Company OverviewCorporate History Timeline

1998 September Yoichiro Hirano and Yoshiyuki Kitahara establish Infoteria Corporation.
1999 January Infoteria introduces the world’s first commercial XML engine iPEX.
2001 January Infoteria Certified Education Center (ICEC) opens to train XML engineers.
October A certification system for XML engineers, “XML Master” starts.
2002 June Launch of ASTERIA R2, no-code development platform.
2004 January Infoteria expands XML Master outside Japan.
2006 September ASTERIA gains the largest share of the Japanese market. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2006 (Techno Systems Research)
2007 January Launch of ASTERIA WARP.
June Infoteria is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.
December Launch of ASTERIA DataCaster.
2008 January Infoteria starts to offer ASTERIA On Demand.
March Launch of ASTERIA MDM One.
April Infoteria starts to offer lino, an online sticky note service.
2009 June Infoteria starts to offer Handbook.
October Launch of ASTERIA and a spreadsheet server Onsheet.
2010 October Infoteria starts to offer SnapCal, a cloud-connected personal calendar service.
2012 January ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 6 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2010-2011 (Techno Systems Research)
March The number of Handbook user organizations exceeds 350.
Infoteria establishes a wholly-owned subsidiary, Infoteria (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co., Ltd. in Hangzhou, China.
April The number of ASTERIA user companies exceeds 3,000.
June Infoteria acquires Extentech Inc., a USA based company (transition to Infoteria America)
November Infoteria establishes a 100% owned subsidiary in Shanghai, China.
2013 September ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 7 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2013 (Techno Systems Research)
October The number of ASTERIA user companies exceeds 4,000.
November Handbook captures top share of the MCM product range for the domestic market for two years running (*)
* ITR Market View Enterprise/Mobile Management/Smart App Development Market 2013.
Infoteria establishes a 100% owned subsidiary in Hong Kong.
December The number of Handbook user organizations exceeds 600.
2014 February Infoteria America initiates sales of Handbook 4 in the United States.
Infoteria invests in Sribu (Indonesia) – now an affiliate company via equity purchase.
July Infoteria establishes a 100% owned subsidiary in Singapore.
August ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 8 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2014 (Techno Systems Research)
October Handbook captures top share of the MCM product range for the domestic market for three years running (*)
* ITR Market View Enterprise/Mobile Management/Smart App Development Market 2014.
December The number of ASTERIA user companies exceeds 4,700.
The number of Handbook user organizations exceeds 770.
2015March The number of Handbook user organizations exceeds 800.
May The number of ASTERIA user companies exceeds 5,000.
November ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 9 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2015 (Techno Systems Research)
2016 January Infoteria was awarded “Telework encouragement prize” by Japan Telework Association.
August ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 10 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2016 (Techno Systems Research)
October Infoteria was awarded the silver prize for “PRIDE index”, a LGBT index by “work with Pride”.
2017January Infoteria starts “Pangea 2.0” program to support start-ups at IoT Future Lab.
February Infoteria starts owned media “in.LIVE”.
March The number of ASTERIA user companies exceeds 6,000.
April Infoteria acquires ‘This Place Limited’, a UK-based digital design and strategy consultancy.
June Launch of Gravio, an edge computing platform.
August ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 11 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2017 (Techno Systems Research)
Handbook captures top sales share of domestic SaaS mobile content management market. (*)
* ITR Market View Enterprise/Mobile Management Market 2017.
December Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications selects Infoteria as one of “100 companies of telework pioneers” promoting the introduction and inflection of telework.
2018 March Infoteria was awarded “the telework sector award of the 3rd White Company Award” by Japan White Spread.
Infoteria changed stock market listing of our shares to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
August ASTERIA EAI/ESB gains the largest share of the Japanese market for 12 consecutive years. (*)
* Comprehensive List of Software Marketing 2018 (Techno Systems Research)