About smile robotics, Inc.
Smile Robotics, Inc. is a start-up of robot development, founded in 2019 with the mission "Smiles for the whole world with robot technology". The best Robotic Engineers in the world came together to achieve this goal, all ex-JSK (Information Systems Engineering at the University of Tokyo) and ex-Google (SCHAFT).
We are developing the best mobile manipulator capable of coexisting in harmony with people. Innovation in internal micrologistics of restaurants and stores.
The only company which CEO is ex-SCHAFT (Google)
One of the few startups which CEO has a background in Robotics Engineering
All engineers are ex-Google (SCHAFT) and ex-JSK (University of Tokyo)
The entire team, including BizDev, has experience in biped robot development
Talented team to develop both sides, Software and Hardware, at the highest level in the world
Founder & CEO
Takashi completed Ph.D at the University of Tokyo (JSK), worked at Toyota (Partner Robot department), SCHAFT and Google (X). He founded Smile Robotics in June 2019.
Biped robot @JSK at Tokyo University (Ph.D)
Life Support Robot @Toyota
Humanoid rescue robot at disaster @SCHAFT
Humanoid robot @Google (X)
Hiroyuki completed master's degree at Waseda University, worked at Recruit Holdings, moved to Brazil, worked at Brazilian companies and founded 2 startups. He assumed his current position in September 2020.
Biped Robot @Waseda University (Master) in Japan
BizDev @Recruit Holdings in Japan
BizDev @ReclameAQUI / BlueTreeHotels / OYO in Brazil
Founder&CEO @ 2 x Start-UPs in Brazil
Name: Smile Robotics, Inc.
Location: Hightech-Hongo Bldg. 1F, 5-25-18 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 113-0033
Founder and CEO: Takashi Ogura
Capital: JPY 30,256,304
Business: Development of robots
FoundX Founders Program - Tokyo University Start-UPs Training Center
Utokyo-IPC 1stRound - 4th Incubation Program
NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization)
STS - Seed-stage Technology-based Startup Support Program