Global Brain Corporation (GB) served as premium sponsor at Echelon 2012 ,a 2-day event held from June 11th to 12th.

This event, organized by e27, a technology media established by graduates of the National University of Singapore, is Asia's largest entrepreneurial event and the venue was overflowing with enthusiasm as start-ups and investors gathered from all around Asia.

Many people came to visit GB's booth, where staff explained about GB's corporate activities, exchanged information and so on.

The 2-day event was the climax where 10 of the 50 venture companies selected during satellite competitions held throughout Asia in the lead-up to the finale made pitches, with GB's CEO, Yasuhiko Yurimoto, a member on the judging panel. GB awarded the GB Prize to "Between", a venture company providing an app to enhance communication between couples.

Yurimoto also gave a keynote speech introducing GB's stance and support for start-ups who wish to go global.

GB look forward to strengthening our activities in not only Japan and the US, but SE Asia also.