Akiko Iwashita, CEO
Graduated from Takushoku University’s Department of International Business in the Commerce Faculty.
Undertook a student exchange in Australia and New Zealand while at university.
Started working at Nippon Travel Agency working in Solution Business.
After leaving Nippon Travel Agency, began working as a web consultant for Arukukoto Co., Ltd.
2014: Introduced American donut brand, L’il Orbits, to mobile sales and launched “L’il Orbits Wagon”
2016: Founded Lil World Ltd. Launched the TABERUKOTO site to assist restaurants with inbound visitors.
Interests: travelling, the beach, sport and food!
- L’il World works to become a bridge connecting Japan and the world.
- L’il World’s business projects create and grow friendships throughout the world based on understanding and enjoying everything wonderful about Japan.
|Company Name||Lil World Ltd.|
|Managing Director||Akiko Iwashita|
|Address||Nanyoudai, Hachioji City, Tokyo|
|Business Areas||– Inbound visitor business
– Regional revitalization business
– Other projects
– Marketing and sales support
|Clients include||– Restaurants
– Local government bodies
– Marketing companies
– Advertising companies
– Food and beverage associations
– Independent agencies
– International event management companies
|Main Bank||Mitsui Sumitomo Bank, Tama Branch|
2015: Tama NAVI
2015: Hiragana Times
2016: March edition of Rugby Magazine “Balnibari Collaboration Project”
2016: October edition of Business Change Navi “100 Top Companies Supporting the Future of Tourism”
2016: April edition of Rugby Magazine “Go Rugby Project”
2017: Industry Information Kawasaki
2017: Received the Kawasaki Entrepreneur Award, the Japan Industry Association Award and the People’s Award at the Kawasaki Entrepreneur Audition
2017: Received the Tokyo Innovative Services Division’s Special Award at the Tokyo Going-Global Innovations Competition