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Friday, December 8, 2023

Asteria Invests in Holoeyes, Inc! Pioneer in Medical Virtual Reality Technology to Advance Surgery and Medical Education

Asteria has invested in Holoeyes, a startup company that develops and provides VR software specifically for the medical field!

Background of Asteria's investment in Holoeyes

Holoeyes is a startup company that provides VR software specialized for clinical medicine and medical education, etc. It converts 2D data of the human body obtained by CT and MRI into 3D computer graphics, and enables users to perform surgery and education while checking organs and blood vessels in VR. Startups and other organizations have recognized this software, and it is attracting attention both in Japan and abroad.

As Asteria is accelerating its growth strategy by efficiently investing in companies that match the "4D" (Data, Device, Decentralized, Design) investment focus area, it has determined that Holoeyes' business model and services match the "4Ds". In addition, we decided to invest in Holoeyes because we can pursue business synergies with Asteria ART, a subsidiary specializing in AI, such as building a medical database using AI technology.

Surgery while checking organs and blood vessels in VR

<Summary of investment

Company NameHoloeyes Inc.
Head Office LocationMinato Ward, Tokyo
EstablishmentOctober 2016
representativeMaki Sugimoto
Key Technologies and Patents1. Patent No. 6440135
Title of invention: Medical information virtual reality server, medical information virtual reality program, and method for producing medical information virtual reality data

2. Patent No. 6380966
Title of invention: Medical information virtual reality system

Patent No.: US 11,139,070 B2 US Patent Name: Medical information virtual reality server system, medical information virtual reality program, medical medical information virtual reality system, method of creating medical information virtual reality data, and medical information virtual reality data
Amount of investmentApprox. 60 million yen
Major Investing Companies(in no particular order)
(MEDIPAL HOLDINGS Corporation, Nippon Venture Capital, Carbon Ventures, QR Investment, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Capital, SOLIZE Co.


As Holoeyes Corporation, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to Asteria Corporation for this very valuable funding opportunity. Based on this new support, we have been able to secure the resources to further expand Holoeyes' business and accelerate the promotion of medical innovation. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all people by using medical imaging information as the core of our business to improve the efficiency of healthcare and the work styles of healthcare professionals. With this support, we expect to realize strong business synergies and further advance our technology development and service offerings to realize this mission, thereby significantly expanding our positive impact on society. We will continue to leverage each other's strengths to pursue sustainable growth and innovation.

Maki Sugimoto, Representative Director, Holoeyes K.K.

<Our company's on-demand media articles
Updating medicine with VR and AI, Holoeyes Maki Sugimoto leads the way in true reform of the medical field [Part 1]."https://www.asteria.com/jp/inlive/social/6202/

About Asteria

ASTERIA is a software development company that provides products and services that "connect" people, things, and omoi based on the concept of "connecting the world through software" as an expert in "connecting" society and businesses. ASTERIA Warp, our core product, has been introduced to more than 10,000 companies (as of August 1, 2023) as a product that can link data from various systems and the cloud with no code.

In addition, Handbook X, a digital contents platform, is a cloud service that allows users to manage all kinds of information, including documents, videos, and websites, in an application. Platio, a mobile app creation tool, is a cloud service that allows anyone to easily create and utilize mobile apps suited to their business with no code. Gravio, a node integration platform, is a no-code node computing platform that enables centralized management of information by consolidating and utilizing diverse data in various locations. Through the provision of these products, we are promoting DX and business efficiency. We are also involved in activities to promote various innovations and spread awareness of new technologies and values, such as participating in the establishment of the Blockchain Promotion Association and the No-Code Promotion Association.

name of companyAsteria Corporation
EstablishmentSep. 1998
LocationEbisu Prime Square Tower 19F, 1-1-39 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
representativeYoichiro Hirano
uniform resouce locatorhttps://jp.asteria.com/

About Holoeyes

Holoeyes is a Tokyo-based medical ICT venture established in 2016 that offers Holoeyes MD (managed care device), a medical imaging software that computer processes image information obtained from CT, MRI, and other diagnostic imaging devices for medical treatment, to medical facilities, educational The product is used in medical facilities and educational institutions. The product has the capability to perform 3D image processing and can also be used in conjunction with a head-mounted display for spatial presentation.

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