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2017

2017.06.22
Cooperated with a student career tour of Asian Top University "Hong Kong University". We held a seminar at our company.
2017.06.15
A Public-Private Partnership to support exchange students’ employment! We will hold a Job Fair & Community Event as part of the subsidiary project of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
2017.06.09
Online programming competition "CODE CHALLENGE" was published in Nikkei MJ.
2017.06.02
Our executive director Aki Takeda's message came out in "JAPAN WOMEN AWARD" sponsored by Forbes JAPAN.
2017.05.25
We will hold Job fairs in Tokyo, Osaka, Jakarta, Hanoi and HCMC, subsidized by METI (the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) as a part of Nippon New Network for INnovation (NIN²) project.
(Here is the information for the prospective participating companies.)
2017.05.23
Mr.Nobuyuki Idei has become the adviser for the China Europe International Business School.
2017.05.11
We will hold a global online programming competition. Young talented IT engineers from more than 50 countries will participate!
2017.05.11
We concluded MoU with VNU-HCMC University of Science.
2017.02.21
We will hold "TOP CAREER 2018", largest job fair for International students in Japan on March 4 and 5 in Tokyo and March 19 in Osaka.

2016

2016.08.22
The first “Japan Center” has opened in Danang, Vietnam to nurture talents to work in Japan
2016.07.19
Our new project "FV Japan Center" was featured on page 12 of The Nikkei Newspaper Morning Edition published on July 18th, Monday. Furthermore, TOP CAREER is launching Japanese language schools at several locations throughout Asia to expand on our access to international talents.
http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXLZO04958000X10C16A7TJE000/
2016.06.20
Working in conjunction with the TOP CAREER Global Scholarship, Acecook Vietnam has sponsored 60 scholarships to the prestigious Hanoi University. The award ceremony itself has been highlighted by the Vietnamese press and received wide coverage from numerous media sources.
http://baotintuc.vn/doanh-nghiep/acecook-viet-nam-trao-hoc-bong-cho-sinh-vien-20160620140529812.htm
2016.06.05
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki gave a lecture at Toin Gakuen High School as a career education program lecturer from the JSBN(Japan Students and Businesspersons Network)
2016.01.13
Our CEO, Yohei Shibazaki, addressed about the case on “Success of employing global IT engineers” to the members of JANE, Japan Association of New Economy.

2015

2015.12.28
TOP CAREER Global Scholarship
(Scholarship support for students from Emerging Nations)
JAMNA and Fourth Valley announces business partnership in offering a JAMNA /TOP CAREER Global Scholarship in Indonesia
2015.11.27
We have opened our branch office at Seoul, Korea.
2015.10.25
The Japanese magazine “KEIZAIKAI” has published an interview with Fourth Valley Concierge’s CEO, Mr. Yohei Shibasaki
2015.09.15
Let’s gather in Singapore! Students from Vietnam, Hong Kong, Australia and other 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region and great companies will get together in the largest job fair in Asia “TOP CAREER Asia-Pacific 2015”. Click here for more information.
2015.09.10
TOP CAREER US 2015, the job fair that connects Japanese students from top universities in the U.S. with the strongest enterprises in Japan will be held in San Francisco, U.S.A. Click here for more information.
2015.09.08
The 3rd AIF Young Entrepreneur Award is now OPEN to discover the new generation of innovators from 20 countries. Click here for more information.
2015.08.09
We held TOP CAREER Myanmar at Yangon. More than 1,300 students participated in the event.
2015.07.31
We organized the business seminar of Nikkei Asian Review and Mitsubishi Corporation at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2015.07.27
Fourth Valley have established a "TOP CAREER Global Scholarship" which is a scholarship for students in newly emerging countries. The first scholarship was from the collaboration with SMBC (Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, one of the biggest bank in Japan) for students in Myanmar. With support from leading Japanese companies, Fourth Valley will try to produce future leaders from Asian emerging countries.
2015.06.04
"Korea-Japan New Future Project", managed by Fourth Valley Concierge, was on the 6th page of Toyo Keizai Nippo. This project was also selected as "50th Anniversary Project for Normalizing Relations between Japan and Korea" by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
2015.05.16
Our Executive Vice President and Director Yoshio Hamada and Executive Director Aki Takeda had a meeting with the Honorable Minister of Information Technology, Electronics & Communications, Andhra Pradesh, Dr. P. Raghunatha Reddy regarding the potential of human resources in its jurisdiction.
2015.05.13
The "Korea-Japan New Future Project ~The 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations~" that Fourth Valley participate has been certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan as one of the 50th anniversary project.
2015.04.28
We have established FOURTH VALLEY CONCIERGE VIỆT NAM COMPANY LIMITED (CÔNG TY TNHH FOURTH VALLEY CONCIERGE VIỆT NAM)in Ho Chi Minh City, The Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
2015.04.07
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki will participate in the Nikkei Asia Review Global Strategy Forum (For Universities), "Global Strategy of Japanese Universities – Changes and Innovations-" as a panelist.
2015.04.01
We established a new office in Shanghai, China on 1st of April, 2015
2015.03.17
We have established FOURTH VALLEY CONCIERGE VIỆT NAM COMPANY LIMITED (CÔNG TY TNHH FOURTH VALLEY CONCIERGE VIỆT NAM)in Ho Chi Minh City, The Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
2015.03.10
Our job fair for international students in Japan, "TOP CAREER 2016 in Tokyo" was introduced in the Asian business paper, "The Daily NNA" China edition (p6).
*Posting of this article has been approved by NNA JAPAN CO., LTD. http://www.nna.jp/
2015.03.10
The interview of our CEO Yohei Shibasaki regarding the establishment of career support center at the top universities in Myanmar was introduced in the Asian business paper "The Daily NNA" Myanmar edition (p1-2)
*Posting of this article has been approved by NNA JAPAN CO., LTD. http://www.nna.jp/
2015.03.03
We will hold the "TOP CAREER 2016", the job fair exclusive for international students in Japan on March 7th and 8th in Tokyo, and on March 14th in Osaka.
2015.02.23
Fourth Valley was introduced in the CNBC.com article, "Look no further: Japan Inc. wants you"
2015.02.07
Fourth Valley presented at the session in the 17th Annual Conference of KAIE (Korea Association of University International Educators) held in Busan.
2015.01.27
Our activity in Myanmar regarding recruitment support for companies and collaboration with Yangon Technological University and University of Economics Yangon was introduced in the newspaper, Nikkei Shimbun (January 27th, 2015, page 9).

