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Startups of The Year 2023: 38+ Startups Nominated in Tokyo

by Startups Of The Year May 25th, 2023
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TOKYO, JAPAN - HackerNoon, the technology publishing company, is pleased to announce the nominees for its annual “Startups of the Year” award, featuring the most promising and innovative companies in the Tokyo startup ecosystem.

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TOKYO, JAPAN - HackerNoon, the technology publishing company, is pleased to announce the nominees for its annual “Startups of the Year” award, featuring the most promising and innovative companies in the Tokyo startup ecosystem.


The list, compiled by the HackerNoon team, showcases over 38 startups that are making significant contributions to the Tokyo economy and driving innovation in their respective industries.

People around the world can nominating their favorite startups in Tokyo by visiting Startups of the Year 2023: Tokyo, Japan


Among the nominees in Tokyo for Startups of the Year 2023 are:


  • FingerVision

  • Yaraku

  • Visual Alpha

  • ZenGengo

  • SHINRA

  • Diver-X

  • Newrope


All of these startups have demonstrated remarkable growth and innovation in their fields.


“We are thrilled to recognize the top startups in Tokyo and celebrate their achievements,” said David Smooke, HackerNoon Founder & CEO. “These startups are redefining what it means to be innovative, and we are honored to showcase their work and impact.”


Startups of the Year 2023 is a community-driven voting platform that recognizes startups that are changing technology and the world for the better. Starting May 8th, 2023, the internet can nominate and vote for the best ventures in their city. The voting period will remain open until December 31, 2023, and winners will be announced in January 2024 after a comprehensive evaluation by the HackerNoon team.


In its previous iteration, a total of 44,427 startups were nominated in 16 different regions, and the community cast 234,344 votes during a 6-month long campaign in favor of budding companies that were growing and trending across every major city in the world. The 1,382 winners received perks from sponsors, like 3,000 Brex Points, and a tech company news page from HackerNoon.


As a proponent of the open data movement, HackerNoon releases the unique social data gathered from Startups of the Year on GitHub as “/where-startups-trend” for valuable insights.

Apart from validation from the world's greenest tech publication, all nominees get free interviews relevant to their domain, region, and funding. They will also receive an amazing discount package designed for their startup and a free version of their very own Tech Company News Page on HackerNoon.


These pages include business overviews (such as head count, founding year, bio, social links, and domain ranking) coupled with dynamic updates every time the company is mentioned in HackerNoon stories or relevant headlines around the web.


People can nominate their favorite startups until June 8th, and vote once per day per award for who they think should be Startup of the Year starting all the way up to December 31st.

In addition to the award itself, winners receive exclusive interviews, an exclusive NFT from HackerNoon, and a .Tech Domain for life.

About HackerNoon

HackerNoon is a technology publication that aims to empower developers, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts to share their knowledge and expertise with a global audience. With a readership of over 4M+ monthly visitors, HackerNoon provides a platform for startups and innovators to showcase their work and connect with a vibrant community of like-minded individuals.

About Tokyo Startups

Tokyo is one of the largest metropolises in the world. Home to companies like Sony, Toyota, and Nintendo, the global image of Tokyo screams technology. With that reputation, the startup scene in the city is growing like it never has before.


The Government of Japan has also placed their bets in startups to help strengthen the national economy, and even offer programs to help startups in Tokyo get off the ground.


In a country with a declining birth rate, startups can not only strengthen the Japanese economy, but also attract a foreign workforce and bring new life to the country.


HackerNoon is proud to honor these Japanese startups helping to make a positive impact.


People around the world can start voting for and nominating their favorite startups in Tokyo by visiting Startups of the Year 2023: Tokyo, Japan


To learn more about HackerNoon Startups of the Year 2023, visit Startups of the Year FAQ page today.


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The 2023 Startups Of The Year is sponsored by .Tech Domains.