About TwitCastingAbout TwitCasting

Biggest live streaming platform with over 50% of college students in Japan.

TwitCasting is a mobile, social live streaming service. With a smartphone, you can live stream from anywhere, anytime. Since launch 5 years ago, our user base has grown to more than 10MM. Among them are 1.4 million college students, more than half of the college students in Japan.

Overseas expansionOverseas expansion

Many users came from outside Japan from just word of mouth.

TwitCasting users are from all around the world. Many are from English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries. TwitCasting is designed so that it can stream even when the bandwidth is very low. It is so versatile that it's been used to broadcast from protests on the street of Brazil, as well as by Brazilian diva Ivete Sangalo who has 9 million followers. All of this growth has come from word of mouth and having a great product.


Company Moi Corporation
Founded Feb 29, 2012
(company split by sidefeed, Inc.)
Capital 444,000,000 JPY
(Capital Surplus Reserve: 249,200,000 JPY)
(Global HQ)
Kandatsukasacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo JAPAN 101-0052
(US branch)
225 Bush St, Floor 12, c/o RocketSpace, San Francisco, CA 94104


Yoski Akamatsu

Founder & CEOYoski Akamatsu

Yoski has been working as an architect of the web services and is still the core engineer on "TwitCasting" development. He is an expert in iPhone and Android applications as well as in scalable server side programming.

Hiroyuki Shibaoka

DirectorHiroyuki Shibaoka

Hiroyuki is very experienced in developing server side software with short transactions and secure payment transactions. He is engaged in developing the core communication system on TwitCasting, as well as working as an advisor on the system development.

Hiroyuki Shibaoka
Taiga Matsuyama

DirectorTaiga Matsuyama

Matsuyama has been engaged in venture company support for more than ten years in Tokyo. Currently he has established East Venture Fund with angel investors to support emerging early-stage companies in Japan as well as those in East Asia.