Global Brain (GB) has invested in PlaceHolder, Inc. (PlaceHolder), a provider of digital theme park “Little Planet”, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (KOIF III).

PlaceHolder has developed and operated nationwide digital theme park “Little Planet” that enhance children’s creativity and intellectual curiosity since Sep, 2016.

PlaceHolder will strengthen the development of new parks, cultivate human resources, and expand marketing measures to accelerate business growth. GB has highly evaluated their management team who have both abundant business experience and creativity and their innovative and interactive attractions. Together with KDDI, GB will support for them to expand the business as a leading company in edutainment field.

About PlaceHolder

Name
PlaceHolder, Inc.
Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Takafumi Goto
Founded
Sep, 2016
Business
Digital Theme Park “Little Planet”
URL
http://placeholder.co.jp/

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/