Corporate Development

  1. 2014-16 2014-16
  2. 2017- 2017-
  3. 2018- 2018-
  4. 2019- 2019-
  5. 2020- 2020-
  6. 2021- 2021-
  7. 2022- 2022-
  1. 2014-16

    1. October 2014: Cocktail Make Inc. established in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
    2. Same month, system development business started
    3. January 2015: Started video production business
    4. May 2015: Head office relocated to Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
    5. July 2016: Head office relocated to Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
    6. September 2016: Start of live-streaming business
  2. 2017-

    1. April: Released "Video Factory," a video ad mass production service.
    2. June: Total number of live transmissions exceeds 100.
    3. July: "RICHKA CLOUD STUDIO" trial version released.
    4. September: Total number of videos produced exceeds 5,000.
  3. 2018-

    1. April: Official release of "RICHKA CLOUD STUDIO (then RICHKA)
    2. September: Increased capital by a third-party allotment of 50 million yen in a seed round
    3. November: Selected as an official tool of the "Yahoo! Creators Program
  4. 2019-

    1. February: Capital increase through third-party allotment of ¥210 million in Series A round
    2. June: Head office relocated to Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
    3. July: "RICHKA CLOUD STUDIO" surpassed 100,000 units produced in total.
  5. 2020-

    1. June: Received Mizuho Innovation Award sponsored by Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
    2. Same month, collaboration with "Yahoo! Display Advertising" is launched for joint research.
    3. July: "RICHKA CLOUD STUDIO" surpassed 200,000 units produced in total.
  6. 2021-

    1. January: Company name changed to Ricika Inc.
    2. Same month, acquired "Facebook Business Partners (now Meta Business Partners)" and began joint research.
    3. February: Won No.1 share in advertising/media industry for video generation software (Deloitte Tohmatsu MIC Economic Research Institute survey).
    4. May: Customer satisfaction rate of 90% or higher
    5. June: Launched "RICHKA CREATIVE FIRM" to provide one-stop service from strategic planning.
    6. July: Rich Communication Research Institute (RC Research Institute) established as an independent research institute.
    7. Same month, obtained ISO/IEC 27001 certification, an international security standard
    8. September: Capital increase of 800 million yen through third-party allotment in Series B round
  7. 2022-

    1. January: started joint research with "TikTok For Business Japan"
    2. May: New commercial released
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