Company Profile

Origin of our company name, Heartseed
Origin of our company name

cardiomyocyte spheroid, a spherical microtissue of cardiomyocytes which we create, resembles a species of houseplant called Heartseed. Named with the meaning of implanting a heart species at necrotic site due to myocardial infarction etc.

Company Profile

Company name
Heartseed Inc.
Business
Cardiac regenerative medicine using iPSCs
Board member
Keiichi Fukuda, Kikuo Yasui, Takehiko Kaneko, Mutsuki Takano, Tatsuyoshi Hirano
Outside Director
Yutaro Kasai, Toshiharu Furukawa, Kay Deguchi, Makoto (Mark) Ohori
Shareholders
Founders / employees, Angel Bridge, Astellas Venture Management, Shibuya Corp., SBI Investment, JMDC, Kidswell Bio, Nissay Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, ITOCHU CHEMICAL FRONTIER, MEDIPAL HOLDINGS, Innovation Platform for The University of Tokyo, Medical Incubator Japan, Keio Innovation Initiative (KII), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Investment.
Head Office
The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo #302, 12-9, Daikyo-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015, JAPAN
Contact
contact@heartseed.jp