Souzoh, Inc. is a Mercari Group company charged with planning, developing, and managing new business. Established on January 28, 2021, the company is currently focused on Mercari Shops, an e-commerce platform.
With a concept of “sell with ease,” the Mercari Shops e-commerce platform allows users to establish their own online shop using just their smartphone and allows shop operators to sell items directly to consumers. Using the same simple operation as when listing an item on Mercari, Mercari Shops allows anyone to have their very own shop on the Mercari app and enjoy access to over 19 million monthly active users without the need to build their own customer base.
Representative Director and CEO
After graduating from the University of Tokyo, Yuki Ishikawa joined Nintendo Co., Ltd. in 2012. In 2014, he joined Moi Corporation (TwitCasting), where he worked on various development projects and new services. He joined the Mercari Group as a member of the previous Souzoh, Inc. in June 2017. Later, he transferred to Mercari, Inc., and in July 2020, was appointed VP of Product at Merpay, Inc. He has been in his current position since January 2021.
Director and Chief Technology Officer
After working as a contracted developer, Suguru Namura joined CyberAgent, Inc. in 2004, where he worked on launching new media and game services. He joined Mercari, Inc. in 2016. After transferring to the US and leading development of the US version of Mercari, he assumed the role of CTO in April 2017. He has been in his current position since January 2021.
After graduating from Waseda University, Shintaro Yamada established Unoh Inc., where he launched various internet services including "Movie Life," "Photozou," and "Machitsuku!". In 2010, he sold Unoh to Zynga. After leaving Zynga in 2012, he went on a trip around the world. In February 2013, he established Mercari, Inc.
At Souzoh, we’re looking for people eager to help promote our business
January 28, 2021
50 million JPY
Planning, development, and management of internet services
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6118, Japan
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