SQUEEZE

SQUEEZE Inc. aims to rediscover the value in local communities and introduce them on a global scale. Our vision is to maximize our communities’ potential to innovate and build new infrastructure for the rapidly growing sharing economy.

News

2016/8/22

Publicity: Yanushi and Jinushi Magazine

Magazine "Yanushi and Jinushi" mentioned our company and service. Continue reading

2016/8/18

Publicity: Weekly Housing Newspaper

Our CEO Shinichi Tatebayashi was interviewed by Weekly Housing Newspaper. It also explains our services in details. Continue reading

2016/8/17

Appointment of Mr. Ikeuchi as our engineering advisor!

SQUEEZE Inc. has announced to welcome our new engineering advisory member, Mr. Ikeuchi. Continue reading

Services

Mister Suite

Mister Suite

Concierge and property management platform providing vacation rental hosts a wide variety of services including listing set-up, cleaning, pricing, marketing & reporting, and guest support. Mister Suite removes all the stress of hosting a vacation rental and provides a pleasant experience for travelers.

mister suite lab

mister suite lab

Mister suite lab is a revenue management tool offering analytics and market reports using consolidated property data from Airbnb. This product was developed using our own algorithm and knowledge in property management. mister suite lab enables users to evaluate performance, develop data-driven plans, and make optimal pricing decisions using the most up-to-date and relevant property data.

Tripals

TRIPals

Our travel blog introducing the world of home sharing in Japan and travel columns to help guests discover Japan. Whether it’s finding the right location and vacation rental, discovering new activities, or learning about Japan’s culture, TRIPals will be a helpful resource for inbound foreign travelers.

Minpaku

Minpaku

Our vacation rental blog geared towards hosts and propter owners. Aside from original articles, Minpaku also translates relevant content from overseas partner media sites to share tips and news about the industry. Minpaku (民泊) is vacation rentals in Japanese.

Team

Shinichi was employed with the display sales team at TripAdvisor Singapore, the world's largest travel site, to take care of the APAC market. Prior to TripAdvisor, Shinichi was dealing with trade execution for the APAC equity market as an analyst at Goldman Sachs Singapore. Shinichi graduated from Tokai University in Japan. Favorite inspirational quote: "Where there is a will, there is a way.

Sho was employed as an associate at a London based strategy-consulting firm in Tokyo. Prior to the consulting firm, Sho was an analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs Japan. Sho graduated from Kyoto University in Japan.

Hironori participated in new service development and management of several startups and venture companies. He joined as CTO in October, 2015. As for his community activities, he is vice-chairman of PyCon JP 2015, and organizer of the Python Mokumoku meetup. He co-authored the "Python Engineer Training Guidebook" (Gijutsu-Hyohron Editions).

Yuji graduated from Rikkyo University in 2002. In his 20's, he developed websites at a web production company and launched new services at a startup company. He was one of the first members who launched TripAdvisor Japan, and worked as their Country Manager for 5 years. Yuji brings with him rich experience and knowledge in SEO/ SEM and any online kind of marketing aspects.

Takahiro founded the company Eurie Inc. and has held the position as the CEO of Eurie Inc. since August 2015. Prior to founding Eurie Inc., Takahiro was an Executive Officer at ALBERT Inc. where he took part in projects such as developing a data-analysis system and a marketing platform utilising cloud computing. Takahiro has also co-authored several technology related Japanese books including『Python ライブラリ厳選レシピ』which published in 2015.

Yoko comes with over 10 years of operational experience in investment banking and has worked with reputable companies such as Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Yoko joined SQUEEZE in 2016 as Remote Operation Manager. Her favorite inspiration quote is “Be amazing!”

After graduating University of Virginia, Manami joined Goldman Sachs Operations division with focus on stock lending transaction. Then moved on to IT consulting firm before joining SQUEEZE. She joined SQUEEZE as an Operation Manager.

Yuki was employed with the global solutions team at KPMG tax corporation, well known as one of the world's big 4 tax advisory firms. Also he was in charge of budget control and cost accounting at Isuzu Motors Limited an international manufacturer of commercial vehicles. Yuki graduated from Waseda University Graduate School of Accountancy. Favorite inspirational quote: "Sadness and gladness succeed each other. "

After graduating from Keio University, Rena joined Goldman Sachs. Then, she moved to Investment Banking Division at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities. She joined SQUEEZE Inc as a PR Manger. As for community activity, she is a co-founder of Lean In Tokyo which promotes the gender equality.

