About OKWAVE

About OKWAVE

OKWAVE is the first and one of the biggest Q&A social community in Japan.
The vision of OKWAVE is “creating mutual support by users” through its community. OKWAVE also operates charged celebrity Q&A communities and offers enterprise customer support solution, which has the largest market share in Japan.

OKWAVE became a public company in June 2006 and is listed on Nagoya Centrex Market (3808:Nagoya).

Company Overview

Company name
OKWAVE, Inc.
Head office address
Unosawa Tokyu Bldg 5F, 1-19-15 Ebisu Shibuya-ku,
Tokyo 150-0013 Japan
Telephone
+81-3-5793-1191
FAX
+81-3-5793-1192
Establishment
July 1999
Capital
1267 million yen (as of June 30, 2019)
Board of Directors
KANETO Kanemoto (Director, Founder & Executive Chairman)
Gen Matsuda (Representative Director)
Tetsuya Sato (Director)
Michio Fukuda (Director, Co-founder)
Masanori Nozaki (Director, Co-founder)
Yuri Konno (Outside-director, Representative director of DIAL SERVICE CO.,LTD.)
Mitsunobu Hirose (Outside-director, Director & COO of YOZMA GROUP JAPAN)
Audit & Supervisory Board
Toshihiko Iida (Audit & Supervisory Board Member)
Hiroaki Rokugawa (Outside-audit & Supervisory Board Member, Representative Partner of OGASAWARA KONNO & ROKUGAWA)
Katsue Okuda (Outside-audit & Supervisory Board Member, Representative Director of Kudan Ogata Holdings)
Executive Officers
Gen Matsuda (CEO)
Tetsuya Sato (COO)
Masanori Nozaki (CFO)
Hideharu Ishikawa (CTO)
Number of employees
142 (as of June 30, 2019)
Stock listing
Nagoya Stock Exchange (stock code:3808)
Stockholders
Gen Matsuda
Kaneto Kanemoto
Description of business
Operate Internet Q&A communities (OKWAVE)
Offer enterprise customer support solution. (OKBIZ.)
Group company
OKWAVE USA, Corporation
BRICKS. Corporation
OKEIOS
OKGAIA
OKfinc LTD.
OK BLOCKCHAIN CENTRE SDN. BHD.
OK Premiere Securities Co., Ltd.
Octave Tech Investment S2 LLC
LastRoots Co., Ltd

IR News

Media Coverages

OKWAVE receives coverage of a lot of media about BLOCKCHAIN and WEB Service.

OkWave to Invest in Crypto Exchange CoinZoom | FINANCE MAGNATES
https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/okwave-to-invest-in-crypto-exchange-coinzoom/
UTM and firm team up to develop blockchain technology | THE Star ONLINE
https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2018/08/25/utm-and-firm-team-up-to-develop-blockchain-technology
OKWave and Breadwallet team up to leverage bitcoin use in Japan | BRAVE NEW COIN.
http://bravenewcoin.com/news/okwave-and-breadwallet-team-up-to-leverage-bitcoin-use-in-japan/