NAVER

Naver offers search engine and social network services. Read more

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NAVER

Naver offers search engine and social network services. Read more

Han Seong-Sook's photo - CEO of NAVER

CEO

Han Seong-Sook

CEO Approval Rating

57/100

Founded:

1999

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyKorea Exchange035420

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SK planet is the biggest rival of NAVER. SK planet was founded in 2011, and its headquarters is in Sungnam-si, Gyeonggido. SK planet operates in the IT Services industry. SK planet has 1,508 more employees than NAVER.

Sina has been one of NAVER's top competitors. Sina is a Private company that was founded in Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality in 1993. Sina competes in the Publishing industry. Sina has 4,808 more employees vs. NAVER.

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NAVER Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$4.9B

NAVER's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2.4B. Over the last three quarters, NAVER's revenue has decreased by 55.1%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $712M; in Q3 2020, it was $1.2B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.6B.

NAVER Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Wattpad Corp.

Jan 2021

Source »
$593.6M
Wattpad is a social storytelling platform that publishes user-generated short and chat-based stories for films and televisions.
Bapul

Dec 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Bapul is a smartphone application that analyzes mathematics skills and automatically recommends customized courses based on individual achievement.
Bungaejangter

Jun 2013

Source »
undisclosed
Bunjang is an online marketplace that allows users to buy and sell apparel, electronic products and infant supplies.
Me2day

Dec 2008

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$2M
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These are all the companies that NAVER has acquired. NAVER has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was Wattpad Corp. in Jan 2021. Wattpad is a social storytelling platform that publishes user-generated short and chat-based stories for films and televisions.

NAVER Funding History

No recent funding data found related to NAVER

NAVER Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Stampli is a California-based SaaS platform that provides solutions such as accounts payable automation, invoice management and data integration for enterprises.
$50M
May 11, 2021
Series C
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Apr 14, 2021
Seed
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Bukalapak is an Indonesia-based E-commerce company that allows users to shop for apparel, electronic gadgets, footwear, bags and accessories.
$234M
Apr 13, 2021
Equity
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Emtek is an Indonesia-based holding company that owns and operates media and telecommunication businesses.
$150M
Apr 06, 2021
Corporate Round
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TheAsianparent is a parenting communication platform that offers videos and articles on parenting and pregnancy guidance.
-
Nov 23, 2020
Series C
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These are all the companies that NAVER has invested in. NAVER has invested 4 companies and its latest investment was Wattpad Corp. in Jan 2021. Wattpad is a social storytelling platform that publishes user-generated short and chat-based stories for films and televisions.

NAVER News

May 10, 2021The Korea Herald

Naver, SNU to form 100-strong AI research arm

Naver, South Korea's largest portal site, said Monday that the company will create a joint research a... See more »
April 29, 2021The Korea Bizwire

Naver Q1 Net Skyrockets to 15.3 tln Won Due to Accounting Profits

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korea's top internet portal operator, Naver Corp., said Thurs... See more »
April 29, 2021MarketScreener

Naver's First-Quarter Net Profit Above Consensus -- Earnings Review

(marketscreener.com) By Kwanwoo Jun Naver Corp. reported first-quarter results on Thursday. Here's wh... See more »
April 27, 2021The Korea Herald

Naver aims to expand presence in local web browser market with Whale

Naver Corp., South Korea's dominant internet portal and search engine, said Tuesday it aims to lead t... See more »
April 14, 2021Slator

Legal & IP Translation Startup Bering Lab Gets Funded By Korean Search Giant Naver

Korean machine translation startup, Bering Lab, closes seed round led by search engine giant, Naver; ... See more »
April 9, 2021The Korea Bizwire

Naver Smartstore Sellers to Receive Full Transaction Revenue the Day After Delivery

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korea's leading portal operator Naver Corp., said Thursday tha... See more »
April 7, 2021Telecompaper

Naver invests USD 150 mln in Indonesian media company Emtek

(Telecompaper) South Korean internet portal operator Naver has made an investment of USD 150 million ... See more »

NAVER Press Releases

January 10, 2019Business Wire

NAVER and LG Electronics Agree on Joint R&D for Robotics to Apply NAVER LABS' Location & Mobility Platform "xDM" to LG's Guide Robot

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CES?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#C... See more »
August 7, 2016Press Release Rocket

LINE Webtoon and DeviantArt Come Together to Announce Convention Tour Sponsoring Artist Alleys And Live Opportunities to Support and Showcase Creators

Two of the World's Leading Creator Focused Brands Partner to Offer Creators the Chance to Experience ... See more »
October 22, 2015PRWEB

LINE Webtoon Races to Release Adrenaline Filled and Comedy Packed Cyko KO Powered by New FX Toon Technology

From Creator Rob Feldman, Cyko KO Showcases New Motion and Sound Effect Capabilities of Digital Comic... See more »
March 28, 2015PR-INSIDE

NHN Corporation (035420) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Report Available

(PR-inside.com) NHN Corporation (NHN) is an internet service provider. The company operates through f... See more »
November 20, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

LINE Webtoon Launches Challenge League, a New Discovery Feature for Webcomic Creators and Aspiring Artists

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE Webtoon, the popular webcomic service available on sm... See more »
October 7, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

Naver Corporation's U.S. Subsidiary Launches BAND, A Korean Private Group Sharing App Sensation

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a new office in Silicon Valley, Naver Corporatio... See more »

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NAVER Headquarters

6 NAVER Green Factory 6, Buljeong-ro, Bundang-gu

Seongnam-si, Gyeonggido13561

1588-3830

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NAVER Summary

ABOUT

Overview

NAVER Corporation (KRX: 035420) offers search engine and social network services. NAVER Corporation is Korea's premier internet company, operating the nation's top search portal "Naver" (www.naver.com), Korea's first online children's portal "Jr. Nave...

CEO

NAVER's CEO, Han Seong-Sook, currently has an approval rating of 57%. NAVER's primary competitors are SK planet, Daum Kakao & Sina.

Website

navercorp.com

Frequently Asked Questions about NAVER

  1. When was NAVER founded?

    NAVER was founded in 1999
  2. Who is NAVER's CEO?

    NAVER's CEO is Han Seong-Sook
  3. How much revenue does NAVER generate?

    NAVER generates $4.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does NAVER have?

    NAVER has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is NAVER's headquarters?

    NAVER's headquarters is in Seongnam-si Gyeonggido, KR
  1. How many employees does NAVER have?

    NAVER has 3,492 employees
  2. What sector does NAVER operate in?

    NAVER is in Internet Software, Social Media
  3. Who are NAVER's competitors?

    NAVER's top competitors are SK planet, Daum Kakao, Sina
  4. Who has NAVER invested in?

    NAVER's has invested in companies such as Stampli, Bering Lab, Bukalapak