Global Brain has made an additional investment in SOFT GEAR Co., Ltd. (SOFT GEAR), an online game developer and a server library provider, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (KOIF III).

SOFT GEAR has conducted research on communication and server technologies for large-scale virtual space more than a decade and has been applying them on online game development specialized on MMO, VR/AR games. Furthermore, SOFT GEAR provides stable and ultra-high speed server library “STRIX” based on its proprietary server technologies.

Global Brain highly evaluate the well-experienced online game development capabilities and the cutting-edge server technologies of SOFT GEAR. Therefore, the additional investment has been determined. Going forward, Global Brain will proactively support and reinforce SOFT GEAR’s business development from all the dimensions.

About SOFT GEAR

Location
1-28-11 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Kengo Aoki
Founded
February 2008
URL
https://www.soft-gear.co.jp/en/index.html

About KOIF III

Name
KDDI Open Innovation Fund III
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size
20 Billion JPY

About Global Brain

Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Yasuhiko Yurimoto
Founded
January 1998
URL
https://globalbrains.com/