Mobikyo

Mobikyo K.K. (Kabushiki Kaisha) is duly incorporated

Tokyo, Japan, 20 April 2005 -- Mobikyo K.K., a company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices in Darmstadt, Germany, is pleased to announce its foundation and entry into the media business, aiming to capitalize on the strong growth in the mobile Internet industry in Asia, Europe and the US together with growing consumer adoption of made-in-Japan terminals, infrastructure, content, application and service business models, with a particular focus on 3G. Mobikyo K.K.'s core business is the production and dissemination of media content, market intelligence and business information aimed at those seeking to establish, expand or strengthen their partnerships and commercial relations with Japan's wireless and IT industries. Mobikyo offers a range of information and business-promotion services and is particularly adept at helping foreign-capital companies enter the domestic market. The company is also committed to enabling those overseas to profit from the application of made-in-Japan success factors to their own mobile-focused businesses.

Mobikyo K.K. is active in four areas: online media, professional networking events, managing in-bound executive missions and market entry.

In the online media business area, the company publishes Wireless Watch Japan (WWJ), a 4-year-old online media site providing original and aggregated news, information and in-depth analysis of Japan's mobile industry. Focus keywords include carriers, mobile Internet, terminals, 3G, content, consumers, ARPU, data, applications, infrastructure and networks. WWJ produces and distributes news reports, analytical articles, streaming video and audio programs, and a free weekly email newsletter. The site's paid membership includes managers, executives, analysts, business planners, engineers, marketers, product developers and researchers from Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
For more information, access: http://www.wirelesswatch.jp

In the professional networking business area, the company manages the Mobile Monday (MoMo) Tokyo series of monthly networking events serving the mobile industry. MoMo is an open community of mobile professionals fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events so as to share ideas, best practices and trends from markets world-wide. Mobile Monday's main activities include monthly social networking gatherings and virtual networking via the online community of Mobile Monday sites. MoMo is a focal gathering point for business and product managers, entrepreneurs, application developers, analysts and the media.
For more information, access: http://www.mobilemonday.jp

In the executive missions business area, Mobikyo operates the Mobile Intelligence Japan (MIJ) series of in-bound tours to Tokyo. MIJ provides opportunities for foreign business executives and professionals to access first-hand knowledge through direct experience and meetings with carefully vetted individuals and companies working at the forefront of Japan's mobile industry. These week-long, open MIJ missions are held twice per year in the spring and fall, while individual client missions are organized upon request anytime. Now in its 6th year, MIJ enjoys an enviable reputation for participant satisfaction and access to the most up-to-date mobile trends and companies in Tokyo.
For more information, access:http://www.mobileintelligence.jp

Furthermore, with its establishment and the receipt of seed investment, Mobikyo K.K. becomes a member of the J-Seed Ventures Inc. group. J-Seed Ventures is a global provider of management and technology consulting services and solutions and assists clients to identify and achieve goals through a combination of the firm's experience and the innovative use of technology. Different market entry strategies have differing costs, benefits, risks, and legal and tax ramifications. J-Seed has years of experience building businesses in Japan and can help clients start business in Japan at minimum cost.
For more information, access: http://www.j-seed.com

About Mobikyo K.K.
Based in central Tokyo, Mobikyo's core business is the production and dissemination of media content, market intelligence and network contacts for those seeking to establish, expand or strengthen their partnerships and commercial relations with Japan's wireless and IT industries. The company publishes Wireless Watch Japan, organizes MobileMonday Tokyo networking events, operates Mobile Intelligence guided missions and provides various related custom research and consulting services.