COMPANY SERVICE
2000
8 Founds Adways Agency
2001

FOUNDED

2

Establishes Adways Inc.

4 Launches Adways Network, an internet ad service
8 Launches Adways Network for mobile
2002
6 Opens Tokyo office in Taito-ku, Tokyo
2003
6 Launches Smart Click, an affiliate ad service
8

Launches JANet, a PC web affiliate service

12

Opens R&D CENTER:ADWAYS SHANGHAI in China

2004
2

Launches Smart-C, a mobile web affiliate service

9 Moves headquarters to Taito-ku, Tokyo
2005
3

Launches CHANet, a PC web affiliate service in China

2006
5 Moves headquarters to Oak Tower in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
6 Adways listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Market
2007
2

Opens ADWAYS CHINA CO., LTD. in China

5 Opens Osaka Office in Japan
6 Makes a capital alliance with Itochu Corporation
2008
8 Acquires TOY-BE Entertainment Inc. as a subsidiary and changes its company name to Adways Entertainment Co., Ltd.
2009
11 Opens Nagoya office in Japan
2010
9 Opens Fukuoka office in Japan
11 Opens ADWAYS INFO-TECH (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD in Shanghai, China

Launches AppDriver, a CPI based mobile ad platform

2011
1 Starts smart phone app development business
2

Opens Adways Ventures in Japan

6

Opens ADWAYS TECHNOLOGY JSC. (VIETNAM) in Vietnam

7

Acquires L’AVION Social Co., Ltd. in Japan as a subsidiary

Opens ADWAYS PHILIPPINES INC. in Philippines

Opens ADWAYS TECHNOLOGY LTD. in Hong Kong

Opens ADWAYS ASIA HOLDINGS LTD. in Hong Kong

9

Opens PT. ADWAYS INDONESIA in Indonesia

11 Becomes an equity-method affiliate of Itochu Corporation
12

Opens ADWAYS INNOVATIONS SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. in Singapore

2012
4

Opens JS ADWAYS MEDIA INC. in Taiwan

Opens ADWAYS LABS (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand

Opens ADWAYS INTERACTIVE, INC. in San Francisco, USA

5

Acquires Samurai Link Co., Ltd. (Now, Samurai Adways Inc.) in Japan as a subsidiary

Transfer Shares of Adways Entertainment Co., Ltd. as exclude from subsidiary

7

Opens Adways Labot Inc. in Japan

10

Opens ADWAYS KOREA, INC. in South Korea

2013
1

Launches Yoyaku Top10, an app pre-registration platform

4

Launches PartyTrack, an user acquisition analytics for mobile apps

7

Opens Bulbit Inc.(Now, UNICORN INC.) in Japan

10 Launches AppDriver in Southeast Asia
12

Acquires Copan Inc. in Japan as a subsidiary

2014
1

Opens Okuri Bunt Inc. in Japan

5 Moves headquarters to Grand Tower in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
9

Launches Nint for ECommerce, an EC data service
for EC stores

12

Opens Adways Baby Inc. in Japan

2015
3

Acquires Tropics Media Inc. (Now, Leyifan Inc.) in Japan as a subsidiary

6

Opens ADWAYS VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Vietnam

Launches Blue Bee Series, ad network services and ad network operation tools for China and Southeast Asia

8

Launches STROBELIGHTS 4T, a Twitter Ad management platform

Launches Nint for China, a China cross-border EC data service

10

Launches Nint for Research, an EC trend data service

2016
1

Launches Lindle, an analytic tool with automatic deeplink generator

3

Opens Sendai office in Japan

5

Opens ADWAYS INNOVATIONS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED. in India

8

Acquires Mist Technologies Inc. in Japan as a subsidiary

10

Launches EC data Lab, a specialized media using EC big data

2017
4

Transfer software development business of ADWAYS TECHNOLOGY JSC. (VIETNAM) to LINE Vietnam Co., Ltd

5

Launches UNICORN, a full automated marketing platform for mobile apps

Launches Dobel, a video creative tool which supports companies to generate a large amount of creatives

6

Launches MASSIVE, a banner creative tool which generates mass banner creatives automatically

Launches INFINITY EXPANSION, an advertisement distribution system with automatic target setting expansion

10

Opens ADWAYS FRONTIER Inc. in Japan

Launches Nint for Seller, a data analytics tool for sellers on Amazon.co.jp

2018
1

Opens Brasta Inc. in Japan

2

Launches Brasta, collaboration product matching service

12

Opens Mukuri Inc. in Japan

2019
1

Launches YACLE, the supporting service which provides the appropriate advertisement expressions that comply with the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Act

Launches STROBELIGHTS X, a comprehensive tool for performance-based advertisement data

3

Launches STROBELIGHTS 4G VIDEO ANALYZER, a proprietary system which analyzes video ad of Google Ads app campaigns viewership from multiple angles

Signs exclusive partnership agreement with POKKT, the leading mobile ad platform for brand advertisers in India and Southeast Asia, to develop Japan market

4

Transfer Shares of ADWAYS INNOVATIONS INDIA PVT. LTD. as exclude from subsidiary

5

Opens preheat Inc. in Japan

Launches GANet, an affiliate network for cross-border ecommerce operators in China and Taiwan

10

Launches STROBELIGHTS Best Practice Checker, a delivery setting optimization function which keeps Google Ads app campaigns in optimal settings

12

Makes a capital alliance with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners

2020
4

UNICORN INC., new name of Bulbit Inc.