JETRO to Showcase 12 Innovative Japanese Startups at Disrupt SF 2019

Sep 19, 2019

GG Bridge

Want to invest in or partner with 12 innovative Japanese startups? Then visit the Japan Innovation Pavilion at Disrupt SF 2019 in San Francisco!

JETRO San Francisco is coordinating the Japan Innovation Pavilion at this year's Disrupt SF Conference hosted by TechCrunch. The conference will be held at the Moscone Center, Ballroom F in San Francisco, CA from October 2-4. Disrupt SF 2019 will feature over 1,000 early stage startups and sponsors from all technology sectors as they showcase their latest technology products, platforms, and services.

For Disrupt SF 2019, JETRO will bring 12 innovative startups from Japan. These startups are all participants of JETRO’s Japan Innovation Program, which provides boot camps with personal mentoring and acceleration opportunities. This year’s exhibitors come from various sectors such as data services, drones, health tech, GPS tech, and robotics. Japan is known for having advanced technology and unique methods of problem solving, and these 12 companies exemplify that. The exhibitors include:


Stroly is an online platform for maps linked with location information. Anyone can upload and add their own maps, or find maps created by others near their current location.


Mui Labs
Mui Labs develops design-focused household technology with beautiful wooden materials. Their products feature intuitive technology to monitor temperature, lighting, voicemails, and more.


AI Samurai

AI Samurai develops a patent examination simulation system that supports patent search operations by significantly reducing the burden on the inventor and providing highly accurate search results.



Aeronext created the gravity control technology 4D GRAVITY® to improve the stability of drones and increase their efficiency and productivity.


Kotozna created a web app that provides auto-translated, remote, and real-time text and voice-to-text messaging for organizations to communicate across language barriers.


Concierge U
Concierge U is a conversational SaaS company that developed the chat program “Kuzen” to reduce operational and onboarding costs for businesses.


Medmain strives to solve the global shortage of pathologists. They are tackling the problem with “PidPort,” an AI-driven marketplace for pathological image diagnoses.


MeeCap develops and processes mining software that analyzes big office data using AI. Their software visualizes how people work by logging PC operations and business processes.


Bell Design

Bell Design creates powerful hardware components for high-end computers, including the PowerSpot POL converter.



Unicast provides technology for communication robots used by enterprises that allow robots to be utilized for office reception, product presentations, foreign language response, and product recommendations as a personal shopper. 


InterMedia Labs

InterMedia Labs is developing and selling the C-Card, a multi-touch card which allows access to multiple websites just by holding the card against a smartphone touch panel.


Tsubame Radio

Tsubame Radio creates Slip Rings which allow electronic devices to maintain electrical connections even through 360-degree rotations.

This year, JETRO is offering a limited number of Basic Disrupt passes to investors who are interested in visiting the Japan Pavilion.

For more information, or to schedule a meeting with one of the Japanese exhibitors, contact Will Ferguson at

For more information on TechCrunch Disrupt, visit their homepage HERE.


JETRO is the Japanese government agency responsible for promoting trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO provides support and assistance to American companies entering the Japanese market and to Japanese companies expanding overseas. JETRO was established in 1958 and has more than 70 offices around the world, including six offices in the USA. JETRO provides a wide range of services, including timely market intelligence, extensive business development support, and relevant business events, all designed to encourage business partnerships between American companies and Japan.