"Creating life changing opportunities"

To create "life-changing opportunities" for people and societies
worldwide and to co-create a platform to put this into practice.


We are a Singapore-based Mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) company. Utilizing this technology, we offer OEM mobile apps and Big Data solutions to enterprises including tourism boards, Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), financial services institutions (credit card companies/ banks), airlines and publishers.

About LCO

LCO is a technology company specializing in B2B mobile and big data solutions. The company received investment from Singapore’s NRF (National Research Foundation) and a Singapore-based VC in 2012. In 2015, LCO received a strategic investment from a Japanese public listed company. After that, our business was completely transferred and acquired. Focusing on MBaaS solutions, LCO has been expanding its business in the Asia-Pacific region.

Product / Technology

LCO provides mobile and backend solutions (MBaaS) for enterprises. As an MBaaS provider, our technology covers a wide range of solutions such as geolocation technology, big data analysis, offline map and navigation technology, among others. Our showcase product “TravelDoor”, an offline mobile app that provides travelers with useful in-destination content and services, offers clients a preview of our comprehensive B2B solutions.

Global Partners

Since its inception, LCO has been providing innovative technologies to transform travelers' experiences. LCO has successfully strengthened its position in Asia through strategic partnerships with public listed companies in Japan. LCO also work with partners and clients in the ASEAN region and Europe.

Our Team and Locations

LCO’s core members are a group of diverse individuals from various business and engineering backgrounds; former engineers at multinational corporations such as Baidu and Fujitsu, as well as a former startup CTO, to name a few. It is this unique mix of talent and expertise that drive our innovations. We operate in four locations: Singapore headquarters, Taiyuan/ China (Development), Ho Chi Minh/ Vietnam (Development), and Tokyo/ Japan.


Management Team

Yuki Hiraki         >>>LinkedIn

Co-founder & CEO

Prior to co-founding LCO, Yuki was a project manager at NTT Communications where he led VPN development projects for multinational corporations. Before joining NTT, he was a research member of Japan's Smart City Initiative (solar power optimization) backed by the Ministry of Education. Yuki has been named a member of SBF Young Business Leaders Network. He holds a master's degree in Science and Engineering from Chuo University in Japan.

Saki Kobayashi         >>>LinkedIn

Co-founder & COO

Prior to co-founding LCO, Saki helped with the overseas expansion at NTT Communications. Before joining NTT, she led global partnership development at a consulting firm specializing in BOP (Bottom of the Pyramid) and emerging markets. She also founded a water and sanitation organization for villages in Cambodia. Saki has been named a member of SBF Young Business Leaders Network. She holds a bachelor's degree in School of International Liberal Studies from Waseda University in Japan.

Li Yang


A former Baidu engineer, Yang led various AI projects in Beijing and Shenzhen. He was also a development manager for Baidu’s popular Japanese keyboard app “Simeji.” After joining LCO as a full-stack engineer, Yang now leads and manages development teams in China and Vietnam. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Keio University in Japan.

Mobile and Backend Solutions For Enterprise

~Our all-in-one enterprise solution includes mobile applications, CMS integration, Big Data analytics, content creation & management, and data-driven marketing~


Leveraging our strengths in mobile & backend technology, high-quality content as well as distribution channels, our list of enterprise OEM solutions is extensive. Over the past years, we have worked with a wide array of clients including credit card companies, airlines, tourism boards, Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), publishers, and hotels & resorts.

<Example 1>
- Clients: Financial services institutions (banks/ credit card issuers)
- Needs: Boosting overseas credit card usage by outbound travelers

By creating a custom mobile travel app under your corporate brand, LCO enables you to reach out directly to credit card holders. You will have the flexibility to manage your travel content as well as credit card offerings through our easy-to-navigate cloud-based CMS. With functions such as loyalty programs and customer care services incorporated into the app, your team can maximize customers' overseas spending. Additionally, you can collect user and geolocation data to track and analyze “in-destination” travel patterns and spending habits. These real customer data will help you send targeted push notifications and geofencing alerts to increase user engagement.

