and translation engines to support enterprise information portals. Accela’s technology allows corporations to effectively search, catalog and leverage their internal unstructured data in order to respond more rapidly to customer requirements.

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Alien Technology

Alien Technology provides UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and services to customers in retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, defense, transportation and logistics, pharmaceuticals and other industries. Organizations use Alien's RFID products and services to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and security of their supply chains, logistics and asset tracking operations. Alien's products include RFID tags, RFID readers and related training and professional services.

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AucSale

AucSale has its own shopping site where consumers tender bids for consumer electronics, accessories, foods and various other items exclusively acquired by its buyers. It also wholesales those items to other shopping sites.

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Avec Lab

Avec Lab has developed a SaaS (Software as a Service) model to enable corporations to quickly launch robust customer/client community forums/BBSs (Bulletin Board Systems) enabling customers to create a vibrant user community, share reviews and feedback and receive corporate information and updates.

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BeTrend

BeTrend offers customers a complete low-cost, rapidly deployed solution for coordinated mobile user marketing campaigns. SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions for instant site creation, mass emailing, market research, ecommerce and other services targeting mobile users.

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Bloom Energy

Bloom Energy is changing the way the world generates and consumes energy. Their unique on-site power generation systems utilize an innovative new fuel cell technology with roots in NASA's Mars program. Derived from a common sand-like powder, and leveraging breakthrough advances in materials science, their technology is able to produce clean, reliable, affordable power,... practically anywhere,... from a wide range of renewable or traditional fuels.

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Blue Spark Technologies

Blue SparkTechnologies, an Eveready spin out, produces disposable, thin, flexible batteries that can be manufactured in high volumes at low cost using existing printing equipment and capacity.  The batteries are used in the rapidly emerging markets for active and semi-passive RFID tags, data loggers, active packaging, and smart medical patches.

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bydsign

bydsign is a leading provider of high quality, low cost digital flat panel TVs and monitors. The company designs its products in Japan, manufactures in China, and sells direct to consumers and through leading US and Japanese consumer electronics retailers.

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Class Technology

Class Technology offers a suite of manufacturing software solutions. The company’s Engineering Chain Management (ECM) software supports all processes in the manufacturing environment from design, trial production, procurement, production, sales and maintenance.

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Concur Japan (NASDAQ: CNQR)

Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. The company was founded in 1993 on the premise of helping to drive costs out of business through innovation. In Q1 2011, SunBridge and Concur partnered to create Concur Japan, a joint venture to help Concur enter and expand into the Japanese enterprise market. With approximately 20 percent of T&E spend out of policy*, Concur’s easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. For organizations, Concur helps ensure that corporate travel is booked within policy before the trip is taken and reconciles expenses after travel is completed. And by delivering electronic receipts – from airlines, hotels, and car rental companies – directly into expense reports, Concur virtually eliminates the need to track and manage paper receipts. Trusted by thousands of businesses in more than 90 countries, Concur’s on-demand services process over $35 billion in travel and entertainment (T&E) spend a year. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 10 percent of the world’s T&E spend is processed by Concur.

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e-Medical System

e-Medical System has developed high resolution imaging software capable of ‘stitching’ together the 2-D layered scanning output from CT and PET scans into 3-D images more suitable for medical diagnosis.

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FAOPEN

FAOPEN offers a suite of solutions to network shop floor manufacturing equipment enabling ‘remote engineering’ with centralized monitoring of production and equipment performance for reduced labor costs, improved up-time performance and streamlined procurement.

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FiBest

FiBest manufactures leading edge, small footprint optical components and modules including 10Gbps modulators, transmitter and receiver modules

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Fun-Life

Provides companies with a complete solution for the outsourcing of catalogue and ecommerce sales from initial merchandising and sourcing of products through marketing and sales to fulfillment and logistics.

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G-Mode (JASDAQ: 2333)

G-Mode was established in July 2000 as the world's first mobile network game contents provider specializing in Java game software for cell phones.

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GaiaX (NSE: 3775)

Gaix plans, develops and manages clients’ rich media portal website communities, including systems offering users entertainment content delivery, multiplayer gaming, instant messaging, video messaging, chat and bulletin board services, avatars, etc.

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Hamster

Traditional console video game company (e.g. PS2 platform, Windows) publishing numerous very low priced titles adapted from former arcade games and older, previously premium titles. Utilizing sales data of its titles as direct “market research” to then serialize new games based upon its hit games.

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Horizon Digital Enterprise

Horizon Digital Enterprise develops and distributes system management, security and email tools for Linux servers and networks.

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istyle (TSE: 3660)

istyle is the provider of two cosmetics focused web portals, Cosme.com and @Cosme (cosme.net). These sites sell cosmetics and offer customer reviews of products. Revenues come from product sales, advertising and market research.

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ITMedia (TSE: 2148)

ITmedia is the largest online IT publisher in Japan, offering numerous forums on various subjects, technical articles and case studies. In addition to providing online advice, support and information, the company also offers conference and seminar planning and management.

