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Stage

Corporate Majority | Acquired

Total Raised

$930K

About Vinclu

Vinclu has developed an appcessory product called Ayatori, which plugs into a smartphone earphone jack to enable users to enjoy communicating with others by changing illumination patterns using the mobile app. The company is also developing Gatebox, a hologram-based communication robot allowing users to enjoy their daily lives with their favorite 2D character.

Vinclu Headquarters Location

Make-Up Building, 5th Floor 2 Chome-18 Kanda Sakumacho, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo, 101-0025,

Japan

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Expert Collections containing Vinclu

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Robotics

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Latest Vinclu News

The $2,500 answer to Amazon’s Echo could make Japan’s sex crisis even worse

Jun 3, 2018

June 3, 2018 Japan has a sex problem. The country’s birthrate is in the negative, where deaths are outpacing births. Simply put, Japan’s population is decreasing. source But let’s be clear: Population change is a complicated subject affected by many factors. Western media often correlates the decline in Japan’s population size with recent studies of Japanese sexual habits and marriage. A 2016 study by the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research in Japan, for instance, found that “almost 70 percent of unmarried men and 60 percent of unmarried women are not in a relationship.” But just because people aren’t in relationships doesn’t mean they don’t want companionship, of course. And that’s where something like Gatebox comes in. source Vinclu Inc. Yes, that’s an artificially intelligent character who lives in a glass tube in your home. Her name is Azuma Hikari, and she’s the star of Gatebox – a $2,700 Amazon Echo-esque device that acts as a home assistant and companion. Here’s what we know: A Japanese company named Vinclu created the Gatebox. source Source It’s about the size of an 8-inch by 11-inch piece of paper, according to Vinclu. And there’s a good reason for that: The device is intended to be “big enough for you to be able to put right beside you.” You’ll understand why you’d want a Gatebox so close soon enough. The Gatebox is similar to Amazon’s Echo — it’s a voice-powered home assistant. source

  • Where is Vinclu's headquarters?

    Vinclu's headquarters is located at Make-Up Building, 5th Floor, Tokyo.

  • What is Vinclu's latest funding round?

    Vinclu's latest funding round is Corporate Majority.

  • How much did Vinclu raise?

    Vinclu raised a total of $930K.

  • Who are the investors of Vinclu?

    Investors of Vinclu include LINE Corporation, Primal Capital, iSGS Investment Works and Incubate Fund.

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