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About Laftel

Laftel develops an online streaming and recommendation platform for Japanese anime. The platform provides users with personalized recommendations for webtoons, manga, and anime. Laftel was founded in 2014 and is based in Seoul, South Korea. In May 2019, Laftel was acquired by RIDI. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

Delight Square 1st #115 14, World Cup-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu

Seoul, 04024,

South Korea


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Latest Laftel News

리디, 애니매이션 스트리밍 서비스 ‘라프텔’ 인수

May 24, 2019

2019년 5월 24일 프리미엄 콘텐츠 플랫폼 리디 주식회사가 애니매이션 스트리밍(OTT) 서비스 라프텔(Laftel)을 인수했다고 24일 밝혔다. 라프텔은 고객 취향을 분석해 효과적으로 콘텐츠를 추천하는 기술을 보유하고 지난 18개월 간 매출 규모를 160배 가량 키워내며 급성장하고 있는 애니매이션 스트리밍 분야 국내 1위 기업이다. 김범준 라프텔 대표는 “전자책 선두기업 리디와의 합병은 라프텔의 도약에 새로운 이정표가 될 것”이라며 “양 사 모두 고객에 대한 높은 이해도가 성공의 기반인 만큼, 더욱 탄탄하게 성장해 나갈 것으로 기대한다”고 밝혔다. 배기식 리디주식회사 대표는 “애니메이션 시장에서 놀라운 성과를 보여 온 라프텔과 함께하게 된 것을 기쁘게 생각한다”며 “나아가 독보적 기술력과 고객 서비스를 바탕으로 서점을 넘어 프리미엄 콘텐츠 플랫폼 기업으로 거듭날 것”이라고 전했다. 양 사는 합병을 확정하고 행정적인 절차에 착수했으며 동시에 서비스 성장을 위한 밀접한 논의를 이어나갈 계획이다.

Laftel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Laftel founded?

    Laftel was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Laftel's headquarters?

    Laftel's headquarters is located at Delight Square 1st #115, Seoul.

  • What is Laftel's latest funding round?

    Laftel's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Laftel raise?

    Laftel raised a total of $1.76M.

  • Who are the investors of Laftel?

    Investors of Laftel include RIDI, Kakao Ventures, ID Ventures, Union Investment Partners, SangSang Ventures and 4 more.

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