Business Intelligence to Change Your World
Uzabase was founded in 2008 by former investment bankers Yusuke Umeda and Ryosuke Niino, as well as Yusuke Inagaki, a former IT consultant. The company’s primary products are NewsPicks, a subscription business news platform, and SPEEDA, a B2B financial information and corporate intelligence platform.
SPEEDA is a cutting-edge platform that provides solutions to problems faced by business people in collecting information and analysing data, covering global company data, industry reports, market data, news, statistics, and M&A information. Over 1000 companies and organisations from the financial sector, consulting, and other fields are currently using SPEEDA. The service is utilised for a variety of business applications, such as setting medium-term business plans, formulating M&A and overseas business strategies, developing new enterprises, investigating competition, drafting sales strategies, and marketing.
Uzabase has continued to scale rapidly following its IPO, growing about 50% YoY, with NewsPicks generating an increasing percentage of total revenue. Uzabase is headquartered in Tokyo, and has operations globally, with offices in New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.