After graduating from Ohio State University with a degree in Economics, Mikoto worked at multiple firms with positions including sales, consultant, and buyer. Upon returning to Japan, she was employed at Works Applications. Mikoto joined SQUEEZE Inc. as Account Manager in April 2016. Her favourite quote is “done is better than perfect."

Sally graduated from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. She moved to Japan in 2014 for her first job in Rakuen, Inc., and joined SQUEEZE Inc. as the Product Manager in January 2016. Her favorite quote is「The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear」

Shota was employed as a system engineer at Works Applications. In Feb 2015, Shota joined SQUEEZE as a Lead Software Engineer. He graduated from Osaka Prefecture University. His favorite inspirational quote: "Unfurling and clearly showing one's banner".

Maroun obtained his M.Eng in Software Engineering in 2011 from Antonie University in Lebanon, and moved to Japan in 2013. Before he joined SQUEEZE, he worked as software engineer and mobile developer in Lebanon and Tokyo. He joined Squeeze as a lead software engineer. His favorite quote ‘The best is yet to come’.

Shoko worked in the travel industry for several years in London. In 2015, Shoko came back to Japan after spending 7 years in England and was employed as a Concierge Team Lead at SQUEEZE Inc. Shoko studied International Tourism Management at University of Brighton. Her favorite quote is "Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained".

Edward graduated Temple University Japan with a major in International Business and has lived in Hong Kong, San Francisco, and now Tokyo. Before joining Squeeze he worked for the advertising industry as a digital strategist with a focus on branding, owned media, and social media. “This a wonderful day. I've never seen this one before.”

Ryo worked at Gumi Inc. as a game developer for 4 years from 2012. He joined SQUEEZE Inc. as the Software Engineer and now he plays an active part as an Engineer Leader. His favorite quote is "No Silver Bulllet."

Sebastien graduated with a Chemical Engineering and Computer Science master degree in France in 2011. After working a few years as a Bank Software Developer, he turned towards Web Development and joined Squeeze in March 2016 as a Front-End Software Engineer. His moto is: “Never look for a solution in the past”.

Joined Squeeze Inc. as the Community Relations Lead after working for three years in the Global HR Department of a Japanese manufacturing company.

Maria's interest in finding creative solutions and the sharing economy lead her to join SQUEEZE Inc. as their Marketing Specialist. Prior to joining, she pursued her career with Rakuten's mediaFORGE, an online ad tech firm after graduating from McGill University in Canada.

Rina graduated from Sophia University and worked as a Product Planner for a manufacturing company. She planned accessories, packages, and in-store advertisements. She joined Squeeze as a Customer Service Specialist. Her favorite quote is: "Life is very complicated. Don’t try to find answers because when you find answers life changes the questions."

Masataka was employed as a software engineer at Allied Architects Inc. He joined SQUEEZE in April, 2016. He graduated from the University of Tokyo. As for his community activities, he is PyCon JP 2015 2016's staff and organize "the Python Mokumoku Meetup".

After joining a consulting firm in 2015, Yasunobu worked as an entrepreneurial manager with active roles in publishing and IT start-ups. He joined SQUEEZE in May 2016. His favorite quote is "To be a Do-er, not a Talker."

Luiz has been working as Software Engineer and System Analyst since his twenties. In 2013 he moved to Japan to pursue a master's degree at Nara Institute of Science and Technology. After graduation he worked for a design agency in Tokyo, joining Squeeze in August 2016 as Full Stack Engineer.

History

2014

Sep.
Founded SQUEEZE INC.
Oct.
Acquired 100M JPY in Venture Capital funding
Nov.
  • Launched Home Sharing management service, “Mister Suite”
  • Introduced service in Tokyo, Sapporo and Hong Kong

2015

Feb.
  • Launched “TRIPALS”, a Japan travel site providing information to inbound tourists.
  • Launched “”MINPAKU”, a web magazine educating potential hosts interested in Home Sharing
Mar.
Launched end-to-end management platform, “Mister Suite”
Apr.
Introduced Home Sharing management service in Kyoto and Philippines
Aug.
Began management support service for the city development project, “Hive Tokyo”
Sep.
Launched management support software “Voyage” for corporate clients
Oct.
Partnered with a fine dining reservation and payment service “Pocket Concierge”
Nov.
Began Home Sharing management support service in Osaka
Dec.
  • Began management support service for Art Cocoon Tokyo
  • Launched mobile wifi router service “Minpaku Go” aimed at Home Sharing hosts
  • Moved to a new office to accelerate the growth of the company