Global Brain has invested in KOSKA Corporation (KOSKA, CEO: Ken’ichiro Sone), a start-up supporting digital transformation of cost management and optimization process with IoT technology for various manufacturing companies, through its GB-VII Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership (GB-VII) as a lead investor.

Many of the SMEs in manufacturing industry has suffered seriously from COVID-19 and its impact on the economy, so that the cost management is getting more prioritized in the industry. However, traditional methods require certain burden of field staff through manufacturing process change, so that such methods are hard to be penetrated.

For such situation, KOSKA’s product, “GenKan” allows SMEs to grasp correctly the manufacturing cost and the progress of production without any change of manufacturing process with very low expenses. That enables SMEs to set the selling price with appropriate profit or to conduct more effective KAIZEN activities, leading to a better management of the company.

Global Brain has highly evaluated KOSKA’s deep knowledge and aspiration in cost management and manufacturing industry and prompt product development. Global Brain has supported KOSKA in business development since its investment, and continues its assistance towards further growth of the company.

About KOSKA Corporation

B1, Kanda Northern Building, Soto-Kanda 6-1-4, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
CEO Ken’ichiro Sone
10 October, 2018

About GB-VII

GB-VII Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation

About Global Brain

Tokyo, Japan
Yasuhiko Yurimoto
January, 1998