Bengo4.com, DG Incubation’s Portfolio Company, Approved For Listing On Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers
Bengo4.com, Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Taichiro Motoe; Henceforth: Bengo4.com), a portfolio company of DG Incubation, Inc. (Head Office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Yasuyuki Rokuyata; Henceforth: DGI) which is a wholly-owned investment and incubation subsidiary of Digital Garage, Inc. (TSE JASDAQ: 4819; Head Office: Shibuya-ku Tokyo; President and Group CEO: Kaoru Hayashi; Henceforth: DG), has been approved for listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Mothers market (Security Code: 6027). The date of listing has been set for December 11, 2014.
Bengo4.com is an online legal consultation service launched in 2005. It has worked to provide a quick and easy access to legal professionals with a range of contents such as Q&A services, a database of over 7,000 registered lawyers, and its own news services accompanied with legal analysis of recent news items. Driven by the ongoing growth of the Internet and smartphones, Bengo4.com receives over six million views per month as of November 2014. DGI invested in Bengo4.com in 2012 and became its largest external shareholder. DGI has provided ongoing support with technical and media consultation while appointing Atsuhiro Murakami, the head of the Tabelog division at DG Group’s Kakaku.com, Inc. as its external director.
DG and DGI have been highly successful in funding and incubating leading venture businesses in Japan and overseas and remain committed to continuing their effort in collaboration with the DG Group’s media and advertising businesses and payment solutions.
Company Name：Bengo4.com, Inc. (Security Code 6027)
Representative：Taichiro Motoe, President and CEO
Headquarters：Kowa Roppongi Building 1F, 2-4-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business Description：Development and operation of Bengo4.com, Development and operation of Zeiri4.com