Global Brain has invested in VFR Inc. (VFR), a Japan-based smart drone company, through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund III (KOIF III).

VFR was founded by VAIO Corporation as a subsidiary company. VFR provides aircraft with excellent availability and cost-effectiveness, componentry, and related solutions for drone end-users and operators by effectively utilizing the advanced design and manufacturing technologies and global supply chain management capabilities VAIO has cultivated in its PC business.

Global Brain has highly evaluated the uniqueness of VFR’s business, advanced technological capabilities, and potential of the drone industry. Together with KDDI, Global Brain is thrilled to support VFR in many aspects aiming for further growth.

About VFR

Location
Tokyo, Japan
Representative
Koichiro Yuasa
Founded
March 2020
URL
https://vfr.co.jp/

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/