Allganize, an enterprise workplace automation platform, announced on November 30 that they received USD 10 million in investment from Global Brian, an early stage VC firm based in Tokyo. The funding was made through the KDDI Open Innovation Fund, a fund by Global Brian and KDDI Corporation, a Japanese telecommunications operator.
Allganize, a startup based in San Francisco, offers an enterprise workplace automation platform by providing AI-driven knowledge management SaaS (Software-as-a-service). Changsu Lee, CEO of Allganize, also founded 5Rocks, a mobile game analytics company that was acquired by TapJoy in 2014. Allganize is his second startup.
Yasuhiko Yurimoto, a CEO of Global Brain, stated that they were able to confidently invest in Allganize because of its strong technological foundation in deep-learning, outstanding founders, and proven track-record of the management team.”
Changsu Lee, CEO of Allganize, stated, “Deep-learning technology now gets spotlight and enables many different aspects of workplace automation that were not practicable in the past. We look to the near future when companies on Allganize rapidly increase their work efficiency. We also aim to sign with 100 companies for closed beta service by the first quarter of 2018.”
Meanwhile, Global Brain invested USD 2.3 million in 5Rocks, the first startup of Changsu Lee, in 2013. Global Brain expanded its team to a Seoul office in 2015 to strengthen their commitment to invest in Korean startups.
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This article, entitled “Enterprise workplace automation platform Allganize receives USD 10M of investment from Global Brain”, was written in Korean by Platum, edited by AllTechAsia.