Company Info

Learn more about SmartNews

Company Info

Learn more about SmartNews

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Company Overview

Corporate name: SmartNews, Inc.
Established: June 15, 2012
Mission: Delivering the world’s quality information to the people who need it
Business: Development and operation of smartphone apps
Development and operation of internet services
Ken Suzuki

Co-founder and CEO

Kaisei Hamamoto

Co-founder, COO and Chief Engineer

Yi Ren

Chief Strategy Officer

Outside Board Directors
Ken Kutaragi

Outside Board Director

Minoru Imano

Outside Board Director

Related business: SlowNews
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