Posted on 20 November 2015
Every year, our Japanese-language sister site throws a big Disrupt-like event in Tokyo where there is, of course, a Battlefield between about 10 different startups. With north of 100 million Internet users, Japan has a considerable domestic market. While Western companies have had more success in Japan than in mainland China, the national startup scene still has tons of thriving businesses… Read More
Article courtesy of TechCrunch
Posted on 17 April 2015
It’s been a busy year for Sprinklr. Not long after the company acquired Get Satisfaction, they announced that they are expanding into Japan.
Sprinklr Japan will have Tokyo headquarters and allow the company to closer relate with Japanese enterprises, providing more local support for clients with a significant presence in Japan. This is a joint venture between majority shareholder Sprinklr, PIPED BITS, Recruit Strategic Partners and Suneight Investment Co., Ltd. PIPED BITS, Recruit and Suneight have all invested ¥1 billion in Series A funding in Sprinklr Japan.
Sprinklr CEO Ragy Thomas discussed this new venture:
The connected, empowered consumer is a universal transformation that requires a truly global solution. By 2016, the number of Facebook users in Japan is expected to reach 30.6 million. More than 200 of the world’s largest global public companies are headquartered in Japan. We are thrilled to expand to Japan and help these companies create social experiences that reduce costs, drive revenue, and increase engagement with their highly connected, mobile-centric customers.
Article courtesy of SocialTimes Feed