KDDI

We manage 1) KDDI Open Innovation Funds that aim to co-create businesses with startups by leveraging various KDDI group resources and business collaborations in a wide ranges of areas and 2) KDDI Regional Initiatives Fund that invests in local companies and startups driving regional revitalization.

KOIF III

KDDI Open Innovation Fund III L.P.

Fund Size

JPY 20B

Term

10 years (tentative)

Target

Startups in Japan and overseas

Objective

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

Feature

The fund invests in startups in wide range of fields based on KDDI's expertise in business and technologies including AI, IoT, Data Marketing, Fintech, B2B SaaS, and entertainment to support promising startups.

General Partner

Global Brain Corporation

KRIF

KDDI Regional Initiatives Fund I L.P.

Fund Size

JPY 3B

Term

12 years (tentative)

Target

Companies driving regional revitalization including local companies and startups.

Objective

Through KDDI Regional Initiatives Fund (KRIF), KDDI Corporation and Global Brain Corporation (fund manager) invest in local companies and startups driving regional revitalization.Various issues in the community are solved by aspiring local venture startups and companies. KDDI will strive to build a sustainable business model for communities and companies by offering KDDI's resources and technologies/knowhow as well as supporting these companies through KRIF.

General Partner

Global Brain Corporation

KOIF II

KDDI Open Innovation Fund II L.P.

Fund Size

JPY 5B

Term

10 years (tentative)

General Partner

Global Brain Corporation

KOIF

KDDI Open Innovation Fund L.P.

Fund Size

JPY 5B

Term

10 years (tentative)

General Partner

Global Brain Corporation

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