Corporate Profile

Trade NameVision Inc.
FoundedJune 1, 1995
IncorporatedDecember 4, 2001
Capital¥2,347,122,400 *As of April 2017
Exective team Founder & CEO  Kenichi Sano
Director & Senior Executive Officer  Shinichi Nakamoto
Director & Senior Executive Officer  Kenji Ota
Director*  Shinichiro Naito
Director*  Shiori Harada
Executive Officer Administration dept. General Manager of Business Administration div. & Internal Audit Office  Katsuya Iijima
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member*  Kazuhiko Umehara
Audit & Supervisory Board Member  Toshiaki Fukuda
Audit & Supervisory Board Member*  Junichi Motai

* Outside board members
Employees Domestic:523(Full-time:394, part-time:129)
Overseas:74(Full-time:68, Part-time:6)
* As of March 2017
Businesses 1. GLOBAL WiFi®
- International
- Domestic (Japan)
2. Information and Communications service
- Fixed-line telecommunications service
- Mobile communications service
- Broadband service
- Office automation equipment service
- Internet media services
3. Other
Major Business Partners ORIX Corp. / Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
SAXA Business System, Inc.
SoftBank Corp. / Credit Saison Co., Ltd. /
Member's Mobile Inc. / Advanced Info Service Plc. /
Apple Japan / AT&T / BANGKOK SAMURAI CO., LTD /
CSL Ltd. / DHIRAAGU / Docomo Paciofic /
Globe Telecom, Inc. / HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD /
IT&E / KT Corp. / LGU+
Maxis Communications Berhad / Orange France /
PT Internux / PT Smartfren Telecom Tbk /
PT TELEKOMUNIKASI / SELULAR /
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. / T-Mobile /
Verizon Wireless / Vodafone Italy /
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. / China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd.
Many other major overseas communications companies
Major Banks Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Ikebukuro Corporate Business Office
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Shibuya-ekimae Branch
Mizuho Bank,Ltd, Shinjuku-Shintoshin Branch
Audit corporationKPMG AZSA LLC.
Head Office5F Shinjuku i-Land Tower, 6-5-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-1305
URLhttp://www.vision-net.co.jp/
LicensesTelecommunications business license (Notification No. A-15-5666)
Secondhand dealer license granted by Tokyo Metropolitan Public Safety Commission (License No. 304360608854)
Registered Trademarks 電話加入権ドットコム (Trademark Registration No. 5172041)
法人携帯ドットコム (Trademark Registration No. 5203437)
ビジフォンドットコム (Trademark Registration No. 5291034)
SEO対策ドットコム (Trademark Registration No. 5337411)
モバサポ (Trademark Registration No. 5482234)
ビジョンモバイル (Trademark Registration No. 5483212)
VisionGlobalWiFi (Trademark Registration No. 5483213)
e-ca (Trademark Registration No. 5483214号)
グローバルWiFi (Trademark Registration No. 5492987)
ビジョングローバルWiFi (Trademark Registration No. 5564199)
GlobalWiFi (Trademark Registration No. 5719119)
NINJA WiFi (Trademark Registration No. 5784800)
WiFiレンタルどっとこむ(Trademark Registration No. 5904109)
Organizations EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) Tokyo
Diamond Frontier Club / Japan Association of New Economy
Kansai wo Genki ni suru Kai / Tokyo Wakyokai / marunokai
The Tokyo New Business Conference / CRM Association Japan
Passion Leaders / Asian Leaders Association /
YPO Japan /
Sharing Economy Association Japan
CSR activities Obtained Green Site License
Supporting Specific Non Profit Organization Shinsai Regain as a corporate member
Awards 【2017】
■2016 Diamond Frontier Club Award "Diamond Award" (2017.1)
【2016】
■Best Ventures 100 (2016)
■2016 CRM Best Practice Award "Continuation Award"(2016. 11)
■TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2016, 1st place in the mobile Wi-Fi router category (2016. 8)
■2015 Diamond Frontier Club Award "Special Recognition Award" "INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING (IPO) Award" (2016.1) 【2015】
■2015 CRM Best Practice Award "Continuation Award"(2015. 11)
■Best Ventures 100 (2015)
【2014】
■EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014, Finalist in the Accelerating category (2014.11)
■2014 CRM Best Practice Award (2014. 11)
■Mobile Project Awards 2014, excellence award in the mobile platform solutions category (2014)
■TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2014, 1st place in the mobile Wi-Fi router category (2014. 5)
■Best Ventures 100 (2014) 【2013】
■2013 CRM Best Practice Award (2013. 11)
■Tokyo New Business Conference, Global Grand Prize in the innovation category (2013. 9)
EO Japan, 2nd EO Award, 1st place (2013. 7)
■Canon Grand Athlon 2012, 1st prize (2013. 1)
■Best Ventures 100 (2013)
【2012】
■2012 CRM Best Practice Award, "Oboshi Award" (2012. 11)
■Best Ventures 100 (2012)
【2011】
■Best Ventures 100 (2011)
【2010】
■Best Ventures 100 (2010)
【2009】
■2009 CRM Best Practice Award (2009. 11)

