History

Our History

AnyMind Group has grown exponentially over the years, expanding across geographies and verticals. Here's a snapshot of that growth.

2022

Apr

AnyMind Group launches e-commerce management platform, AnyX.

Mar

AnyMind Group launches conversational commerce platform, AnyChat.

2021

Nov

CEO Kosuke Sogo selected top 10 in Forbes JAPAN's "Japan Entrepreneur Ranking 2022".

Nov

AnyManager takes home the Innovation Award at global GCPP Summit.

Oct

AnyMind Group CEO Kosuke Sogo selected to join the Endeavor network.

Oct

AnyTag crowned Game-changing Advertising Technology at The Drum Awards for Digital Advertising APAC 2021.

Sep

Selected in LinkedIn's Top Startups 2021 for Japan.

Sep

Launched satellite office in Saga prefecture.

Jul

AnyMind Group launches online retail store for influencer products, PopBox.

Jun

AnyMind Group launches logistics management platform, AnyLogi.

Jan

AnyMind Group acquires cross-border marketing company, ENGAWA.

2020

Nov

AnyMind Group awarded DEI Driver Award by Google.

Nov

CEO Kosuke Sogo selected top 20 in Forbes JAPAN's "Japan Entrepreneur Ranking 2021".

Oct

Platform names changed: AdAsia Digital Platform to AnyDigital, AdAsia360 to AnyManager, CastingAsia to AnyTag, CastingAsia mobile app and influencer network to AnyCreator.

Oct

Launch of e-commerce enablement offering AnyShop.

Sep

AnyMind Group and All Nippon Airways Trading Co., Ltd, bring DOOH to Haneda Airport.

Jun

AnyMind Group to cover startup cost for influencers to create their own brands and products.

May

AnyMind Group becomes a Google Certified Publishing Partner.

May

AnyMind Group launches cloud manufacturing platform, AnyFactory.

Mar

AnyMind Group acquires POKKT Mobile Ads, marking expansion into India and the Middle East.

Mar

Expansion into India and Dubai.

Mar

Raised US$26.4 million and expansion into the D2C space.

Mar

Investment in fitness apparel brand LÝFT.

Jan

AnyMind Group acquires Japan-based influencer network, GROVE.

2019

Nov

CEO Kosuke Sogo selected top 20 in Forbes JAPAN's "Japan Entrepreneur Ranking 2020".

Aug

AnyMind Group named 3rd in Singapore Business Review's Hottest Startups 2019.

Jul

Established joint venture with Sunny Side Up called AnyUp.

Mar

AnyMind Group raises additional US$8 million, increasing Series B to US$21.4 million.

Mar

AnyMind Group acquires leading Thai multi-channel network Moindy, launches CastingAsia Creators Network (now AnyCreator).

2018

Oct

AnyMind Group raises Series B funding from LINE Corporation and Mirai Creation Fund at US$13,400,000.

Sep

Expansion into the Philippines.

Aug

AnyMind Group acquires Hong Kong-based Acqua Media.

Feb

Expansion into Malaysia.

Jan

AnyMind Group launches TalentMind (now AnyTalent), a platform for HR professionals to manage and grow talent and human resource.

2017

Oct

AnyMind Group acquires Japanese publisher trading desk FourM, launches AdAsia360 (now AnyManager), a platform for online publishers to manage, track and grow revenue streams.

Sep

AnyMind Group finalises Series A Plus with additional US$2,500,000, announces intention to scale to additional industries.

May

Expansion into Hong Kong.

Apr

Expansion into China.

Apr

Expansion into Japan.

Apr

AnyMind Group raises US$12,000,000 from JAFCO Asia.

Feb

Expansion into Cambodia.

2016

Nov

Expansion into Taiwan.

Oct

Expansion into Vietnam.

Oct

Expansion into Indonesia.

Aug

AnyMind Group launches CastingAsia (now AnyTag), providing marketers with a powerful, end-to-end platform for influencer marketing.

May

Expansion into Thailand.

May

AnyMind Group launches AdAsia Digital Platform (now AnyDigital platform) and AdAsia Premium Marketplace (now AnyDigital Premium Marketplace), providing advertisers with powerful advertising tools to grow.

Apr

Kosuke Sogo and Otohiko Kozutsumi founded AdAsia Holdings (rebranded to AnyMind Group in 2018), situating the first office and headquarters in Singapore.