「Habataku SMEs / 300 small businesses」 award

i-cube Co., Ltd. was selected as one of the "2017th SME / 300 small businesses" by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Agency.

Every year, the agency selects 300 SMEs that is active in various fields such as innovation, development, service creation and contributing to the society while also strengthening their international competitiveness through aggressive marketing development abroad. By publicizing this widely, selected business operators receive additional social recognition and motivation of workers.

In 2015 we established our first overseas school「IZUMIJUKU」in the TPP participating country Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City. We started by teaching the abacus, one of our popular courses in Japan. We are increasing the number of available courses we offer, such as Japanese etc. while also aiming to expand in other Asian countries. In addition, we were also evaluated in accordance with the global expansion of society, efforts such as starting classes conducted in English for elementary and junior high school students, and aiming to change the company's official language to English.

On March 23rd, a ceremony was held at the main building of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, where our President & CEO Yazaki Hayato received a certificate and a supplementary prize.

“I will continue to expand the possibilities of our children in the world through many challenges and changes.”