2014

2014.12.25
We have conducted an allocation of new shares to a third party, and our capital has become JPY 84.24 million.
2014.12.10
Fourth Valley is the first enterprise in Japan to bring top students from all over the world to Japanese Universities' laboratories. As our first challenge, we have just started recruiting international students for the Goda Laboratory at the University of Tokyo.
2014.09.03
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki gave a lecture about "The importance of nurturing international talents" at the Kaetsu Ariake Senior High School for medias and educators.
2014.08.25
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki has been assigned to the committee member for Nara city's education development strategy sessions.
2014.08.07
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki participated in the event "Pre OVAL" which is hosted by the student organization "OVAL" and gave advice to the business plans proposed by the participants.
2014.08.04
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki and the activities of Fourth Valley was introduced in the Japan Times' article "Headhunter goes global" on August 4th, 2014 issue. (National page 3)
2014.07.29
The forum where our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki participated as one of the panels was introduced in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (July 29th issue, page 5) in an article "Positioning Japan as Asia's Higher-Education Hub".
2014.07.24
The forum where our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki participated as one of the panels was introduced in the NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW (July 24-30 edition, page 30-33) in an article "Positioning Japan as Asia's Higher-Education Hub".
2014.07.18
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki gave a presentation at the "Global Career Meeting" held by the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations for students who have study abroad experiences.
2014.07.10
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki's interview was introduced in the "Daigaku Journal" (University Journal) vol. 110 (July Edition), p14-15 "For young talents around the world to work at their best places"
2014.06.02
Fourth Valley released the web site “TOP CAREER Study Abroad Navigator” to support the overseas challenge of students.
The website provides information of universities all over the world.
2014.05.19
Fourth Valley started "The 10 SAMURAI" project. The project will discover and support young talents to become global leaders who will develop Japan's future.
2014.04.28
Fourth Valley Concierge and Pearson Japan agreed to start business cooperation.
Together, we will support universities that try to be selected as the Super Global University by MEXT, and try to contribute to the Japanese universities' internationalization.
2014.04.08
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki was introduced in the book published from Gentosha.
(Book title translation: Work abroad - Japanese business person who went to the world)
2014.04.01
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki was introduced in the web magazine, "ABROADERS" (Part 2)
http://www.abroaders.jp/yohei_shibasaki2/
2014.03.28
Fourth Valley have established an advisory board to accelerate global business development and establishment of overseas offices.
2014.03.25
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki was introduced in the web magazine, "ABROADERS" (Part 1)
http://www.abroaders.jp/yohei_shibasaki1/

