Rakuten Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1997

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 30,830


  • Stock Symbol
  • 4755

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 135

  • Share Price
  • $5.06
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Rakuten Group General Information


Rakuten is a leading e-commerce and fintech service provider in Japan. It has built up a comprehensive Rakuten ecosystem in Japan, including Rakuten Ichiba for e-commerce, Rakuten Travel, Rakuten Card, Rakuten Bank, Rakuten Securities, and decided to become the fourth mobile network operator in Japan, started its full service in April 2020. Mergers and acquisitions in internet and e-finance businesses have driven growth. The loyalty programme, Rakuten Super Points, has encouraged cross-use of services in its ecosystem. About 80% of its revenue is generated from the Japanese market.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
MDM, Rakuten, Inc.
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • Rakuten Crimson House
  • 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku
  • Tokyo, 158-0094
  • Japan
+81 000000000

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Rakuten Group Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$5.06 $5.23 $3.24 - $6.06 $10.9B 2.14B 28.3M -$1.02

Rakuten Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 11,467,090 11,269,134 9,648,938 5,976,140
Revenue 14,598,286 14,741,381 14,616,634 15,314,607
EBITDA 836,467 520,837 (869,384) 40,623
Net Income (2,071,426) (2,416,002) (2,870,352) (1,218,680)
Total Assets 157,588,811 160,430,945 155,600,077 146,268,141
Total Debt 33,681,778 34,001,085 37,467,589 29,572,282
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Rakuten Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Rakuten Group Comparisons

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Rakuten Group Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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eBay Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
JD Health Formerly VC-backed Beijing, China 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
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Rakuten Group Patents

Rakuten Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2024056888-A Information processing device, information processing method, and program Pending 15-Feb-2024
JP-7474374-B1 Facility information providing device, facility information providing method, and program Active 26-Jul-2023 0
JP-2023115379-A Information providing apparatus, information providing system, information providing method and program Pending 03-Jul-2023
JP-7442721-B1 Benefit granting system and benefit granting method Active 31-May-2023 0
JP-7464779-B1 Information provision device, information provision system, information provision method and program Active 31-May-2023 0
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Rakuten Group Executive Team (37)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Hiroshi Mikitani Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Tomotaka Torin Chief Compliance Officer & Group Managing Executive Officer
Akihito Kurozumi Chief Information Officer & Group Senior Managing Executive Officer
Naho Kono Group Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Dana Marineau Chief Marketing Officer,Rakuten North America
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Rakuten Group Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
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Rakuten Group Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Rakuten Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Rakuten Group Investments & Acquisitions (135)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Overture Life 11-Mar-2024 00000 0000 0000 Biotechnology
Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper 12-Jan-2024 0000000000 Food Products
Rakuten Stay 31-Oct-2022 0000000000 Real Estate Services (B2C)
Sky Estate 20-Apr-2022 0000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments 0000000 0
ECBO Square 06-Dec-2021 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
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Rakuten Group Subsidiaries (29)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Rakuten Symphony Other Communications and Networking Singapore, Singapore 2019
Rakuten Mobile Telecommunications Service Providers Tokyo, Japan 0000
Rakuten Stay Real Estate Services (B2C) Tokyo, Japan 0000
Min BTC Financial Software Tokyo, Japan 0000
Sky Estate Electronic Equipment and Instruments Tokyo, Japan 0000
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Rakuten Group ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

21.1 | Med Risk

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Rakuten Group Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
AST SpaceMobile 06-Apr-2021 0000 00000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Seiyu 01-Jan-2021 0000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
AST SpaceMobile 03-Mar-2020 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
KonMari 02-Aug-2019 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
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Careem 18-Oct-2018 Later Stage VC 00000 Completed
  • 8 buyers
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Rakuten Group FAQs

  • When was Rakuten Group founded?

    Rakuten Group was founded in 1997.

  • Who is the founder of Rakuten Group?

    Hiroshi Mikitani, Masatada Kobayashi, and Seichu Kobayashi are the founders of Rakuten Group.

  • Who is the CEO of Rakuten Group?

    Hiroshi Mikitani is the CEO of Rakuten Group.

  • Where is Rakuten Group headquartered?

    Rakuten Group is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

  • What is the size of Rakuten Group?

    Rakuten Group has 30,830 total employees.

  • What industry is Rakuten Group in?

    Rakuten Group’s primary industry is Internet Retail.

  • Is Rakuten Group a private or public company?

    Rakuten Group is a Public company.

  • What is Rakuten Group’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Rakuten Group is 4755.

  • What is the current stock price of Rakuten Group?

    As of 21-May-2024 the stock price of Rakuten Group is $5.06.

  • What is the current market cap of Rakuten Group?

    The current market capitalization of Rakuten Group is $10.9B.

  • What is Rakuten Group’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Rakuten Group is $14.6B.

  • Who are Rakuten Group’s competitors?

    Amazon.com, JD.com, Alibaba Group, eBay, and JD Health are some of the 9 competitors of Rakuten Group.

  • What is Rakuten Group’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Rakuten Group’s EPS for 12 months was -$1.02.

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