Global Brain has invested in Photosynth Inc., a startup developing “Akerun” smart lock and online management system, through its 31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund I (31VENTURES).
Photosynth Inc. (Photosynth) is a Japanese startup providing an entrance system Akerun, a smart lock without any construction required, and its online management system to enterprise and small businesses. The smart lock device can be attached to any doors and be opened/lock with a smartphone or IC card, such as train electronic fare cards. Also, the online management system can be used for employee’s attendance management and as proof of the security level of user companies.
Global Brain is valuing Photosynth’s potential to digitalize legacy physical keys and realize a key-less society. We will support Photosynth by giving strategic advice for building new products and alliances with new partners.
- G-BASE Tamachi 15F 5-29-11 Shiba Minato-ku Tokyo Japan
- Kodai Kawase CEO
- September 2014
- 31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund I
- General Partner
- Global Brain Corporation
- Fund Size
- 5 Billion JPY
About Global Brain
- Tokyo, Japan
- Yasuhiko Yurimoto
- January, 1998