GMO Internet, Inc.

GMO engages in providing domain registration, web hosting, eCommerce and payment processing services. Read more

Masatoshi Kumagai's photo - Founder & CEO of GMO Internet, Inc.

Founder & CEO

Masatoshi Kumagai

CEO Approval Rating

40/100

Founded:

05/1991

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyTokyo Stock Exchange9449

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Sina has been one of GMO Internet, Inc.'s top competitors. Sina is a Private company that was founded in 1993 in Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality. Sina operates in the Publishing industry. Compared to GMO Internet, Inc., Sina has 2,999 more employees.

GoDaddy is seen as one of GMO Internet, Inc.'s biggest rivals. GoDaddy is a Public company that was founded in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1997. Like GMO Internet, Inc., GoDaddy also competes in the Internet Software sector. GoDaddy has 1,320 more employees vs. GMO Internet, Inc..

Sohu is perceived as one of GMO Internet, Inc.'s biggest rivals. Sohu was founded in Haidian District, Beijing Municipality} in 1998. Sohu is in the Data Processing Services industry. Compared to GMO Internet, Inc., Sohu generates $1.3B less revenue.

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GMO Internet, Inc. Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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$2B

GMO Internet, Inc.'s revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.8B. Over the last three quarters, GMO Internet, Inc.'s revenue has grown by 15.6%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $568.5M; in Q3 2020, it was $481.1M; in Q2 2020, it was $491.6M.

GMO Internet, Inc. Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to GMO Internet, Inc.

GMO Internet, Inc. Funding History

Since GMO Internet, Inc. was founded in 05/1991, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total GMO Internet, Inc. has raised $65.0M. GMO Internet, Inc.'s funding round was on Jun 2015 for a total of $65.0M

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Jun 2015
$65M

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Since GMO Internet, Inc. was founded in 05/1991, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total GMO Internet, Inc. has raised $65.0M. GMO Internet, Inc.'s funding round was on Jun 2015 for a total of $65.0M

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ePayLater is an e-commerce portal that offers consumer financing solutions with interest-free credit.
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Jan 09, 2019
Pre-Series A
Dec 01, 2015
Campfire is a crowdfunding platform that helps individuals and businesses to raise fund for their projects.
$2.9M
Jan 09, 2017
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GMO Internet, Inc. News

January 12, 2021Global Legal Chronicle

GMO Internet's Launch of the First Regulated and Publicly Available Japanese Yen-Pegged Stablecoin

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP advised GMO Internet Inc. on the deal. GMO Internet Inc. an... See more »
December 31, 2020The Daily Hodl

Japanese Tech Giant Earns Crypto License in New York for Yen-Pegged Stablecoin

Tokyo-based tech conglomerate GMO Internet Group has just been authorized by the New York State Depar... See more »
December 30, 2020Crowdfund Insider

First Ever Ethereum based, Japanse Yen backed Stablecoin Introduced by Tokyo's GMO Internet Inc.

Tokyo-based GMO Internet Inc., an Internet conglomerate, has reportedly been granted approval from th... See more »
December 30, 2020TechCrunch

New York licenses GMO Internet to issue the first JPY-pegged stablecoin

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has approved Tokyo-based GMO Internet to launch... See more »
December 29, 2020Forex Magnates

New York Regulator Approves Conditional Bitlicense for GMO-Z.com

GMO Trust is the first to get the go-ahead from the New York state to launch a Yen-backed cryptocurre... See more »
September 28, 2020LeapRate

GMO-Z.com Trade UK launches its Agency FX service

Ramy Soliman, Chief Strategy Officer, commented: I'm pleased to announce to launch of our Agency FX s... See more »
August 7, 2020MarketScreener

Notice Regarding Revision to Guidance for Fiscal Year Ending September 2020

(marketscreener.com) Press Release August 7, 2020 GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. President and CEO Issei A... See more »

GMO Internet, Inc. Press Releases

June 1, 2018PRWeb

GMO Internet Launches "CryptoChips byGMO" That Enables Distribution of Bitcoin as Remuneration Within the Game Application in August 2018

GMO Internet has developed "CryptoChips byGMO" that enables distribution of cryptocurrency as remuner... See more »
October 2, 2017SourceWire

Wi-SUN Alliance Selects GlobalSign to Provide Certificate Authority Services to Member Companies

- Global alliance driving IoT security agenda with key announcement - MORGAN HILL, CA and BOSTON, MA ... See more »
August 30, 2016Press Release Rocket

GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. Announces Strategic Investment in MACROKIOSK, the World' s Leading(*1) Mobile Payment・Authentication・Notification・Enterprise Mobility Enabler

Expanding business in Southeast Asia Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) August 30, 2016 GMO Internet Group company ... See more »
October 26, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

GMO Internet to Showcase Nexenta's Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Platform at OpenStack Summit Tokyo

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GMO Internet to Showcase Nexenta's Open Source-driven S... See more »
August 19, 2015PRWEB

GMO Payment Gateway Forms Capital and Business Alliance with Neweb, a Major Online Payment Service Provider in Taiwan

US $1 million invested to accelerate business deployment in Greater China region(PRWeb August 19, 201... See more »
April 23, 2015PRWEB

GMO Culture Incubation to Co-produce After Party at SLUSH ASIA, as World's Largest Startup Event is Held in Asia for First Time

After party to be co-produced by GMO Culture Incubation to feature music festival concept and globall... See more »

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GMO Internet, Inc. Headquarters

26-1 Sakuragaokacho Cerulean Tower 4-14F

Tokyo, Tōkyō Prefecture150-8512

81-3-5456-2555

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GMO Internet, Inc. Summary

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GMO engages in providing domain registration, web hosting, eCommerce and payment processing services. GMO Internet, Inc. was founded in 05/1991. GMO Internet, Inc.'s headquarters is located in Tokyo, Tōkyō Prefecture, JP 150-8512. It has raised 65.0M ...

CEO

GMO Internet, Inc.'s Founder & CEO, Masatoshi Kumagai, currently has an approval rating of 40%. GMO Internet, Inc.'s primary competitors are Sina, GoDaddy & Sohu.

Website

gmo.jp

Frequently Asked Questions about GMO Internet, Inc.

  1. When was GMO Internet, Inc. founded?

    GMO Internet, Inc. was founded in 05/1991
  2. Who is GMO Internet, Inc.'s CEO?

    GMO Internet, Inc.'s CEO is Masatoshi Kumagai
  3. How much revenue does GMO Internet, Inc. generate?

    GMO Internet, Inc. generates $2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does GMO Internet, Inc. have?

    GMO Internet, Inc. has historically raised $65M in funding
  5. Where is GMO Internet, Inc.'s headquarters?

    GMO Internet, Inc.'s headquarters is in Tokyo Tōkyō Prefecture, JP
  1. How many employees does GMO Internet, Inc. have?

    GMO Internet, Inc. has 5,301 employees
  2. What sector does GMO Internet, Inc. operate in?

    GMO Internet, Inc. is in Internet Software, Fintech, Online Advertising
  3. Who are GMO Internet, Inc.'s competitors?

    GMO Internet, Inc.'s top competitors are Sina, GoDaddy, Sohu
  4. Who has GMO Internet, Inc. invested in?

    GMO Internet, Inc.'s has invested in companies such as ePayLater, Camp Fire