Global Brain (GB) has invested in Craftie Inc. (CEO: Yonggum Kang), a Japanese startup offering wide range of handmade workshops, through its GB-VI Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership (GB-VI).

Craftie provides services such as workshop reservation platform, workshop B2B service for enterprises, and handmade crafts web magazine, etc. to achieve their mission, “ Empower Neighborhood Community and Improve Quality of Life”.Craftie has developed partnerships with various retail brands and corporations to help their user communities grow and access to creative activities. Through this financing, Craftie will expand its business further by enhancing current services and talent acquisition.

GB has decided to invest in Craftie because we appreciate its unique vision, strong management capability, and future growth of community business through arts and crafts workshop.

About Craftie

Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Yonggum Kang
Founded
April, 2016
URL
https://craftie.co.jp/en

About GB-VI

Name
GB-VI Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size
20 Billion JPY

About GB

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