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Commencement of supporting service for developing and operating WeChat Mini Program

ACD INC. (head office: Koto Ward, Tokyo; Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda, hereinafter ”ACD”) has commenced service for introducing WeChat Mini Program covering the phases from development to operation.
WeChat Mini Program is download-free application tool which shall be able to provide various service within WeChat, the largest SNS in China and provides the service enabling more than one billion WeChat users to collect information with ease and enjoy shopping and games.
Since it is difficult to obtain information on Japan with ease from within the borders of China through Japanese SNS and Website, WeChat Mini Program enables Chinese users to collect information such as tourist information within the area administrated by government, traffic information and restaurant information by one touch and obtain transportation guidance in Japan and pre-order transportation tickets and accommodations.
ACD shall provide services to Chinese tourists visiting Japan as effective solution covering from TABIMAE (customer collection, advance reservation)-TABINAKA (excursion, settlement) to TABIATO (diffusion, cross-border e-commerce) through developing tool and supporting operation, when WeChat Mini Program is introduced in the areas administrated by government and the commercial facilities around Japan.

As of October 2019, we have already concluded contracts with regional governments and private companies around the country and have more than 50 inquiries every month since we began accepting orders in August 2019.

*Note:
TABIMAE means “before starting trip”
TABINAKA means “during making trip”
TABIATO means “after ending trip”

【Profile of ACD INC.】
Company Name: ACD INC.(https://www.a-cd.co.jp
Establishment Date: March 1, 2016.
Head Office: Tokyo Sky Gate 7F, 3-9-27 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda

Summary of Business:
Operation of cross-border e-commerce site and planning/development of its relating systems. Consulting on logistics/systems and undertaking outsourcing.

【Inquiry】
ACD INC.
Marketing Supervising Office: Mr. Hiromichi Furui
TEL:+81-3-5657-1505
Email:info@a-cd.co.jp
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We have concluded strategic basic agreement with QFPay Japan.



ACD INC. and QFPay Japan have concluded a basic agreement to set up a strategic alliance in a broad range of business domain including alliance for introducing QR settlement and crypto-asset settlement and wallet global marketing targeting inbound tourist customers. Through such alliance by using settlement platform provided by QFPay Group, we shall be able to realize an alliance for settlement though cross-border e-commerce platform provided by ACD, offering new service and global expansion by making use of ACD Coins used in more than 3 million shops all over the world.
From now on, we expect to expand our business domain not only in Japan but also other countries in the world in addition to 13 counties in which QFPay has already had foothold including China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan) and offer services provided by both Groups all over the world.

October 12, 2019
ACD INC.

ACD INC. (Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda, hereinafter “ACD”; ANA Holdings has some stake) has concluded comprehensive and strategic basic agreement with QFPay Japan (Representative Director & CEO: Ms. Angie Li, hereinafter “QFPay”) in the following items including the business area of QR settlement and crypto-asset settlement (hereinafter “crypto settlement”)


(1) alliance on QR settlement platform (※illustration 1)
(2) alliance on crypto settlement platform (※illustration 1)
(3) alliance for developing crypto settlement with Alchemy
(4) alliance on global wallet marketing (※illustration 2)
(5) mutual usage of inbound contents data
(6) capital alliance among Groups in the future

QFPay was the company incorporated in China in 2012, in which SEQUOIA, one of the largest investment funds in the world invested and has established the position of gateway business operator as the global partner for Alipay and WeChatpay. Since then, QFPay has expanded its business domain in many paths in the world and currently is regarded as group company engaged in global settlement gateway for QR settlement (through digital currency and legal currency) and headquartered in Beijing with global top level settlement and system network linking ca. 40 wallets in 13 countries. QFPay is engaged in consolidating QR settlement wallets in one platform in various operating countries including China, supporting customers for their overseas expansion, establishing settlement system for local member shops in its operating countries, and finding new customers. Those contents of business by QFPays are highly evaluated in each country, such as it was selected as one of China fintech 50 by KPMG. Through the basic agreement this time, ACD shall have alliance with QFPay settlement platform merging QR settlement systems all around the world into one platform and commence incorporating it into our own service, cross-border e-commerce platform, and our customers. At the same time, the alliance with QFPay enables ACD to offer settlement service across the world to on-line and off-line shops not only in Japan but also in the world.

Moreover, in the area of crypto-asset, ACD will start development alliance with Alchemy, QFPay Group company, which provides crypto settlement platform and plan to commence introducing ACD Coins to be used in the world. Once we finalize such development alliance, the usage of ACD Coins shall be commenced in more than 3.2 million ships (more than 2 million shops in mainland China, more than 1.2 million shops in other operating countries) to which QFPay Group has already introduced its service.

