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DMM.COM CO.,LTD


Date Established

November 17, 1999

 

Business Description

Domestic Market - Japan: video distribution, streaming media, video on demand, FX (financial services), English online education, online games, photovoltaic (solar power), 3D Printers, IOT, Robots, VR Theatre and more than 40 other services.

For many years, DMM.com was well-known only for the streaming of VOD, but from 2010 onwards, services such as the 3D printers, smartphones, robots, VR and other versatile businesses have been developed.

 

Founder Background

At age 19, the founder, Mr. Kameyama began a street vending business of accessories, and soon developed his entrepreneurial side opening a pool bar, a mah-jongg parlor, a coffee shop and several other businesses. In 1980, he opened a rental video shop that soon grew so big, it monopolized the local market. In 1998, DMM started competing with other companies in streaming media and the internet VOD market (as DMM.com). Today, the company has diversified into a wide range of business fields covering online games, English education online, FX, solar panels, 3D printers, VR theatre and several other segments far beyond the boundaries of the industry.

 

Services

Domestic (Japan):
Online Games, Video distribution, E-books, mail order, DVD rental, general rental, app to support Japanese idols, FX (financial services), smartphones, English conversation online, 3D Printers, IOT, Robots, VR Theatre, Events, Online Salon, Lectures and seminars, photovoltaics etc.

Overseas:
English conversation Online, online games, manufacturing platform, expanding business in Africa.


Markets

Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, UAE, Europe, United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Australia.

 

Competitive Advantages

DMM.com holds the largest sales share of the domestic video distribution business in Japan. In addition, the FX business has a leading market share globally.

 

Location

Tokyo, Sapporo, Ishikawa, Philippines, Vietnam

 

Financial Projection

Sales: 1,45800000000 yen(in 2015, on a consolidated basis)

Employees: 2,200 people(2016 July)

 

Management

President & CEO: Tatsuya Matsue

 

Employees

2,200 (as of March 31, 2016, on a consolidated basis)

 

Company Website

https://dmm-corp.com/en/

 

Company Highlights

1999, November            
Mail order, Video streaming and VOD, Establishment as DMM Ltd.

2003, April                         
DVD rental online          

2004                                     
Monthly Video service, E-book

2009, February                
Distribution of movies for the AKB48 LIVE!! ON DEMAND          

2009, July                           
DMM FX

2010, April                         
General Rental

2011, February                
Change of the name in DMM.com         

2011, June                         
Charity Auction

2011, November            
Online Game    

2012, February                
Solar Panel        

2013, May                          
English Conversation Online     

2013, July                           
3D Printer          

2013, August                    
DMM “Pachitown”        

2014, November            
VR movies         

2014, December             
Services for Smartphone            

2015, January                   
Robot Distribution         

2015, August                    
Manufacturing Platform             

2015, September           
Manufacturing Platform overseas

DMM VR THEATER        

2015, October                  
DMM Events    

2016, February                
Online Lectures              

2016, May                          
Lectures on request     

2016, June                         
DMM Starter    


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