Global Brain (GB) has invested in Voicy, Inc. (CEO: Kentaro Ogata), a Japanese startup offering voice distributing platform “Voicy”, through its GB-VI Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership (GB-VI).

Under the vision of "Create a society that excites with voice and technology", Voicy, Inc. is building a audio infrastructure as a foundation for society and propose a new lifestyle to enrich people's lives. They are developing three businesses.

  1. Development of audio distribution platform.
  2. Management of voice media “Voicy (”
  3. Design and consultation of audio experience.

Voicy, Inc. will continue to deliver new value in society by creating an active personality with new entertainment through developing innovative sound experiences and contents. Along with this capital increase, Voicy, Inc. will reinforce the recruitment of talented personnel who lead the Voice Tech product development team and engineer, revamping the application of the voice media "Voicy", and rebuilding the audio infrastructure platform.

GB highly evaluated Voicy, Inc.'s high technical strength, business development capability, and driving force that has positioned the company as a platformer leading Voice Tech. GB will provide various support such as building a collaborative system including domestic and overseas.

About Voicy, Inc.

Voicy, Inc.
Shibuya, Tokyo, JAPAN
Kentaro Ogata
February, 2016

About GB-VI

GB-VI Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership
General Partner
Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size
20 Billion JPY

About GB

Tokyo, Japan
Yasuhiko Yurimoto
January, 1998