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Yahoo Japan acquires Venture Republic, backer of two large travel services in Japan

08/07/2013| 2:46:17 PM| 中文

Marissa Mayer-led Yahoo continues its shopping spree, this time Yahoo Japan has acquired Venture Republic, Japan-based company which runs ecommerce portals.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Venture Republic, a company which was co-founded by Kei Shibata in 2001, runs metasearch brand Travel.jp, hotel review service Hotel.jp and Coneco.net, a comparison shopping portal.

Shibata says both the company’s dedicated travel services – Travel.jp and Hotel.jp – will continue to operate independently and by the existing teams.

Read full story at: http://www.tnooz.com/2013/08/06/news/yahoo-japan-acquires-venture-republic-backer-of-two-large-travel-services-in-japan/

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