Orb

Company Name
Orb
Founder/CEO
Headquarters Location
URL
https://imagine-orb.com/
Service/Product
Orb 1, SmartCoin
Total Equity Funding
JPY 274 million/Seed
Investor
Cyber Agent Ventures, SBI Investment, Ceres, United, Adways Co., Monex Ventures
Description
By utilizing the decentralized cloud computing system Orb, developed by the company of the same name, users can build their own virtual currencies and associated payment networks. Through Orb, the company provides SDKs and web APIs through Smart Coin, which lets users develop their own e-money easily. In February 2016, the company paired up with NTT Docomo Ventures, Orix, ORIX Bank Corporation, and Shizuoka Bank, with the aim of procuring overseas remittance, along with a payment system. The company collaborates with several local financial institutions, and was featured as one of the 10 up-and-coming ventures in "Great Predictions for 2017" by Toyo Keizai.
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