Global Brain has invested in CAMPFIRE, Inc., the largest crowdfunding platform in Japan, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund (“KOIF”).

With its mission, “democratize financing, and make it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard”, CAMPFIRE allows individual, creator, small business, NPO, school, local government, etc. to fundraise for their projects and challenges. The company offers various services including donation, reward and lending-based crowdfunding. Since its foundation in 2011, CAMPFIRE has raised over 10.5 billion yen and supported 20,000 projects through one million and eighty thousand patrons (as of Feb 28, 2018).

Global Brain highly evaluated CAMPFIRE’s unique vision and strong management capability. We are committed to leverage our resources and network to further strengthen their business.

About CAMPFIRE

Location
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Kazuma Ieiri
Founded
January 2011
URL
https://campfire.co.jp/

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/