ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

With IPO, Mercari makes US its top overseas priority

Japanese unicorn intends to take its flea market app global

 Mercari eyed the global marketplace from the beginning, and is banking on the IPO to fuel success overseas. (Photo by Manami Yamada)

TOKYO -- Flea market app Mercari, one of Japan's few unicorns, will go public on June 19, chasing the elusive dream of overseas success shared by other tech companies in the country.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more