Sansan Blog

Sansan Raises US$38 Million in Series D Funding

August 7, 2017
Investors include Sparx Group’s Future Creation Fund, DCM Ventures and Salesforce.comCloud-Based Business Card Management Provider Aims To Make Japan’s No.1 Business Card App “Eight” The No.1 Business Platform In AsiaSINGAPORE – August 7, 2017 – Sansan Inc., Japan’s leading provider of cloud-based business card management services, announced today US$ 38 million (S$ 52 million) in Seri…

Speak at Singapore Business Review’s 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017.

Rio Inaba (COO for Sansan Global Pte. Ltd.) speak at Singapore Business Review’s 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017.Singapore Business Review’s 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017 is an event that provides a place to exchange networking and ideas organized by Singapore Business Review.At the event, Panel Discussion will be held by promising startup companies that Singapore Bus…

A must-see for those who want to manage business cards in Salesforce! Improve your efficiency by linking the services you use

Used around the world, Salesforce has many benefits, such as being easy to use. However by linking it with a business card management service, you can make it even more efficient.“I want to manage my business cards in Salesforce, but I don’t know how.”“Which business card service should I link Salesforce to?”Here we will propose some solutions to those who have these …

With “Message (Beta)”, which allows you to communicate with colleagues on Sansan, now released!

March 9, 2017
Information based on business cards, such as “Introduce me to this person”, “Give me some information about this person”, “Contact this person”, “Look at this business card”, and so on, on a daily basis.Using Message (Beta), you can easily share and have discussions with colleagues on Sansan.Connect business cards to messages Business cards and …


March 8, 2017
THE STRAITS TIMES titled “Five questions with… Sansan”Japanese firm Sansan knows how frustrating it can be to manage and organise business cards – so it is hoping to revolutionise the way we deal with them, once and for all. The firm, which marries our love for paper business cards with its own high-tech solution, was founded in Tokyo in 2007 and raised a Series C round wor…


March 1, 2017
THE BUSINESS TIMES titled “Managing business cards on the cloud: Sansan Global sets its sights on becoming No 1 in  Singapore before expanding in S-E Asia”AT his previous job, founder of Sansan, Chika Terada, had to wait six months just to get an appointment with a potential client, only to find out that his higher-up knew the exact same person he had tried so hard to reach. If only he

Sansan Event Report: Sansan Innovation Project 2017 in Tokyo

February 8, 2017
We had held the Sansan Innovation Project 2017 on Feb 2th in in Tokyo.The event theme was “Evolutionary theory of working way”.Through proposing new ways of working style provided by IT business solutions and introducing the way of new collaboration, we thought about “evolution of working way” to respond to the future business society.At the Tokyo venue, Ms. Kelly McGonigal, a world wi…

New function for Sansan for Mobile. Increase your sales efficiency with the Advanced Search Function!

January 19, 2017
Sansan for Mobile, on which you can easily check business cards, may be something that the business person who is often out of the office cannot do without.Now, to make using it even more convenient, the Advanced Search Function has been added. Here we will introduce this function, with some examples of how it can be used.Here is what you can do with it!How to use the Advanced Search FunctionYou e…

Now you can register in Sansan business cards in German or French!

“I want to register this card in Sansan, but it isn’t in a language Sansan handles”.Is there anyone in your company who has worried about this?So that you can register even more business cards in Sansan, we have increased the number of languages we handle, allowing for digitization of business cards in German or French.If you have cards in these languages, please take a picture o

From food to practical things! Business cards as marketing tools

October 28, 2016
They are not just paper! Recently, there are many types of business cardsWhen you think of business cards, you think paper, but we see some unique ones that are different sizes than others, some made from special materials, and some which show the effort put into design. They are not just a tool for exchanging information, but they can be thought of as having a marketing side as well.Take a pictur…