Mercari aims to provide a solution by enabling people to easily sell and purchase second-hand items in a mobile marketplace with their smartphones. It is a resale shopping app which lets the customer buy and sell anything, from anywhere, in seconds from his or her phone: fashion, electronics, jewelry, console games, new, pre-owned and hand-made items.
Type
Private
HQ
Minato-ku, JP
Founded
2013
Size (employees)
368 (est)+5%
Mercari was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, JP
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Key People/Management at Mercari

Ryo Ishizuka

Ryo Ishizuka

Co-Founder
Scott Levitan

Scott Levitan

Chief Marketing Officer
Robin Clark

Robin Clark

Vice President of Finance and Operations
Shida Schubert

Shida Schubert

Head of Product
Sho Masuda

Sho Masuda

Vice President of Growth
Shintaro Yamada

Shintaro Yamada

Co-Founder, Global CEO
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Mercari Office Locations

Mercari has an office in Minato-ku
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Mercari Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Total Funding

$116.6 m

Latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Investors

Mercari's latest funding round in March 2016 was reported to be $75 m. In total, Mercari has raised $116.6 m. Mercari's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Mercari Financials

Market valuation

1 b
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Mercari Operating Metrics

Mercari's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $100m in Jun, 2017.
Y, 2015Y, 2016Jun, 2017

Downloads

32 m

Downloads (US)

7 m10 m25 m

Transactions' Volume

$100 m
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Mercari Online and Social Media Presence

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Mercari News and Updates

Rare Japanese unicorn Mercari sparkles in market debut, looks to U.S.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Flea market app operator Mercari Inc's shares surged 77 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday, underscoring strong investor appetite for a rare Japanese unicorn bent on U.S. expansion.

Rare Japanese unicorn Mercari closes up 77 percent in market debut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Flea market app operator Mercari Inc's shares surged 77 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday, underscoring strong investor appetite for a rare Japanese unicorn bent on U.S. expansion.

Rare Japanese unicorn Mercari surges as much as 100 percent in debut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Flea market app operator Mercari Inc's shares surged 100 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday, hitting their daily limit high, underscoring strong investor appetite for a rare Japanese unicorn bent on U.S. expansion.

Mercari, a rare Japanese unicorn, soars 76 percent in debut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Flea market app operator Mercari Inc's shares surged 76 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday morning, underscoring strong investor appetite for a rare Japanese unicorn.

Mercari chases growth overseas with $1.2 billion IPO, Japan's biggest this year

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese flea market app operator Mercari Inc's IPO is raising up to $1.2 billion in the nation's biggest such share sale so far this year, as the firm seeks to replicate its domestic success overseas, especially in the money-losing U.S. market.

Mercari, Japan’s first unicorn, files to raise $1.1B in Tokyo IPO

Mercari, the eBay-like service that is Japanese first tech startup unicorn, has filed to go public in an IPO that could raise as much as $1.1 billion. The company is scheduled to list on the Toyko Stock Exchange’s Mothers Market — a board for high-growth companies — on June 19. The company reached t…
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