History

'03
  • August Established Universal Business Incubators Inc. with capital of 1,000,000 yen in Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
'04
  • April Relocated head office to 3-25-27 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • June Acquired exclusive rights to import and sell forensics-related tools in Japan from US-based forensic tool developers, Intelligent Computer Solutions, Inc. and Access Data Corp.
  • August Changed trade name to UBIC, Inc., becoming a company specializing in computer forensics
  • August Commenced sales of forensics tools
  • August Relocated head office to 2-4-7 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • November Acquired exclusive rights to import and sell forensics-related tools in Japan from US-based forensic tool developer, Digital Intelligence, Inc.
'05
  • April Relocated head office to 2-12-23 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • May Established a forensics lab
  • June Commenced computer forensic services (computer forensic investigation service and discovery support service)
'07
  • June Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers
  • December Established UBIC North America, Inc.
'09
  • March Received ISMS (Information Security Management Systems) certification for ISO27001 (ISO/IEC 27001:2005), an international standard, and JIS Q 27001 (JIS Q 27001:2006), a domestic standard
  • December Commenced sales of the Lit i View® electronic discovery software
'10
  • August Established Payment Card Forensics, Inc. (now a consolidated subsidiary)
'11
  • April Established UBIC Risk Consulting, Inc.
  • October Established UBIC Taiwan, Inc. (now FRONTEO Taiwan, Inc.)
  • October Established UBIC Korea, Inc. (now FRONTEO Korea, Inc.)
'12
  • June Established UBIC Patent Partners Inc.
'13
  • January Released Lit i View® version 6.0 equipped with the Advanced Predictive Coding function
  • May Listed on NASDAQ
'14
  • August Acquired US-based e-discovery support company, TechLaw Solutions, Inc., making it a consolidated subsidiary
'15
  • March Conducted an absorption-type merger with UBIC Risk Consulting, Inc., with UBIC, Inc. as the surviving company
  • April Established UBIC MEDICAL, Inc. to conduct the medical information analysis business (consolidated subsidiary, now FRONTEO Healthcare, Inc.)
  • July Acquired US-based e-discovery support company, EvD, Inc., making it a consolidated subsidiary (now UBIC USA, Inc.)
  • September Established Rappa, Inc. to conduct digital marketing business (consolidated subsidiary, now FRONTEO Communications, Inc.)
  • October Conducted an absorption-type merger with UBIC Patent Partners Inc., with UBIC, Inc. as the surviving company
  • November Announced the KIBIT artificial intelligence
'16
  • July Changed trade name to FRONTEO, Inc.
  • July Changed trade name of UBIC MEDICAL, Inc. to FRONTEO Healthcare, Inc.
  • July Changed trade name of Rappa, Inc. to FRONTEO Communications, Inc.
  • July Conducted an absorption-type merger with UBIC North America, Inc., with EvD, Inc. as the surviving company, and established FRONTEO USA, Inc.
  • July Changed trade name of UBIC Korea, Inc. to FRONTEO Korea, Inc.
  • July Changed trade name of UBIC Taiwan, Inc. to FRONTEO Taiwan, Inc.