News & Press Releases

1 Jun, 2018
Press Release
TableSolution Announces Corporate Name Change

Tokyo, Japan: KK Vesper, creator of TableSolution and TableCheck, announced that the corporate name, KK Vesper will be changed to TableCheck Inc., effective 1st June 2018.

6 Dec, 2017
Media Coverage
Nikkei News reports on TableSolution's latest financing and international expansion

TableSolution successfully raises $1.5 million USD to expand in Singapore, Thai, and Hong Kong in 2018.

Nikkei News article (Japanese)
6 Dec, 2017
Media Coverage
CNET Japan reports on TableSolution's latest funding round and international expansion

TableSolution seizes $1.5 million USD in new capital to fuel international growth.

CNET JAPAN article (Japanese)
6 Dec, 2017
Media Coverage
TechCrunch reports on TableSolution's latest funding round as a thought-leader in the F&B industry

TableSolution successfully raised $1.5 million USD to drive a new online reservation paradigm.

TechCrunch article (Japanese)
22 Nov, 2017
Media Coverage
The Nikkei Newspaper reports on TableCheck cooperation with five Chinese travel companies including CTrip

TableCheck helps Japan's leading restaurants reach China's inbound tourists via multiple channels

Nikkei News article (Japanese)
20 Oct, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution Cancelation Protection featured in Nikkei MJ

Say 'No' to last minute cancellations! How F&B industry resolve problems with last minute cancellation

Nikkei MJ article (Japanese)
20 Oct, 2017
Press Release
Over 200 restaurants have benefited from TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" in less than 5 months

TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" has become the strategy-of-choice for restaurants to combat last minute cancellations during the holiday season

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
11 Oct, 2017
Press Release
TableCheck launches real-time restaurant booking integration with China's leading online travel agents including Ctrip

TableSolution and TableCheck products help Japanese restaurants to acquire inbound tourists customers.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
6 Oct, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution featured in the Nov issue of Japan food specialty magazine "Ryori Okoku"

Case study: TableSolution solves tourist cancellation problems for Ginza Iwa.

Ryori Okoku article (Japanese)
2 Oct, 2017
Press Release
TableSolution is chosen by THE CRESCENT - the two-star Michelin restaurant for 9 consecutive years

A 60-year-old traditional French restaurant discovered the solution to last-minute cancellations

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
30 Aug, 2017
Press Release
Now installed in 10 cities all over the world, upgraded to 13 languages

Expansion to the ASEAN region, further accelerated global standardization of cross-border online restaurant reservations.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
6 Jul, 2017
Media Coverage
HOTERES online reports TableSolution is adopted at Hilton Hotels & Resorts at their international bases

TableSolution, the total management system for restaurants all over the world, is introduced to Korean luxury hotels

HOTERES online article (Japanese)
4 Jul, 2017
Media Coverage
The Daily NNA Korea, a Kyodo News subsidiary, reports TableSolution is adopted at Hilton Hotels & Resorts at their international bases

TableSolution, the total management system for restaurants all over the world, is introduced in Korea

The Daily NNA Korea (Japanese)
3 Jul, 2017
Press Release
TableSolution is introduced to Conrad Seoul and is adopted at Hilton Hotels & Resorts at their international bases

The first SaaS restaurant reservation management system from Japan taking over the online restaurant reservations of the world

Press Release (PDF)
3 Jul, 2017
Media Coverage
Nikkei Newspaper reports TableSolution is adopted at Hilton Hotels & Resorts at their international bases

TableSolution, the total management system for restaurants all over the world is introduced to Korean luxury hotels

Nikkei Newspaper online article
15 Jun, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" service featured on The Japan Food Service News

VESPER provides a new "Cancel Protection" service for preventing no-shows at restaurants

8 Jun, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" service featured on TRAVEL VOICE

The new "Cancel Protection" service will have no installation or monthly costs for TableSolution merchants

TRAVEL VOICE News article (Japanese)
1 Jun, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" service featured on Rejichoice

The card payment feature will be free of charge to TableSolution merchants

Rejichoice News article (Japanese)
1 Jun, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" service featured on Yahoo! News

Can "Cancel Protection" eliminate no-shows for the restaurant industry?

