SmartHR is a SaaS which focuses on increasing productivity in back offices.
We take care of boredom paperwork by putting everything in the cloud.
No more handwriting. No more waiting at Government Offices. Just fill out a simple online form and SmartHR generates digital versions of pension, employment/health insurance, and other HR-related documents – which can then be submitted to the appropriate offices through e-Gov API by a single click of a button.
As a big fan of Ruby, we're excited to become a sponsor of this Kaigi.
With the aim to be an incubation center for new services that would bring fun and surprise to the world, Drecom Co., Ltd. has been challenging to produce new services that bring new lifestyle and value into the world since the foundation.
We designs, develops and offers various services that center around smart device communication, as exemplified by our entertainment content for smart device and online advertisement service, and our business focus lies in the following three areas: social gaming, ad solution/media.
Since 2005, we have applied Ruby for many of our applications and services and have been successfully drawing wide attentions for our services. As a way to appreciate and giving back, we continue to contribute to the Ruby community, through applying Ruby for our services and increasing engagement to the community.
Ruby Committers Sponsor
Cooking isn’t just a matter of putting together ingredients.
When you cook, you choose. You choose what to buy, what to eat, and how to nourish yourself, your family, and friends. You choose how to give back to communities, both local and global. When you cook, you choose to become a maker of tomorrow’s world.
Here at Cookpad, each day is about inspiring more people to make these choices.
Our work is about making everyday cooking fun for all, because we see a brighter future. And we believe that the power of cooking will get us there. That is the Cookpad mission.
Since March 1998, Cookpad has provided online recipe sharing and search services. Our services currently hosts over 2.8 million user-generated recipes, with about 60 million users* in Japan visiting us each month.
* Counts every access from one of the devices or browsers above.
Pre Kaigi Sponsor
Speee has a mission to "Contribute to growth of society by creating new service which has an impact on our world" and deliver high added value through both Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer services.
We invited Mr.Yukihiro Matsumoto, who invented Ruby, as an engineering adviser and Mr.Masahiro Ihara, who had been working for Cookpad as an engineering manager, to reform our engineering department's system and organization structure.
We are now aiming to become "Speee as a technology company".
Money Forward is a fintech startup delivering tools to visualize and improve both individuals' and SMEs' financial health.
Our BtoC service "Money Forward", is the largest personal financial management application in Japan.
Through web, smartphone and tablet, we automatically integrate data from over 2.6K data sources and deliver the service to more than 6.0M users.
Our BtoB service is a SaaS based solution, "MF Cloud series", a cloud solution for back office optimization. We serve more than 0.5M businesses.
In return to the power of open source we have benefited since launch of our product, we have employed a fulltime committer to further enhance the Ruby community.
Simply put, Money Forward moves your life forward, and Ruby further.
Name Badge Sponsor
Developed with Ruby, Eight is a business card app in Japan with over 1.5 million users.
We provide both iOS and Android apps, as well as a Web version.
Users can digitally manage all business cards at hand just by taking photos.
Enabling users to post business updates to all connected users,
we have designed the app to help utilize your business network in the 21st century.
It is developed by Sansan, Inc., the leading business card management service company based in Tokyo.
Lightning Talks Sponsor
Medley is a technology company whose mission is to provide innovative solutions for the medical and healthcare industry.
We offer four main services: MEDLEY is an online medical encyclopedia, Job Medley is a recruitment service for healthcare professionals, Kaigo-no-Honne is a senior care referral service, and CLINICS is a #1 telemedicine app which has been used in over 800 clinics and hospitals. All of our products are developed with Ruby. At Ruby Biz Grand prix 2016, CLINICS won Social Innovation Prize.
Our products are being developed by the team consists of engineers, designers and doctors. We challenge ourselves every day to develop and deliver creative products that make people's lives better.
WOVN Technologies Inc., based in Tokyo, develops the website localization tool WOVN.io.
WOVN.io allows you to localize your website with one line of code in minutes and it has been written as a Ruby on Rails application from the start.
