NEWS

2019.2.20

AI TOKYO LAB Co., Ltd. transfers all shares of a new company to be established through company split to Cocon Inc.

AI TOKYO LAB Co., Ltd. transfers all shares of a new company to be established through company split to Cocon Inc.
~ AWL , Inc. Concentrates Management Resources on Retail SaaS Business ~

AI TOKYO LAB Co., Ltd. (* 1), which is a group company of Satsudora Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE: Securities Code: 3544 / Headquarters: Sapporo City, Hokkaido / President and CEO: Hiroki Toyama, hereinafter referred to as “Satsudora HD”) Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo / Representative Director and President: Muneharu Kitade, hereinafter referred to as “the company”) is a new company that establishes an AI contract development business and an AI human resource development business through a company split in order to concentrate management resources on the development of AI solutions. We have announced that we have agreed to transfer all shares of the new company to COCON Inc. (Head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo / President & CEO: Yuya Kuratomi, hereinafter referred to as “Cocon”).

(* 1) At our board of directors meeting held on January 23, 2019, we resolved to change the trade name to “ AWL, Inc.” and approved at our extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on January 31, 2019 (this The effective date of the company name change is February 28, 2019, and on the same day, the new company will succeed the company name of “AI TOKYO LAB Co., Ltd.”.

■Background and outlook

While AI (Artificial Intelligence) is expected to be a leading technology for promoting corporate productivity and business efficiency, securing and fostering a “new color” that can utilize AI is a serious issue, and 2020 Is expected to be around 48,000 people. (※ 2)
Based on such background, both our AI contract development business and AI human resource development business we have developed have been steadily growing since our establishment in 2016.
Appropriate strategies for “security” and digital transformation that are essential when dealing with huge and delicate data in promoting AI utilization and digital transformation in a company Interest in “total support for formulation and implementation of measures” is rapidly increasing.
Under such circumstances, the value acquired through extensive and deep digging is multiplied by the AI ​​consignment development and AI human resource development know-how that we have cultivated, and the know-how of technology × branding / design, which is our strength. We believe that we can provide one-stop service, and we have reached an agreement.

As a division company, AWL, Inc. as a member of Satsudora HD group companies, will concentrate management resources on the development of AI solutions that solve common problems of chain store (multiple stores) management such as retail, restaurant and apparel. We will accelerate our efforts to provide them widely in the form of Software as a Service (SaaS).

(* 2) Research on NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization)

Please seethe press release for details.