Yahoo! News article (Japanese)
26 May, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution and our "Cancel Protection" service featured on HANJO HANJO

The use of IT in the food industry (article #4). A flagship reservation platform for restaurants and diners

HANJO HANJO News article (Japanese)
12 May, 2017
Media Coverage
TableSolution's "Cancel Protection" service featured on ASCII

The card payment feature will be free of charge to TableSolution merchants

ASCII News article (Japanese)
11 May, 2017
Press Release
TableSolution introduces card payment function to reduce last-minute cancellations

The new "Cancel Protection" service will have no installation or monthly costs for TableSolution merchants

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
4 Apr, 2017
Press Release
TableCheck strengthens acquisition of inbound travel customers

TableSolution and TableCheck product suite succeeds in boosting inbound customer base while simultaneously reducing cancellation rate.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
16 Jan, 2017
Press Release
TableCheck online restaurant reservation platform launches in Japan

KK VESPER releases TableCheck (www.tablecheck.com), a restaurant search and reservation portal for diners in Japan.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
16 Jan, 2017
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Nikkei News reports the launch of TableCheck restaurant reservation portal.

TableCheck (www.tablecheck.com) diners to discover and book Japan's best restaurants.

Nikkei News article (Japanese)
11 Nov, 2016
Media Coverage
Ecnomikata reports TableSolution and NihaoPay announce partnership to process inbound Chinese payments

TableCheck expands its online credit card prepayment service to accept China's largest payment channels, including UnionPay, Alipay, and WeChatPay, via the NihaoPay payment processing gateway.

Ecnomikata article (Japanese)
25 Oct, 2016
Media Coverage
CNET Japan reports 23 Million Diners Seated via TableSolution

TableSolution sets the gold-standard for excellence in helping Japan's most prestigious restaurants manage their reservations and increase customer satisfaction.

CNET Japan article (Japanese)
16 Aug, 2016
Press Release
TableSolution Announces Integration With Hitosara

Restaurants featured on Hitosara, a Japanese gourmet site, can now receive direct online reservations via TableSolution's booking system.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
8 Aug, 2016
Media Coverage
Japan's First: TableSolution Announces Chinese Payment Integration with NihaoPay

Asahi Shimbun Digital reports that TableSolution is the first restaurant booking system to connect with NihaoPay, China's largest credit card prepayment service. TableSolution aims to increase the number of restaurant bookings done by Chinese tourists in Japan, while mitigating cancellation risk for the restaurants themselves.

Asahi Shimbun Digital article (Japanese)
15 Jun, 2016
Press Release
Overseas Expansion: Leading Hong Kong restaurant adopts TableSolution credit card deposit system

Sushi Shikon, the only Japanese restaurant in Hong Kong to be awarded three Michelin stars, is now accepting credit card deposits with TableSolution to reduce risk of customer last-minute cancellation.

Press Release (PDF)
23 May, 2016
Media Coverage
Nikkei Marketing Journal reports on upcoming TableCheck release

Vesper continues to innovate value for restaurants with its upcoming launch of a TableCheck-branded consumer-facing restaurant search site, slated for 2016 summer release.

Read Nikkei Marketing Journal article (Japanese)
10 Mar, 2016
Media Coverage
Century Court Marunouchi Restaurant Featured in Foodrink News Case Study

Foodrink News features Century Court Marunouchi using TableSolution to illustrate how technology is transforming restaurant service.

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23 Jan, 2016
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TableSolution Announces Credit Card Prepayment for Course Reservations

Gaisyoku.biz reports that TableSolution now allows restaurants to accept credit card when guests book online, and assess cancellation fees.

Read Gaisyoku.biz article (Japanese)
16 Dec, 2015
Media Coverage
TableSolution Releases Point-of-Sale (POS) Integration

TableSolution announces integration with Japan's 5 most popular POS systems— a world-wide first. Payment check history may now be linked to guest and reservation data, tracking lifetime and average spend per each guest.

Read Hanjo Hanjo article (Japanese)
27 Nov, 2015
Media Coverage
Nikkei Business Daily Features Unimat Precious Managing Reservations with TableSolution

Unimat Precious uses TableSolution features including aggregation of third-party reservation websites and the "Miseban" phone voice-response system to increase its reservation rate and efficiency.

