A new 21st century “STEM” education opportunity, a picture book and an appendix set Project started from Kickstarter Toshiko Tsuchiya, the representative director of ICON Corp., has started a project for the educational picture book “From Planet Programming, it’s Kumiita!” on Kickstarter, a cloud funding platform, since July 17, 2020. Crowd-funding page https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/iconcorp/educational-picture-and-activity-book
Kumiita set for educational organization was approved as the product for Small Business Innovation Research by City of Yokohama on 18th of November, 2019. While having fun of complex movement, children can obtain logical thinking of programming by their eyes and ears. The below link will direct you to the City of Yokohama site. ————————————— Press release [Japanese]（横浜市経済局ものづくり支援課): https://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/city-info/koho-kocho/press/keizai/2019/20191125.html press release document [Japanese]: https://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/city-info/koho-kocho/press/keizai/2019/20191125.files/0001_20191125.pdf（PDF：932KB）
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Launching on the second KUMIITA kickstarter, a present campaign is being held on the official SNS! Campaign period: August 22, 2019 (Thursday) to August 31, 2019 (Saturday) Present: Mini Beginner Set for a total of 4 people [Kumita unit, 20 panels (start / goal each panel 1 pcs, beginner panel 18 pcs)]
KUMIITA series new product appeared!Target age is 4 to 12 years old[World’s No.1 crowdfunding site] Campaign dates : August 11 to September 10,2019Target amount of $ 14,084Reward : 50% OFF retail price Sold out! Thank you!45% OFF retail price Limited(15 left of 25)40% OFF retail price Limited(50 left of 50)and more…URL : https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/iconcorp/kumiita-educational-toy-new-logical-think-skill-up-kit?ref=6iewyuPlease support this new product by kickstarter until September 10th. Click on the image below! !A complicated program to learn programming while playing and see “what is happening”. Following the “beginner set” for 0 years (7 months) to 5 years old [New product] The main body and panel 40 panels set for 4 to 12 years old, a new expansion panel that can […]
The largest startup in US held by Jacob K. Javits. Introduce KUMIITA at the “TechDay New York” at Convention Center in New York.It was a huge convention, with more than 20000 people checking more than 300 startup projects. The ceo of ICON Corp. Tsuchiya gave a 3 minutes presentation.The presentation of the pitch is here.※The images were taken with a smartphone device, we apologize in case the quality.
KUMIITA received the Encouragement Award of the 31st “Small and Medium Business Excellent New Technology / New Product Award.”The Small and Medium Business Excellence New Technology and New Product Award has received high acclaim from society with its rigorous examination. While 349 excellent technologies and products applied this award from all over the country, the concept of “the fun of programming for children all over the world” and the new technology used for KIMIITA were highly evaluated and KUMIITA was selected for one of the limited 14 Encouragement Prizes from a lot of applicants.
We are exhibiting KUMIITA® at the 70th Spielwarenmesse® which will be held from 30th January to 3rd February 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. Each year, ALL the pieces of the international toy markets come together at the Spielwarenmesse® in Nuremberg. Famous brands, original start-ups, buyers from large chains, independent retailers and many media representatives make the Spielwarenmesse® the most important event of the toy industry. The world-leading fair is where decisive business contacts are made, the coming year’s trends are born and the latest information is exchanged. (Cited from https://www.spielwarenmesse.de/language/1/) Date: January 30, 2019 (Wed) – February 3 (Sun) Opening hours: 9:00am-6:00pm Venue: Nuremberg Exhibition Center (Germany) ICON KUMIITA® booth location: […]