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BASIC holds the 5th Demo Day of its accelerator program "B-SKET"|CUICIN wins the MVT Award

Basic conducted the fifth Demo Day*2 of the "B-SKET" accelerator program for startups offering SaaS*1 solutions. 5 selected companies presented the results of their services developed during the program at the Demo Day, CUICIN Corporation received the MVT Award*3.

1 SaaS: Software as a Service. A software service provided in the cloud.
2 The presentation of the results of the Accelerator Program.
*3 Abbreviation for "Most Valuable Team

List of "B-SKET" Demo Day Judging Results

■MVT Award (1st Prize)
CUICIN Corporation "aiPass

HotelStyle OS "aiPass" is based on a non-contact check-in function, and by customizing plug-in functions to improve operational efficiency and hospitality, an ideal OS tailored to the style of the facility can be realized. By introducing a low-cost, highly versatile system in a short period of time, it realizes DX in the lodging industry and strengthens management.

<Shintaro Tsuji, Representative Director, commented on the award.
For the past six months since I joined B-SKET, I have felt daily that through the dialogues and lectures with Mr. Tadokoro, Mr. Akiyama and other mentors, it has led to the growth of the business, the organization, and myself. I will continue to provide better services with "aiPass" and realize "DX in the lodging and tourism industry" to live up to the MVT award! Thank you very much.

■Findstar Group Award (2nd Place)
TradeWaltz®" by TradeWaltz, Inc.

The trade practice of exchanging necessary goods with overseas countries and supporting everyone's life is still based on "paper documents," which is (1) 34 times longer than in the EU, (2) paper is delivered to the office even with the Corona disaster, making remote work impossible, and (3) paper documents cost 300 billion yen per year. TradeWaltz® proposes a new trade ecosystem in Japan and Asia that solves these issues by completely digitizing trade practices with blockchain technology.

<Mr. Satoru Someya, Director and General Manager of CEO Office, received the award.
Thank you very much for choosing us for the Findstar Group Award. Our service has just started up and product market fit is still in the middle of the road, but with the advice I have received from Mr. Tadokoro, Mr. Akiyama, and other mentors over the past four months, I am gradually beginning to see the light of day. I will continue to strive for the realization of Trade DX.

HANOWA Corporation "HANOWA

Operates a matching platform for dental hygienists with a job ratio of 20 times, starting with the HR field and working on DX in the field of preventive dentistry, which is expected to expand in the future.

<Mr. Shohei Arai, President and Representative Director, commented on the award.
Thank you so much for running alongside us for the past four months!
Being exposed to Mr. Tadokoro's systematically organized problem-solving process also gave us an image that we can solve problems ourselves in the future. I would also like to thank the organizers, Basic, Cross Marketing, and Findstar Group, for this valuable opportunity. We will surely thank you by transforming our own industry.

Other Selected Companies
MENTER" by WHITE Corporation

MENTER is "an online learning service that allows organizations to strengthen and visualize their digital skills."
The quiz-based learning program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to master digital (software). The themes handled are specialized to those required for liberal arts IT personnel (PC operation skills, understanding of systems, Excel, data analysis, automation, etc.).
Promote digital transformation of companies by "developing DX human resources".

GrowthPlanet" by LeanGo Inc.

GrowthPlanet is a SaaS that streamlines operations for web professionals. It is a must-have for web professionals.


■Basic Inc.
A technology company that operates under the mission, "As a group of problem solvers, we will solve every problem in the world that hinders our passion and create a world where a wide variety of companies can focus on their strengths. In order to solve the problems that companies face in terms of lack of environment, know-how, and resources for Web marketing, the company operates three businesses: "ferret One," an all-in-one BtoB marketing tool, "formrun," a form creation and management tool, and "ferret," a Web marketing media. Web marketing media "ferret".

Supporting Companies

■ Cross Marketing Group, Inc.
Since its establishment in 2003, the company has expanded its business domain from marketing research to IT solutions, digital marketing, etc., in order to help clients solve business issues and create the future.

Currently, in addition to data collection through Internet and offline research, the Data Marketing and Insight businesses provide comprehensive marketing research services, including highly specialized healthcare and medical fields, as well as global marketing research services utilizing the Group's network. In addition, we provide global services that leverage the Group's network. In addition, the digital marketing business provides digital promotion services in addition to outsourcing services ranging from various system and application development to engineer and web-based human resource support, BPO, and BPR. As a group, the company also provides support for the execution phase of clients' businesses in the IT/digital domain, from business decision-making support through the collection of consumer data and the elucidation of insights.

■Findstar Group, Inc.https://findstar-group.co.jp/)
An entrepreneurial group that gathers ventures engaged in various businesses with a focus on direct marketing, with the MISSION of creating a platform for the growth of entrepreneurs and ventures. Our investment policy is to invest in "people" rather than businesses, and we actively provide support as a CVC. It supports business growth by providing resources such as human networks, information, human resources, funds, and clients, as well as the know-how accumulated by the group.

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