2013

2013.12.24
We have established our overseas office, Fourth Valley Concierge Company Limited., in Yangon, Myanmar.
2013.12.21
The career fair for engineering students in Japan organized by Fourth Valley, "TOP CAREER 2015 Engineer" was held on December 21.
2013.12.19
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki's comments were introduced in Nikkei, December 19th, morning edition(p.13)
2013.12.01
Mr. Koichiro Yoshikoshi, CEO of Office Yoshikoshi, former Triumph International(Japan)Ltd CEO, took the role of our advisor as of Dec 1st.
2013.12.01
Mr. Nobuyuki Idei, Founder & CEO of Quantum Leaps Corporation, former SONY CEO, took the role of our advisor as of Dec 1st.
2013.11.19
To realize true globalization of the Japanese Higher Education,
we established "TOP CAREER Overseas Study Research Institute" (TC Overseas Study Research Institute).
2013.11.14
An article of our company was published on the front page of Nikkei (November 14th edition).
2013.10.29
FVC and Diixi have agreed to nurture and support young talents together
2013.10.29
An article of our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki was published on Nikkei Business (October 28th edition).
2013.10.08
The 2nd, "Japanese" Global HR Seminar will be held on November 18th (Mon). Details/Registration here:
2013.09.28
We planned and hosted the largest study and career fair in Myanmar,"TOP CAREER Japan Study & Career Fair in Myanmar".
2013.08.16
The seventh article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.08.09
The sixth article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.08.02
The fifth article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.07.26
The fourth article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.07.19
The third article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.07.12
The second article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.07.08
As a result of our rapid business expansion, we expanded the office space to the 6F in addition to the current HQ in the same building as of Friday, July 5th 2013.(The address and phone number will remain the same) We welcome you stopping by to see our new office.
2013.07.08
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki's comments on global recruiting for top talents was introduced in Nikkei Business, July 8th, 2013 edition(p.27)
2013.07.05
An article of our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki was published on Sony house magazine, Sony Family No 190, Vol.37 p15
2013.07.05
The first article of the serialization by our President, Yohei Shibasaki appeared on Diamond Online.
2013.06.28
An article on "Tips on successful recruitment of International Fresh Graduates for Japanese Companies" has appeared on Rosei Jiho June 28th edition (p66-76)
2013.06.13
Our CEO took part in "Emerging Company Committee" hosted by The Japan Association of Corporate Directors (JACD) on June 13th.
2013.06.10
Our company was reported in Yomiuri Shimbun (Yomiuri Newspaper), February 1st , 2013 edition(p.7)
2013.05.30
Our company was reported in The Daily NNA Singapore & ASEAN Edition, March 30th, 2013 edition(p.1-2)
2013.05.14
Our CEO took part in "China-Japan Entrepreneur Innovation Forum" hosted by China Entrepreneur Magazine on May 14th.
2013.05.14
An article of our Executive Vice President, Yoshio Hamada was published on DAIAMOND WEEKLY March 18th edition (p84).
2013.04.22
Yohei Shibasaki (Founder&CEO) appeared on Japan Broadcasting Corporation "Close up: proceeding recruitment of foreign executive trainees".
2013.04.04
Upon our CEO Yohei Shibasaki being selected as the World Economic Forum, Young Global Leaders (YGL) 2013 on March 12th, we decided to establish a scholarship to further support the young talents taking the challenge for an International career.
2013.03.31
Our CEO Yohei Shibasaki took part in “KUROHUNE pitch” hosted by KUROHUNE.
2013.03.12
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki has been selected by the World Economic Forum as the Young Global Leaders (YGL) 2013.
2013.02.01
Our company was reported in SANKEI EXPRESS, February 1st , 2013 edition(p.30)
2013.01.29
An article of our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki was published on Zaikai Feb 12th edition (p138).
2013.01.23
The worldwide "TOP CAREER Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2013-Spring" opened. 20 top universities from 9 countries participating.
2013.01.01
A worldwide "TOP CAREER Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2013-Spring", organized by Fourth Valley Concierge is reported in The Immigration Newsmagazine Edition 308, p50.

