Kakao M is paving the way for the next K-Culture revolution through encompassing the media, contents and talents.
Kakao IX is established in May 2015 for accelerating businesses for licensing and on & off-line brand stores utilizing Kakao friends IP
Kakao Mobility is a technology company found in August 2017 that offers a variety of transportation-related services such as taxi, designated driver, parking and navigation through its mobile applications.
Kakao Pay offers convenient and innovative services by including essential financial features in KakaoTalk. Kakao Pay is pioneering the development of a variety of services, including payment, transfer, bills and memberships.
Kakao Games develops and services various game contents for numerous platforms, including mobile, PC and VR.
KakaoPage services Korea's largest content platform "KakaoPage" and the world's first webtoon platform "Daum Webtoon".
Kakao Investment is a venture capital investment company with many subsidiaries, including TNK Factory, Sellit, Value Potion, Tangram Design Center, Cardoc, Hasys and Bluepin.
Kakao Brain is an AI (artificial intelligence) research and development subsidiary of Kakao that was established in February 2017.
Kakao Commerce is a leading IT company that improves the quality of life of customers by servicing relationship-based commerce connecting with people such as Kakaotalk Gifts, Kakaotalk Shopping, KakaoStyle, Kakao Mart, Shoppinghow, etc.
Kakao Makers is a build-to-order (BTO) platform where products are made only for the ordered quantity. Kakao Makers is creating a stable market for domestic manufacturers and small business owners, without having to worry about inventory.
Kakao Ventures was established in April 2012 and is currently the venture capital arm of Kakao. The firm specializes in helping entrepreneurs from the early stages, and it manages over $200 million through six venture funds. The firm has been investing in more than 100 startups across Korea, US, Japan, and Indonesia.
KakaoKids is a baby and children focused platform offering everything they need to grow healthy, happy and intelligent. KakaoKids will be there every moment of your child's growth process, with contents covering educational services for kids, useful information for parents, IoT products like Kids Tab, smart toys and more!
Ground X is developing a public blockchain platform, Klaytn with a mission to trigger the mass adoption of blockchain experience for millions of users. Ground X invites Kakao and other global enterprise partners to not only offer cutting-edge blockchain-based services through Klaytn but also collectively operate the platform. It also focuses on leveraging blockchain to drive social impact and creating a stable blockchain ecosystem.
Provides content for map services and offers "Road View" which displays 360 degree panoramic view of the entire South Korean landscape..
Linkage Lab has established in Feb. 2016 to provide good quality jobs for the disabled.
dk techin provides various technical supports in the areas of development, infra and quality control for its parent company.
dk business provides operational supports especially for shopping and commercial services for its parent company.
Established in 2007, it has renamed from Daum Service to dk service in Aug. 2015. dk service provides operational supports for various services including Kakao and Daum’s internet and mobile service operations, build-up and operation of search DB, map content, spam and abusing for its parent company.
dk china provides various supports including monitoring and operation of shopping DB for its parent company. It also provides operational supports for game service and shopping business in China
Kakao Japan was established in July 2011 in order to advance into Japan, which had the fastest increasing smart phone penetration rate. Kakao Japan provides services including KakaoTalk and other mobile content.