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Coupang (쿠팡) is a company that operates an e-commerce platform. It offers a curated selection of diverse merchandise including baby goods, fashion, beauty products, consumables, home goods and decor, books and toys, sporting goods, electronics, and tickets for travel and cultural events. 
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSeoul, KR
Websitecoupang.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)2,997(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$4.1 B(+58%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Coupang

Bom Kim

Bom Kim

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Alberto Fornaro

Alberto Fornaro

Chief Financial Officer
Ben Gerber

Ben Gerber

Chief Information Security Officer & Chief Privacy Officer
Hui Xu

Hui Xu

Senior Vice President, Platform, Search and Discovery
Jay T. Jorgensen

Jay T. Jorgensen

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary
Sam MJ Ko

Sam MJ Ko

Representative Director, Employee and Labor Relations
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Coupang Office Locations

Coupang has offices in Seoul, Mountain View, Riverside, Seattle and in 2 other locations
Seoul, KR (HQ)
Tower 730, 570 Songpa-daero
Beijing, CN
Room1203-1204, One Indigo, 20 Jiuxianqiao Road
Shanghai, CN
2889 Jin Ke Lu, Pudong Xinqu
Mountain View, CA, US
605 Fairchild Dr
Riverside, CA, US
1560 Sierra Ridge Dr
Seattle, WA, US
720 Olive Way #600
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Coupang Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Coupang total Funding

$3.4 b

Coupang latest funding size

$2 b

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Coupang investors

Coupang's latest funding round in November 2018 was reported to be $2 b. In total, Coupang has raised $3.4 b. Coupang's latest valuation is reported to be $9 b.
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Coupang Revenue

Coupang's revenue was reported to be $4.10 b in Y, 2018 which is a 57.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

4.1b

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

57.7%

Market valuation

9.0b
USDY, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

2.6b4.1b

Revenue growth, %

58%
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

2.0m
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Coupang Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018Y, 2019

Clients (Mini Business)

12.16 k25.72 k37.49 k47.59 k57 k
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Coupang Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
HOOQJuly 09, 2020
CalmSeaMay 16, 2014

Coupang Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Coupang Online and Social Media Presence

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Coupang Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    57/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    50/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    D-

    48/100

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Coupang News and Updates

Coupang Dives into Video Streaming with Launch of Coupang Play

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Coupang, one of Asia's largest eCommerce companies, added video streaming as its latest offering to WOW members with the launch of Coupang Play. At no additional cost, subscribers to Coupang's premium membership service will now be able to...

Former Uber CTO Thuan Pham joins South Korean e-commerce leader Coupang

Thuan Pham, who stepped down as Uber’s chief technology officer and longest-serving top executive in May, has a new job in South Korea. Coupang, the country’s largest e-commerce company by market share, announced today it has hired Pham as its new CTO. For Pham, joining Coupang, a SoftBank-backed un…

Coupang to build a state-of-the-art logistics base which has a size of 22 soccer fields

Coupang will establish a large high-tech logistics center in Gwangju Metropolitan City. Coupang held a "Gwangju win-win job New Deal" ceremony at Gwangju City Hall on Sept. 4h, attended by key figures including Gwangju Mayor Lee Yong-sup and Coupang's new business division CEO Park Dae-joon. The "Co…

Coupang warehouse workers take virus tests after new case found

More than 100 workers at a logistics center run by South Korea's e-commerce giant Coupang underwent coronavirus tests Wednesday after an outsourced worker was found to have contracted the virus, officials said. A cleaner in his 60s, who works at a Coupang warehouse in Incheon, west of Seoul, tested…

Coupang, LG Chem narrow gap with global No. 1 firms

Seven Korean companies, including Coupang and LG Chem, have narrowed their revenue gap with global No. 1 companies over the past five years, data showed on August 5. Local corporate tracker CEOScore surveyed revenues of the world’s No. 1 companies and No. 1 firms in Korea in their respective fields …

Coupang announces 100 billion won logistics center

E-commerce company Coupang will invest 100 billion won ($83 million) into its new logistics center in Eumseong, North Chungcheong, to extend its same or next-day delivery service to a broader swath of the country. Coupang announced on Friday that the new 99,173 square meter (1.1 million square feet)…
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Coupang Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Coupang founded?

    Coupang was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Coupang key executives?

    Coupang's key executives are Bom Kim, Alberto Fornaro and Ben Gerber.

  • How many employees does Coupang have?

    Coupang has 2,997 employees.

  • What is Coupang revenue?

    Latest Coupang annual revenue is $4.1 b.

  • What is Coupang revenue per employee?

    Latest Coupang revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are Coupang competitors?

    Competitors of Coupang include Alibaba, eBay and Amazon.

  • Where is Coupang headquarters?

    Coupang headquarters is located at Tower 730, 570 Songpa-daero, Seoul.

  • Where are Coupang offices?

    Coupang has offices in Seoul, Mountain View, Riverside, Seattle and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Coupang have?

    Coupang has 6 offices.