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Sansan Crosses US$100 Million in Funding – Closes US$26.43 Million Series E RoundSeries E Funding to Drive Expansion in Southeast Asia and Japan

December 6, 2018
・Tokyo and Singapore-based Sansan provides a business card-based contact management solution for companies. It enables businesses of all sizes to build a complete contact database of their real-world network by scanning business cards with the Sansan Scanner Set or a mobile phone.・In this round Sansan has raised JPY 3 billion (US$26.43 million) from Japan Post Capital, T. Rowe Price, SBI Investmen…

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 

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…

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

Sansan in The Business Times

March 1, 2017
The Business Times wrote about us in the article, “Managing business cards on the cloud”We’re grateful for this terrific article.Read it here:Managing business cards on the cloudStill haven’t tried Sansan, or want to know more about how it could help your business?Go here.

Sansan Event Report: Sansan Innovation Project 2017 in Tokyo

February 8, 2017
We recently held Sansan Innovation Project 2017, in Tokyo.The event theme was “Evolutionary theory of the working way”.Through proposing new ways of working style provided by IT business solutions and introducing the way of new collaboration, we ways we can evolve how we work to effectively respond to changes in business society in the future.At the Tokyo venue, Dr. Kelly McGonigal, a worldwide be…

Sansan Event Report: Sansan Innovation Project 2016 in Tokyo

February 26, 2016
We held the Sansan Innovation Project 2016 on February 23 in Tokyo.The event theme was “A Look at Future Work Styles.”The business environment surrounding us is rapidly changing and aspects of the future imagined in the past are becoming more a reality with each day. The recent Sansan Innovation Project 2016 in Tokyo, centered on this theme, was a great success.We’re glad so many users, and

Sansan’s Byline Contribution in HQ Asia

January 21, 2016
CEO Chika Terada’s byline contribution is on the top page of HQ Asia.“Chika Terada, CEO of Sansan, a fast-growing cloud based contact management service, explains how in today’s digital age, where many connections are made online, the act of handing out business cards, especially during the first meeting, creates a distinctively physical connection that helps facilitation of business t