Global Brain (GB) has invested in OPTIMIND. Inc. (OPTIMIND), a provider of last-mile route optimization cloud service, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (KOIF III).

OPTIMIND launched a cloud service “Loogia” that makes it easy to optimize the delivery route of the last-mile in September 2018. They have been not only working to improve the working environment and improve the efficiency of delivery operations but also realizing the sustainability of delivery operations using route optimization AI.

OPTIMIND will strengthen the product development system, cultivate human resources, and expand marketing measures to achieve successful customer experiences and accelerate business growth. In addition, they aim to solve problems in the delivery industry through Loogia and realize infrastructure for the optimization of the last-mile route not only in Japan but around the world. Furthermore, they will plan to expand their services to the MaaS area by utilizing the knowledge of route optimization.

GB has highly evaluated OPTIMIND’s excellent product and business development capabilities of the management team. Together with KDDI, GB will support the company to expand its business.

About OPTIMIND

Name
OPTIMIND Inc.
Location
Nagoya, Aichi
Representative
Ken Matsushita
Founded
June, 2015
Business
Last-mile route optimization cloud service
URL
https://www.optimind.tech/

About KOIF III

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/