Elephantech Inc. is a start-up that manufactures and sells single-sided flex PCB that are manufactured in an environmentally friendly manner by utilizing inkjet printing and copper plating under the mission of ”Making the world sustainable with new manufacturing technologies“.
Moving forward, we will work not only on flex PCB manufacturing but also on printing a wide variety of functions such as 3D wiring formation or sensor production through a method in which digital data is used to layer various materials only on necessary parts.
We will realize a sustainable future by spreading our environmentally friendly technology that has been optimized by digital technologies.
|Headquarters||4-3-8 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0032, Japan|
|Representative||Shinya Shimizu, CEO|
|Capital||JPY 100 million|
|Number of employees||48|
|Business description||Development of printed electronics manufacturing technology and provision of related services|
As of February 17, 2021
Founded AgIC Inc.
Started a Kickstarter project（AgIC Circuit Marker）
Raised $80K on Kickstarter
Won Microsoft Innovation Award 2014
Started sales of AgIC Circuit Maker
Won TechCrunch startup battle 2014
Raised JPY100M on an angel round
Announcement of AglC large-sized prints at SXSW
Raised JPY175M on a series A round from Beyond Next Ventures
Started sales of a circuit prototyping ink kit for inkjet printers
Launched "AgIC on-demand", an on-demand manufacturing service for inkjet printed circuits
Started sales of "No Solder", a conductive adhesive developed with Cemedine
Started "AgIC on-demand AP-2", the world’s first inkjet-based flexible PCB manufacturing service
Changed the product name of our flexible PCB to P-Flex®
Launched components mounting service
Changed corporate name from AgIC Inc. to Elephantech Inc.
Raised JPY500M on a series B round from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Beyond Next Ventures, and Daiwa Corporate Investment
Started production of 50μm P-Flex®
Moved to Hatchobori and started the operation of our 2nd factory
We started production and sales of P-Flex® PI
We started production of bioelectrodes and electrochemical sensors
we have achieved the international standards certifications ISO9001 and ISO14001
Epson and Startup Elephantech Forge Capital and Business Ties
Mitsui Chemicals and Elephantech Form Strategic Partnership
Raised 1.8 billion JPY, establishing large mass-production and research complex
AMC (Additive Manufacturing Center) established
Launch of Ink Discharge Evaluation Service
Nisshinbo Mechatronics and Elephantech Agree to Develop Molded Parts for ADAS Vehicles Using IMPC® Technology
Elephantech Starts Operations at its Large Mass-Production and Research Complex
2014: Joined Nikon Corporation, worked on the development of processes using semiconductor production equipment
February 2016: Joined Elephantech Inc.
March 2019: Appointed Executive Officer & CTO at Elephantech Inc.
株式会社ACCESS 联合创始人 前CEO
April 2008: joined NTT Communications Corporation
October 2012: joined Boston Consulting Group
April 2017: joined the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ)
November 2019: appointed as Non-executive Director at Elephantech Inc.
December 2019: Non-executive Auditor resigns
December 2019: appointed as Non-executive Director at Elephantech Inc.
January 2005: Joined MKS Partners Limited
September 2009: Joined the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ)
November 2018: Appointed CFO & CSO of Laboro.AI Inc. (current position)
December 2019: Appointed as Non-executive Auditor at Elephantech Inc.
Hatchobori Head office
List of bases
|Head office||4-3-8 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0032, Japan (Google Map)|
|AMC Nagoya||c/o Mitsui Chemicals Inc. Nagoya Works, 2-1 Tango-dori, Minami-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 457-0801, Japan (Google Map)|