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Kakao

Kakao

Korea’s top mobile platform Daum Kakao provides mobile lifestyle services that offer optimized day-to-day connection and information services.​​

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Alexa global traffic share

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Latest funding
Post-IPO equity
$448,685,000
Private equity
$200,000,000
Employees

Team size

1000+
Locations
HQ
Headquarters
VentureBeat

Bluehole's new steampunk MMO has a Western publisher in Kakao Games

Gaming
VentureBeat

South Korean messaging service Kakao Games hits 550 million users

Asia Gaming
ZDNet

Samsung, Kakao to cooperate on AI, voice recognition

Robotics Asia Smart devices
Bloomberg

Kakao Counts on Japan's Manga Love to Break Through Overseas

Asia
TechCrunch

Kakao is putting speech recognition tech into cars from Hyundai and Kia

Robotics Self driving cars Asia
$437,000,000 Venture capital
TechCrunch

Chat app Kakao raises $437M for its Korean ride-hailing service

Asia Taxis
WSJD

Kakao to Launch Voice-Activated AI Services in Third Quarter

$200,000,000 Venture capital
TechCrunch , Tech in Asia , launchticker , +2

Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay

Asia Payments
ZDNet

Kakao Pay tops 10 million users in South Korea

Payments Asia
ZDNet

Android app emulator Duodian to make Kakao's mobile games available on PC

Apps Gaming Asia
ZDNet

Kakao net income drops 64.5 percent on increased operating expenses

Earnings Asia
Acquisition
beSUCCESS

Kakao acquires Park Here, a startup providing parking search and booking service in Korea 

ZDNet

Kakao securities app handles over $4b in transactions

Asia Payments Earnings
ZDNet

Kakao's 4Q net profit plunges 80 percent on increased costs

Earnings Asia
e27

Kakao buys music streaming service MelOn for a sweet US$1.5B

Startup events
$1,600,000,000
Reuters , TechCrunch , e27

Kakao to buy South Korea's top music streaming operator for $1.6 billion

ZDNet

Kakao back in profit for 3Q

Earnings Asia
e27

Kakao sees drop in gaming, advertising revenue in Q3 2015

CNET

Kakao co-founder steps down after messenger app fails to police pornography

Communities Asia
Tech in Asia

Indicted Kakao founder bows out after failing to stop flood of child porn

Asia Communities Privacy