About Capy



We are an organization with the explicit goal to provide “Easy & Secure” security solutions. Currently, website visitors all over the world are struggling with present day security solutions which are either “secure & difficult to utilize” or “easy but slack.”

We solve this issue with an intuitive and simple CAPTCHA solution that solves the above quandary. It doesn’t require any special skills, knowledge or tools to use. Capy is all about continually pushing forward by way of developing and working with new technologies to ensure that “Easy & Secure” becomes the new standard measure in online security


  • Starting out Capy was started in 2010 as an academic research project by Mitsuo Okada at Kyoto University, Japan. He found the original idea of Capy from his cybersecurity research.
  • Forming Capy Inc. Capy Inc. was established in October 2012 in Delaware. Capy has raised $1M from JAFCO and launched the first product “Capy Puzzle CAPTCHA". This highly recognized product received over 15 awards until today including IEEE-CCNC best demo, SF Newtech, TiE50 Winner and IVS Launch Pad Winner.

    Capy CAPTCHA has been widely reaching out some leading companies. Meanwhile, Capy has expanded new products, Avatar CAPTCHA, Capy Risk-Based Authentication and Real-time Blacklist for even more comprehensive cybersecurity solution.
  • Recognition and Growth Under the Akamai-Microsoft cybersecurity accelerator program provided by Microsoft Ventures in Tel Aviv, we have been boosted our R&D. We also joined the Orange Fab to expand network in EU region. In Japan region, we were selected as a support mentor of ASAC, an official acceleration center of Tokyo and Deloitte group.
  • Future Plans We are honored to have 500 startups as our newly add shareholders, and now we are looking forward to our further success with such great mentors and hard-working employees. We believe it doesn’t take much time for us to establish world-wide big data platform through our security products. New features will be announced soon.

Awards & Recognitions

Batch #5 - Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv

Capy Inc. was accepted as one of the eleven startups in Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Batch #5 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

TiE50 2013 – Winner, May 2013

Capy Inc. was named the Winner of the 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs.

500 Startups

A leading global venture capital and startup accelerator became our shareholder.

  • SF New Tech 2012 – Best Demo, Jan. 2012

  • Technology & Business Plan Contest in Kyoto – Winner, Dec. 2013

  • MIT Entrepreneur and Innovation Pitch Competition – First Prize, Dec 2012

  • Kyoto City Venture Business Evaluating Committee – “A” rank, Sep. 2012

  • VC Taskforce – Second Prize, Jul. 2012

  • NTT Open Lab – Best Award, Dec. 2011

  • IEEE-CCNC Publication – Spectrum Magazine, Jan. 2011

  • IEEE-CCNC 2010 – Best Demonstration Award & IEEE Communication Magazine, Jan. 2010

  • IVS 2013 Fall Kyoto, Launch Pad - Winner, Dec 2013

  • FiBC 2015 - Winner, Feb 2015

  • Best of Show Award Intertop Tokyo 2015 - Spetial Prize, Jun 2015

  • NTT DATA presnts Global Open Innovation 2015 - Winner, Aug 2015

Investors & Partners

Capy Inc. is honor to have partners and shareholders including 500 Startups, aSTART, and JAFCO, Microsoft Ventures which help us expand and further our goal of making the internet environment secure.