Company Overview

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Founded:
February 7, 1997
Headquarters:
Tokyo
IPO:
Went Public on Apr, 2010
Stock:
NASDAQ:4755
Categories:
E-Commerce, Travel, World Domination, See All (4)

Rakuten is an internet service company providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services.

Description

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Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4755), is one of the world's leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, e-book, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally and currently has operations throughout Asia, Western Europe and North America. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo, with over 10,000 employees worldwide.

Current Team (33)

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Investments (8)

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Acquisitions (12)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $42.40M

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarter

    Rakuten Tower, Shinagawa Seaside Rakuten Tower

    , 4-12-3 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

    Tokyo, 140-0002

    JPN

Competitors (3)

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