Corporate History

April 1996Vision Co., Ltd. founded (in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka, with \10 million capital) for the purpose of acting as agency for international telephone subscription (fixed-line communications business).
August 1996Moved Head Office from Fujinomiya City to Fuji City, Shizuoka.
August 1997Acquired General Type II Telecommunications Business license.
December 2001Established Vision Business Solutions Inc. in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo for the purpose of sales of office automation equipment.
April 2002Moved Head Office from Shibuya-ku to Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
December 2003Started Internet advertising business (Internet media business).
November 2004Vision Business Solutions Inc. merged with Vision Co., Ltd. and trade name changed to Vision Inc.
June 2006Opened Fukuoka Office.
July 2006Opened Osaka Office (now Kansai Office).
August 2006Opened Yokohama Office.
January 2007Opened Shinjuku Office.
February 2007Opened Nagoya Office.
Started company cellphone business (mobile communications business).
January 2008Established Members Net Inc., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
July 2008Established Best Link Inc., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
Started agency service for broadband communications subscription (broadband service business).
September 2009Started ASKUL, mail-order office equipment shopping service.
November 2009Opened Naha Office.
January 2010Started "e-ca" Wi-Fi router rental service for inbound business travelers and tourists.
May 2011Opened Sapporo Office.
June 2011Started "Vision WiMAX" high-capacity Wi-Fi router rental service for inbound business travelers and tourists.
July 2011Opened Saga Vision Future Business Center (VFBC).
October 2011Established Vision Mobile Korea Inc., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Korea.
Established Vision Mobile Hawaii Inc., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in the United States (Hawaii).
December 2011Established Vision Mobile Taiwan Ltd., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Taiwan.
Established Vision Mobile Hong Kong Ltd., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Hong Kong.
January 2012Established Global WiFi.Com Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Singapore.
February 2012Started "GLOBAL WiFi" Wi-Fi router rental service for overseas travelers.
April 2012Established Global WiFi. UK Ltd., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in the United Kingdom.
December 2012Opened Narita Office.
Started "WIFI-HIRE" short-term rental service for inbound business travelers and tourists.
December 2013Started MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) business for inbound business travelers and tourists.
March 2014Established Vision Vietnam One Member LLC, a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Vietnam.
April 2014Established Vision Mobile Shanghai Ltd., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in China (Shanghai).
November 2014Established Vision Mobile France SAS, a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in France.
December 2014Established VISION MOBILE ITALIA S.r.l., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in Italy.
March 2015Started "NINJA Wi-Fi" rental service for inbound business travelers and tourists.
December 2015Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Inde.
July 2016Established VISION MOBILE USA CORP., a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in the United States (California).
August 2016Established VISION MOBILE NEW CALEDONIA SAS, a subsidiary (now consolidated subsidiary), in New Caledonia.
December 2016Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (transferd from Mothers.)
Affiliated Companies
Members Net Inc.
Best Link Inc.
Vision Mobile Korea Inc. (Korea)
GLOBAL WIFI.COM PTE. LTD. (Singapore)
VISION VIETNAM ONE MEMBER LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (Vietnam)
GLOBAL WIFI.UK LTD (United Kingdom)
Vision Mobile Hong Kong Limited(無限全球通移動通信有限公司) (Hong Kong)
Vision Mobile Hawaii Inc. (USA・Hawaii)
無限全球通移動通信股份有限公司 (Taiwan)
上海高效通信科技有限公司 (China)
Vision Mobile France SAS (France)
VISION MOBILE ITALIA S.r.l. (Italy)
VISION MOBILE USA CORP.(USA・California)
VISION MOBILE NEW CALEDONIA SAS(New Caledonia)