Fast Facts

  • Mercari was founded in 2013 by Shintaro Yamada, Tommy Tomishima, and Ryo Ishizuka.

  • We launched our US service in September 2014, and our UK service in March 2017.

  • 2013

    The year when founder Shintaro Yamada came back from a trip around the world and established Mercari

  • 100M

    Number of total downloads for Mercari-over 70 million in 4 years for Japan, and 30 million in 3 years for the US

  • ¥30B+

    Total monthly value of transactions on Mercari

  • 10.75M

    Monthly Users

  • 1B+

    Total Items Listed

  • 98%

    Percentage of customers who rate their transactions positively