Naver, the owner of Line, has acquired Gogolook

Taipei-based startup Gogolook, known for its caller ID app that has 1.2 million monthly users, confirmed today that is has been acquired by Naver, the owner of Line. Gogolook’s flagship product, Whoscall, has over 600 million numbers in its database. This data could prove extremely useful for Line as it atempts to build its global footprint and compete against other popular messaging apps.

Taipei-based startup Gogolook confirmed that it has been acquired by Naver, the Korean Internet giant that is best known outside of Asia for being the owner of Line. Gogolook has not disclosed the acquisition price, but a report yesterday from the Investment Commission of Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs said the amount was NT$529 million (or about $17.6 million USD) (h/t Tech In Asia).

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