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)
244 (est)+6%
Mercari was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, JP

Key People at Mercari

Shintaro Yamada

Shintaro Yamada

President & CEO
Ryo Ishizuka

Ryo Ishizuka

Co-Founder & CEO
Tommy Tomishima

Tommy Tomishima

Yuki Hamada

Yuki Hamada

Executive Director
Fumiaki Koizumi

Fumiaki Koizumi

Executive Director
John Lagerling

John Lagerling

Executive Director and Chief Business Officer

Mercari Office Locations

Mercari has an office in Minato-ku

Mercari Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

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 Financial Metrics


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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Traffic Overview of Mercari

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…

Japanese unicorn Mercari is gunning for eBay’s crown

 After raising a $75 million investment at a $1 billion valuation earlier this year, Mercari announced it has seen more than 20 million app downloads in the U.S. The company started a North American hiring binge earlier this year and is aiming to double its staff in the U.S over the next 12 months. …

Mercari Company Life and Culture

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