Startup Factory Kanto


Area of support

  • Hardware co-working spaces (shared offices, shared factories, event spaces)
  • Mock-up production, development of prototyping equipment, small-lot production
  • Basic IoT training and lecture program (programme)

Area of specialty

  • Support technology

    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Software
    • OthersEmbedded software assistance
  • Support Stage

    • Business Design
    • Specifications examination
      (requirement analysis)
    • Prototype design/
    • Design for mass production
    • Mass production manufacture/
      (small lots okay)
    • Product testing
  • Products assisted

    • IoT/
      Information technology
    • Robots/
      industrial machinery
    • Medical and welfare
    • Aerospace
    • Others

Display example

  • Has track record
  • Able to assist
  • Unable to assist



  • Company profile
    DMM.make AKIBA run by LLC provides total support in hardware development. Over 300 companies as of 2018, have been using our facility as their product development base.
  • Support Overview
    We aim to create an environment where engineers continuously produce their products. ・Inside DMM.make AKIBA we have "Studio" with machineries and tools necessary for hardware development and prototyping. Our "Base" functions as a share-office and event space, which members can use as their business base. ・Not only do we provide various machineries and tools necessary between trial mass production to small-lot production, we provide an environment where people can find opportunities to enhance their business. Other services and opportunities include a place to meet potential partners (community), various consultation sessions and meetups, scholarship program. ・We also provide various services to shape your idea including planning, designing, development, prototyping, business development, distribution and logistics.



English Support Level
Telephone/Mail support
Sales / Concept meeting
Technical meeting

Shuhei Nogami

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Responsible for project management, direction, and team-building at DMM.make AKIBA.

Message to startups

Highly experienced staff will assist you with your design, development, prototyping, mass production and commercialization.

Yasunori Okajima

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Responsible for planning, management and evangelist at DMM.make AKIBA.
  • Founded I.W. Technology Firm, Inc. in 2011. Here, he was responsible for product development and providing support for hardware product planning.
  • Founded Fast Sensing, Inc. in 2017. Provided platforms for IoT sensors.

Rie Sakai

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Rie has been with DMM.make AKIBA since it was launched. Currently in her role as a producer in project planning and management, she is responsible for launching new projects making use of AKIBA resources and PR.

Jun Yamaguchi

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Jun has also been with DMM.make AKIBA since it was launched. In his role as leader of the technical staff, Jun is currently responsible for all facets of manufacturing, including project management and direction, the creation of mockups and CAD/CAM/CNC operations.

Kei Hino

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Kei is a member of the technical staff at DMM.make AKIBA where he serves as an engineer, responsible for project management and direction, electronic circuits, WEB and infrastructure.