Investing in Japan
Ireland-based Rise Global opens International pre-school/after-school for kindergarten and elementary school children in Tokyo
Dec 20, 2016
Rise Global is an Irish company operating English schools worldwide. It provides English education contents based on the program of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), a major educational publishing company that is enthusiastically supported in the US. It has an international presence in China, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.
In Japan, it set up a joint company with a human-resource development consultation company to establish RISE Japan KK in September 2015 and opened an international pre-school/after-school for kindergarten and elementary school children in Daikanyama, Shibuya, Tokyo in February 2016. It plans to open up 120 schools in Japan within five years. It's original program allows children to learn English in a natural manner through learning subjects such as math, science and social sciences.
JETRO's Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided Rise Global with support such as information on the market and arrangement of meetings with candidate partner companies.