The origin of our name is Frictionless Assets,
which describes the benefit cryptocurrencies brings to our society
Our mission is to build the infrastructure that enables Blockchain innovations to penetrate across our society.
To deliver on our mission, we are committed to the most advanced technological research and development, and to deploy our findings as products that everyone can use with ease and safety.
We also help more people to learn and acquire expertise in this industry by sharing our knowledge.
Masahiko is the founder and CEO of Fressets. He developed and managed the operation of an exchange platform of Monacoin, Japan's first altcoin, and also various other platforms including mining pool, a consumer wallet product. Masahiko also founded Janom, a technical consulting and system development firm focused on cryptocurrencies.
Masahiko received an M.S in Physics from the University of Tokyo.
Kunihiko is an undisputed business leader who held various CEO roles at large corporations, including the Chairman and the CEO role of Kanebo, one of the biggest CPG brands in Japan and the Co-CEO role at Hikari Tsushin, one of Japan's biggest telecom companies. Kunihiko also served the good of the public as an executive advisor to the governor and mayor of Osaka from 2012 to 2016 under the leadership of Toru Hashimoto.
Kunihiko received MBA from Dartmouth College and BS in engineering from the University of Tokyo.
Tomotaka Goji is Managing Partner of The University of Tokyo Edge Capital & The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co. Ltd. (collectively “UTEC”), and Managing Director of Japan Venture Capital Association. He has raised and managed UTEC funds totaling over JPY 54 billion (approx. USD 500 million). He left the government to co-found UTEC in 2004, after engaging in legislation including "the Limited Partnership Act for Investment", at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Agency for Cultural Affairs, and the Financial Services Agency. He graduated from the University of Tokyo’s Faculty of Law, earned his MBA at Stanford University, and received his Ph.D. in data science from the University of Tokyo’s School of Engineering.
Fressets was founded by those who have robust experience in various cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Our goal is to redevelop society's infrastructure by leveraging technological advancements through blockchain.
In June 2018, we released Bitshield, our first product. Bitshield is a part of our EWM (Enterprise Wallet Management) solution that enables large corporations such as crypto exchange operators to balance the highest security and scalability requirements.
We are also releasing new EWM products for altcoins including Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash, and we enable more and more companies to tap into cryptocurrency businesses.
|Aug 17||Founded with 3M JPY in capital|
|Sep 17||Raised 23M JPY|
|Feb 18||Raised 35M JPY|
|Jun 18||Raised 350M JPY|
|Oct 10||Moved to current location|
|Company Name||Fressets, Inc.|
Co-Founder, CEO and CTO
Co-Founder、Chief Strategy Officer
|Founded on||Aug 7, 2017|
|Headquarter||Room 360, South Clinical Research Bldg,
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
|Employees||17, as of Sep. 1 2019|
|Total Funding||410.7M JPY, as of Mar 1 2019|
|Attorney||Mori Hamada & Matsumoto|