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KDDI Open Innovation Fund has invested in a total of 35 companies (as of May 19, 2016).


Open link in a new windowTOLOT
TOLOT Inc. provides a printing/bookbinding service that allows customers to put pictures that are saved in their smartphones into a single photobook by using a dedicated application.


Open link in a new window3rdKind
3rdKind Inc. publishes and produces smartphone games. The company rolls out many high-quality game titles from abroad to the Japanese market.

Open link in a new windowMutations Studio
Mutations Studio Co., Ltd. plans, develops, manufactures, sells, and produces smartphone games.

Open link in a new window5Rocks (Korea)
5Rocks, Inc. develops growth hack tools specializing in mobile games and applications. The company provides all types of analytical features and management solutions to maximize the life time value (LTV) of the users.
  • * August 6th 2014, Acquired by Tapjoy,inc.

Open link in a new windowAppBroadCast
AppBroadCast Co., Ltd. develops and operates Game Gift, a comprehensive media for attracting customers of smartphone games offering items as gifts. The company operates a consulting business for attracting mobile game customers.
  • * April 8th 2016, Acquired by mediba

Open link in a new windowSoft Gear
Soft Gear is a company that develops online games that are compatible with a variety of platforms.


Open link in a new windowORIGAMI
Origami Inc. operates a social shopping service that allows customers to follow their favorite brands and shops and obtain the latest information.

Open link in a new windowMONOCO
MONOCO Inc. operates a shopping site that offers selected designer items, including fashion accessories and miscellaneous goods, from around the world.

Open link in a new windowgiftee
giftee, Inc. operates a social gift service that allows customers to send gifts via e-mail, LINE and other SNS on their smartphones.

Open link in a new windowLUXA
LUXA, Inc. operates a selected online flash sale site that offers premium items, such as luxury brand items and products of popular restaurants, at member-exclusive prices.
  • * April 14th 2015, Acquired by KDDI

Open link in a new windowCreema
Creema Ltd. provides a marketplace for hand-made items in which original works of creators are traded.


Open link in a new windowAoi-zemi provides Aoi-zemi, which is an online tutoring school on live streaming.

fuhu (US)
Fuhu, Inc. offers nabi, an Android-based tablet featured for children, and accessories for their tablets.

Open link in a new windowRareJob
RareJob Inc. provides an on-line English conversation training service that allows customers to take one-on-one lessons from selected excellent teachers.
  • * The company became a listed company on Mothers of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on June 27, 2014

Open link in a new windowPlumzi (US)
Plumzi, Inc. provides Active Episodes, intellectual training content that enables children to learn through interacting with TV animation characters.

Open link in a new windowEdmodo (US)
Edmodo. Inc. provides social network service platform specialized for the field of education.


Open link in a new windowJimoty
Jimoty, Inc. operates a classified advertisement site that allows users to post local advertisement information, such as For Sale/For Spare, Help Wanted, and Events, free of charge.

Open link in a new windownanapi
nanapi, Inc. operates a site for sharing useful techniques in daily life.
  • * October 1st 2014, Acquired by KDDI as consolidated subsidiary

Open link in a new windowTSUMIKI
TSUMIKI Inc. provides Filmarks, a social movie review service, enabling the discovery of truly interesting movies around the world, as well as engaging in the advertisement planning and production business.
  • * August 18th 2015, Sold all shares to Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.

Open link in a new windowissuu (US)
Issuu, Inc. provides an industry-leading digital publishing platform that connects the world's content creators to an audience of active readers around the globe.

Open link in a new windowVentureBeat (US)
VentureBeat, Inc. provides a site for technology news media.

Open link in a new windowRICH MEDIA
RICH MEDIA operates KamiMado, a site where users can search for and make reservations at over 8,000 beauty salons and nail salons nationwide, and have access to various beauty columns.

Open link in a new windowlogly
logly, Inc. is a technology company that has strengths in data analysis technologies such as "Natural Language Processing" and "Machine Learning." They provide native advertising platform "logly lift".


SyncLunch, Inc. was providing Social Lunch, a service that helps people meet other people over lunch using their real names on Facebook.
  • * The company sold all its shares to Donuts Co., Ltd. on December 10, 2012


Open link in a new windowiRidge
iRidge, Inc. provides location-linked push notification ASP service "popinfo".
  • * July 16th 2015, Got listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers

Open link in a new windowMoxtra (US)
Moxtra, Inc. provides a service that enables various digital files to be edited and shared in real time on multiple devices among members of a group.

Open link in a new windowMist Technologies
Mist Technologies, Inc.provides a P2P contents delivery platform "MistCDN".
  • * August 31th 2016, Acquired by Adways Inc.

Open link in a new windowOssia (US)
Ossia, Inc. developed a wireless power charging technology called "Cota".


Open link in a new windowHailo (UK)
Hailo Network Holdings Ltd. engages in a service for dispatching taxis and settling accounts using smartphones in major cities around the world.

Open link in a new windowPogoseat (US)
Pogoseat, Inc. a seating upgrade service for sporting events and concerts.

Open link in a new windowLoco Partners
Loco Partners, Inc. operates the online accommodation booking website, "relux". It provides selected and members' only information of the premium accommodations.


Open link in a new windowMonohm Inc. (US)
A provider of innovative IoT devices "Runcible" which based on Firefox OS.

Open link in a new windowAugust (US)
Provides a smart lock device for home automation and security.

Open link in a new windowJibo (US)
Providing "Jibo" the World's First Social Robot for the Home.


Open link in a new windowHacosco
Planning, sales and operations of smart phone VR service Hacosco.