About Us


In the era of IoT, all the devices surrounding us like cars, drones, airplanes, home electronics, and robots are expected to be integrated.

We are building the integrated autonomous technology platform, "Connectome." Autonomous means a device moves like humans.

In the human body, IoT plays as our five senses, robotics as body, blockchain as blood and nerves, and AI as brain.

In the autonomous world, we have to search from a number of integrated devices and predict how to use them. Also, micro-payment system that will allow devices to automatically pay each other will be necessary.

By integrating AI, IoT, Robotics, and Blockchain, Connectome will achieve search, prediction and seamless payment execution in the autonomous world.

How Couger is Truning Everywhere into a Smart Space



Couger Inc.

Founded in

December, 2006


Koshiichi Bldg #201, 6-19-16, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001, Japan


Atsushi Ishii


Atsushi Ishii, CEO

After being involved in the development of various services at IBM, he developed multiple large-scale search engines at Rakuten and Infoseek.
He founded Couger and led the teams in Japan, US, and South Korea for developing multiple top-selling online games. He has also provided technical cooperation to one of the top teams for Amazon Robotics Challenge, provided AI learning simulator to Honda, and led the development of Cloud Robotics for a Japanese government-backed AI research project.
He is currently leading the development of "Connectome" using AI x Robotics x IoT x Blockchain.
From June 2018, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Electro-Communications.

Hikaru Takahashi, CTO

After being involved in various system development projects with a major independent system integrator, Hikaru joined Lycos Japan in 2001 and was in charge of designing and developing email and community systems. He also worked at Rakuten and Infoseek and developed large-scale community systems.
He is an expert in the development of large-scale backend systems that handle billions of page views per day.