GMO Internet Group
Connection to the internet
Multi-media company, Voice Media is established, later to become GMO Internet.
Voice Media changes its name to interQ, shifting focus to the provision of Internet and service infrastructure.
InterQ ORIGINAL launch. The world’s first Internet access service that doesn’t require a contract.
InterQ (now GMO Internet) becomes the first ICANN-accredited domain name registrar in Asia.
InterQ (now GMO Internet) becomes the first independent Internet venture and the first Internet service provider to list on the stock exchange in Japan.
Onamae.com domain name registration services launched.
Connecting from everywhere
Three hundred and sixty four days after incorporation, group company Magclick (now GMO AD Partners) becomes the fastest company to list on JASDAQ in the stock market’s history.
Company name is changed to Global Media Online.
Global Media Online is promoted to the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
GMO Payment Gateway is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Market becoming the third listed company in GMO Internet Group.
Global Media Online is promoted to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and officially becomes GMO Internet.
GMO Hosting & Security is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Market becoming the fourth listed company in GMO Internet Group.
GMO Internet Securities launches online securities trading service.
GMO Internet added to the Nikkei 500 Stock Average.
GMO Internet forms partnership with Yahoo! JAPAN.
GMO Payment Gateway promoted from Mothers Market to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange becoming the second First-Section listed company in GMO Internet Group.
paperboy&co. (now GMO Pepabo) is listed on JASDAQ becoming the fifth listed company in GMO Internet Group.
Domain name registration service, Onamae.com celebrates tenth anniversary.
Internet anytime, anywhere
GMO Internet Group launches GMO Social Apps Initiative offering financing, development, technical, and skill sourcing support to engineers and creators of social applications and games.
GMO Internet launches daily-deals website Kumapon by GMO.
GMO Internet Group unveils new corporate logo series.
Onamae.com is ranked the world’s number one fastest growing registrar between November 2011 andDecember 2012.
Domain registration service launched in Vietnam through GMO RunSystem Corporation.
GMO CLICK Holdings acquires FX PRIME Corporation (JASDAQ 8711) becoming the sixth listed company in GMO Internet Group.
GMO Internet and Microsoft Japan launch world first cloud development environment for Windows® applications.
Social game cloud GMO AppsCloud surpasses 1,000 game title milestone.
GMO AppsCloud receives top award in GameBusiness.jp App Cloud Awards 2013.
GMO Internet and GMO RUNSYSTEM establish Internet research and development facility, GMO Vietnam Lab Center, in Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.
Smartphone soccer game, Smart Soccer by GMO launches on Android.
New VPS brand, ConoHa by GMO launches with IPv6, multiple IP address and local network support.
Remote desktop service, Onamae.com Desktop Cloud recognized in Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2013 with Hosting Competency prize.
GMO Internet Group recognized by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare as "A Company Supportive of Raising Children" and awarded the "Kurumin" mark under the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children.
GMO Internet, GMO Venture Partners and Bakumatsu co-found "GMO Venture Tsushin Startup Support Co. Ltd.".
"GMO Data Center Korea, Inc." established in Seoul, Korea to expand mobile game cloud business.
Japan's first Geographic top-level domain, ".nagoya" opens for registration.
New domain ".tokyo" opens for registration.
"GMO AppsCloud" cloud hosting rebooted on Open Stack.
"GMO ACE Company Limited." a joint venture established between ACE Data Systems Ltd. and GMO Internet, Inc.
GMO Research is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange MOTHERS market becoming the seventh listed company in GMO Internet Group.
GMO Cloud listing moved to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange as the company becomes third First Section listed company in GMO Internet Group.
GMO TECH listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange MOTHERS market becoming the eighth listed company in GMO Internet Group.
GMO CLICK Holdings local British company launches first service under GMO Internet Group global brand Z.com.
GMO CLICK Holdings (7177) listed on JASDAQ securities market following stock swap with FX Prime by GMO.
“Z.com Domain”,“Z.com Cloud“launch.