• Blockchain Technology Company



    • Consulting

    • Software Development

    • Education

      Consensus Base Inc. has been in operation the longest of any blockchain specialist company in Japan. As a company that has grown to possess expert knowledge and specialized technology, Consensus Base provides advisory services, consulting, development, and training.



    Consensus Base Inc. has built a track record in blockchain development with a focus on major corporations, dating back to before the company's incorporation. In addition to its development work, the company's representatives have given lectures in a variety of settings, including at the Bank of Japan, and produced published work regarding blockchain technology.

    *Major clients
    ・SoftBank Corp.
    ・Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd.

    ・NEC Corporation
    ・Seven Bank, Ltd.
    ・NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc.
    ・Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation
    ・Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

    *Consensus Base Inc. also works with many other businesses, including private corporations.



    1. Consulting
    -SoftBank Corp.: Blockchain technology support for service ideas and a contest series that used blockchain technology. Presented at Topcoder.


    *Company name not made public
    -Consulting for a private telecommunications company's cryptocurrency market/exchange.
    -Consulting for an e-commerce business using blockchain
    -Ethereum app development/consulting


    2. Development / Demonstrations
    -GMO GlobalSign K.K. : Service development and demonstration for blockchain identity authentication system
    -SoftBank Corp. : Prototype development for international fundraising platform
    -Daiwa Securities Group : Blockchain proof-of-concept for the Myanmar capital market
    -Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation : Not made public (internally developed test system)
    -CurrencyPort Limited : Proof-of-concept
    -Major private telecommunications company : Bitcoin-related service



    3. Education

    -Seven Bank, Ltd. : Internal study group
    -NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc. : Internal study group
    -Internet Initiative Japan Inc. : Internal blockchain workshop for engineers



    4. Lectures
    -Spoke at the First FinTech Forum, held by Bank of Japan.
    -Appeared as panelist at Trading Summit 2016, held by FIX Trading Community
    -Spoke at blockchain seminar at the FIBC (Financial Innovation Business Conference), the event with the longest history in the fintech field
    -Appeared as panelist at the "The World Blockchain Will Create" event, held by the Aoyama Startup Acceleration Center



    5. Media Appearances / Publications
    -Contributed to Nikkei Business Publication's "Blockchain & Bitcoin"
    -Representative appeared in Nikkei Computer's feature article, "Blockchain Overheating"
    -Appeared on Nikkei CNBC's "The Kinyutoron ('The Financial Debate')"





    -Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. : Proofs-of-concept in the securities field
    -Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd., Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (ISID), CurrencyPort Limited : Syndicated loan proofs-of-concept
    -Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX), Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., SBI Securities Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), and others: Proofs-of-concept in securities
    -Manufacturer, name not made public: Stamp-related proof-of-concept
    -Global Bitcoin-related project: Japanese-language website development, translation
    -Many other accomplishments



    -Blockchain Collaborative Consortium (BCCC)

    -Enterprise Ethereum Alliance(EEA)

    -Hyperledger Project
    -Japan Blockchain Association (JBA)

    -Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association(JCBA)

    -Financial Innovation For Japan(FIFJ)

    -Fintech Association of Japan

    -Crypto Valley Association


    Hiroshi Shimo

    Hiroshi Shimo

    Founder & CEO

    Blockchain Technology Entrepreneur


    CEO of blockchain specialist Consensus Base Inc. Founded Consensus Base Inc. to conduct blockchain consulting and development after spending time as a freelance programmer and web company CEO. Has a record of consulting and development for top Japanese firms in banking, securities, telecommunications, and manufacturing. Also has experience serving as blockchain committee member for the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Has taken part in authoring many books as well as television appearances in relation to blockchains.



    Blockchain Tech Consultant

    IBC Technology(International Blockchain Consultants):Member

    Cryptocurrency Tech Japan: Founder

    GetGems Japan : Founder

    Storj Japan (unofficial) : Member

    Factom Japan (official): Tech Member

    Augur Japan (official): Tech Member


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