The same article noted that the nearly six-year-old company is a school to 200,000 Japanese users, and has provided more than 10 million lessons, as of August 2013. It also secured about US$3.3 million from Japan’s KDDI Open Innovation Fund, YJ Capital and CyberAgent Ventures.
For the record, the stock listing started at an asking and bidding price of JPY 2,691 (US$26.50).
RareJob is the No.1 online English school in Japan in terms of its number of students and tutors.
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