2001 - 2005

  • 2005


    Digital Garage established blog business company 'Technorati JAPAN'


    Digital Garage established DG Incubation, a wholly-owned subsidiary to promote agility and efficiency in managing investment in developing new businesses and strategic investment


    Digital Garage co-founded venture capital management company with JAIC

    WEB 2.0

    Digital Garage formed new company 'WEB 2.0' with PIA and Kakaku.com to start new portal site and other businesses in view of next-generation net society

  • 2004


    Digital Garage established strategic subsidiary company focused on mobile business


    Digital Garage announced investment & business partnership with Interscope, major Internet Research company


    Digital Garage announced investment in Just Planning, application service provider for the restaurant industry


    Digital Garage announced financial and business partnership with B.U.G. Inc., as part of group's Ubiquitous Network strategy: DG acquired 21% of B.U.G. shares, becoming second leading shareholder


    Digital Garage announced agreement in which DG acquired all of the issued shares of Ibex & rims, leader in integrated sales promotion, and made Ibex a 100% DG subsidiary

  • 2003


    Digital Garage, Inc. announced business and capital partnership with Zion Ltd., provider of consulting services and system development for mobile telephony and Internet technologies DSI joined Zion Group (June 2003, Zion becomes affiliated DG company)


    Reestablished Creative Garage, our creative design firm


    Established Business and Capital Partnership with Digital Network Appliance Inc., a Broadband Technology Venture Company

    Developed integrated solution package tailored to broadband video distribution for television terminal systems, based on Smoothy (a software for content management and content based commerce)

  • 2002


    Announced Smoothy: management and commerce system for broadband contents


    Kakaku.com became a subsidiary of Digital Garage. Kakaku.com is the leading price-comparison site in Japan


    Announced strategic business partnership with Image-Quest Interactive (IQI), for entertainment and broad content development


    Launched business tie-up with ALC, major publisher of language education materials

    Combined WebNation and indiesmusic.com increasing coverage for Indies music market

  • 2001

    Cyber Auction

    Launched first auction-platform service with JCB Register business model patent jointly with JCB (Ended in 8th term)


    Mojo: Purchased rights to E-commerce engine (April 2003, technical cooperation with Sun Microsystems)

    Launched auction business platform

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