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Rakuten Ichiba Japan is the largest online shopping mall in the world, now offering worldwide shipping.

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Latest funding
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$42,400,000
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10000+
Locations
HQ
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VentureBeat

How Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten is pushing its brand in the West

Asia
Tnooz , The Bridge

HomeAway links up with Rakuten

Travel Asia
$2,800,000 Venture capital (Series A)
Tech in Asia , TechCrunch , Tnooz

Rakuten invests $2.8m in Singapore-based serviced apartment startup

Travel Apps & Services
TechCrunch , VentureBeat , Tech in Asia , +1

Blackstorm Labs and Rakuten launch R Games to build high-fidelity HTML5 games

Software development Gaming
VentureBeat

Backed by Rakuten, ShopChat launches mobile keyboard app with built-in shopping features

Apps
CNN Tech

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten bets big on drones

Robotics Asia
Bloomberg

Rakuten Surges on Share Buyback at Half the Price of 2015 Issue

Stock markets Asia Earnings
Finextra

Rakuten moves into European banking market

Asia
Finextra

Wirecard extends payments collaboration deal with Rakuten Deutschland

Payments
ZDNet

Android Pay arrives in Japan with Rakuten Edy

Payments
TechCrunch

Rakuten will reportedly launch a mobile games platform

Asia
@salsop via WSJD

Rakuten to Start Smartphone Game Business Soon

Asia
Acquisition
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Mergers & Acquisitions - Rakuten Inc., will acquire Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.

Finextra

Rakuten relies on Payoneer for cross-border payments

Acquisition
e27

Rakuten acquires Fablic, provider of C2C marketplace app FRIL

Startup events Asia
Acquisition
The Bridge , Tech in Asia

Japanese flea market app Fril to be acquired by Rakuten: Nikkei

Tech in Asia

Rakuten sets up blockchain research lab

Acquisition
TechCrunch , SiliconANGLE Media

Rakuten buys struggling bitcoin startup Bitnet to create a ‘blockchain research lab’

Payments Asia Strategy
Finextra

Rakuten establishes blockchain lab in Belfast

Asia
Tech in Asia

Rakuten beats Spotify to streaming in Japan

Music streaming Asia