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Global Brain Co., Ltd. Global Brain and Yamato Holdings jointly establish CVC fund “KURONEKO Innovation Fund No. 2”

Global Brain Co., Ltd.
Global Brain and Yamato Holdings jointly establish CVC fund “KURONEKO Innovation Fund No. 2”
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Global Brain Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Global Brain”) jointly established “KURONEKO Innovation Fund No. 2” (hereinafter referred to as “KIF2”) with Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo/hereinafter referred to as “Yamato Holdings”). did.
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The KURONEKO Innovation Fund (total amount: 5 billion yen /
hereinafter referred to as KIF), established in April 2020, aims to create growth models and accelerate open innovation in logistics and related markets by developing promising technologies and business models. We have invested in 14 domestic and overseas startups that have the potential to collaborate with Yamato Holdings and its group companies (hereinafter referred to as the Yamato Group) and that are expected to have growth potential in their business fields. This time, in response to the termination of KIF’s new investment limit, we have established KIF No. 2, increasing the fund size to 8 billion yen. Like KIF, KIF2 will invest in domestic and overseas startup companies with innovative technology and business models that can revolutionize logistics and supply chains. We aim to create a growth model in related markets. In addition, with sustainability transformation as our keyword, we will continue to invest towards realizing a
sustainable future.
In operating KIF2, Global Brain will discover promising startup companies, make investment decisions, provide multifaceted management support, IPO support, etc. We aim to achieve growth and create growth models in logistics and related markets.
■About Yamato Holdings
Company name Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
Address: 2-16-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative Yutaka Nagao, President and Representative Director Founded: November 1919
Capital: 127,234 million yen
■About KIF2
Registered name: YMT-GB2 Investment Limited Partnership
(English notation: KURONEKO Innovation Fund II L.P.)
Total management amount: 8 billion yen
Operation period: 10 years
Investment targets: Start-up companies with innovative technologies and business models that can revolutionize logistics and supply chains ・Start-up companies that are expected to collaborate with the Yamato Group Unlimited Liability Partner Global Brain Co., Ltd.
Limited liability member Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
■About Global Brain
Company name Global Brain Co., Ltd.
Address: 10-11 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Representative Yasuhiko Yurimoto, President and Representative Director Establishment date: January 1998
Business content Venture capital business
URL https://globalbrains.com
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