News Onlab Viibar (7th Batch) Announces 400M JPY Capital Raise

2017.1.17 Viibar, Inc., a graduate from the 7th Batch of Open Network Lab’s Seed Accelerator Program, has announced that it has raised a 400 million JPY funding round from investors including Nikkei, Dentsu’s 100% subsidiary Dentsu Digital Holdings, and Globis.

Along with this investment, Viibar has announced that it has partnered with Nikkei to provide video content marketing and video advertisement production support for NIKKEI STYLE, a media site owned by Nikkei.

Viibar’s business includes a video media service, which ranges from development support for partner media sites as well as operating “bouncy”, Viibar’s own video media. The company also runs Japan’s largest network of pro video creators to crowdsource video production and marketing.