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5-5-13 Nakasu Hakata Ku
7F KDC Building
Fukuoka, 810-0801, JPN


Co-founder & CEO
Co-founder, CTO & Product Designerr
Co-founder & CMO



Nulab is an agile software development company that develops web-based applications to support team collaboration. Their main products include an online diagramming tool, project management tool, and a team instant-messaging application.

The goal of Nulab is to create platforms for people to work together efficiently. These platforms improve team member communication and promote creative collaboration in order to effectively solve problems and and complete projects.

Companies like Creately, BaseCamp, and Zoho offer software that is similar to Nulab’s offerings.

Recent Milestones

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    Nulab — Nulab Remove Ned Watson as Director of International Development. (10/31/11)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 9:34pm
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    Nulab added Ned Watson as Director of International Development. (2/14/10)
    Posted 3/14/10 at 7:14pm
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    Nulab added Shinsuke Tabata as Co-founder & CMO. (3/29/04)
    Posted 3/14/10 at 5:00am
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    Nulab added Masanori Hashimoto as Co-founder & CEO. (3/29/04)
    Posted 3/14/10 at 4:58am
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    Nulab added Toshitaka Agata as Co-founder, CTO & Product Designerr. (3/29/04)
    Posted 3/14/10 at 5:00am




Launch DateNovember, 2011
Tags nulab, project-management

Backlog is a web-based proprietary project management software written primarily in Java, Javascript, and Perl.

Backlog’s main features include issue tracking, wiki, version control, and WebDAV file-sharing. The application runs on major web browsers namely Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox in both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Launch DateOctober, 2009
Tags nulab, diagramming, collaboration, realtime, design, modelling, web, ria

Cacoo is a web based real-time collaborative drawing application. Illustrations created in Cacoo can be linked to from web based documents, Wiki’s, and websites. Changing the illustration in Cacoo will automatically update anywhere it is linked from.

Multiple people can work on the same illustration at the same time. Any interaction with objects by users is highlighted inside the interface to improve communication. Chat is also integrated and it is easy to share the illustrations with new collaborators.

Nulab screenshot
Above: Cacoo Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 3/15/10


Launch DateAugust, 2013
Tags nulab, instant-messaging, chat, collaboration

Typetalk is a collaborative chat app designed for team collaboration and discussions via instant messaging.

The service allows users to create multiple topics, send files, attach emoticons, tag other members using the ‘mention’ feature, as well as ‘like’ and archive messages.

Typetalk is currently in Alpha version.

Nulab screenshot
Above: Typetalk Lounge
Uploaded: 10/2/13


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