Business ExpandingFour Twenty Seven, Inc., a U.S. environmental and climate change risk assessment company, establishes a Japanese subsidiary in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

May 19, 2021

Twenty Seven, Inc.External site: a new window will open. Four , founded in 2012 and headquartered in California, U.S., is a company that analyzes weather and environmental risk data and provides the assessment data.

Using big data and climate models, the company analyzes and assesses the future economic risks brought about by natural disasters caused by global climate change, and provides the assessment data. The data and applications are useful for calculating and taking actions against the physical risks of future natural disasters on assets such as pension portfolios and real estate.


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Based on the judgment that Japan, which is exposed to serious climate risk and disaster risk on a daily basis, has a lot of market potential to benefit from its data analysis services, the company established a Japanese subsidiary in January 2020 with the aim of developing its business for the Japanese market, and began full-scale operations in 2021.

Upon establishing the Japanese subsidiary, JETRO's Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided consultation (tax) and introduced service providers (tax accountants and banks).

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