Global Brain (GB) has invested in LiveStreamers Inc., (Founder: Yuki Iida, CEO: Shigehiro Ichikawa), the leading production agency specialized in Live streaming, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III(KOIF). This is the second investment from KOIF since its first investment in 2019.
With a vision of “changing the world by live streaming”, LiveStreamers Inc. is expanding its business specializing in “Liver”. “Liver” is a creator from the internet who delivers live streaming using services such as Twitcasting, SHOWROOM, 17 Live, MixChannel, OPENREC.tv, Niconico Live, and YouTube Live. Also Live streaming is one of the most popular entertainment for many teenagers and youth.
LiveStreamers Inc. is developing their business that specializes in live streaming together with powerful Livers and plans to utilize the funds raised in this round to develop a new business for live streaming professionals.
GB highly evaluated the growth potential of Live streaming market, LiveStreamers Inc.’s strong business development capability and incredible drive. Through this investment, GB will provide various support including business strategies development and expansion of their business.
About LiveStreamers Inc.
- LiveStreamers Inc.
- Tokyo, Japan
- Shigehiro Ichikawa
- April, 2015
- Creator business focusing on Live streaming (production agency / influencer marketing), Production business (program / video / event / live / goods), Music business, VR (Vtuber) business, Media business, Game (e-Sports / game streaming) business
- KDDI Open Innovation Fund III
- General Partner
- Global Brain Corporation
- Fund Size
- 20 Billion JPY
- Tokyo, Japan
- Yasuhiko Yurimoto
- January, 1998