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2022-08-20
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Media: Interview with Akemi Tsunagawa, President & CEO, was featured in the September issue of "Wedge" as part of the special feature "Drifting Government Digitalization: This is how we can change it.

As the digital shift accelerates in the wake of the Corona disaster, where should national policies, digital agencies, and municipal DX be headed? From the perspective of B-Spoke, a chatbot provider for local governments, we talked about unexpected uses of AI chatbots to further enhance the attractiveness of towns.

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2022-08-19
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Media: An interview with Akemi Tsunakawa, CEO, was featured in Nikkin (Japan Financial News Service) on August 19, 2022, page 13.

In the article, she was interviewed about her business and future prospects in Insight <Ask a Key Person> 41, titled "Taking the World by Storm with Chatbots. In the article, we talked about the opportunity to start the company, the progress of the business, and the features of the service.

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2022-08-17
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Co-sponsored seminar: "New ways to communicate with customers in the future - Thorough explanation of how to utilize websites and AI chatbots! -" Held

Mr. Ryu Shimada, Director of Public Policy Division, will speak on how AI chatbots can promote DX for companies and municipalities.

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2022-08-17
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Speaker: Mr. Tsunagawa will speak at "Super DX/SUM" hosted by Nikkei Inc.

Nikkei Inc. will hold the "Super DX Summit," a comprehensive event on the theme of DX (Digital Transformation) in finance, energy, and agriculture, from September 6 to 8. The key concept is "DX combining across industries will change the world," and efforts toward new innovations created by collaboration across business categories and organizations will be discussed.

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2022-07-16
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Press Releas : Started a pilot project with the City of Sendai on a proposal-based, non-contact, non-face-to-face tourist information service using the AI chatbot "BEBOT".

Bespoke The AI chatbot will provide sightseeing information that is "unique to the local area" by combining BEBOT's strength of 24/7 communication with the guidance by Lord Date Masamune of the Date Busyoutai, an Oshu-Sendai hospitality group.

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2022-06-20
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Medium

Media: An interview with Delivery Manager Naoya Yoshizumi; a former prefecture government employee using his previous experience to promote municipal DX.

As an employee of the prefectural government, Mr. Yoshizumi worked in welfare, civil engineering, and industrial support. In this interview, we ask Naoya Yoshizumi about why they made their decision and what makes their current job the most fulfilling for them.

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2022-06-13
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BESPOKE

Press Release: Bespoke will be introducing its AI chatbot services at the "2nd Municipal DX Exhibition"

Representative Director and CEO of Bespoke, Akemi Tsunagawa, will be attending with their own booth at the 2nd Municipal DX exhibition at Tokyo Big Sight from Wednesday, June 29th to Friday, July 1st, 2022. Every year, large typhoons, disasters, and most recently, global epidemics have impacted our daily lives.

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2022-06-10
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Medium

Media: A conversation with Denis Vazhenin, an engineer who works at Bespoke to research new uses for AI data

After graduating from high school and college in Russia, Denis went on to complete his doctoral studies at the University of Aizu, Japan's first university specializing in computers. After more than 20 years in Japan, he is now working at Bespoke Inc as a senior and full-stack engineer.

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2022-06-10
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Medium

Media: What is it like to join a startup in Japan after 25 years? Interview with Ron Drabkin, Bespoke’s Chief Operating Officer.

Ron Drabkin, a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, advisor to investment firms, and mentor, was appointed Chief Operating Officer at Bespoke Inc. in January 2022. We asked Ron about what brought him to work with Bespoke and what his job entails.

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2022-06-03
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Digital Agency

Event: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa attends the 4th Digital Temporary Administrative Research Committee

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa & Bespoke’s sales team attends the 4th Digital Temporary Administrative Research Committee, which discussed comprehensive reviews of regulations about Digital Principles, Initiatives of the Council for Regulatory Reform, and efforts made by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to understand the "Ideal Policy Formation and Evaluation for the Digital Age”.

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2022-04-07
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週刊新潮

Media: On April 7, 2022, CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Interviewed for an issue of Shukan Shincho magazine

During her interview, CEO Akemi Tsunagawa discussed entrepreneurship and the world that Bespoke aims to create, with author Masaru Sato in Shukan Shincho magazine.

