Sansan News

Sansan Smartphone/Free Plan (iPhone version) Released

January 8, 2014
I am thrilled to inform that after our half year effort, Sansan has been just released!!If you are living in the U.S., try to use our Sansan for Smartphone(iPhone) version for Free!!Register with Sansan now! and Follow us!!

Happy New Year 2014!

January 6, 2014
Happy New Year!My motto in 2014 is “No Pain, No Gain”.In Japan, people (traditionally) look so flexible to reach their purpose.For example, modern Japanese people celebrate Christmas eve on 12/24.Then just a week after the day, they go to temples to strike bellsover the new year’s midnight(Joya-no-Kane),and also go to shrines after the new year”s midnight(Hatsu-Moude).Histo

cont. What’s Your Impression of Working in a Japanese Company?

December 27, 2013
I have met many foreigners who have been staying in Japan. Many of them think there isa big character for Japanese companies is they all following the rules, and it’s very hardfor them to change, even though there is a “simpler way”. It’s interesting to see differentpersons expressing this point from positive and negative ways (i.e. Positive expressionsuch as – OMG it…

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2013
It’s getting cold here in Tokyo, and Christmas has come. It’s easy for you to recognizepeople’s enthusiasm towards Christmas from the decoration of the shops and buildingsin Ginza, the Christmas illumination on the street of Omotesando and also as simply asChristmas coffee cup from the coffee shop you go every day.What’s your plan for the Christmas Eve this year? What’…

Sansan Receives Investment from

December 18, 2013
Sansan Receives Investment from Salesforce.comJapan’s business contact management leader will develop innovative features, grow Japanmarket and reach out to global markets via Salesforce AppExchangeTOKYO, Japan—October 30, 2013—Sansan, the leader in cloud-based business contact management services for enterprises and individuals in Japan, today announced that it has received an i…

Chika Terada, President of Sansan, inc. received U.S. Ambassador’s Award in The Entrepreneur Awards Japan 2011

December 17, 2013
Chika Terada, President/CEO of Sansan, Inc.(Head quarter: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan)(hereinafter called Sansan) had received “U.S. Ambassador’s Award” at the institution of Award to honor the excellent Entrepreneur; The Entrepreneur Awards Japan 2011 sponsored by U.S. Embassy in Japan.For details, please see 【News release】 Entr…

What’s Your Impression of Working in a Japanese Company?

December 16, 2013
        Even though, I have done many part-time jobs before in Canada, working in Sansan in Japan as an intern is my first job that actually take place in an office.My impression has changed a lot from what I had towards Sansan before I came.Let’s talk about seriouseness.People in Sansan treat their work so seriously. It’s the same as I thought it would be. There are many meetings, inc…

What We Are Striving For

December 13, 2013
Perhaps over 90% of business encounters bear no fruit.        You may have invested a lot of effort and time just for getting to meet someone important, or have encountered with someone important inexpertly in a small coffee stand.         However, you may have this kind of experience that after you have exchanged the business card with that person, you just left that card in your drawer and forgo…

Who Should Own the Business Cards we Receive?

December 12, 2013
        Some people say they belong to the individual who received them. Some other people say they belongs to the team/organization that the individual is in.        You might say that teams or organizations can be quite possessive, but at the same time, teams or organizations cannot exist without individuals. As both of individuals and organizations are interdependent.        Sansan’s serv…

Hello, This is Pinhan :)!

December 11, 2013
How is your day?       Today I’m going to introduce myself a little. My name’s Pinhan Dou. I’m from China and currently pursuing my B.B.A degree in University of Toronto in Canada.       When I got into university, I was told that Japanese people treat their work very seriously and they are always aspiring perfect, which I found fantastic and wanted to learn more. From then I was…