Global Brain has invested in Photosynth inc (Photosynth), a company developing “Akerun” smart lock and cloud-based entry/exit management system, through its 31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund II (31VENTURES).

Photosynth is a Japanese IoT startup providing Akerun, easy-to-install, retrofit smart lock and cloud-based entry/exit management system, to enterprises and small-/medium-businesses. The smart lock device can be retrofitted to any doors and opened/locked with smartphone or IC card such as prepaid transportation cards and employee cards. Also, the easy-to-use, cloud-based online management system can be used for managing employee’s authentication and entry/exit to their office and facility as well as evidence for security audit.

Global Brain highly evaluated Photosynth’s products, its related market, and management members. We will support enhancing its further business growth.

About Photosynth inc.

Location
Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Leadership
CEO Kodai Kawase
Foundation
September 2014
URL
https://photosynth.co.jp/

About 31VENTURES

Name
31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund II
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size
8.5 Billion JPY

About Global Brain

Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Yasuhiko Yurimoto
Founded
January, 1998
URL
https://globalbrains.com/