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2022-04-07
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科学技術・イノベーション推進事務局

Administrative Meeting: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Participates in the 3rd Expert Committee on Innovation Ecosystem

On March 28, 2022, Bespoke’s CEO, Akemi Tsunagawa, participated as one of the members of the "Expert Committee on Innovation Ecosystem" organized by Japan’s Cabinet Office.

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2022-04-07
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首相官邸

Administrative Meeting: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Participates in the 3rd Digital Provisional Commission for Administrative Reform

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa participates in the “Digital Provisional Commission for Administrative Reform”, together with Prime Minister Kishida, Minister of Digital Transformation & Chief Cabinet Secretary, discussing the progress and challenges of current digital policies.

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2022-04-02
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Yamanashi Tourism Organization

Bespoke Inc. and the Yamanashi Tourism Organization have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual chat support for tourist inquiries. Bebot will be able to provide information on tourist attractions, food, and shopping, in order to make the Yamanashi trip more convenient and even more special.

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2022-03-26
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Hotel JAL City Toyama

Bespoke Inc. and Hotel JAL City Toyama have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual chat support for guest inquiries. Bebot will be able to provide information on available services, and nearby shopping, in order to make the Toyama trip more convenient.

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2022-03-03
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for YOROffice

Bespoke Inc. and YOROffice, a coworking facility in Yoro Town, have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual chat support for user inquiries. Bebot will be able to understand the needs of the users and provide information about what services are available in the facility.

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2022-03-02
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Hiroshima Tourism Association

Bespoke Inc. and Hiroshima Tourism Association have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual chat support for tourist inquiries. Bebot will be able to provide information on recruitment, application, and activities of the "HIT Hiroshima Tourism Ambassadors". One of the ambassador’s goals is to promote the fun attraction and overall tourism of Hiroshima.

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2022-02-18
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J-Startup

Event: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Speaks at the 113th J-Startup Hour Event

At the 113th J-Startup Hour "Female Entrepreneur Session" held on February 17, 2022, CEO Akemi Tsunagawa participates in the discussion titled "A Future Led by Female Startup Entrepreneurs."

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2022-02-09
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Tokyo Council of Social Welfare

Bebot will respond to any inquiries regarding the reimbursement from the COVID-19 Temporary Loan Emergency Funds. The AI chatbot will provide optimal support in accordance with each user's inquiry.

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2022-02-02
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科学技術・イノベーション推進事務局

Administrative Meeting: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Participates in the 1st Expert Committee on Innovation Ecosystem

On February 21, 2022, CEO Akemi Tsunagawa participated as one of the members of the "Expert Committee on Innovation Ecosystem" organized by Japan’s Cabinet Office.

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2021-12-25
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Business Insider Japan

Award: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Selected as a Finalist for Business Insider Japan's "BEYOND MILLENNIALS" Award

The "BEYOND MILLENNIALS" Award is sponsored by Business Insider to support the challenges of millennials tackling social issues. source: Business Insider Japan

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2021-12-08
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Nikko

Bespoke Inc. and Nikko have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual support responding to tourist inquiries. "Bebot" will be able to provide information on tourist attractions, food, and shopping to make the Nikko trip more convenient and even more special.

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2021-12-03
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Kizuki Business College

Our chatbot service has been launched at Kizuki Business College, which provides support for young adults seeking employment after leaving the workforce due to developmental disabilities. Bebot will provide optimal support in accordance with each user's inquiry.

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2021-12-01
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Ise City

Bespoke Inc. and Ise City have partnered together to launch an AI chatbot that provides 24/7 multilingual support in responding to tourist inquiries. "Bebot" will be able to provide information on tourist attractions, food, and shopping to make the Ise trip more convenient and even more special.

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2021-11-26
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ASEAN

Event: ASEAN Webinar #3: Restarting ASEAN Travel

Bespoke CEO Akemi Tsunagawa will speak on Thursday, November 25th, 2021 from 4-6:30pm JST at the official ASEAN Webinar Series. Tsunagawa will be discussing the ASEAN's post-COVID19 pandemic future.

