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About Kirihara Shoten

Kirihara Shoten is a publisher of educational materials for high school students in Japan. Kirihara publishes textbooks on English Language approved by Japanese government for use over 40% of high-end private high schools in Japan. Some of its best-selling title include Forest for Grammar reference, Next Stage for Grammar and PRO-VISION for high school students.

Kirihara Shoten Headquarter Location

Japan

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EnglishCentral Receives Multi-Million Investment from Kirihara Shoten K.K.

Dec 26, 2016

By FinSMEs EnglishCentral , an Arlington, MA-based provider of online English conversation solutions, received a multi-million strategic investment from Kirihara Shoten K.K. , a provider of high school textbook products and services for the Japanese education market. The exact amount of the deal was not disclosed. As part of it, the companies also entered into a distribution agreement to integrate EnglishCentral’s English language speaking solutions into Kirihara Shoten’s English textbooks adopted as an official government textbook for high schools in Japan. Led by Alan Schwartz, Founder & CEO, EnglishCentral provides an online English language conversation platform adopted by over 400 universities, schools and corporations in over 100 countries. The company delivers interactive, video-based language learning experiences for both self-study and one-on-one tutoring, which leverages a library of videos lessons, proprietary IntelliSpeech℠ speech assessment technology, and pre-built course modules. Partnerships include private and online English language schools including Open English (Latin America), UOL (Brazil), NTT Learning (Japan), and Siwon (Korea). FinSMEs

Kirihara Shoten Investments

1 Investments

Kirihara Shoten has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in EnglishCentral as part of their Corporate Minority on December 12, 2016.

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Kirihara Shoten Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/21/2016

Corporate Minority

EnglishCentral

$1.3M

Yes

1

Date

12/21/2016

Round

Corporate Minority

Company

EnglishCentral

Amount

$1.3M

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

1

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