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About KDDI Open Innovation Fund

We aim for business co-creations with startups
by leveraging various KDDI group resources,
and business collaborations in a wide range of areas.

Portfolio

KDDI Open Innovation Fund has invested in 104 startups so far.
(As of October 14, 2021, except Fund of Funds investments)

KOIF III

KDDI Open Innovation Fund 3 (KOIF III) was established in April 2018 with Global Brain.
The fund invests in wide range of fields based on KDDI's expertise in business and technologies including AI, IoT, Data Marketing, Fintech, and B2B SaaS to support promising startups.

KDDI Open Innovation Fund III

Focus Areas

  • AI

  • IoT

  • Big data

  • xR

  • Healthcare

  • Robotics

  • Home

  • New technology

  • Financial

  • Sports

  • Entertainment

  • New Space

Fund Overview

  • KDDI Open Innovation Fund
    Name KDDI Open Innovation Fund
    Management period Ten years to January 2022 (tentative)
    Investment target IT venture businesses in Japan and other countries
    Total amount managed Five (5) billion yen
    Fund manager Global Brain Corporation
  • KDDI Open Innovation Fund II
    Name KDDI Open Innovation Fund II
    Management period Ten years to May 2024 (tentative)
    Investment target Startup Companies in Japan and other countries
    Total amount managed Five (5) billion yen
    Fund manager Global Brain Corporation
  • KDDI Open Innovation Fund III
    Name KDDI Open Innovation Fund III
    Management period Ten years to March 2028
    Investment target Startup Companies in Japan and other countries
    Total amount managed Twenty (20) billion yen
    Fund manager Global Brain Corporation

KDDI Regional Initiatives Fund

  • KDDI Regional Initiatives Fund

Latest article

TOUCH TO GO, Inc[ Enterprise ]

Offer system solutions that realize user-friendly "labor saving".

URL https://ttg.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
October 2021・KOIF III

DAIZ Inc.[ Consumer ]

Development, production, and sale of the "Miracle Meat" plant-based meat originating from germinated soybeans and food products which use "Miracle Meat"

URL https://www.daiz.inc/
Investment date
Investment fund #
October 2021・KOIF III

VFR Inc.[ Enterprise ] [ DX ] [ IoT/AI ]

Offer services from consulting for drone manufacturers to development and manufacturing of drone airframes and modules.

URL https://vfr.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
September 2021・KOIF III

Timee, Inc.[ Consumer ] [ DX ]

"Timee" job matching service for people seeking immediate short-term work and employers seeking immediate workers

URL https://timee.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
August 2021・KOIF III

FastDOCTOR, Inc.[ Consumer ] [ DX ]

Operates "Fast DOCTOR", Japan's largest after-hours urgent care platform that provides services ranging from urgent care consultations to urgent care for patients at home, at night or on holidays when it is difficult to visit hospitals.

URL https://www.fastdoctor.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
August 2021・KOIF III

Antway Inc.[ Consumer ]

Tsukurioki.jp, home-cooked meal delivery service for working couples

URL https://antway.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
August 2021・KOIF III

Xayn (Germany)[ Enterprise ] [ Consumer ]

European discovery engine uniquely combines efficient AI with a privacy-protecting focus and a smooth user experience

URL https://www.xayn.com/
Investment date
Investment fund #
July 2021・KOIF III

GINKAN, Inc.[ Enterprise ] [ Consumer ]

Providing gourmet SNS application "SynchroLife" and CRM service for restaurants

URL https://ginkan.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
May 2021・KOIF III

WhereIsMyTransport Ltd (UK)[ Enterprise ]

a leading mobility technology company and central source of complete public transport data for emerging-market megacities.

URL https://www.whereismytransport.com/
Investment date
Investment fund #
May 2021・KOIF III

Parallel Inc.[ Consumer ] [ Entertainment ]

Provides "Parallel", the Voice Call App That Allows Users to Play With Their Friends and Is Popular With the Digital Native Segment

URL https://www.parallelcorp.com/
Investment date
Investment fund #
June 2021・KOIF III