History

Date Event Comment
1996 LINC Media established Terrie Lloyd creates LINC Media to provide incubation and online/digital media services to foreign multinationals
1997 Daijob.com website started Realization that B2B2C is a service offering that is unique to Japan
1998 Daijob.com site launched First commercial mid-career and first bilingual recruiting website in Japan
1999 Japan Inc. magazine launched Title carried on from previous title called "Computing Japan"
LINC Media restarts its outsourcing business First major contract is with Morgan Stanley Japan & quickly rising to 30 staff
LINC Media receives investment from Whitney Group Whitney sees LINC Media as a leader of the dotcom surge in Japan
LINC Media sells web division to Chinadotcom Our web business forms 20% of the revenue for Chinadotcom's July 1999 NASDAQ listing — which was highly successful for them
2000 Japan Inc established LINC Media publishing arm gets spun off into separate entity
2003 LINC Media wins significant contract with one of the world's largest financial institutions Our second major contract for the Outsourcing business
2005 LINC Media sells Daijob.com to Human Holdings Significant return on earnings proves quality and strength of our online business team
2006 LINC Media BACK OFFICE team starts services The company's administration team turns into a profit center by offering its expertise to customers on insource/outsource basis. New service line-up is very popular and several dozen Clients sign up for Accounting, HR, and company compliance services.
2007 Investment into Esphion Ltd. Our first investment into another company. Esphion is a network security appliance firm based in New Zealand.
Japan Concierge launched New web-based service established to help foreign firms find assistance and confidence to tackle Japanese market
Japan Inc. Holdings established Affiliate JIH formed as holding company for Japan Inc. magazine, Metropolis magazine companies, as well as for other investment assets
JIH buys Metropolis JIH buys for cash and debt the entire operations of CrissCross KK, the publisher of the popular Metropolis magazine
www.shashin-haiku.jp website management begins LINC Media signs agreement to take over management and majority ownership of www.shashin-haiku.jp web community
2008 Esphion sold to Allot LINC Media earns a strong return on investment into this technology firm to Israel's Allot Communications
JIH appointed as representative for Ohio State in Japan Terrie Lloyd appointed on contract basis as Managing Director of the Ohio State office in Japan
Whitney Group exits Whitney's 10-year fund life expires and exit by LINC Media buying back shares for treasury
Electronic Commerce Division resumes operations We acquire and create various community websites to form an audience base that we can sell products and survey services to
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