Kakao Corp. operates mobile and other online platforms in South Korea. Its platform operations comprise its talk business, portal business, and other business, which provide users with the ability to communicate, search content, shop, and make payments online, as well as use services, such as mobile transportation applications. The company offers its services under the brands of Kakao, Daum, and Melon. The company was formerly known as Daum Kakao Corp. and changed its name to Kakao Corp. in October 2015. Kakao Corp. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Jeju, South Korea.