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.
Company Growth (employees)
Minato Ku, JP
Size (employees)
329 (est)+5%
Mercari was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, JP

Key People/Management at Mercari

Ryo Ishizuka

Ryo Ishizuka

CEO / Co-Founder
Shintaro Yamada

Shintaro Yamada

Tommy Tomishima

Tommy Tomishima

CPO / Co-Founder
Lisa Lechner

Lisa Lechner

Chief Compliance Officer
Robin Clark

Robin Clark

VP Finance & Operations

Mercari Office Locations

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$116.6 m

Latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


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.

Mercari Financials


Market valuation

1 b
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Mercari Operating Metrics

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


32 m

Downloads (US)

7 m10 m25 m

Transactions' Volume

$100 m
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Mercari's Web-traffic and Trends

Mercari Online and Social Media Presence

Mercari News and Updates

Mercari hires John Lagerling from Facebook’s management team to guide its U.S. strategy

 When Mercari became Japan’s first startup unicorn with a $75 million round last year, the funding was earmarked to fuel its goal of becoming the top secondhand marketplace app in the U.S. Now Mercari is doubling down on its efforts to succeed where no other Asian e-commerce company has. Today it la…

Startup Continent: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startups In Asia & The Pacific

Asia and the Pacific region, which stretches from China to New Zealand, is home to nine countries whose most well-funded startup has raised over $100M. In five of those countries the most well-funded startup has raised over $1B. In total, $106B … Continued

Mercari Company Life and Culture

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