About Us

Company Profile

Group
Company Name

BINARYSTAR Co., Ltd.

Address

11F, Kiraritoginza,
1-8-19, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan

Capital Stock

8,000,000 Yen

Representative

Junya Yamamoto, Yuhi Ikegami

Business Outline

Coworking space business

IT consulting business

Management consulting business

Marketing Localization and PR support business

Founded

2018/11/16

History

Bitcoin was only a single project within the broader field of blockchain technology. A new era of opportunities has now begun, as we move towards real-life blockchain integration.

That is why we created BINARYSTAR; to provide the best in blockchain integration and to demonstrate how blockchain is becoming further embedded in our everyday lives.

Mission

Our mission is to support all companies applying blockchain, with technological, legal, and business insight. Our team is committed to providing the utmost speed in blockchain-business integration.

We aspire to become paramount in the blockchain industry and contribute greatly to Japan's global competitiveness. We aim to create an environment that facilitates active participation from any company interested in blockchain.

Our Team

JUNYA YAMAMOTO

CEO

Junya Yamamoto

YUJI AKABA

Advisor
Incubation Manager

Yuji Akaba

TAKAYUKI IGAKI

Lawyer
Incubation Manager

Takayuki Igaki

YUSEI KANASUGI

Adviser

Yusei Kanasugi

YUHI IKEGAMI

Founder

Yuhi Ikegami

OTAVIO OLIVEIRA

Global Account Manager

Otavio Oliveira

HAYATE MATSUZAKI

Community OperationIncubation Manager

Hayate Matsuzaki

GEOFF AYRES

Global MarketingIncubation Manager

Geoff Ayres

IZUMI OKAMOTO

Domestic MarketingIncubation Manager

Izumi Okamoto

RUBY SHEN

Ruby Capital
QRC Japan

Ruby Shen

Executive Advisory Committee

 

One of the largest blockchain technology community in Japan. The total number of attendees exceeds 3,000.
They co-host events with prominent speakers and industry leading organizations such as WIRED and ConcenSys on a variety of topics including technology, case studies, law, and beginners. They has held conferences in more than 10 cities around the world, including Tokyo, Singapore, Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Rwanda, Toronto, and Paris. The community also holds a number of events that utilize cutting-edge technology, including an inbound-themed Ethereum Hackathon and an AI x blockchain workshop with SingularityNET, a global player in AI.

 

INFINITY BLOCKCHAIN VENTURES (IBV) is a high-profile blockchain consulting company that has offices in Japan, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Ho Chi Minh City. It has distinguished itself in the Asia region with its power to pursue its clients’ goal through business, legal, tech, and financial support. IBV collaborates with top universities from Vietnam, Malaysia, and Taiwan to accelerate blockchain research, development, and adaptation.

 

 

The Blockchain Business Community (BBC) operates a community where participants can discuss and exchange information about the significantnt impact blockchain will have on industries, universities, companies and individuals.

Specifically, they operate media specializing in blockchain (a blog distribution from a neutral standpoint) to introduce overseas newspapers, concepts and business models to blockchain technology. They also hold community meetups that provide opportunities for the educational and industrial community to interact.

At their monthly “Blockchain Meet-up”, insight is given to the latest ideas in order to deepen discussions and to promote their blockchain community. They also conduct and put out reports on their research on blockchain and its challenges. Also, the BBC operated Facebook group has over 3000 members, where members can also engage in interactive discussion.

Major participating institutions include (this list is not exhaustive) the University of Tokyo, University of Waseda, University of Keio, University of Meiji, the National University of Singapore, and Tsinghua University. Major corporations and venture companies are also advocates of the BBC.

 

 

The CTIA provides financial platforms with substantiated research on AI, distributed processing, and encryption. The company operates in nine countries: Switzerland, Singapore, South Korea, China, New Zealand, Australia, Israel, Hong Kong and the United States. They also have commercial branches in Singapore, Switzerland, Japan and South Korea.

The CTIA Swiss consulting firm are supporting blockchain startup fundraising through a Token Generating Event (TGE). The CTIA also conduct strict due diligence, to protect investors and to ensure compliance assurance. Dilligent checks are also performed regarding the use of raised funds and whether they have sufficient technology in place to develop their products. The CTIA are also responsible for assessing the validity of companie infrastructures, the quality of their members, and their overall integrity.

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Global Account Manager

Otavio Oliveira

Mr. Oliveira is a seasoned global account manager and digital executive. Expert in product design and development, business-driven technology assessment, and implementation. He is an innovator that bridges the world between brand marketing, digital, and entrepreneurship.

Disruption and innovation are at the top of every executive agenda for the world’s largest companies. The rise of blockchain creates tremendous opportunities for companies to embrace innovative new business models. In this workshop-style talk, Mr. Oliveira guides companies through the digital landscape and how the innovation matrix can spark new ideas for their business.