In addition, ACD and QFPay plan to provide solution service to improve the business performance of member shops such as providing analysis service based on marketing data deriving from dedicated wallet App and POS and shared and making advertisement toward the member users of wallet in addition to offering original settlement service.

Through this basic agreement, we will work on creating further mutual business synergy with QFPay Group with a possibility of intending capital alliance.





【Reference links】
■QFPay
http://www.qfpay.com/global/

■Alchemy
https://www.alchemytech.io/alchemy_english.html

【Inquiry】
ACD INC.
https://www.a-cd.co.jp/
KOTA MORIMOTO
TEL:+81-3-5657-1505
Email:info@a-cd.co.jp
CATEGORY:PRESS RELEASE

Patent acquisition on “EKKYO.NET”, overseas commercial goods pre-registration type ordering system in US

ACD INC. (Head Office: Koto Ward, Tokyo; Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda; hereinafter called “ACD”) has applied for international patents on “EKKYO.NET” (ASP service which complements smooth customs clearing by pre-registering commercial goods sold on cross-border e-commerce platform) and already acquired patents in Japan, Taiwan and Korea (patent number: 6047679). Following those patent acquisitions, we have acquired patent in US this time (date of patent acquisition: September 5, 2019; US patent application number: 15/511,729).
EKKYO.NET enables manufacturers and suppliers operating in the countries eligible for our patents to pre-register goods to customs and quarantines from their own countries when implementing cross-border e-commerce transaction and complete all processes of commercial distribution on cross-border e-commerce platform in their own countries.
Currently ADC has based on international patent application been under patent examination in 13 countries including firstly China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. In addition, we have prepared for applying patents in other countries.

【Profile of ACD INC.】
Company Name: ACD INC.(https://www.a-cd.co.jp
Establishment Date: March 1, 2016.
Head Office: Tokyo Sky Gate 7F, 3-9-27 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda

Summary of Business:
Operation of cross-border e-commerce site and planning/development of its relating systems. Consulting on logistics/systems and undertaking outsourcing.

【Inquiry】
ACD INC.
Marketing Supervising Office: Mr. Hiromichi Furui
TEL:+81-3-5657-1505
Email:info@a-cd.co.jp
CATEGORY:PRESS RELEASE

The trading of ACD Coin has been commenced at DigiFinex.

We hereby would like to inform you that DigiFinex, cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in Singapore, has commenced the trading of ACD Coins issued by ACD Inc. (Head office: Koto Ward, Tokyo; Representative Director & CEO: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda) from today, July 22, 2019 (16 pm Japan time).Announcement on ACD Coin’s Listing on DigiFinex
As for DigiFinex, please refer to the following website.
https://www.digifinex.com

【Introduction of Digi Finex】
DigiFinex is a world leading digital assets trading platform, focusing on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin etc. It was founded by blockchain enthusiasts and the core team come from well-known technology companies such as Xunlei, Tencent, Baidu and HP. DIGIFINEX LIMITED is a Seychelles company headquartered in Singapore.
DigiFinex is committed to provide blockchain users safe, secure and convenient investment channels.

【Inquiry】
Cryptosquare CO., LTD
E-mail:info@acd-coin.hk
CATEGORY:PRESS RELEASE

Announcement on ACD Coin’s Listing on DigiFinex

ACD Inc. (Head office: Koto Ward, Tokyo, Representative Director and CEO: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda) would hereby like to inform you that ACD Coins issued by ACD Inc. will be listed on DigiFinex, cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in Singapore. The trading of ACD Coins is scheduled to be commenced from July 22, 2019 onward.
As for DigiFinex, please refer to the following website.
https://www.digifinex.com

【Introduction of Digi Finex】
DigiFinex is a world leading digital assets trading platform, focusing on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin etc. It was founded by blockchain enthusiasts and the core team come from well-known technology companies such as Xunlei, Tencent, Baidu and HP. DIGIFINEX LIMITED is a Seychelles company headquartered in Singapore.
DigiFinex is committed to provide blockchain users safe, secure and convenient investment channels.

【Inquiry】
Cryptosquare CO., LTD
E-mail:info@acd-coin.hk
CATEGORY:PRESS RELEASE

Current status on DigiFinex listing application of ACD COIN

As for ACD Coin Project on which we have been working, the listing application to DigiFinex which was released on April 26, 2019 has already been accepted by DigiFinex. However, since ACD Coin is categorized as the first altcoin on BCH base for DigiFinex, the technical issues are carefully examined. Due to this, the timing of listing is expected to be in July 0f 2019 at this point in time. We will disclose the concrete listing date as needed on our website. Please check our website in a timely manner.

