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Founded Year

2017

Stage

Series A | Alive

Total Raised

$230K

About Japan Healthcare

Japan Healthcare aims to prevent musculoskeletal diseases through its products MIRROR WALK, a health management tool that analyzes walking in real-time from 3D data to help people improve their walking, and HOCOH Insole, a service that allows users to take a picture of their foot and make 3D-printed custom-made insoles via smartphone.

Japan Healthcare Headquarter Location

Kiyosakura Heights 204 29-31 Sakuragaokachō, Shibuya City

Tokyo, 150-0031,

Japan

Latest Japan Healthcare News

Sports company Asics invests in a Japanese insole maker

Aug 9, 2021

Fibre2Fashion Toggle navigation 09 Pic: Shutterstock Sports equipment company, Asics, has taken an unspecified stake in healthcare start-up, Japan HealthCare, which makes custom insoles working from photos of feet taken by smartphone. The acquisition was made through Asics Ventures, the brand’s investment subsidiary. Japan HealthCare was founded in June 2017 by Daichi Okabe, a podiatrist in Japan. Japan HealthCare recently won the grand prize in the Asics Accelerator Programme, which was held from October 2020 through February 2021, Asics said in a media statement. According to Asics, one of the strategic objectives in Asics’ mid-term plan 2023 is ‘Realisation of a sustainable society integrating business activities.’ Asics aims to enable a healthy and fulfilled mind and body for people all over the world and provide them with a sustainable environment where they can play sports. The investment in Japan HealthCare is in line with such Asics’ strategy, and Asics and Japan HealthCare will further accelerate their collaboration to realise a society where anyone can walk well for life and will start working together on demonstration trials by conducting foot check-ups targeting elementary and junior high school students. We intend to spread a culture of caring for feet during childhood through foot check-ups and create products and services to support children’s foot and future health, Asics said. Fibre2Fashion News Desk (GK) Sports equipment company, Asics, has taken an unspecified stake in healthcare start-up, Japan HealthCare, which makes custom insoles working from photos of feet taken by smartphone. The acquisition was made through Asics Ventures, the brand's investment subsidiary. Japan HealthCare was founded in June 2017 by Daichi Okabe, a podiatrist in Japan.

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