Japanese media reported that the Line will be listed in Tokyo next year valued at billions dollars

according to Japan’s “” report, the Line application listed in Tokyo stock exchange in 2014, the expected value at between $8 billion and $10 billion (800 billion yen to 1 trillion yen).

according to Japan’s mobile applications and mobile game market research expert analysis, the Line has 270 million registered users. His data is less than officially announced the Line (300 million). It is unclear how many of them are active users. Are listed on the way of Twitter has 230 million active users, the current valuation of more than $10 billion. Although there are product difference Line with Twitter, but focus on mobile.

Line is Japan’s most popular mobile IM applications, in is now Whatsapp as well as from China WeChat wechat fierce compete for global users.

Ps: when foreign media quoted sankei shimbun, valuations will Line wrong written $800 million to $1 billion. Some Chinese media (for example:) but not verify source directly quoted TechCrunch, also follow to make mistakes.

the latest progress: hunting cloud network reporter’s day. Official Line did not directly deny the rumors, the indirect proof within the company IPO option in discussion, just not yet made the final decision.