2012

2012.12.21
We will hold a seminar on "Basic Business Training to Work in Japanese Companies" for non-Japanese who are going to start working in 2013.
2012.12.07
Our business with Mitsubishi Corporation (Matching international students in Japan to local job opportunities worldwide) appeared in the morning issue of NIKKEI Japan, December 7th, 2012 (p.12)
2012.12.07
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki's comments on global recruiting for top talents was introduced in SANKEI EXPRESS, December 7th, 2012 edition(p.30)
2012.11.26
A worldwide "TOP CAREER Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2013-Spring", organized by Fourth Valley Concierge is reported in Sankei Shimbun (Sankei Newspaper), November 26.
2012.11.24
Our Executive Vice President, Yoshio Hamada gave a lecture on global careers as a part of "Global 30 Business" (network building business for globalization of Universities) lead by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in "Global Career Support Plan", Ritsumeikan University.
2012.11.21
A worldwide "TOP CAREER Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2013-Spring", organized by Fourth Valley Concierge is reported in Fuji Sankei Business i., November 21.
2012.10.18
The 1st AIF Young Entrepreneur Award (AIF YEA) Prize Winner Announcement! International Business Plan Competition to Discover High Potential Candidates from 13 Asian Nations/Areas.
2012.10.11
Yohei Shibasaki (Founder&CEO) appeared on Nippon Broadcasting System "Takashima Hidetake no ASARADI" (Hidetake Takashima’s morning radio).
2012.10.05
The 2nd Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2013 "TOP CAREER JAPAN EXPEDITION" to be held. One of the largest virtual study abroad fairs (*The last fair received registration from 70 countries, and more than 5,600 participants) in Japan is coming back!
2012.08.17
The 1st AIF Young Entrepreneur Award to be held (October 12 in Tokyo)
International Business Plan Competition to Discover High Potential Candidates from 13 Asian Nations/Areas.
2012.06.09
TOP CAREER JAPAN EXPEDITION "Virtual Study Abroad Fair 2012 (JAPAN)" organized by Fourth Valley Concierge has started.
2012.06.09
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki was invited as a guest speaker of the "12th Round Table" held by MBAnoWA!, a community of overseas business school alumni, students and applicants.
2012.06.04
Our online test to discover top IT Engineers, "UNITT(=UNiversal IT Test)" is reported in Nihon Joho Sangyo Shimbun, May 28
2012.05.31
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki's interview is featured in the head article of Porters Magazine vol.014 "Era of Globalization: Close up on the services of HR business"
2012.05.21
Our online test to discover top IT Engineers, "UNITT(=UNiversal IT Test)" reported in Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (Nikkei Industry Newspaper), May 21
2012.05.21
Our online test to discover top IT Engineers, "UNITT(=UNiversal IT Test)" reported in Nikkei Ryutsu Shimbun (Nikkei Marketing Journal), May 21
2012.05.18
Our online test to discover top IT Engineers, "UNITT(=UNiversal IT Test)" will be released in fall, 2012.
2012.04.14
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki gave a lecture on global talents at the "WIA Konwakai", to the senior generation from major companies.
2012.02.03
Our HR business was featured on Fuji Sankei Business i, Jan. 31 edition
2012.01.20
Our recruiting event to connect top international students and major global companies, "TOP CAREER 2013", was broadcasted at the BS Asahi TV program "Ohiru no News Access" from 13:00, Jan 19.
2012.01.18
Our recruiting event to connect top international students and major global companies, "TOP CAREER 2013" was featured on The Japan Times, Jan 15 edition.
2012.01.06
Press Release: A recruiting event to connect top international students and major global companies, "TOP CAREER 2013"

2011

2011.12.14
Press Release: Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation and Vertex Software has formed a business alliance to enhance the recuitment of IT resources from top universities in India.
2011.12.13
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki held a special lecture on global talents at the "Contemporary Japanese Society", Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University.
2011.12.06
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki held a lecture on global careers for the English Skills class, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University.
2011.11.21
Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation has been approved of the "Privacy Mark" as of Nov 21, 2011 [Approval Number:17000951(01)]
2011.11.09
Contact Singapore, a related organization of the Singapore Economic Development Board and the Ministry of Manpower and Fourth Valley Concierge co-held a "Singapore Employment Fair"
2011.10.28
Fourth Valley Concierge held an "Overseas Employment Fair" for Japanese students. Around 50 students participated the seminar, with student guests from the National University of Singapore (NUS).
2011.08.02
"TOP CAREER 2013" an event for top international students will be held in Tokyo (January 14, 2012) and Osaka(January 15, 2012). Top students selected from our "Top Career International" database, which consists of registrants from over 50 countries will also be participating. Details including participating companies is to be announced.
2011.07.08
Our CEO, Yohei Shibasaki held a lecture as a guest speaker at the "Human Capital 2011" for the Silk Road Technology Seminar (Tokyo International Forum) for both July 7th and 8th.
2011.07.08
Announcement of New Office: Due to the expansion of business, we will be moving to a new office from Monday, July 18th, 2012. Our new address will be Dainana Akiyama Bldg. 3F, 5-3,Kojimachi, Chiyoda-cu, Tokyo