CEO

Junya Yamamoto

Yamamoto is a blockchain business specialist and has generated a prolific contribution in the blockchain tech and business space since 2015.

Yamamoto and his team will become your liaison and personal project partners, helping to facilitate sustainable growth within your business.

BINARYSTAR provides business development and project management for all types of blockchain projects, by leveraging our in-house team and our network of over 300 specialists across Asia and internationally.

Domestic Marketing
Incubation Manager

Izumi Okamoto

Okamoto served as general manager in a major bar & restaurant chain, contributing greatly and rebuilding numerous stores.

He then went on to bitFlyer, Japan’s biggest crypto exchange. There, he was in charge of setting up the customer support center, and was responsible for a 200 member team.

At BINARYSTAR, Okamoto will manage new businesses as an incubation manager and will also head domestic marketing.

Community Operation
Incubation Manager

Hayate Matsuzaki

Matsuzaki graduated from Keio University, Department of Law. Matsuzaki has a unique background; He started his career as a professional interpreter exclusively for IT engineers at Tata Consultancy Services Japan Limited, while also performing as an actor in movies and starring in Amon Miyamoto’s plays.

After that, he joined an IoT start-up company as one of the founding members. He was responsible for contract negotiations with Chinese companies, sales planning, and corporate sales.

At BINARYSTAR, Matsuzaki will manage new businesses as an incubation manager and will also head the community building.

Global Marketing
Incubation Manager

Geoff Ayres

Ayres has been consulting Japanese companies to advance into overseas markets in a Hong Kong-based consulting company since 2014.

Also, he has been supporting new business development and fundraising for the subsidiary since 2015. Furthermore, Ayres, as an external consultant, helped a major Japanese company with strategy planning, marketing, and team building.

Ayres has also been involved in other areas of business such as investment, web development, UI · UX design, etc.

At BINARYSTAR, Ayres will manage new businesses as an incubation manager and will also head global marketing.

Founder

Yuhi Ikegami

After participating in the launch of a community-led blockchain at age 18, Ikegami has been involved in designing and planning various projects, including the launch of a top ten blockchain project.

He was also involved in the establishment of a voluntary regulatory body for cryptocurrencies, which is the only body that the government of Singapore has approved so far.

Ikegami has been aware of the many issues and problems of this industry, which is what led him to start BINARYSTAR. With this concept in mind, Ikegami will be at the forefront to promote the implementation of blockchain.

Ruby Capital
QRC Japan

Ruby Shen

Ruby Shen worked for 5 years in the PR & Strategic Planning Team of China Head Office of SK Group (Fortune 500). Shen was involved in building brand management and public relations systems in China and Korea and strengthening their business networks.
After that, she joined the QRC Group and is mainly responsible for international business cooperation in Japan, China, and Singapore.

Shen also successfully co-established the first Waseda University blockchain lab - Laboratory for Blockchain Education and Research (2019), conducted the NEO Hackathon in Japan for the first time with NEO (2018). Holding seminars and organizing the media platform named Blockchain Business Community (BBC) in Tokyo, and co-authored "Mapping Journalism".

Adviser

Yusei Kanasugi

Kanasugi started his entrepreneurial career at age 19, starting up a food service enterprise, a recruitment company, and also a currency exchange company overseas.

In 2014, Kanasugi moved to Thailand to actively utilize the business skills he gained in Japan, to support Southeast Asian startups. Kanasugi started to consult to blockchain companies from 2015 and is already an active consultant for the blockchain industry.

Currently, he oversees HR recruitments in Hong Kong.

Lawyer
Incubation Manager

Takayuki Igaki

Igaki is a graduate of Kyoto University's Department of Law. Currently, he is actively involved in corporate law while also serving as an executive for six corporations and NOPs that he also founded.

Igaki not only possesses comprehensive skill in business, marketing, and problem-solving, but he can also work as a system engineer, making him a lawyer with business and technical development skills that far exceed others in his field.

Igaki is engaged in creating a project that adheres to the "Sandbox regulation" laid out by the Japanese government and has authored the book "37 Legal Frameworks", which has become a cornerstone of modern business law rhetoric.

Advisor
Incubation Manager

Yuji Akaba

Akaba is a graduate of Tokyo University’s Department of Technology and has worked at Komatsu Ltd, where, he was responsible for the design and development of off-the-road dump trucks.

After receiving his MBA from the prestigious Stanford University, Akaba spent 14 years with McKinsey & Company, launching their McKinsey-Seul office.

In 2002, Akaba co-founded Breakthrough Partners Co., Ltd. and has been engaged in supporting, planning, and executing business and marketing strategies for the past 18 years. Akaba has authored 17 books in Japan and 16 books internationally including the widely acclaimed "Zero Second Thinking”.

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