Implemented a series B fund procurement of approximately 590 million yen in total via INTAGE Open Innovation Fund, JAFCO, SMBC venture capital and OKB Capital

al+, Inc. which has developed ”al+”, the Personal Artificial Intelligence (P.A.I.) (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, CEO, Mr. Kazutaka Yonekura) has raised approximately 590 million yen in funding through third party allotment to INTAGE Open Innovation Fund (Name:INTAGE Open Innovation Investment Limited Partnership), JAFCO (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Shinichi Fuki), SMBC Venture Capital Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Tatsufumi Ishibashi), OKB Capital Co., Ltd.(Head office:Ogaki-shi, Gifu Prefecture, President:Hidemi Iinuma).

al+ will continue to strengthen our artificial intelligence research and development system with this fund procurement. Additionally, we will apply advanced natural language recognition and intention interpretation technology developed to our P.A.I. (Personal Artificial Intelligence) theme and accelerate technology provision to companies and developers who need it. We will further strengthen cooperation with domestic and foreign companies and researchers dealing with marketing such as Fintech etc.