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2021-11-25
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J-WAVE STEP ONE

Media: Akemi Tsunagawa Appears on SAISON CARD ON THE EDGE Radio Show

Bespoke CEO, Akemi Tsunagawa, has appeared on the J-Wave Step SAISON CARD ON THE EDGE radio show, discussing Japan’s post-COVID19 immigration policies. The show is available for streaming on the Radiko website and app.

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2021-11-25
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Forbes Japan

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is Interviewed in the January 2022 Issue of Forbes Japan Publication: Forbes Japan

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is interviewed by Forbes Japan as an entrepreneur that represents Japan's start-up scene.

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2021-11-20
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Bespoke

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Speaks at the Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Business Management for Long-Term Care

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa gives a speech on the future of chatbots at the 17th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Business Management for Long-Term Care "Nursing Innovation, Taking on the Future" held in Aomori Prefecture.

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2021-11-16
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Bespoke

Administrative Meeting: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Participates in the 1st Digital Provisional Commission for Administrative Reform

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa participates in the Digital Provisional Commission for Administrative Reform, together with the Prime Minister, Minister for Digital Transformation, Chief Cabinet Secretary & Chairman of DeNA, making a proposal on how technology can reduce redundant in-person administrative services.

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2021-11-14
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NHK

Media: Akemi Tsunagawa Featured on Episode of NHK's BIZ STREAM

CEO of Bespoke, Akemi Tsunagawa, was recently featured on an episode of NHK's online show, BIZ STREAM, where she discusses COVID-19's effect on Bespoke, and how her business model has been able to thrive.

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2021-11-13
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JobPicks

Media: Akemi Tsunagawa Featured in JobPicks Article on Starting a Business

CEO of Bespoke, Akemi Tsunagawa, was recently featured in an article on JobPicks about choosing entrepreneurship rather than perusing the average job market route after graduation.

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2021-11-06
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BCC Japan

Bespoke Nominated for BBA 2021: Digi-Tech Innovation Award

Bespoke has been nominated, along with 3 other companies, in the running for the BBA Digi-Tech Innovation award. The 4 nominees were chosen out of 38 other eligible companies who have innovated the delivery of digital or technological services in Japan.

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2021-11-02
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BESPOKE

Bebot Launches Support for Aqua City Odaiba

Aqua City Odaiba has partnered together with Bespoke Inc. to launch a 24h online customer service AI chatbot on November 1st, 2021. Bespoke’s chatbot provides human-like customer service at all times of the day and can be accessed on the Aqua City Odaiba homepage.

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2021-10-22
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Bespoke

Media: Bebot Launches Support for Taketomi Town

Info under title:Bespoke Inc. and Taketomi Town have partnered to launch a chatbot that provides a 24/7 administrative and tourism-related support service in Japanese and English. The bot is available starting October 1st, 2021, and can be accessed from Taketomi Town's homepage.

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2021-10-20
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Bespoke

Notice: Bespoke Selected for "J-Startup 2021

J-Startup 2021" is a program promoted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to support the development of start-ups that can compete globally, and has an innovative business model.

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2021-10-19
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Bespoke

Event: Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning in Japan

Join Bespoke's CTO, Chris Gerpheide, for her presentation, Good ML UX needs "AI" on October 21st from 7:30pm to 8:00pm JST. In this talk Chris will give examples of how we combine ML/DL with non-ML strategies to create a machine learning product that's successful in the wild.

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2021-10-02
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Bespoke

Event: Bebot Launches Tourist Information Service for 15 Municipalities in Toyama Prefecture

Bespoke has partnered with Toyama Prefecture to launch a multilingual chatbot service supporting 15 municipalities of Toyama Prefecture. The renowned chatbot, Bebot, will provide tourist information to foreign visitors. The chatbot will be available 24/7 and 365 days a year so you can use Bebot to plan a trip beforehand, or to ask for information on-the-go.

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2021-10-02
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Bespoke

Event: APEC event - Promoting Trade in Services by SMEs and Women Entrepreneurs

Join Akemi Tsunagawa, CEO of Bespoke, in a Webex meeting/workshop conducted by APEC on SMEs and women entrepreneurs that promote trade in services.

