Key Sectors We Invest In
Having made numerous investments in application software, we bring in-depth knowledge of fundamental technology trends to the table, as well as unique insight into evolving customer and channel dynamics.
AI, IoT, ROBOTICS
Recruit Strategic Partners has a special interest in investing in cutting-edge
businesses that operate in artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security, software as a service (SaaS), analytical tools, and adtech.
We invest in companies with a focus on ventures, tokens, and projects related to blockchain technology, digital currency, and cryptoassets — any blockchain business with value-add resources to offer.
We actively invest in the financial and business services sectors. Specifically, we have supported companies in payments; software; banking, insurance, and credit; brokerage and exchange; and business services and outsourcing.
PayMateA B2B digital payment platform for conducting transactions throughout the supply chain. Explore
ProperlyA real estate technology platform intended to simplify the process of selling and buying homes with the iBuyer business model. Explore
BeamBeam is a scalable, confidential cryptocurrency based on Mimblewimble. Explore
LoyyalLoyyal is a loyalty and rewards platform that brings interoperability to this currently fragmented industry. Explore
San Francisco, CA
Bench decided to rethink ERP and delivered a new kind of application in the cloud. It’s built specifically for companies that work together to design, manufacture, and distribute products in today’s world of global, distributed operations.
New York, US
BlockFi is a secure non-bank lender that offers cryptoasset-backed USD loans to cryptoasset owners.
Foster City, US
Conversica is an artificial intelligence-driven lead-engagement software designed to help companies find and secure customers efficiently.
Alex Terry, CEO
Tel Aviv, Israel
COTI is the world’s first DAG-based blockchain protocol optimized for use
by payment dApps, merchants and stable coin issuers.
Curvegrid’s MultiBaas blockchain SaaS platform makes it easy to build, deploy and scale business applications on one or more blockchain platforms. Companies can utilize their existing software engineers and development practices to bring in-house and public-facing decentralized applications (DApps) to market faster, at a lower cost and with a better user experience.
Jeff Wentworth, William Metcalfe
San Francisco, US
Dashbot is a bot analytics platform offering insights on user behavior, sentiment, and conversational analytics.
Arthur Merritt, Co-founder & CEO
Redwood City, US
Fortella is a cloud-based, next-generation marketing application deigned to make marketing an intelligence-driven service.
Rahul Sachdev, CEO
San Francisco, US
Loyyal is a loyalty and rewards platform that brings interoperability to this currently fragmented industry.
South San Francisco, US
Plenty develops agricultural technology designed to produce fresher, tastier, and more nutritious produce that is available everywhere.
Matt Barnard, CEO
A real estate technology platform intended to simplify the process of selling and buying homes with the iBuyer business model.
San Jose, US
Savioke produces autonomous robots designed to work in human environments and improve people’s lives.
Steve Cousins, Co-founder & CEO
What Our Clients Say
In Recruit we have found a true partner! They guided us expertly through their investment process, which was timely and transparent, and today we are working together to take 99designs to Japan. What sets them apart is their fantastic company culture, their passion for marketplaces and connecting people with new opportunities, and being a universally great team, led by Mr Akihiko Okamoto. The support and results we have seen from our early efforts in Japan have been exceptional and I would recommend Recruit to anyone considering expansion into Japan and beyond.
Getting Recruit as an investor of DocuSign opened many doors for DocuSign to enter into the Japanese market. Recruit introduced us to many potential customers and partners in Japan. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with Recruit and driving digital transformation around the world.
As an investor and partner, Recruit have empowered Gengo to expand our people-powered translation platform not only in Japan but globally. Recruit have brought valuable insight and strategic guidance into numerous aspects of our business, which has further accelerated both our and our customers’ global growth.
Recruit has been and incredible partner to Hometeam from the moment they joined as investors. Their industry expertise has been particularly helpful as we work to scale our business, and they are never shy in getting us in front of the right experts exactly when we need the help. I look forward to continuing to build a business with Recruit and their team.
Ardent is excited to welcome Recruit Strategic Partners as our latest investor in Southeast Asia. Their global network and portfolio of technology startups have opened up many opportunities for us across the region. They truly are a strategic investor, having given us great advice and have made several introductions to other businesses and investors. Their in-depth knowledge of the Asian tech ecosystem and extensive business networks make them an ideal partner and investor for any company with an Asia focus.
Ardent Capital Limited
Having Recruit as an investor and partner has allowed Rent the Runway to continue to revolutionize the retail industry by providing key market research findings and consistent guidance as we grow our business.
Rent The Runway, Inc.
Having Recruit Strategic Partners as an investor in Wowzer has given us the opportunity to have a global impact in recruitment in a very short period of time. Recruit Strategic Partners has been the ideal partner for us, with their support, their vast network of contacts and knowledge in the industry have gotten us closer to our ultimate goal of transforming the recruitment into a memorable, engaging and effective process for both candidates and recruitment teams all over the world.
Recruit has been a great advisor to grow our business in Asia. Together with Translink Capital they have been of great assistance understanding the market and identifying key potential partnerships. Since we started working together, Chartboost has been able to grow 10x and we plan to keep the trend going counting with invaluable advice from our strategic partners.
Recruit Strategic Partners has provided a wealth of insight and support to MobileWorks as we’ve expanded our customer base internationally. As we begin to make high-quality crowd labor services available across the globe, Recruit Strategic Partners has given us access to a terrific network of technical leaders, distributors, and business partners in Asia. We look forward to a continued worldwide partnership with Recruit Strategic Partners as our crowdsourcing platform continues to grow.