Who Is GMO Internet Group

Their primary (but not only) portfolio of products is: domain registration, web hosting, web design, Internet security, e-commerce tools and payment processing

They are also the largest FX trading services provider for retail investors in Japan and the 5th largest securities trading services provider.

In September 2016, GMO Internet Group announced a collaboration with a major player in the semiconductor industry (without disclosing the name of the manufacturer though), to create the next generations of ASIC miners.

The plan is to leap from the current 17nanonmeter ASIC available from Bitmain and other companies to 7nanometer ASIC mining hardware for Bitcoin.
In October 2017 the company announced the launch of a token sale (ICO) for its mining hashing boards.