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Investments

70

Funds

4

Partners & Customers

3

About DEEPCORE

DEEPCORE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SoftBank Group, is an AI-focused incubator that operates a venture capital fund investing in seed and early-stage AI startups.

DEEPCORE Headquarter Location

3F/4F, Unizo hongo 4-Chome Building 4-1-4 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku

Tokyo, 113-0033,

Japan

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08:34 EDT Omneky Expands Growing List of Investors

Jul 19, 2022

News provided by Share this article Technologist John Donovan Joins AI-driven Ad Tech Platform as Investor SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Omneky , an AI-driven marketing platform, today announced that John Donovan, former CEO of AT&T Communications, has joined as an investor. Donovan brings decades of experience helping scale next-generation SaaS companies for growth. He currently serves on the boards of Lockheed Martin and Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity company. With the new partnership, Omneky is equipped to scale midmarket and enterprise AI content generation for personalized images and videos. Donovan joins an impressive roster of Omneky investors that include Richard Socher, former Chief Scientist at Salesforce; Gene Farrell, former CPO/CSO at SmartSheets and former VP at AWS Enterprise; Craig Kostelic, Chief Business Officer, Commercial Revenue at Conde Nast; Charlie Feng, Co-Founder of ClearCo; Tien Tzuo, Founder and CEO of Zuora, in addition to venture capital companies Softbank's Deepcore and Village Global. "From my first introduction to Omneky, I have been impressed by their vision for using AI to create innovative design that is distinctive, ROI-driven, and scalable to each customer," said Donovan. "Their vision of leveraging client insights and demographics to generate AI-curated ads across multiple platforms is a marketing game-changer, and I'm proud to invest in their future." Founded by technology entrepreneur and CEO Hikari Senju, the Omneky platform utilizes omnichannel creative testing to empower customers to launch unified and personalized brand experiences across all digital touchpoints. Omneky taps into audience demographics and consumer insights to generate thousands of tailored ads formatted for each platform using existing design assets. Omneky increases creative testing to maximize ad performance. "We are honored to have the support of John Donovan among our growing list of strategic investors as we work towards our goal of being a category-defining AI company," said Hikari Senju, Founder and CEO of Omneky. "His investment will allow us to continue growing our platform, utilizing state-of-the-art deep learning at scale. "    Last year, Omneky announced its seed round funding of over $2.5 million with strategic investments from venture capital firms including Softbank's Deepcore, Village Global and Hyphen Capital. The seed round funding allowed Omneky to continue to expand and implement significant updates to the platform, including its AI-powered image and video generation capabilities, new digital asset manager (DAM), creator marketplace and multi-platform integrations. The platform is now generating personalized ads for more than 200 clients across LinkedIn, Reddit, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, programmatic TV, CTV and more. About Omneky Omneky is an AI marketing platform that generates and optimizes personalized ad creatives at scale in less time and for a considerably lower cost. Founded by technology entrepreneur, Hikari Senju, Omneky's mission is to empower human creativity and democratize growth with AI. With the help of Omneky's software and ad management system, which uses state-of-the-art deep learning to personalize experiences across all digital channels, Omneky's clients see an average 2.7x return on ad spend. To learn more, visit www.omneky.com or follow us on social media @omneky. Contact

DEEPCORE Investments

70 Investments

DEEPCORE has made 70 investments. Their latest investment was in SOUNDRAW as part of their Seed VC - III on July 7, 2022.

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DEEPCORE Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/28/2022

Seed VC - III

SOUNDRAW

$1.34M

No

2

7/28/2022

Seed VC - II

Mantra

$1.11M

No

2

7/27/2022

Seed VC

Opt Fit

Yes

1

7/20/2022

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

7/11/2022

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

7/28/2022

7/28/2022

7/27/2022

7/20/2022

7/11/2022

Round

Seed VC - III

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Seed VC - II

Company

SOUNDRAW

Mantra

Opt Fit

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Amount

$1.34M

$1.11M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

1

10

10

DEEPCORE Fund History

4 Fund Histories

DEEPCORE has 4 funds, including DEEPCORE TOKYO II Investment LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

DEEPCORE TOKYO II Investment LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Anticipated

1

DEEPCORE TOKYO II

10

DEEPCORE TOKYO 1

10

DEEPCORE TOKYO I Investment LP

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10

Closing Date

Fund

DEEPCORE TOKYO II Investment LP

DEEPCORE TOKYO II

DEEPCORE TOKYO 1

DEEPCORE TOKYO I Investment LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Amount

Sources

1

10

10

10

DEEPCORE Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

DEEPCORE has 3 strategic partners and customers. DEEPCORE recently partnered with Zeroth on November 11, 2018.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/19/2018

Partner

Hong Kong

Zeroth Partners With Japanese AI Incubator DEEPCORE - Jumpstart Magazine

As part of the partnership , Zeroth and DEEPCORE Inc. will collaborate to share dealflow , expertise and information for technology investments in Asian markets , bring their respective communities together , and back the growth of the AI founder community over the next few years .

5

4/23/2018

Partner

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10

4/23/2018

Partner

United States

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10

Date

11/19/2018

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Hong Kong

United States

News Snippet

Zeroth Partners With Japanese AI Incubator DEEPCORE - Jumpstart Magazine

As part of the partnership , Zeroth and DEEPCORE Inc. will collaborate to share dealflow , expertise and information for technology investments in Asian markets , bring their respective communities together , and back the growth of the AI founder community over the next few years .

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Sources

5

10

10

DEEPCORE Team

1 Team Member

DEEPCORE has 1 team member, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Katsumasa Niki.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Katsumasa Niki

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Name

Katsumasa Niki

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

Status

Current

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