Global Mobility Service, Inc. (Minato-ku Tokyo Japan, President CEO: Tokushi Nakashima, "GMS") today announces the completion of its Series C fundraising round. GMS has raised JPY1.1Billion to accelerate business development both in Japan and overseas and to accelerate development of mobility service platform utilizing GMS’s original IoT technology.(Market Capitalization and details are undisclosed)
After the financial round, more than 10 major operational companies listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange joined as strategic investors, which is the highest number ever recorded in the domestic Mobility, IoT and FinTech unlisted venture company sector.
GMS's capital and business alliance with Japanese major companies representing each industry.
The disclosed Series C investors are as follows.
AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd. 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：8570】
Office: TERRACE SQUARE, 3-22, Kandanishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President and CEO: Kenji Kawahara
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：7012】
Tokyo Head Office: 1-14-5, Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President: Yoshinori Kanehana
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：7911】
Head Office: 1, Kanda Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Toky, Japan
President & Representative Director: Shingo Kaneko
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：7912】】
Head Office: 1-1-1, Ichigaya-Kagacho Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President: Yoshitoshi Kitajima
Sojitz Corporation 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：2768】
Head Office: 1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President & CEO: Masayoshi Fujimoto
G-7 HOLDINGS INC. 【Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：7508】
Head Office: 1-6, Yasakadai 3-chome, Suma-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
President and Representative Director: Tatsumi Kaneda
VITEC GLOBAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.【Group company of VITEC HOLDINGS CO., LTD. / Tokyo Stock Exchange ticker symbol：9957
Office: 6-5, Higashi Shinagawa 3-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Chairman & President: Kunihiro Konno
Some other investors.
GMS will align with each shareholders to expand the business to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development listed “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDGs) which was adopted by the UN Sustainable Development Summit
GMS realizes "Financial Inclusion" that resolves credit issues and creates opportunities for those who cannot utilize loans and leases, which have about 2 billion people in the world. GMS aims to achieve 9 goals out of 17 SDGs goals which was adopted by the UN Sustainable Development Summit held in September 2015 in order to eradicate poverty and realize a sustainable world. GMS will continue to actively work towards achieving SDGs goals including developed countries and developing countries along with alliance partners.
Social issues solved by GMS in SDGs
As a global venture in the Mobility × IoT × FinTech sector from Japan, GMS will accelerate alliance business with the Series C investors and contribute to the international community. Regarding the concrete content of the capital and business alliance, we are planning to announce individually in the future.
In addition, the total distance traveled by vehicles that have been provided by using GMS service has reached about 20,000,000 km, equivalent to about 500 laps of the Earth. This means that the social participation of people centered on the low-income group, which will allow new vehicles to be used by GMS services, is accelerating. We will continue to recruit a wide range of business alliance partners from various industries to provide services to support more working drivers.
Please continue looking forward to GMS's efforts in the future.
About Global Mobility Service Inc.
Establishment: November 25, 2013
Head Office: 4F Sumitomo Shiba Daimon Bldg.Ⅱ, 1-12-16 Shibadaimon,Minato-ku,Tokyo, 105-0012, Japan
Representative: Tokushi Nakashima (President/CEO)
-Providing Mobility Service Platform
-Utilization service of accumulated big data on the cloud server