【Inquiry】
Cryptosquare CO., LTD
E-mail:info@acd-coin.hk
CATEGORY:INFO

We have acquired international patent in Korea on “EKKYO.NET”, product advance registration type ordering/order receiving processing system for overseas countries.

ACD INC. (head office: Koto Ward, Tokyo, Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda, hereinafter called “ACD”) has been working on application of and has already acquired patent on “EKKYO.NET” in Japan and Taiwan (ASP service to complement customs clearing by preliminarily registering goods to be sold on cross-border e-commerce; patent number 6047679). Following Japan and Taiwan, ACD has recently acquired patent on “EKKYO.NET” in Korea (patented date: May 24, 2019; patent application number: 10-2016-7036148)

Through “EKKYO.NET”, manufacturers and suppliers of patented countries shall be able to register products with overseas custom and quarantine offices from their own country and consummate all commercial distribution of cross-border e-commerce in their own county.
Currently, ACD has finalized filing application of patents in 13 countries including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, etc. and those applications are under review in each country. Moreover, ACD is making preparations to file application of patent in other countries and will file them sequentially.

【Profile of ACD INC.】
Company Name: ACD INC.(https://www.a-cd.co.jp
Establishment Date: March 1, 2016.
Head Office: Tokyo Sky Gate 7F, 3-9-27 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda

Summary of Business:
Operation of cross-border e-commerce site and planning/development of its relating systems. Consulting on logistics/systems and undertaking outsourcing.

【Inquiry】
ACD INC.
Marketing Supervising Office: Mr. Hiromichi Furui
TEL:+81-3-5657-1505
Email:info@a-cd.co.jp
CATEGORY:PRESS RELEASE

We have decided to provide special support to “Japan Crafters Film Award”

ACD Inc. (Head Office: Koto-ku, Tokyo, Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda, Representative Director, hereinafter called“ACD”) has decided to provide special support to “Japan Crafters Film Award” (its awards ceremony is scheduled to be held on September 25, 2019) hosted by Nippon Teshigoto Zukan Inc. (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Mr. Hiromichi Furui, hereinafter called “Nippon Teshigoto Zukan”).

This award is the film competition which is hosted for the very first time by “Nippon Teshigoto Zukan” that has worked on archiving traditional crafts and craftspeople all across Japan by filming them and is aimed at collecting documentary production in a broad sense with the focus on Japanese “Monozukuri” and “Handwork” by young film & video creators. This event is not only aimed at spotlighting Japanese traditional crafts and local specialties by collecting and giving awards to films & video demonstrating the cultures and enchantment of crafts which Japan boasts to the world, but also expected to lead to the opportunity for sending over talented film & video creators to the world. Mr. Yataro Matsuura, essayist, Mr. Koji Kato, TV talent and Ms. Yukiko Mishima, film director are to be on the panel of judges for this award. (Please refer to official HP: https://nippon-teshigoto.jp/award2019).

Starting by this event, ACD intends to support the activities of “Nippon Teshigoto Zukan” which is contributing to advancement of Japanese crafts by dint of film & video through an effort of providing such special support and have further tie-up with Nippon Teshigoto Zukan and transmit motion pictures on works by craftspeople of traditional crafts across Japan to all the countries of the world through our service.

【Profile of Nippon Teshigoto Zukan】
Company Name: Nippon Teshigoto Zukan Inc.
Establishment Date: January 23, 2019
Head Office: c/o Fast Com Co., Ltd.
Urban Net Nihombashi Bldg. 1F, 2-14-10 Nihombashi-Ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative Director: Mr. Keigo Omaki

Summary of Business:
The company is engaged in introducing the activities of handworks of craftspeople all over Japan such as hand-making process of traditional crafts through motion picture with the wish of “recording skills and culture of Japanese craftspeople in the form of motion picture” through WEB motion picture media operated by Nippon Teshigoto Zukan.
URL:https://nippon-teshigoto.jp/

【Profile of ACD INC.】
Company Name: ACD INC.(https://www.a-cd.co.jp
Establishment Date: March 1, 2016.
Head Office: Tokyo Sky Gate 7F, 3-9-27 Tatsumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Representative Director: Mr. Yasuhiro Sonoda

Summary of Business:
Operation of cross-border e-commerce site and planning/development of its relating systems. Consulting on logistics/systems and undertaking outsourcing.

【Inquiry】
ACD INC.
Marketing Supervising Office: Mr. Hiromichi Furui
TEL:+81-3-5657-1505
Email:info@a-cd.co.jp
CATEGORY:INFO