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2021-09-26
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公益社団法人富山青年会議所

Speaker: "Toyama Crosstalk ~The Cycle of Expanding Town Development for the Future~"

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa talks about the role of chatbots in community development, at "Toyama Crosstalk" hosted by the Junior Chamber International Toyama.

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2021-09-15
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Notice: Bebot Launches at Nishitetsu Tenjin Express Bus Terminal

Nishitetsu has partnered with Bespoke Inc. to launch a 24h online customer service AI chatbot. The bot has been made available effective September 13th, 2021, accessible via QR code at the bus terminal, providing human-like customer service at all times of the day, even when human staff are not available.

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2021-09-12
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Hello, Coaching!

Media: Interview with CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is Published in "Hello, Coaching!

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa's interview about the company's services and the "Leader's Philosophy" has been published on "Hello, Coaching!", a coaching information portal site. source: Hello, Coaching!

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2021-09-07
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ZUU online

Event: Next Unicorn Discovery

Join Bespoke's CEO Akemi on Sept 17 from 6:30 - 7:50pm, who will be participating in the webinar with the theme of "innovation in the corona era."

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2021-07-16
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Kyushu Economic Research Center

Event: New Ways of Communicating in the Post-Corona Era Looking at Use Cases for Emergency Communication

Join Bespoke's CEO Akemi on Jul 28th from 6:30-7:30pm (JST), who will speak in a webinar addressing the use of AI chatbots for emergency communication at public institutions in Japan & what the accumulated data means.

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2021-06-30
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Bespoke

Event: Bespoke Wins 2021 Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards, Innovation Showcase 6/30/2022

Join us on 7/15/2021 at 4:30 - 7pm PST for the Japan-US Innovation Awards Program Innovation Showcase. The Innovation Showcase recognizes start-up companies who have tremendous potential but have not yet achieved worldwide recognition. 5 notable Japanese startups, including Bespoke, have been chosen as winners of this award.

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2021-06-30
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Innovation Leader

Media: Bespoke's Municipality Case Studies are Published by "Innovation Leader"

Bebot is introduced as a service for post-COVID innovation. Case studies showing how Bebot has supported local governments in their goal setting, along with the results of Bebot's implementations are shared.

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2021-06-02
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Bespoke

Event: "Dolby × Sports" Panel Discussion

Join us on the Dolby x Sports event on 5/28 to hear about how the latest technologies transform the way you experience media contents at home. Our CEO, Akemi Tsunagawa, will be joining the industry leaders including olympic athletes to discuss "the new normal".

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2021-06-02
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Osaka Prefecture

Event: Osaka Meikan Growth Drive 2021

Join us on 6/7/2021 at Osaka prefecture's official event to hear about how AI chatbot is transforming the city services around the world.

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2021-05-25
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Bespoke

Notice: New Tokyo Tourism Development Advisor: Tomomasa Nagano from Bespoke

Tomomasa Nagano from our sales department is appointed as the official tourism advisor by Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

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2021-05-22
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Key Players

Media: Interview with CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is Featured in "Key Players"

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa talks to "Key Players" (a specialized agent for people changing jobs in the startup field) about the current state of Digital Transformation and the required human resources at local governments.

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2021-05-13
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Bespoke

Event: "Dolby × Sports" Panel Discussion

Join us on the Dolby x Sports event on 5/28 to hear about how the latest technologies transform the way you experience media contents at home. Our CEO, Akemi Tsunagawa, will be joining the industry leaders including olympic athletes to discuss "the new normal".

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2021-05-12
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NIKKEI

Media: Bespoke Featured in Nikkei about the Service & Prospect of Chatbots

Bespoke was featured as a startup helping users to avoid crowds in the pandemic by providing chatbots support.

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2021-05-12
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Bespoke

Business Alliance: Partnership with Graph Co., Ltd.

Bespoke has formed a partnership with Graph Co., Ltd., (a printing technology company in Toyama Prefecture), by implementing AI chatbot "Bebot" to support the revitalization of the local economy.

