Gatebox Overview

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Gatebox General Information


Developer of a holographic anime bot designed to assist users to live with their favorite character. The company's holographic anime bot communicates with the users on a daily basis and offers emotional support, enabling users to get rid of loneliness

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Vinclu, Winkle
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Electronics (B2C)
Other Industries
Application Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 7th Floor NREG Akihabara building
  • 1-8-13 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku
  • Tokyo, 101-0021
  • Japan

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Gatebox Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Merger/Acquisition 02-Mar-2017 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Early Stage VC 20-Jan-2016 00000 00000 Completed Startup
6. Early Stage VC 09-Feb-2015 00000 00000 Completed Startup
5. Early Stage VC 01-Dec-2014 Completed Startup
4. Product Crowdfunding 25-Sep-2014 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator 04-Dec-2013 Completed Startup
1. Product Crowdfunding 07-Nov-2013 $6.19K Completed Startup
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Gatebox Patents

Gatebox Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2022041574-A Picture display device Pending 01-Sep-2020
JP-2020013037-A Projection device Pending 19-Jul-2018 000000000
US-20200026174-A1 Projection device Inactive 19-Jul-2018 000000000 0
JP-2019145883-A Stereoscopic image display apparatus Pending 15-Feb-2018
JP-2019139169-A Image display device, image display method, and image display program Pending 14-Feb-2018
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Gatebox Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Minori Takechi Chief Executive Officer
Hiroshi Sasaki Advisor
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Gatebox Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Headline Asia Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Incubate Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Primal Capital (Japan) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
iSG Investment Works Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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