Rakuten Kobo Overview

  • www.kobo.com
  • Toronto, Canada
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 2009
  • Company - Private
  • Media & Entertainment Retail Stores
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is the world’s only dedicated digital bookseller. Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo enables more than 38 million readers worldwide to read anytime, anywhere, and on any device. With a mission to make reading lives better, ...
Mission: Rakuten Kobo exists to make reading lives better for all readers.

Company Updates

October 27, 2021
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The BFUTR Global Summit is the largest virtual gathering of Black professionals in the world and Rakuten Kobo is attending! #BFUTR2021 aims to build the future of tech, while helping Black professionals #LevelUp their careers through two days of nonstop panels, leadership moments, and networking. And... the star of ABC’s Shark Tank and founder / CEO of FUBU The Collection, LLC Daymond John will be joining FRIDAY for a special leadership moment. See you there! https://obsidi.com/summit
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October 21, 2021
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We’re thrilled to announce that Anna Giagkou, CPA, CMA is joining Kobo as our new Chief Financial Officer. 🙌 ✨ “As a global innovator with local roots, Kobo has shown that choosing collaboration and partnership as a go-to-market strategy has potential for significant growth for many years to come,” said Giagkou. “I am looking forward to joining the strong leadership team and helping Kobo reach its next level of success.” Welcome Anna, and #GoKobo! 💪 https://bit.ly/3lWQJd6
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Rakuten Kobo Reviews

4.1
80%
Recommend to a Friend
97%
Approve of CEO
Michael Tamblyn
Michael Tamblyn
78 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Excellent Work Life Balance"

Jan 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

Pros

Strong team culture and managers are committed to team mental health and work/life balance boundaries.

Cons

New hire compensation isn't great.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Rakuten Kobo

3.9
(33 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

At Rakuten Kobo we are committed to standing in solidarity with our colleagues, readers and communities around the world. 

We are committed to building and fostering a robust workplace culture of belonging and inclusion through investing in our people, programs, and community partners

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Rakuten Kobo Interviews

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Positive47%
Negative26%
Neutral26%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Campus Recruiting12%
Employee Referral8%
Difficulty
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Rakuten Kobo (Spain)

    Interview

    Llamada muy breve, no fue realmente una entrevista de trabajo y directamente te proponen a hacer una prueba práctico relacionado con el puesto de trabajo sin repasar si el perfil encaja o no con las pruebas técnicas.
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Rakuten Kobo Awards & Accolades

  • Top Developer BadgeGoogle Play2015
  • Users’ ChoiceTabby Awards2014
  • Rising StarGlobal Technology Distribution Council (GTDC)2014
  • LifestyleGerman Design Awards2014
  • Product DesignRed Dot2013

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Does Rakuten Kobo offer vision insurance?

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