What the Name?
What is with the name Mikkomi? Where did it come from? What does it mean? Why do you use it? How do I pronounce it? Why do I just like the way it sounds so much?
It isn’t clear why the name rings so well on the tongue. It could be the framing of one long vowel within two shorter vowels, or it could be the double use of M’s. For more entertaining reading on words, see additional resources.
In the end, Mikkomi became the name for this brand because Ari Gunzburg liked the way it sounded and what it meant. Choosing a business name that embodies all that Mikkomi stands for, and for our vision for the future, was an important step in the creative process of choosing a name.
How do you pronounce Mikkomi? Good question! For english speakers who are unsure of phonetical annotation, the easiest way to imagine pronouncing Mikkomi is like this:
mik • KOH • me
The KOH has a vowel just like OH, and the accent is really on the K.
Etymology of Mikkomi
What does Mikkomi mean?
Mikkomi in Japanese means Prospects or Expectance. Mikkomi in Hebrew means Local. The combination of all of these meanings helps create the image of everything Mikkomi is about. We are about local, digital presence, helping businesses to gain more prospects, and to make the internet work for them in order to be able to realistically expect more.