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2021-04-29
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BESPOKE

Case Study: Bebot Launches with Star Alliance

AI chatbot "Bebot" has been implemented at Star Alliance, the world's first and largest airline alliance that services approximately 190 countries. Users at more than 1,300 airports will now have access to real-time COVID information.

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2021-04-22
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Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Media: Bespoke featured in Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland News Sources in German)

How Japan is trying to breed more “unicorns”. So far, Japan has been seen as a small market in the global startup scene. The corona crisis, of all things, creates better conditions for a start-up boom.

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2021-04-19
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Bespoke

Event: Digitization of Local Governments in Japan (Online Event)

On 5/13 from 11am JST, Bespoke will hold an online event to discuss digitization solutions to help solve problems faced by local governments, as well as share case studies.

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2021-04-18
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Japan Tourism Agency

BeAssist (Bebot Lite) was introduced in MLIT’s “Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for Destinations” (JSTS-D) Advanced Case Study 2020

As an example of advanced case study that engages in sustainable tourism, BeAssist’s support towards restaurants, retail stores, nursing homes and other business impacted by Corona Pandemic.

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2021-04-14
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NIKKEI Cross Trend

Media: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Featured on "Nikkei Cross Trend"

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa discusses the new capabilities of AI chatbots, such as efforts to guide human crowd flows to avoid crowding during COVID.

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2021-03-16
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Marisol

Media: "What's Inside CEO Akemi Tsunagawa's Bag?

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is featured in a special article showcasing the "Contents of a Working Women's Bag" in the latest issue of fashion and beauty magazine "Marisol".

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2021-02-06
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Bespoke

Media: AI Chatbot "Bebot" Featured in Toyama Newspaper, Kitanippon Shimbun, Chunichi Shimbun

Bebot" has been implemented on Toyama Nanto City Tourism Association's website, and was featured in local newspapers as an example of answering inquiries from overseas and domestic tourists with an AI chatbot.

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2021-02-02
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Bespoke

Notice: Bebot Supports Parenting for Nursery Schools

Bebot supports families with parenting support needs through AI powered chat bots designed for children.

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2021-01-24
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BUSINESS INSIDER JAPAN

Media: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Featured in Business Insider Japan

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa talks to Business Insider Japan, about the history and services of Bespoke over the past 5 years, since its foundation.

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2020-12-30
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DIAMOND SIGNAL

Media Publication: AI Chatbot "Bebot" featured on "DIAMOND SIGNAL"

AI chatbot "Bebot", is introduced as a case study for rapidly increasing service offerings during the age of COVID, as the chatbot was initially developed for foreign tourists visiting Japan.

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2020-12-15
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Asia Global Dialogue

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Featured in the German Publication, the Heinrich Böll Foundation

"Bebot" is featured as a post-COVID innovation at the "Asia Global Dialogue" published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

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2020-12-12
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Star Alliance

Event: Bespoke mentioned at Travel & Hospitality Expo Day 2020: Star Alliance Pilot Projects

Star Alliance Pilot Projects mentions Bespoke at Travel & Hospitality Expo Day 2020.

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2020-12-01
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Bespoke

Notice: Bebot Launches at Niseko, Hokkaido

The world-famous Niseko Resort in Japan is leveraging innovation in a time of crisis. "Bebot", the AI-based chatbot, now offers tourists reliable information and answers to frequently asked questions in real-time. The communication tool developed in-house by Bespoke Inc. is evolving into an indispensable travel tool for tourists across the globe as well as for companies in the tourist business.

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2020-11-30
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Bespoke

Notice:BeAssist Launches at Creative Lounge MOV

Bespoke’s AI chatbot “BeAssist” now assists Creative Lounge MOV, a coworking space, by automatically answering customers & prospects questions 24/7, expecting to upsell meeting room reservations and to attract new member signups.

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2020-11-20
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WEDGE Infinity

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is Featured in WEDGE Infinity

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is featured on WEDGE Infinity's popular series, "Useless Bosses, Useless Team Members".

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2020-10-26
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SciPy

Event: SciPy Japan 2020

Join Bespoke's Asir (Machine Learning Engineer) & Max (R&D Lead) on Oct 31st from 9:00am-12:30pm & 4:15pm-4:45pm JST to learn how to build scalable AI chatbot from Regex to Deep Learning.

