Global Brain (GB) has invested in LiveStreamers Inc., (Founder: Yuki Iida, CEO: Shigehiro Ichikawa), the leading production agency specialized in Live streaming, through its GB-VII Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership (GB-VII) and KDDI Open Innovation Fund III(“KOIF”).

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 train professionals for live streaming and strengthen human resources for new business development.

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 its business.

About LiveStreamers Inc.

Name
LiveStreamers Inc.
Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Shigehiro Ichikawa
Founded
April, 2015
Business
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
URL
https://livestreamers.co.jp/

About GB-VII

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

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/