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8 Jul, 2015
Press Release
TableCheck Completes Series A Equity Finance Round

TableCheck (formerly KK VESPER) raises nearly 200 million yen (~ $2 million dollars) in an equity finance round led by JAFCO, Japan's largest VC.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
31 Mar, 2015
Media Coverage
TableSolution Featured on NHK Morning News

NHK Morning News featured TableSolution prominently in a segment regarding the rapid consumer adoption of online reservations in Japan.

Visit NHK homepage (Japanese)
1 Jan, 2015
Media Coverage
Nikkei Business Daily features TableSolution's "Miseban" Phone Voice-Response System

TableSolution's "Miseban" phone voice-response system allows customers to book reservations using their phone dial-pad. Miseban is a powerful tool for merchants to capture reservations during peak operating time or outside business hours.

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26 Nov, 2014
Media Coverage
TableSolution Featured in Nikkei Newspaper

Nikkei News reports that TableSolution is the industry's first reservation management system to support all devices, including smartphone, PC, and tablet.

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13 Nov, 2014
Media Coverage
BenefitOne "TabeTime" Announces Integration with TableSolution

The Nikkei Business Daily reports that BenefitOne's "TabeTime" restaurant reservation service will connect with TableSolution to receive seat and menu availability information in real-time.

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7 Jul, 2014
Press Release
Release of Restaurant Chain Suggestion Feature

A worldwide-first: TableSolution's online reservation platform can now redirect customers at fully-booked restaurants to other locations which have available seating.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
7 Jul, 2014
Press Release
TableSolution Launches in South Korea

TableSolution becomes Japan's first reservation management system to expand to Korea, and now fully supports Korean language.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
17 Apr, 2014
Press Release
New Version Release of "Mobile TableSolution" Smartphone Reservation Management System

The new version of "Mobile TableSolution" makes it easy to manage reservation requests from multiple third-party sites entirely from your smartphone device.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
15 Apr, 2014
Press Release
Release of "Mobile TableSolution" Reservation and Customer Management System for Smartphone

TableSolution adds full smartphone support with its new "Mobile TableSolution" app, featuring robust user permissions and two-factor authentication to enable merchants to securely access the app from home.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
1 Apr, 2014
Media Coverage
Nikkei ITPro features Novarese's Sales Partnership with TableSolution

Novarese, a leading wedding and restaurant company in Japan, begins sales of the TableSolution reservation and customer management platform.

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12 Mar, 2014
Press Release
Novarese Announces Joint-Development Agreement with TableSolution

Novarese, a TSE Section 1-listed wedding and restaurant company, has announced a strategic alliance with KK VESPER to develop and sell the TableSolution restaurant and customer management service.

Novarese Press Release (Japanese)
27 Feb, 2014
Press Release
NEC Announces NEC Mobile POS Platform Integration with TableSolution

TableSolution is the first reservation system to offer fully integrate with NEC's Mobile POS platform in realtime.

NEC Press Release (Japanese)
18 Nov, 2013
Press Release
TableCheck & TableSolution API Release Announcement

TableSolution and TableCheck now support a cloud-based API architecture, the first of its kind in Japan, which enables robust partners integration with both services

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
10 Oct, 2013
Press Release
TableSolution Releases Floor Management Feature

TableSolution now supports a Floor and Table Management view, which integrates seamlessly with existing features

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
1 Oct, 2013
Press Release
TableSolution and PSY-fa Announce Strategic Alliance

KK VESPER and PSY-fa Co. Ltd., makers of CouponLand, have announced a strategic business alliance to develop cloud-based reservation and customer management systems.

Press Release (PDF)
1 Oct, 2013
Press Release
TableSolution Version 1.0 Release

VESPER announces the official release of TableSolution, an innovative new cloud-based restaurant reservation and customer management app.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
18 Jan, 2013
Press Release
TableCheck Conducts Joint-Teaching Program with Hitotsubashi University

Prof. Satoshi Akutsu of the Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Business Strategy will use TableCheck's business model as a central case-study focus in his MBA class on Consumer Behavior.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)
8 Jan, 2013
Press Release
TableCheck Receives Privacy Mark Certification

PrivacyMark has certified TableCheck's secure infrastructure and robust operations to handle personal data under the "JIS Q 15001" standard.

Press Release (Japanese PDF)