DMM.com Co.,Ltd

DMM.com LTD

About DMM.com

  • Company Name

    DMM.com Co.,Ltd

  • Headquarters

    Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower, 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan(Reception: 24F)

  • CEO

    Takanori Katagiri

  • Founded

    November 17th, 1999

  • Capital

    10 Million Japanese Yen

  • Financial Settlement

    February

  • Company Size

    521+ employees (as of December 2016)

  • Address

    Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower, 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan(Reception: 24F)

    Nearest station: Namboku-Line Roppongiicchoume Station / Hibiya-Line,ooedo-Line Roppongi Station Walk about 5 minutes

History

  • 1999.11

    The company is founded. The preparations to start an online business that will be selling and streaming videos begin.

  • 2002

    The headquarters are transferred to Ebisu, Shibuya-ku.

  • 2002.7

    Launch of our video distribution and streaming website, known as "DMM".

  • 2003.4

    As the company expends, the name of the website is changed to "DMM.com". We make our entry in the online DVD rental business.

  • 2004

    Launch of all-you-can-watch monthly subscriptions plans for videos, along with our E-comics service.

  • 2005

    Addition of music CDs and comics to our rental service.

  • 2006

    Beginning TV broadcast commercials.

  • 2006.3

    500,000 members milestone.

  • 2006.12

    Live streaming of the 2006 New Year's Eve PRIDE event.

  • 2007.6

    1 million members on DMM.com. Launch of the marketplace.

  • 2008.3

    X-JAPAN concert live streaming.

  • 2008.7

    Launch of DMM.TV.

  • 2009.2

    Launch of the AKB48 LIVE!! ON DEMAND monthly subscription service.

  • 2009.7

    Released DMMFX

  • 2009.8

    Launch of the BD-LIVE service.

  • 2010.4

    Launch of the "Fashion and anything rental" service. Currently "Anything rental."

  • 2010.8

    Launch of DMM Point Auction.

  • 2010.10

    Broadcasting of the Government Revitalization Unit's buget-cutting panel.

  • 2010.12

    3 millions members on DMM.com. Launch of DMM Coupons.

  • 2011.2

    The company name is changed from "Digital Media Mart Co. Ltd." to "DMM.com"

  • 2011.4

    Launch of DMM Water.

  • 2011.6

    Launch of our charity auctions service.

  • 2011.11

    Launch of DMM Games on feature phones.

  • 2011

    Closing of DMM Point Auctions and DMM Counpons.

  • 2012.2

    Entry in the solar panel business.

  • 2012.3

    4 millions members milestone.

  • 2012.4

    Launch of DMM Games on smartphones.

  • 2012.5

    Launch of DMM×Chari-loto. Cycle racing loto service.

  • 2012.7

    Launch of 2.5 Dimensions TV.

  • 2012.8

    Launch of DMM Games on PC.

  • 2012

    End of the DMM BD-LIVE service.

  • 2013.1

    5 millions members milestone.

  • 2013.4

    Release of "Kantai Collection".

  • 2013.5

    Launch of the online english classes service.

  • 2013.7

    3D Printer service release.

  • 2013.8

    DMM Pachi Town service release.

  • 2013.1

    Launch of the "Meat-up" service.

  • 2013.11

    Pre-paid cards made available to convenience stores nationwide.

  • 2014.1

    9 millions members on DMM.com.

  • 2014.3

    Expansion of our video streaming services to the Playstation Vita.

  • 2014.8

    Region exclusive and limited "DMM shaved-ice" go on sale.

  • 2014.8

    10 million members milestone.

  • 2014.11

    VR video service launch.

  • 2014.12

    Launch of DMM Mobile.

  • 2015.1

    Launch of DMM.make ROBOTS.

  • 2015.2

    Launch of DMM.make Crowdsourcing.

  • 2015.3

    15 million members milestone.

  • 2015.5

    The DMM Books app is released.

  • 2015.8

    Launch of DMM.make STORE.

  • 2015.9

    Launch of DMM.make STORE for overseas. DMM VR THEATER opens.

  • 2015.1

    The DMM Video app is released on the Playstation 4.

  • 2016.2

    Release of the DMM Lounge service.

  • 2016.4

    Kumamoto earthquake relief "DMM Uwanose" fund is launched. Members now exceed 20 million.

  • 2016.5

    Touken Ranbu-ONLINE-/Pocket in-app purchased profits are sent to the Kumamoto earthquake relief charity fund. Launch of the DMM Talks service.

  • 2016.6

    Launch of the DMM Starter service.