Timing is everythingTimeline

Updated on: October 5, 2021.

  • Jan 2019 - Beginnings
    First time founder thought about creating a project to track the Kodokushi.
  • April 2019 - Project Buraindo
    Project Buraindo was created.
  • May 2019 - Nov 2020
    Idea stage and brainstorming for Project Buraindo. The cost of this was too high at the time. The success of this project revolves around the lower cost of tracking devices and implementation of 5G in Japan.
  • Nov 2020 - Shinkirin Founded
    The concept of Shinkirin was developed.
  • Dec 2020 - Shinkirin Logo Concept
    The logo for Shinkirin was developed. Read more about it here -> What is Shinkirin?
  • June 2021 - Websites launched
    Shinkirin (Main Site) and Shinkirin Tech (Project site) were soft launched.
  • August 2021 - Pre-seed Stage
    Shinkirin will start to actively seek seed funding from sources in the US and Japan. Shinkirin will seek funding for Project Buraindo.
  • October, 2021 - Launch Shinkirin (Postponed)
    Plans are to launch Shinkirin as a startup company either in Vietnam or Japan. Possibly in late 2022.
Changes from outside Japan have always pushed the country forward
Plans for Shinkirin's Project Buraindo started in January, 2019.