Feb 11, 2011

Supre raised 40M yen to strengthen support for hobby education /Venture Now

Supre fundraised 40 million yen on December 24th from Mitsubishi UFJ Capital and Mitsui Sumitomo Asset Management. The company will use the capital for increasing human resource and system development of its school support business centered around Shumi Navi, a portal site of hobby related schools and classes.

Supre was founded on 2007 April providing media centered on hobby. Linking with its base service, Shumi Navi, it also operates community service, Shumi Nakama Net, and blog community, Slow Town.

Shumi Navi currently has 6,000 schools from 250 categories, which the company plans to expand to 7,000 schools by May and 100,000 by 2015.

Venture Now 2/10/2011

  • Supre was selected as one of final presentors at NICT business plan contest held at January 25, 2011.

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