Simply put, WOVN.io is powered by Ruby.
Platinum Drinkup Sponsor
We at Agileware are a group of Agile developers and Ruby specialists and continually strive for excellence in our field. We optimise our work processes by taking advantage of managing our projects with our Redmine plugin suite "Lychee Redmine", writing meeting minutes online with our service "GIJI", while offering flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely. To offer our clients and developers the highest value we are eager to learn the newest technologies while maintaining Ruby as our first language. To contribute to the spread of productive Ruby development we are also actively involved in training of Ruby programmers.
Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, is a complete ecommerce solution that allows you to set up an online store to sell your goods. It lets you organize your products, customize your storefront, accept various payments, track/respond to orders — all with a few clicks. Shopify also provides a powerful back-office and a single view of their business. Our platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers over 600,000 businesses in 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Nestle, GE, Red Bull, Kylie Cosmetics, and many more.
Pin Badge Sponsor
BRILLIANCE+ is the best service for giving an engagement ring to your loved one.
We collect information for over 10,000 high quality diamonds and directly import them from all over the world.
As our products are managed mostly through data, we do not require storage space for our inventory nor require to sell unsold goods through showcases. Instead, we have Japanese craftsmen, designers, and showrooms to devote our time to tailoring diamonds to our customers wants.
This is based on our mission to `Make everyone splendor’. We are proud to be happy together with our customers. Search `BRILLIANCE+’.
After Party Sponsor
Recruit Marketing Partners is providing the best learning environment for everyone aiming to solve the problem of education gap and online study service used by half of all entrance exam students in Japan.Study Sapuri tackles this issue head on by removing disparities that arise due to time location or finances for future.
Bank is an internet startup that was founded on a simple observation – people need a easier way to access small amounts of money. In order to fulfill this gap, Bank has recently released a mobile app called CASH. By using CASH, users can instantly sell their stuff by only taking a photo of the product which they want to sell. Bank was acquired by DMM.com in November 2017 and is currently working on releasing new services as well as enhancing their existing product.
M3 is a Tokyo-based, global company whose mission is to help more people around the world live healthier, happier lives by reducing the cost of health care in Japan and abroad using technology and the Internet. M3, together with its subsidiaries, operate online physician sites in Japan, China, the UK, USA, Europe, India, and South Korea, comprised of more than 4.0 million doctors worldwide.
Opt, Inc. is an "Innovation Agency" in Japan.
While running parallel with the vision and mission of various customers, innovate business and create new value.
By our system, we provide value for society through marketing and technology.
As an engineer-led organization, "Opt Technologies", we will make further leaps forward this year.
Starting with Find Job! in 1997, mixi Group expands the possibilities of communication under a mission of creating new culture with services including Japan's first social network mixi, and the multiplayer smartphone app Monster Strike. The group continues to challenge and develop new markets while enriching the lifestyles of people around the world.
SMS is a global company whose mission is to create values and contribute to society by providing an "information infrastructure for an aging society." We have developed over 40 services based on infromation technology which are targeting those who are associated with aging society in Japan and Asia Oceania since our founding in 2003.
Tabelog is the best way to find restaurants and review them in Japan.
From 2005, we have accumulated over 23 Million Reviews and data for about 860k restaurants. We help "Over 100 Million People" find their best restaurant with scores based on the reviews. Along with our Search Service, we also provide a Booking Service, Credit Card Payment Service and so on. Since 2007, we have been developing Tabelog with Ruby. We're hiring Rubyists! Help us build further splendid service.
JetBrains creates intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers to simplify their challenging tasks and automate the routine ones. JetBrains RubyMine (www.jetbrains.com/ruby) is the most powerful IDE (Integrated Development Environment) on the market today, specially designed for developers working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails. It is famous for its outstanding Code Insight features including code autocompletion, code navigation, language-specific inspections with quick-fixes, smart notifications, refactorings, and in-editor quick documentation. The IDE also provides a built-in test runner, debugger, VCS support, and other essential tools supporting cutting-edge Ruby technologies.