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2020-10-20
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The Hokkaido Shimbun

Bebot for Niseko Promotion Board is featured in The Hokkaido Shimbun

Bebot is featured in The Hokkaido Shimbun's morning paper on Oct 21st, 2020, about an upcoming Bebot launch for the Niseko Promotion Board.

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2020-10-13
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Global Trends Festival

Event: Global Trends Festival

Join Bespoke CEO Akemi Tsunagawa in this first truly global online festival on October 22nd, to learn about how the top executives from across the globe are dealing with the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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2020-10-13
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Resilience Council

Event: A World For Travel Evora Forum

Bespoke CEO Akemi Tsunagawa will be speaking at the "A World of Travel" event on November 5th & 6th, 2020. She will talk about how an AI chatbot can provide the best affordable sustainable solutions to the travel industry.

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2020-09-16
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Bespoke

Notice:Bebot Launches at Vienna AirportCity

Bespoke's AI chatbot "Bebot" now assists Vienna AirportCity with congestion management, provides users with up to date information on changes due to COVID, as well as disseminating key facility information in multiple languages.

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2020-09-15
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NLP Summit

Event: NLP Summit

Join Bespoke's CTO Chris for her talk, "NLP Research to Production: 3 Case Studies" on Oct 7 at 3:30 - 4pm ET.

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2020-09-15
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Machine Learning Tokyo

Event: Design and Testing patterns for Machine Learning

Join Bespoke's CTO Chris for her talk, "Design and Testing patterns for Machine Learning" on Sept 26 at 2-3:30pm JST.

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2020-09-13
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TM Forum

Event: Humanizing the digital experience

Join Bespoke's CEO, Akemi on Oct 28th at 10-11:30am CET, to discuss how to humanize the digital experience and how far man-made AI and chatbots can take us toward a deeper relationship with the customer.

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2020-09-07
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Wirtschafts Zeit

Event: Vienna Airport Innovation Day

Vienna Airport hosted the 1st Innovation Day on strategies for the tourism industry. Bespoke's CEO Akemi & COO Greg presented and demoed how Bebot functions as a communication tool during the covid crisis.

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2020-08-19
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Plug and Play

Event: Innovation Day at Plug and Play Vienna

Join Bespoke's CEO Akemi on Sept 7 from 12-4:30pm CET at Innovation Day. Vienna International Airport together with Vienna Region are hosting the 1st in-person innovation day. Talks will focus on Smart Cities as well as Travel & Hospitality related technologies.

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2020-08-17
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Toyo Kezai

Media: Featured in Toyo Keizai's Companies Making an Impact Post-Corona Issue

On P65, Bespoke's services are highlighted under a section about new necessities during and after the covid era.

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2020-08-11
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Machine Learning Tokyo

Workshop: Building a Scalable AI Chatbot

Join Bespoke's Max (R&D Lead) & Asir (Machine Learning Engineer) on August 22 from 2-5:30pm JST to learn how to make a retrieval-based chatbot in a modular fashion using an array of techniques from using rules with regular expressions to more modern deep learning methods such as using large pre-trained language models

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2020-08-04
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Public Pitch 2020

Speaker: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Speaks at Public Pitch 2020

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa speaks at Public Pitch 2020 sponsored by the Morning Pitch Channel, as a representative of a startup company that solves the problems faced by local governments.

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2020-08-04
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Ai4

Event: Ai4 - Artificial Intelligence Conferences

Join Bespoke's CTO Christine Gerpheide's talk about "Research to Prod: Getting ML into real products at Bespoke" at 2:35-45pm EST on August 18

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2020-07-21
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Overview Magazine

Media: CEO Akemi Tsunagawa Featured in Overview Magazine (Germany)

CEO Akemi Tsunagawa is interviewed for the German lifestyle media, "Overview Magazine".

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2020-06-29
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Japan Tourism Agency

Media: Bespoke is Included in the MLIT's Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for Destinations

Bespoke's congestion management feature is Included in the MLIT's Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for Destinations, on P16 of the 'advanced case' document.

