Milestones

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  • 2018
    02

    Merges with Camp Mobile

    04

    Establish joint AI research lab with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • 2017
    01

    Establishes NAVER Labs, Inc., a R&D focused company

    05

    Establishes NAVER Webtoon Corp.

    06

    Acquires Xerox Research Centre Europe(XRCE)

    Opens Space Green, a space for nurturing startups, within France’s Station F, the world’s largest startup incubator

  • 2016
    07

    LINE Corp dual listed on NYSE(New York) and TSE(Tokyo)

    08

    Establishes SNOW, Inc.

  • 2015
    04

    Establishes Works Mobile as a business services affiliate

    06

    Acquires software education platform Entry Korea

  • 2014
    07

    NAVER Corp. acquires NAVER Business Platform(NBP)’s advertising and platform businesses

  • 2013
    03

    Establishes LINE Plus, a LINE affiliate for its global business

    Establishes Camp Mobile, a mobile-exclusive affiliate

    04

    Changes corporate name of NHN Japan to LINE Corp.

    06

    Establishes Gak, a data facility for NAVER Corp.

    08

    NAVER Corporation and NHN Entertainment(formerly Hangame) undergo split

    12

    Camp Mobile acquires Taiwanese company Gogolook, and its product Whoscall, a spam filtering application

  • 2012
    01

    NHN Japan, NAVER Japan, and Livedoor merge to become NHN Japan

    04

    Establishes The Sarang as an affiliate company, for hiring employees from vulnerable social groups, in partnership with Webzen

    08

    Establishes NHN Singapore PTE., LTD

  • 2011
    01

    Establishes Orange Crew, a smart device game development affiliate

    NBP starts full-fledged, autonomous advertising service

    04

    Establishes NTS(NHN Technology Services), affiliate

    09

    Jointly establishes Khan Communications with KT, as a local advertising affiliate

  • 2010
    01

    NHN signs “Agreement to Promote a Women-Friendly Corporate Culture” with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family

    04

    NHN moves into new offices, the NAVER Green Factory

    NHN Japan acquires livedoor.com

    Establishes NHN Investment, specializing in asset management and venture investment

    05

    Establishes NHN Culture Foundation

    07

    NHN Social Enterprise receives accreditation as a social enterprise from the Ministry of Labor

    Merges with Wingbus, a tour guide website