Toreta provide Reservation / CRM Solutions for restaurants.
We globally offer the solution to improve the productivity of restaurants and help them to provide better “Omotenashi” to diners.
We believe we can change the restaurant industry to the next level. We hope everyone works in the industry will be happier and more satisfied and more proud of their jobs. The backend system is mostly developed in Ruby.
The mission of Start Today Technologies Inc. is to operation services and to develop technology that will help improve the entire Start Today Group. Start Today Technologies is a collection of those who are currently involved in technical productions, such as engineers, designers and analysts of the Start Today Group companies.
Start Today Technologies will also be in charge of operating “Start Today Research”, which is our research institute. By applying the Strat Today Technologies’ expertise in innovation, we aim to achieve Start Today Research’s mission of “Scientifically defining and predicting fashion”.
Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust the Fastly edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand. Founded in 2011, Fastly powers online destinations including Airbnb, GitHub, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times and Ticketmaster. Learn more at Fastly.com and follow us on Twitter @fastly.
Akatsuki dreams of a society where emotion develops into rewards. People are content and act voluntarily in the society.
For the mainstay mobile gaming business, we develop and operate games to provide exciting user experience.
We also want to provide the world with excitement and connection through several businesses including the Live Experience business, where we provide real fun experiences.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates "LIFULL HOME'S", which provides most numerous real estate information web service in Japan (※). LIFULL group also has expanded into other business fields such as nursing care, interior design, insurance, etc., and provides services in 57 countries around the world. We choose Ruby in order to develop our various services. We would like to support the evolution of Ruby and development of its community. ※Surveyed by Sankei Medix (January 30, 2018)
GMO Pepabo, Inc. is a Tokyo and Fukuoka-based leading tech company that has strong advantages in technologies including Ruby-related ones such as Ruby, Rails, and mruby. We have contributed to the Ruby world for years; we employ a CRuby committer and many prominent Ruby hackers.
Since the foundation, it has been RakSul's belief that better designed systems can bring significant structural changes to many industries. Ruby has been a central technology to make this vision come true. We support Ruby community as it continues to be the key driver to realize our mission.
Hack Space Sponsor
Takeyu Web, a company that develops IT services using Ruby on Rails, aims to be Japan’s freest, easiest company to work at. We’re creating an environment where people can work anywhere, anytime. We welcome anyone who wants freedom in their work, or wants to spread our vision of working freely.
We're helthtech company founded by the professional doctor, our goal is "Supporting Doctors, Helping Patients". We run MedPeer, one of the largest UGC platforms registered by 1 in every 3 doctors in Japan and telemedicine service. We will reinvent healthcare with our asset of doctors' collective knowledge and latest technology.
Nanameue provides more than 20 SNS community services to serve different social groups with 10+ million messages exchanged per day, we also creating AI solution to moderate contents to keep community clean. Our offices are in Tokyo and Bangkok working to complete our vision: to eliminate loneliness from world.
Heroku, a Salesforce company and industry pioneer in platform as a service (PaaS), enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. With Heroku you can focus on your app, not your infrastructure.
Aiming Inc. have established in May 2011. Aiming's goal is, making best use of these rich experience and achievements, to develop online-games of top-level quality in Japan and finally to achieve globally, for not only smartphones but also any possible devices incoming in the future.
DWANGO Co., Ltd. pioneers the next generation of network communication in genres such as gaming and music. Our products include games, mobile music services, and "niconico douga"—a video sharing service with over 50 million registered users. We take pride our innovative ideas providing high quality content across various platforms.
Google Cloud Platform enables developers to build, test and deploy applications on Google's highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure. Computing, storage and application services for your web, mobile and backend solutions. Visit https://cloud.google.com/ruby and get started today.
Degica is a leading provider of Japanese digital commerce solutions. Our Ruby-powered e-commerce and digital payment technologies provide global businesses and developers the access they need to penetrate and succeed in the Japanese market. We are active supporters of the Ruby community and our engineers are prominent contributors to the Ruby ecosystem.