Localize the Internet
We're localizing the world’s websites to create an internet for everyone.
What we do
From personal blogs to large e-commerce websites, our goal is to make website localization as easy as possible. WOVN.io is straightforward, its design is uncluttered, and it's available to all.
Eliminate unnecessary work and focus on what is vital to our mission.
In all we do, we get started quickly and try to continuously and iteratively improve following a “prototype” mindset.
Teamwork and expertise
Together we form a team whose capabilities are amplified by the combination of many expertises.
Takaharu Hayashi is WOVN.io's CEO.
He was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido. After working as an engineer of in-vehicle devices and social-network games, and as a growth hacker for EC platforms, he founded Minimal Technologies, Inc.
Jeffrey Sanford is WOVN.io's co-founder and CPO.
He is from Chicago, U.S. After working as a freelance engineer, he founded Tokago Creative in 2009. He moved to Japan in 2011 and joined Wovn Technologies, Inc. in 2014.
Vice President, COO
Hisayuki Uemori is WOVN.io's COO.
He is from Sapporo, Hokkaido. After working as a business strategy consultant for Deloitte Tohmatsu, where he was in charge of auditing and due diligence for Merger and Acquisitions, he joined Wovn Technologies, Inc. in 2016. He is also a certified public accountant.
Come work with us!
Careers at WOVN.ioOPEN POSITIONS
WOVN Technologies, Inc. (Minimal Technologies, Inc. until April 2018)
March 5, 2014
1,510.81 million yen (including capital reserve) as of May 2019
WOVN.io, a website localization service
FBR Mita Building 801, 4-1-27, Mita Minato-ku Tokyo 108-0073