Global Brain has additionally invested in Findy Inc. (Findy), a platform that provides direct recruiting service and efficiency visualization/measurement for Dev-ops, through its GB-VI & GB-VII Follow-on Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership (GB-VI & VII Follow-on) and KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (KOIF III) as the lead investor. This is Global Brain’s first investment in the company through its GB-VI & VII Follow-on (investment made in May 2019 and July 2020 through its GB-VII Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership) and follow-on investment through its KOIF III following July 2020.
https://globalbrains.com/en/posts/invested-in-findy
https://globalbrains.com/en/posts/follow-on-investment-in-findy

Findy aims to contribute to developing a digital society through empowering engineers. The company runs 3 businesses, namely “Findy” that matches highly skilled engineers and companies, “Findy Freelance” that matches highly skilled freelance engineers and companies’ outsourcing projects, and “Findy Teams” that visualizes productivity to maximize performance of engineering organizations. Registered users have grown by 8-fold in 3 years exceeding 80,000, and over 750 companies, ranging from startups to major corporations, are using the services to drive digital transformation. With this fundraising, Findy will further enhance engineer user experience and organizational structure through investing in product development, improving advertising/marketing, and accelerating talent hiring.

Global Brain has decided to additionally invest in Findy, highly recognizing its strengths in technology and recent robust growth, along with its potential business expansion driven by digital transformation of companies. As the lead investor, Global Brain will continue to support Findy in overall management and business development for further expansion.

About Findy

Location
Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Yuichirou Yamada
Founded
Feb 2014
URL
https://findy.co.jp/ (Available only in Japanese)

About GB-VI & VII Follow-on

Name
GB-VI & GB-VII Follow-on Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation

About KOIF III

Name
KDDI Open Innovation Fund III
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size
JPY 20 billion

About Global Brain

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