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About Recruit Strategic Partners

Recruit Strategic Partners, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Recruit in Japan, is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing in innovative startups from all around the U.S. We offer industry knowledge and expertise to our entrepreneurs and support them launch their IT businesses in the Japanese market.

As an integral part of Recruit's global investment business, Recruit Strategic Partners co-invests with leading venture capital firms in the U.S.

Recruit Strategic Partners is a business builder at heart; having DNA of Recruit Holdings. We provide financial investment, market insights and networks to entrepreneurs to support their game-changing challenge. Especially, we would be delighted to support entrepreneurs entering Japan market with extensive reach to both merchant and consumer side.

About Recruit and Recruit Global Family (RGF)

Founded in 1960, Recruit started as an HR firm. Today, Recruit is not only the largest HR service provider but also a major vertical media company in Japan.

It operates 200 web portal sites focusing on an assortment of industries including, but not limited to: human resources, IT, real estate, automobiles, higher education, travel, bridal, and gourmet and beauty. These portal sites combine to serve over 280,000 client companies.

In 2009, Recruit's global brand, Recruit Global Family (RGF), was established to increase its brand awareness as well as to promote its business development activities in the global market.

Recruit is privately held and is composed of 123 consolidated companies with 900 offices and 28,000 employees located worldwide with $10.2 billion (¥806,661 Million Yen) in annual sales.

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