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2020-06-23
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Hawaii Hochi

Media: Bespoke's Hawaii Online Connect Pitch featured in Hawaii Hochi Newspaper

Senior Customer Success Manager, Atsushi's pitch during an online seminar about entrepreneurship in Hawaii, has been published.

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2020-06-18
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MajiConnection LLC

Event: Japan Hawaii Connect Pitch Project

Our Senior Customer Success Manager, Atsushi Shiromoto, pitched about emergency communication using multilingual AI chatbots.

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2020-06-11
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MLOps Production & Engineering World

Event: MLOps Production & Engineering World

Join our CTO Chris's talk on 6/15 8PM EST at MLOps Production & Engineering World

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2020-06-07
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Phocuswright Innovation

Event: Global Startup Showcase by Phocuswright Innovation

Join Akemi's talk on June 11 9:05am ET at Global Startup Showcase event. Register online.

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2020-06-07
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Ai4

Guest Blog: Leveraging AI in the Travel Industry at Airports

Read Ai4 post on Bespoke, leveraging AI in the Travel Industry at Airports

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2020-06-02
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BESPOKE

Bebot is now on live at the Tampa International Airport

Bebot is now on live at the Tampa International Airport that has been recently recognized by the Wall Street Journal as the best mid-size airport in the US.

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2020-05-26
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Arabian Travel Market

Event: Arabian Travel Market Virtual Event

Join Akemi's talk on 6/2 2pm GTS at Arabian Travel Market Virtual Event, talking about Catapulting Resilience through Technology and Analytics

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2020-05-26
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Honichi Lab

Web seminar Honichi Labo x Bespoke - New Expectations in Inbound Tourism

Web seminar collaborated with Japanese Inbound Media "Honichi Lab" held on May 22, Bespoke talked about new expectations in Tourism after corona. source: Honichi Lab

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2020-05-26
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The Economist

Event: Social Innovation and Collaboration during the pandemic

On the Webinar sponsored by The Economist, our Founder & CEO Akemi Tsunagawa talked about collaboration during the pandemic. source: The Economist

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2020-05-26
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Resilience Council

Event: Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council

Join Akemi's talk on 1:45pm CET on May 26 at the Virtual Summit Re-engineering Readiness source: Resilience Council

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2020-05-25
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Honichi Lab

Event: Web seminar Honichi Labo x Bespoke - Post Corona Strategies in Inbound Tourism

Web seminar collaborated with Japanese Inbound Media "Honichi Labo" held on May 11, Bespoke talked about what we need to know for recovery of Inbound Tourism

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2020-05-18
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ASCII STARTUP

BeAssist, AI Chatbot to Support Businesses Affected by COVID-19

BeAssist has been featured in ASCII STARTUP, detailing how customers can receive updated information 24/7.

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2011-07-05
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Bespoke

Bebot Launches Summer Content & Chinese at Niseko, Hokkaido

Niseko Tourism launches the summer version of AI Chat “Bebot” on 6th July, 2021. The information within the chatbot has been renewed and updated with summer focused advice to help tourists throughout the green season. Simplified and Traditional Chinese has also been added to accommodate the growing interest from international tourists from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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Bespoke

Notice: Bebot Launches 24h Support for Kansai Counseling Center

Bespoke Inc. and the Kansai Counseling Center have developed a suicide consultation support line that is available 24/7. The bot is available starting September 10th, 2021, and can be accessed through a LINE QR code.

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Graph Inc.

Event: Graph Inc. & Bespoke Inc. will host an Introductory Seminar About Chatbots

On September 16th, 2021 at 3:00pm, Graph Inc. and Bespoke Inc. will be hosting a webinar for those interested in the benefits of chatbots for their business.

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NIKKEI

Media: Bespoke Featured in Nikkei on Their Partnership with Awa Bank

Bespoke was featured as being the first in the financial industry to implement consultation regarding business succession.

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Bespoke

Event: 13th MICE Innovation Society

On 8/19 at 5pm JST, join Ryu Shimada, Senior Manager, Business Development Division at Bespoke to learn about how Bebot is innovating the industry.

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