GMO FINANCIAL GATE

Company overview

Company

Company name GMO Financial Gate,Inc.
(English:GMO Financial Gate, Inc.)
(Abbreviation:GMO-FG)
Foundation date 1999/9/7
Address 1-14-6 Humax Shibuya Building, Dogenzaka, Shibuya Tokyo Zipcode:150-0043
Phone number +81-3-6416-3881
Representative President & CEO Kentaro Sugiyama
Capital stock 1,629.93 million yen (as of September 30, 2023)
Business field Solutions of face to face offline cashless payment infrastructure such as credit cards, debit cards, and electronic money
Major shareholders GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
Enterprise number Telecommunications Business number A-12-4246
Secondhand dealer license Tokyo Metropolitan Public Safety Commission 303311905444 
Qualified Invoicing
Business Registration Number
T5011001064508 
member organization Japan Credit Association
Japan Credit Card Association
Japan Debit Card Promotion Council
Japan Vending Machine Association
Group company GMO Cardsystem, Inc. (Japanese language only)
GMO Data,Inc.

Board members

As of December 2023

President and Representative Director Kentaro Sugiyama
Director, General Manager of Partner Solution Divison Akio Aoyama
Director, General Manager, IT Platform Division Tomonaga Fukuda
Director, General Manager, Corporate Support Division Tomoki Tamai
Director Tatsuya Koide

External Director

(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Nao Shimamura

External Director

(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Rie Asayama

External Director

(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Takayoshi Nagasawa

External Director

(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Satoru Ozawa

Access

Access

1-14-6 Humax Shibuya Building, Dogenzaka, Shibuya Tokyo Zipcode:150-0043

History


September 1999 Established C.O.C (current GMO-FG)in Minato-ku, Tokyo, as a data center for J-Debit payment processing operations
August 2001 Obtains Information Processing Center accreditation from the Japan Credit Card Association and begins credit card settlement services.
February 2009 Head office relocated to Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture
November 2009 All shares were acquired by AINES Co
January 2010 GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. acquired shares and became equity method affiliate of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
March 2010 Head office relocated to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
July 2012 Started credit card payment agency service. UC Card has granted us the right to enter into agency merchant agreement with UC Card
April 2015 Company name changed to "GMO Financial Gate, Inc."
January 2016 Launched VEGA3000 hybrid type payment terminal
September 2016 Global Card System Corporation (current GMO Cardsystem, Inc.) became 100% subsidiary
September 2016 Implemented private placement to GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. and other private investors, and became a consolidated subsidiary of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.
October 2017 As a strategy to expand business domain, introduced embedded terminals and started sales activities to beverage manufacturers and vending machine manufacturers, etc
February 2019 New alliance discussions were promoted among Visa Worldwide Japan K.K. and Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co, and a basic agreement was signed with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co.
August 2019 Established GMO Data, Inc. a joint venture with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co
July 2020 ・Listed on TSE Mothers (current TSE Growth).
・Launched all-in-one multi-functional payment terminal called "stera terminal"  
July 2021 Started shipping "stera mobile," an all-in-one mobile payment terminal
April 2022 Stock listing market reclassified to TSE Growth
December 2023 Transitioned to a company with audit and supervisory committee

Back to top of Corporate Information