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CompanyAquaFusion Inc.
Business descriptionManufacture and sale of marine acoustic equipment
Head Office4-1-1-1004 Minatojima Nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 650-0046 Japan
Company RepresentativeToyoki Sasakura CEO
EstablishmentJanuary 19, 2017
CapitalJPY 142,150,000. –
Number of employees10 (including executives)
Company History
January 2017Established AquaFusion Inc.
February 2018Invited to be a speaker and received winner at ICC Fukuoka Real Tech Catapult
July 2018Fundraised 35 million yen from Real-Tech Fund
May 2019Fundraised 200 million yen from Real-Tech Fund
August 2019Launched test sales of AquaMagic
August 2020Won 5th place in 2020 IVS Launchpad
December 2020Launched AquaMagic officially
Released MagicBuoy and MagicView simultaneously
March 2021Formed business alliance with NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in the field of smart fisheries
December 2017Japanese Patent No. 6255449 obtained
(Acoustic sounding device, acoustic sounding method, and multibeam acoustic sounding device)
September 2018Japanese Patent No. 6402224 obtained
(Acoustic sounding device and Acoustic sounding method)
September 2019Japanese Patent No. 6587564 obtained
(Acoustic sounding device, acoustic sounding method, multibeam acoustic measuring device, and aperture synthesis sonar)
February 2020Japanese Patent No. 6664731 obtained
(Underwater information display equipment)
April 2020U.S. Patent Application No. 15/748,099
(Privileged and confidential echo measuring apparatus, echo sounding apparatus, multibeam echo measuring apparatus, multibeam echo sounding apparatus, and aperture synthetic sonar)
September 2020Japanese Patent No. 6757083 obtained
(Acoustic sounding device and multibeam acoustic sounding device)

Media Coverage

The Suisan-Keizai Daily News

The Minato Shinbun

Nihon Keizai Shinbun

Sankei Shinbun
(Smart Fisheries Industry to “Not Too Much” Fisheries Fisheries Resources: Protecting Fisheries Resources with Information and Communication Technology)

STARTUPS -Here are the answers to revitalizing Japan.- 【Nikkei BP】

Smart Fisheries Handbook 【Ryokushobou | Written by Masaaki Wada】

FNN Prime Online


Good Morning Japan (broadcasted on July 5, 2021)

Nikkei News Plus 9 (broadcasted on July 28, 2021)

Tankyu no Kaidan(broadcasted on Jan 13, 2022)