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LT Solutions

LT Solutions is Japan's leading provider of SAP-related change management education and services. Their offerings include consulting, online and classroom based education, and helpdesk services.

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MacroMill (TSE: 3730)

MacroMill is an online application service provider, coordinating the planning, design and execution of market research via the Internet, creating analytical reports and offering marketing consulting services.

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Miracle Linux

Miracle Linux is a distributor of the Linux operating system and Oracle’s suite of Linux products, and also provides support systems integration services related to Linux applications.

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Net Asia

Net Asia conducts fast-turnaround market research services through mobile phones, and incubates and operates a collection of niche mobile and online ecommerce and marketing sites.

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New IT Venture

NITV is one of Japan's premier IT service, consultancy and support providers. The company provides streaming media, IP telephony, software development and customized support solutions to small and medium enterprise customers. NITV also hosts a consumer IPTV platform for South Asian media content (nepalchannels.com).

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OKWave (NSE: 3808)

Web community offering structured broad-ranging questions and community monitored answer threads. Providing corporations outsourced customer service resources through integration of customer inquiries into web Q&A community. Offering Q&A system software for enterprise use in help desk and knowledge management applications.

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Roonets

Roonets provides complete networked client-server systems and support for delivery of services to visitors in hotel and hospital rooms. Available for access through an in-room PC, these services include: on-demand entertainment (movies, video games, music), guest services (room service menus and ordering, check-out, area maps), Internet access (email, news, etc).

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RouteLambda

Outsourced assembly of standardized optical networking equipment, utilizing low cost, commodity components, and sold broadly through indirect channels.

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Salesforce Japan (sold to parent company)

Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com’s real-time, multitenant architecture, the company’s platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers, including: * The Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact management * The Service Cloud, for customer service and support solutions * Chatter, for social collaboration * The Force.com platform, for custom application development * The AppExchange, the world’s leading marketplace for enterprise cloud computing applications Salesforce.com offers the fastest path to customer success with cloud computing. As of April 30, 2010, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 77,300 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and SunTrust Banks.

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Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM)

Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com’s real-time, multitenant architecture, the company’s platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers, including: * The Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact management * The Service Cloud, for customer service and support solutions * Chatter, for social collaboration * The Force.com platform, for custom application development * The AppExchange, the world’s leading marketplace for enterprise cloud computing applications Salesforce.com offers the fastest path to customer success with cloud computing. As of April 30, 2010, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 77,300 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and SunTrust Banks.

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Shicoh Engineering (TSE: 6667)

Shicoh Engineering manufactures miniaturized vibration, auto-focus, fan and linear motors for camera phones and other devices requiring extremely small footprint and weight, with high durability and long life-cycle demands.

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SilkRoad

SilkRoad technology is a leading provider of a full suite of Cloud-based HR and talent management solutions. Customers include a diverse set of industry leaders such as Allianz, Priceline.com and Crate and Barrel. SilkRoad and SunBridge partnered to create SilkRoad Japan as a joint venture. SilkRoad solutions include Openhire, a recruiting management and applicant tracking system; Redcarpet, a Web-based onboarding and life events software that manages onboarding, offboarding, and employee life cycle events; Wingspan, an employee performance and compensation management solution to measure competencies, develop succession plans, and automate employee review process; Greenlight, a learning management system to manage the process of creating, delivering, and tracking personalized training programs for employees; Eprise, an employee intranet content management system; and HeartBeat, an on-demand HR solution that enables employees and managers to access and act on HR information. SilkRoad Technology, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem with additional offices in Tokyo and France. The company has locations in Chicago, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Boston, Redbank, Edmonton, Singapore, Hamburg, Sydney, and Auckland.

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Smarts Japan

Smarts Japan data solutions allow retailers to optimize pricing and shelf space allocations, share store-level sales data with vendors/manufactures, and data-mine information relating customer demographic and sales data.

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VistaPoint Technology

VistaPoint Technology offers enterprise customers a range of low cost, standardized product solutions in multiple areas including storage (backup, NAS, RAID) and security.

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Yap

Founded in 2006, Yap® pioneered the world's first high accuracy, fully automated cloud-based speech recognition platform. The company offers a simple, scalable and cost effective approach to implementing advanced speech transcription services. Today, service providers and enterprise communications companies including MetroPCS, Microsoft and Sprint use Yap's Speech CloudTM to quickly deploy innovative applications such as voicemail-to- text, mobile messaging, conference call transcription and call mining.

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Zipit Wireless

Zipit Wireless focuses on delivering fully connected, wireless IP devices that use the company’s unique strengths in wireless connectivity, user-friendly device software, and server infrastructure to access Internet-based services. The technology created by Zipit has been shipping in Zipit branded and top tier branded devices since 2004 – enabling people to connect to people and their personalized Internet content.

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