Chikaku Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014


  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 9


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $5.7M

  • Investors
  • 15

Chikaku General Information


Developer of an electronic device designed to connect remote family members. The company's device sends content, photos and videos taken with smartphones directly to the TV, enabling grandparents and family members living far away to interact with their grandchildren and relatives.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronics (B2C)
Other Industries
Application Software
Primary Office
  • 2-14-7 East of Shibuya Ward
  • Shibuya-ku
  • Tokyo, 150-0011
  • Japan

Chikaku Timeline

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Chikaku Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Later Stage VC 06-Apr-2021 $5.7M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series B) 01-Oct-2019 00.000 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Early Stage VC (Series A) 31-Jan-2018 00.000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Seed Round 31-Oct-2017 00.000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Accelerator/Incubator 05-Apr-2017 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 19-Dec-2016 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 01-Aug-2016 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Product Crowdfunding 30-Oct-2015 $47.6K $168K Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 02-Mar-2015 $168K $168K Completed Startup
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Chikaku Patents

Chikaku Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2022144667-A Program, information processing method, and information processing device Pending 19-Mar-2021
JP-2020141162-A Program, information processing method and information processor Active 26-Feb-2019
JP-7340835-B2 Program, information processing method, and information processing device Active 26-Feb-2019 0
JP-2020123936-A Communication device, information output system, terminal device, communication program, and communication method Pending 31-Jan-2019
JP-2019120991-A Set top box for image viewing and image distribution server Pending 28-Dec-2017
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Chikaku Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kenji Kajiwara Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Kenta Kuwata Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Michi Sato Ph.D Co-Founder
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Chikaku Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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Chikaku Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
ABC Dream Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Aflac Ventures Japan Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Yamaguchi Capital Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GMO Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Impact Venture Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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