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Concept

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 85 startups so far.
(As of January 11, 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

Letinar Co., Ltd (Korea)[ Entertainment ]

Developer of optical solutions for Smart/AR glasses

URL https://www.letinar.com/careers/
Investment date
Investment fund #
November 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

The Chain Museum Inc.[ Consumer ]

The Chain Museum develops two businesses with the mission to leverage real and digital together to connect artists and their artworks with the world: Platform, which operates ArtSticker, art communication platform for artists and art lovers to form new relationships; Museum, which opens small and unique museums all around cities for everyone.

URL https://t-c-m.art/
Investment date
Investment fund #
November 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Thirdverse Inc.[ Entertainment ]

Virtual Reality content and service planing, development, sales and management.

URL https://thirdverse.io
Investment date
Investment fund #
October 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Idein Inc.[ IoT/AI ]

Providing Edge AI Platform "Actcast"

URL https://idein.jp/en/
Investment date
Investment fund #
October 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Rally (US)[ Fintech ]

a first-of-its-kind platform where unique, high-value assets are securitized, split into shares, then offered as equity investments to retail investors.

URL https://rallyrd.com/
Investment date
Investment fund #
July 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

RevComm Inc.[ Enterprise ]

Cloud IP Phone with Artificial Intelligence solution.

URL https://www.revcomm.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
August 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Neutron Holdings, Inc / Lime (US)[ Other ]

Lime provides e-scooter sharing service in over 100 cities of North America, Europe, Asia and other countries.

URL https://www.li.me/
Investment date
Investment fund #
March 2019・KOIF Ⅲ
June 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

PREVENT inc.[ Healthcare ]

PREVENT Inc. provides disease management programs for patients with chronic disease through a mobile app.

URL https://prevent.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
May 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Secret Double Octopus Ltd. (Israel)[ Enterprise ]

Secret Double Octopus provides a password-free authentication solution for accessing enterprise assets and desktops.

URL https://doubleoctopus.com/
Investment date
Investment fund #
April 2020・KOIF Ⅲ

Biztex,Inc.[ Enterprise ]

BizteX provides cloud-based automation technology.

URL https://www.biztex.co.jp/
Investment date
Investment fund #
April 2020・KOIF Ⅲ