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General Information

Websitegu3.co.jp
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Employees
Founded2007
DescriptionMobile Social Gaming

Offices

Japan
JPN
gumi Asia Pte Ltd
71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #06-04/08
Singapore, 139951, SGP
Tokyo, JPN

People

Founder and CEO
CFO
COO
Business Development

Funding

TOTAL $45M
FUNDING TOTAL $45M
Series F, 12/2011
Jafco Ventures
Shinsei Bank
DBJ Capital
Nissei Capital
$26M
Series G, 12/2013
East Ventures
B Dash Ventures
DBJ Capital
Shinsei Bank
$19M

Tags

gumi

gumi Inc., is one of the top game developers on Japan’s leading mobile social gaming network, GREE, having published original titles such as award-winning 任侠道 (Yakuza Wars), 騎士道 (Knight Wars), 海賊道 (Pirate Wars), Duel Summoner, Duel in Wonderland, and 幻獣姫 (Mythical Maidens).

Gumi started out as a mobile social network. The founder Hironao Kunimitsu, previously a tv producer was interested in producing content and began building social games.

Gumi is one of the largest mobile social games developer on Gree a mobile social network based in Japan.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    gumi received $19M in Series G funding. (12/25/13)
    Posted 12/25/13 at 9:13pm via techinasia.com
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    gumi — When Erick Schonfeld checked in with Gumi a year ago, they had about 120 employees and were on track to do $50 million in revenue. Now they’re at more than 500 employees. While they’re not disclosing revenue growth, the company is eyeing an IPO in Japan, (11/20/12)
    Posted 11/20/12 at 2:04am via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    gumi — gumi takes 1st place in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Japan gumi, a leading developer of mobile social games, has received 1st place in the 10th Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Japan, after achieving growth of 3950.2% over the past three years. (10/17/12)
    Posted 11/6/12 at 7:04pm via mobilesocialhub.com
  • Dollar
    gumi received $26M in Series F funding. (12/5/11)
    Posted 12/3/11 at 11:12pm via gamesinasia.com
  • Check
    gumi added Hironao Kunimitsu as Founder and CEO. (6/1/07)
    Posted 12/2/11 at 1:36pm
  • Check
    gumi added Robin Sagacious Ng as Business Development. (8/12/00)
    Posted 10/23/12 at 7:34pm

Videos

Above:

gumi Knight Legends Trailer

Added: 11/22/12

Screenshots

gumi screenshot
Above: gumi Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 12/2/11

Sources

  1. Japan’s Gumi Raises $25 million, Wants to Beat Zynga (gamesinasia.com) [edit]
  2. Mobile game developer Gumi raises $19 million, partners with Fuji Media (techinasia.com) [edit]
  3. Mobile Social Hub (mobilesocialhub.com) [edit]
    Japanese Midcore Developer Gumi Eyes an IPO (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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