Cogent Labs

Cogent Labs Overview

Founded 2014
Status Private
Latest Deal Type Series C
Latest Deal Amount $20.2M
Latest Deal Amount
Investors 16

Cogent Labs General Information


Developer of AI tools intended to scan documents and turn handwriting into digital text. The company's predictive analysis products can handle Japan's writing system of kanji, hiragana, and katakana using artificial intelligence, providing clients with natural language understanding tools and the facility to convert handwritten documents into data.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Financial Software
Primary Office
  • Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower
  • 36F 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
  • Tokyo, 106-0032
  • Japan

Cogent Labs Timeline

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Cogent Labs Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 26-May-2020 $20.2M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC (Series B) 23-May-2019 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 06-Mar-2017 $11.4M $11.4M Completed Startup

Cogent Labs Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Eric Whiteway Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Kyoji Kimoto Chief Financial Officer
Min Song Chief Operating Officer
Minoru Hoshina Chief Revenue Officer
Jun Iinuma Co-Founder, Representative Director & Chairman

1 Former Executive

Cogent Labs Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Jun Iinuma Cogent Labs Co-Founder, Representative Director & Chairman 000 0000
Keiji Torii Self Audit & Supervisory Board Member 000 0000

Cogent Labs Investors (16)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aizawa Securities Limited Partner Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Comture Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
i Holdings Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Japan Co-Invest Limited Partnership Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
K2 Investment Partners Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0

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