－Recognized as "Diamond" for "LINE Official Account," and "Gold" for "LINE Business Connect · LINE Customer Connect," which are two categories subject to "LINE Account Connect" section ～
CyberAgent, Inc. (Head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Susumu Fujita; listed in the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange; Stock Code: 4751) has been recognized as a “Gold Sales Partner” in the “LINE Account Connect” section of “LINE Biz-Solutions Partner Program” for the second consecutive year. The program is implemented for certifying sales or development partners for corporation-targeted services provided by LINE Corporation (Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President/CEO: Takeshi Idezawa).
“Sales Partner” of the “LINE Account Connect” section means a sales partner for ad products and API-related services of LINE, including the LINE Official Account, LINE Business Connect, and LINE Customer Connect. Outstanding partners are recognized as “Diamond” or “Gold” partners, according to sales, the number of newly created accounts, the average Push (including IFA) distribution amount of the accounts they hold, etc. Recognized partners receive some benefits, including the early provision of information on new products, sales support, and invitations to events hosted by LINE, according to their ranks. This time, CyberAgent has been recognized as a “Gold” partner. In detail, we have been recognized as "Diamond" for "LINE Official Account," and "Gold" for "LINE Business Connect” and “LINE Customer Connect."
CyberAgent has been striving to maximize the effects of advertisements posted by advertisers, by proposing timely promotions based on its advanced capability of managing ads, which is its strong point, in addition to creative production that takes advantage of the nature of media, and marketing and customer measures based on LINE accounts. In order to keep offering high-quality services, we will make efforts to enhance the capability of managing programmatic ads in cooperation with CA Advance, Inc., which is a 100% subsidiary of CyberAgent, in addition to strengthening our corporate structure.
CyberAgent will make continuous efforts to broadly offer the new value of online ads.
■ What is “LINE Biz-Solutions Partner Program”?
It is a program for recognizing and commending ad agencies and service developers for the products and services of “LINE Account Connect”* and “LINE Ads Platform,” which were adopted for the purpose of promoting LINE services targeted at corporations and actively adding and upgrading their functions.
For “LINE Account Connect,” LINE recognizes enterprises as “Sales Partners,” “Planning Partners,” or “Technology Partners.” For “LINE Ads Platform,” LINE recognizes enterprises as “Sales Partners” or “Technology Partners.”
* “LINE Biz Account” section renamed.
* “LINE Account Connect” collectively means “LINE Official Account,” “LINE Business Connect,” and “LINE Customer Connect.”
■Corporate profile of CyberAgent
Corporate Name: CyberAgent, Inc.
Location: 1-12-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Established: Mar. 18, 1998
Capital: 7,203 million yen (As of the end of Jun. 2018)
Representative: Susumu Fujita, President
Nature of Business: Media Business, Internet Advertisement Business, Game Business, and Investment Development Business
■For inquiries about this news release
Publicity staff of the Internet Ad Business Division, CyberAgent, Inc.