Global Brain Corporation

Investor type

VC

Founded

1998

AUM

-

Location

Japan

$0-1 m

Investment Ticket

3-5 years

Investment Horizon

Seed, Series B, Series A

Investment Stage

Sale to strategic investor, IPO

Exit Strategy

Profile

By leveraging our global reach and a broad network of Japan’s major corporations, we provide hands-on support to our portfolio companies, grow with them, and strive to bring innovations to the industry and the society. Global Brain is committed to providing startups with the support they need to scale the business and go global. We look forward to working with you to grow your business, and together bringing a positive impact to the economy. Yasuhiko founded Global Brain in 1998. Prior to founding the company, he held senior positions at Citibank N.A. and Fuji Bank (Mizuho Bank.) As an Enterprise Global Mentor for National University of Singapore (NUS), he has a wide connections to the Singaporean Government, universities, media, VCs in the South East Asian region and actively supporting the portfolio companies expanding to the region. Yasuhiko holds a bachelor of laws degree from Kyoto University. What We Do Invest with speed and transparency. Walk alongside with venture companies to grow together. Go global with us We specialize in investing in and supporting startups that are looking to expand the business overseas. Using our broad connections in Japan, APAC, and the US, we help startups entering the overseas markets by facilitating partnerships with major corporations in the region and provide hands-on support in every aspect of growing the business. Go global with us We specialize in investing in and supporting startups that are looking to expand the business overseas. Using our broad connections in Japan, APAC, and the US, we help startups entering the overseas markets by facilitating partnerships with major corporations in the region and provide hands-on support in every aspect of growing the business. Silicon Valley Our Silicon Valley office is located in San Francisco. We are actively investing in companies of all stages mainly in the consumer internet services and products. We provide support and mentorship for our US portfolio companies as well as other local startups looking to expand the business to Japan and other Asian countries. We also support Japanese and other Asian portfolio companies for the US market entry including fundraising from the Silicon Valley VCs, business development, and marketing. How It Works Focus on working with startups GB will manage operational aspect of the investment fund so you can focus your resources on bringing synergy to the business Strategic synergy and financial return Investing in startups can bring both strategic synergy to your business as well as financial return Hands-on support GB will provide intensive hands-on support for the portfolio companies to ensure successful collaboration with your business The portfolio companies will be able to leverage various assets of Sony Financial Group, together with Global Brain’s acceleration programs, to execute effective growth strategies.

Industry

Education Edtech Fashion/Beauty Financial Services Fintech Food and Beverage Foodtech Gaming Healthcare Services Marketing and Advertising Media and Entertainment Other Real Estate Robotics Security Software Sports/SportsTech Telecommunications Transportation Travel Energy Music HealthTech TravelTech

Region of investment

Asia

Contacts

Upgrade to see contacts
Name
Title
Email
avatar
qesrdBRtuwNYixI4 Partner
Partner
avatar
qesrdBRtuwNYixI4 Investment Director
Investment Director
avatar
qesrdBRtuwNYixI4 Director / Space Business Evangelist
Director / Space Business Evangelist
avatar
qesrdBRtuwNYixI4 Partner and Europe Office Representative
Partner and Europe Office Representative
avatar
qesrdBRtuwNYixI4 Principal
Principal
If there are no contacts of this investor, please write to us, we will try to find them as soon as possible and get back to you!