<Example 2>
- Clients: Tourism Boards/ Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs)
- Needs: Increase inbound visitors

Tourism Boards and DMOs in various regions are using LCO's offline in-destination mobile app as well as cloud-based backend system. Through a custom branded offline travel app, you can utilize your travel content and time-sensitive event information to its fullest potential. One of the key features you can benefit from is our comprehensive heatmap where app users’ travel patterns are mapped out and visualized. With the help of LCO’s Big Data Analytics, your organization will be able to keep up with the ever-changing trends and strategize when to launch seasonal campaigns, send personalized notifications/ geo-fencing alerts, and select partnering restaurants and shops from emerging hotspots.

For more information on LCO's OEM/ MBaaS solutions,
contact us today at info@lco-creation.com

TravelDoor -Demo Application for Clients-

An offline travel app which brings you life changing opportunities.

LCO’s mobile app “Travel Door” helps travelers gather local travel information and enables them to navigate themselves around the city without having to access the internet. We also offer coupons, tour packages, and other helpful features for travelers. Our app has been widely recognized as a useful tool for travelers. We are also currently developing additional features such as a concierge service and loyalty system.

Latest News

What's happening with us

January 21, 2021

Keynote speech at APT Women (Acceleration Program in Tokyo for Women), Singapore Program

We are pleased to announce that our co-founder & COO, Saki Kobayashi, was invited as a keynote speaker at the APT Women (Acceleration Program in Tokyo for Women) Singapore 2021 organized - online this year - by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support Co., Ltd. LCO will continue our commitment to empowering female entrepreneurs and women-led startups.

【Overseas Program of Acceleration Program in Tokyo for Women】
The purpose of the program is to invite all who wish to participate in the domestic program to an online program in collaboration with key stakeholders and organizations involved with women entrepreneurs in overseas cities that are active in supporting women ventures (this year, in New York and Singapore) in order to gain a better understanding of how they plan to expand overseas. In addition to the full-participation programs, we provide individual support tailored to the needs of each participant.
The full-participation program, with the cooperation of local supporters such as academic institutions, local experts, and venture support organizations, plans to present at a pitch event for the purpose of raising funds and promoting public relations, to give presentations in English, to give questions and answers, and to build a local network.

APT Woman:Official Site

November 11, 2020

Moderated at the FUTR DX Summit 2020

Our Co-founder, Saki Kobayashi, recently moderated a panel discussion on “Data & Insights” at the FUTR DX Summit 2020 (4th – 6th November 2020, Global online). Following our participation in 2017 and 2019, we were delighted to be back for the third year to discuss the future of digital experience with industry leaders across a wide range of sectors. The 3-day virtual conference was joined by over 100 speakers from around the world, spanning across 4 continents.

FUTR DX Summit: Official Site

Gimme your...custom, data & insights! Discover who your customer is and merge trend spotting with the products or services they need. Not forgetting the important data of online & offline shoppers to make full use of its CRM capacity across your organisation. 

Dipayan Chakraborty, Head of Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, MYNTRA
Alex Genov, Head of Customer Research, ZAPPOS
Ross Antrobus, Head of the Behavioural Insights & Business Analytics, THE FA
Warren Mills, Platform Client Lead, VERIZON MEDIA 

Moderated By:
Saki Kobayashi, Co-Founder & COO, LCO-CREATION

September 1, 2020

Opening of satellite office in Singapore

LCO is pleased to announce that our satellite office is now open. Satellite office will be providing the work flexibility for our employees.

1 Fusionopolis Place, Galaxis(West Lobby) 3rd floor, Singapore 138522

Thank you for your continuous support.

July 10, 2020

New AI feature available - predict and visualize future user behavior and trends

LCO-Creation is pleased to announce that our new AI feature has been released as part of our customized options for enterprise clients. Our existing data solution provides clients with an in-depth marketing analysis of user behavior and trends. Our latest feature will allow clients to gain more accurate and highly efficient predictive analytics by combining internal data, including users' location and historical behavioral data, and external data such as weather, temperature, humidity, etc.

Please note that this premium feature is only available to clients subscribing to LCO-Creation's OEM applications or data analytics solutions.

For more details, please get in touch with our Service Operation Team at info@lco-creation.com.

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Join our team

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are seeking an opportunity to learn and work in a fast paced, expanding organization. The opening positions are: (1) Business Development Manager (Singapore/ Japan) (2) Engineer (Singapore/ Taiyuan, China/ Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam) (3) Administrative Manager (Singapore). Please see below for positions that are currently open.

How to apply:
Please send a resume to career@lco-creation.com

Contact Us

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