Socket Overview

  • Founded
  • 2010
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 4
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Socket General Information


Developer of personalized recommendation system for smartphone platforms. The company has developed Flipdesk, a promotional platform designed for smart phones which has coupon sites embed tags in one line only, optimized for each visitor, banners and messages be delivered automatically.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Application Software
Primary Office
  • After the 5-4-35 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku
  • Japan swings Aoyama Building 3f
  • Tokyo, 107-0062
  • Japan
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Socket Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 30-Sep-2015 Completed Profitable
1. Early Stage VC Completed Profitable
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Socket Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Developer of personalized recommendation system for smartphone platforms. The company has developed Flipdesk, a promotio
Application Software
Tokyo, Japan
4 As of 2016


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Herlev, Denmark
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Socket Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Core Corporate Backed or Acquired Herlev, Denmark 00 000000000000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Seattle, WA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Socket Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ando Yusuke Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Sinchon Wakayama Chief Financial Officer
Yohei Obonai Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Art Director
Adachi Takashi Co-Founder & Product Manager
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Socket Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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Socket Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
B Dash Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Yusuke Asakura Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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