14 investors, including SBI Holdings, Animoca Brands, Gumi, and Decima Fund, jointly managed by Yusaku Maezawa’s MZ Cryptos, have raised a seed round of 230 million yen in KEKKAI, a startup company working on Web3 security. Invested Yen.As the movement towards mass adoption of Web3 is expected to accelerate, the Web3 security field is likely to attract a lot of attention in the future.
According to the release, KEKKAI is a Web3 security company founded in 2023. With the vision of “Web3 that everyone can feel secure in”, we are developing personal and personal products such as the PC-specific Web3 security tool “KEKKAI Plugin” and the new product “KEKKAI Mobile”, a browser app equipped with Web3 security as standard, which was released at the same time as this funding.・Provides services for both corporations.
Jonathan, Web3 VC Investment Lead at SBI Holdings, said in a release: “KEKKAI offers a precise and practical solution to this space, and its traction to date is very reliable. I am especially excited about the team. We look forward to providing value-enhancing services to them as they expand in the Japanese and Asian markets.”
The funds raised will be used to update products, implement marketing measures, expand business of security services for operators, and strengthen recruitment.
｜Text/Editing: CoinDesk JAPAN Editorial Department
｜Image: From the release