Press Release



April 7, 2022
MINKABU THE INFONOID, Inc.


Business Alliance with Coincheck
Sharely×Kabutan – Jointly Promote Corporate SR Activities through Proposal Appeal


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Tokyo, Japan- MINKABU THE INFONOID, Inc., (Ken Uryu, Founder & CEO; hereinafter “Minkabu”) and Coincheck, Inc., (Satoshi Hasuo, President; hereinafter “Coincheck”) are pleased to announce today that Minkabu and Coincheck have reached an agreement on business alliance to aim to promote corporate activities on building relationship with shareholders (“SR activities”) and virtual shareholders’ meetings by integrating the strength of both companies’ products.

“Kabutan” is a stock information dedicated media operated by Minkabu. It is popular not only among individual investors but also institutional investors with monthly users of normally over 4 million, and more for the financial results period. On the other hand, “Sharely” is a virtual shareholders’ meeting management service provided by Coincheck. In addition to provide cloud system that can support a wide range of virtual shareholder meeting, such as “attendance type,” “participation type” and “virtual-only type,” “Sharely” also offers scenarios and management methods of virtual shareholders’ meetings, and operational support on the day of the shareholders’ meeting.

In this collaboration, a special limited-time inducement frame will be set on each corporate page of “Kabutan,” with a lot of investors and corporate (issuer) shareholders as users, for the purpose of promoting general shareholders’ meeting proposals, and this special inducement frame will be provided to corporate (issuer) users of “Sharely.” Thourhg this efforts, Minkabu and Coincheck jointly promote corporate SR activities and to spread virtual sharholders meetings as well as to improve convenience of investors for exercising their voting rights.

Red frame is a special inducement frame. (1)Messages in the sperical inducement frame, (2) Linked contents (video, text, and convocation notice, etc.), (3) Linked website (corporate websites, etc.) may be freely set-up as long as it contributes to the promotion of each company’s SR activities and understanding for the general shareholders’ meetings’ proposals.

The general shareholders’ meeting is the highest decision-making body of stock company, and its proposals submitted by each company (issuer) contains important intent necessary for the corporate businesses. Obviously, many shareholders have the right to vote for or against the proposals. However, it is difficult to deny that there is no obvious place for the company (issuer) to communicate their purpose of the proposals with investors other than the notice of convocation for shareholders’ exercises of their voting rights. To respond this situation, it is a poposal to secure a new place to directly approach shareholders’ “want to know” where realize corporate’s “want to communicate” via special inducement frame in “Kabutan” for general shareholders’ meeting.

The special inducement frame designed to catch the notice of visitors of indivisual stock pages on “Kabutan,” will be available for a limited period from the date of publication of the notice of convocation to the end of the general shareholders’ meeting, which enables companies to appeal their proposals and intentions to the shareholders as well as investors with detailed explanatory docuemts and videos.

Through this initiative, Minkabu and Coincheck will contribute to the sound development of capital markets by providing more opportunities for companies to explain their business to shareholders in a proactive manner (promotion of SR actibities,) improving shareholders’ understanding of proposals and company’s intentions, and promoting virtual shareholders’ meetings.

 

■MINKABU THE INFONOID, Inc.(https://minkabu.co.jp/en)
The Company operates large scaled media in Japan namely “MINKABU,” an asset building information media, and “Kabutan,” a stock information dedicated media. Through these media, the Company provides various financial informations including crypt currency, forex, comodity futures, mutual funds, insurance and realestate, as well as stocks. In addition, the Company provides various solution products to financial institutions, utilizing crowd inputs of users’ posting and browsing, and AI which analyze big data and instantly generate content.

Company Name: MINKABU THE INFONOID, Inc.

Head Office: 1-8-10 KudanKita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Founded: July 7th, 2006

Representative: Ken Uryu (Founder and CEO)

Business: Media busines, Solution business

Group companies: Prop Tech plus Inc., Robot Fund Co.,Ltd.
MINKABU ASSET PARTNERS, Inc.

■Information media operated by MINKABU Group

MINKABU: https://minkabu.jp/

Kabutan: https://kabutan.jp/

Kabutan US Equities: https://us.kabutan.jp/

MINKABU Choice: https://minkabu.co.jp/choice/

Japan REIT.COM*: http://www.japan-reit.com/

JAPAN PRIVATE REIT.COM*: https://www.japan-private-reit.com/

*operated by Prop Tech plus Inc.

 

■Coincheck, Inc.(https://corporate.coincheck.com/
Coincheck has been provided crypto asset exchange service “Coincheck” with the No.1(*1) service in Japan for three consecutive years in terms of the numbers of downloaded apps, the “Coincheck NFT(beta version),” which is the first(*2) NFT marketplace in Japan integrated with a crypto asset exchange, and a virtual shareholders meeting management support service “Sharely.” With a mission to make the exchange of new values easier, Coincheck working to develop better services created from crypto assets and blockchain, based on the latest technology and advanced security.

*1 Target: Domestic crypto asset trading apps, Period: January 2019 – December 2021, Data support: App Tweak
*2 As of April 7, 2022. Based on Coincheck’s research.

Company Name: Coincheck, Inc.

Head quarter: 3-6 Maruyamacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Date of establishment: August 28th, 2012

President: Satoshi Hasuo

Business: Cryptocurrency exchange and support for virtual shareholders’meetings

■Services:

Coincheck : https://coincheck.com

Coincheck Lending :https://coincheck.com/ja/lending

Coincheck Electric: https://coincheck.com/ja/denki

Coincheck Gas:https://coincheck.com/ja/gas

Coincheck Periodic Payment Plans :https://coincheck.com/ja/reserves_lp

Coincheck survey :https://coincheck.com/ja/survey

Coincheck NFT(βversion):https://coincheck.com/ja/nft

Sharely: https://sharely.app/

miime(Coincheck Technologies Inc): https://miime.io/ja/

 

            

 

【Media contact】

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E-MAIL:press@minkabu.co.jp