Yahoo! Japan was founded by Masayoshi Son, doubles as Softbank’s founder which is one of that biggest phone Line company in Japan.
Yahoo! Japan,in January 1996 to set up the first web portal in Japan.
Yahoo! Japan went live on April 1, 1996.In November 1997, Yahoo! Japan was listed on JASDAQ. In January 2000, it become the first stock in Japanese history to trade for more than \100 million per share. The company was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in October 2003 and became part of the Nikkei 225 stock market index in 2005. 3,500 employee in one of Japan’s most prestigious office complexes.
Yahoo! Japan also establishing Yahoo BB, one of Japan’s first ISPs to offer low-cost, fixed-charge price plans for broadband connections.