COMPANY SERVICE
2000
8 Founding of Adways Agency as a private company (Former Adways Inc.)
2001

FOUNDED

2

Founding of Adways Inc. in Osaka

4 Launches Adways Network, an internet ad service
8 Launches Adways Network for mobile
2002
6 Opens Tokyo office in Daito-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 headquarter to Daito-ku, Tokyo
2005
3

Launches CHANet, a PC web affiliate service in China

2006
5 Moves headquarter 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 INFO-TECH 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 Co., JSC 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 and Adways Labs (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand through acquisition

Opens Adways Interactive Inc. in USA

5

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

7

Opens Deli office in India

Opens Adways Labot Inc. (Now, 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

5

Opens Samurai Baby Inc. in Japan

7

Opens Bulbit 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

4 Dissolves an equity-method affiliate of Itochu Corporation
5 Moves headquarter to Grand Tower in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
12

Opens Adways Baby Inc. in Japan

2015
3

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

6

Opens Adways Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Vietnam

8

Launches STROBELIGHTS 4T, a Twitter Ad management platform