Sansan News

Amazing OCR: 8 Ways it Changes Our Lives & 3 Shortcomings

Just what is optical character recognition (OCR)? OCR is a widely used system for machine or electronic conversion of text into data. The text can be on a page, in a photo, even handwritten on a scrap of paper. OCR checks us in at the airport, directs mail to our front door, and makes Google even more useful. It’s also at the heart of many contact management systems. So why doesn’t everyone …

Reuters Covers Tech Unicorns from Japan

August 14, 2018
Reuters gave coverage of startups, IPOs, and VCs from Japan.It considers Sansan a possible candidate for becoming the next Japanese unicorn IPO.After Mercari: Japanese asset managers see new era in venture capital investing

Sansan in Bloomberg

February 8, 2018
Bloomberg uncovers “How to hack your pile of business cards”.Read the interview with our CEO, Chika Terada.https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-04/how-to-hack-your-pile-of-business-cards 

Now You Can Digitize Multiple Cards in a Single Shot

December 7, 2017
Multiple business cards can be recognized andphotographed at the same time.More convenient with high-level OCR.You can check the data of the business cards you took pictures of on the spot.Get started taking pictures of cards now!   

New and Improved Sansan Smartphone Application

October 10, 2017
New function #1:MessagingSend messages to your colleagues to better communicate with them. You can request introductions to your colleagues’ connections when away from the office and easily make light communication. New function #2:Bulk photographing of business cardsYou can take a picture of multiple business cards with just one tap of the camera. With this you can register business cards i

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 #1 Business Card App “Eight” the top 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 Series…

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

July 7, 2017
Rio Inaba (COO for Sansan Global Pte. Ltd.) will 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.At the event, Panel Discussion will be held by promising startup companies that Singapore Business Review will focus on in 2017…

Managing Your Cards and Contacts in Salesforce? We’ve Got Something Great for You

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 …

Message Function Lets You Communicate with Colleagues via Sansan

Sansan creates valuable, creative ways to work together. For instance, you may want a colleague’s introduction to a prospective client, or hints on how to deal with a contact, or views on a new contact.We’ve now made this much easier. Use the Message function to quickly and simply share tips and discuss deals with your colleagues, within Sansan.Connect business cards/contacts to messag…

Sansan in The Straits Times

March 8, 2017
The Straits Times in Singapore published an article on us, “Five questions with… Sansan”The venerable Singapore publication interviewed our chief operations officer in Singapore.Check out the great Q&A here…Five questions with… SansanSome exciting news and updates will be released very soon. Stay tuned.Still haven’t tried Sansan, or want to know more how it