Resin.io (hereinafter “Resin”) is an innovative startup with an operation office in Seattle that provides a comprehensive management platform for Linux based IoT devices. The platform provided by Resin is being adopted in various sizes of companies, from SME to large company, in worldwide, and various industries.

As a general partner of KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (hereinafter “KOIF-III”), Global Brain Corporation (hereinafter “GB”), in collaboration with SORACOM, KDDI Group company, set up “SORACOM IoT Fund Program” in order to strengthen its efforts on areas that are increasingly important in the 5G era, and will discover promising startups utilizing knowledge of networks, technologies and business with startups owned by Global Brain, KDDI and SORACOM.

GB has evaluated Resin’s past achievements and technical capability and will leverage its resources to support Resin in collaboration with SORACOM.

KDDI Open Innovation Fund III

Partnership Period
Until March 2028 (10 years)
Target company
A promising startup in the 5G era that co-creates business with the KDDI Group
Fund Size
JPY 20 billion (USD 188 million)
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation

KDDI Corporation

Founded
June 1984
Address
3-10-10, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Representative
Makoto Takahashi (President, Representative Director)
Business
Telecommunication Business

Resinio Limited

Founded
October 2011
Offices
Operations in Seattle and headquarters in UK
Representative
Alexandros Marinos (CEO)
Business
Comprehensive management platform for Linux based IoT devices
URL
https://resin.io/

SORACOM

Company
SORACOM, INC.
Address
3F Ojima Bldg 4-5-6, Tamagawa Setagaya Tokyo, 158-0094, Japan
Representative
Ken Tamagawa (CEO)
Founded
November 2014
Business
IoT communication platform “SORACOM” and communication core network “SORACOM vConnecCore”
URL
https://soracom.jp/

Global Brain Corporation

Founded
January 1998
Address
10-11 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Representative
Yasuhiko Yurimoto (President & CEO)
Business
Venture Capital