Global Brain (hereinafter GB) has invested in Allganize, Inc. (hereinafter Allganize), Natural Language Understanding (hereinafter NLU) and Conversational AI startup through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III(hereinafter “KOIF”). This is the second investment from KOIF since its first investment made at the seed round in 2017.

With its deep learning-based, high-performance NLU technology, Allganize enables companies of all sizes to apply AI technology to develop their own AI systems and services. Alli.ai, their conversational AI and chatbot service, offers highly personalized customer experiences by recognizing the complex named entities and user intents of text from the data collected and analyzed from customers’ chat and voice messages using their proprietary NLU technology.

Yasuhiko Yurimoto, a CEO of Global Brain, stated, “GB confidently invested in Allganize because of its strong technological foundation in deep-learning, outstanding founders, and proven track-record of the management team.”

About Allganize

Name
Allganize, Inc.
Location
Oakland, CA
Representative
Changsu Lee
Founded
July, 2017
Business
AI Solution Business based on deep learning and high-performance NLU* technology *Note) NLU: subtopic of natural-language processing in artificial intelligence that deals with machine reading comprehension
URL
https://www.allganize.ai/

About KOIF

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

About GB

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