Milestones

Since Coupang’s founding in 2010, we have broken industry records in our path to becoming one of the world’s leading mobile e-commerce companies. Some of our key company milestones are highlighted below:

2018

Revenue up by 40% year-on-year to US$ 2.5 billion, with a 60% year-on-year revenue increase in Q4 2017

2016

Coupang ranks in MIT Technology Review’s Top 50 Smartest Companies
Sales up 69% to ~ US$1.7 billion

2015

Received a US$1 billion investment from Softbank, which placed the company at a US$5 billion valuation; Coupang has also received sizeable investments from Sequoia Capital and BlackRock

2014

Launched next-day Rocket Delivery service
Pivoted to an online retail model; revenue exceeds US$1 billion

2010

Established in 2010 by Bom Kim, a Harvard graduate; began operations as a deals-based company

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