Investment in venture companies in Japan and abroad in fields including IT and biotechnology, and provision of asset management-related services.
Since its founding in 1999, in order to put into practice the management philosophy of becoming a “New Industry Creator,” the SBI Group has made focused investments in the IT and biotechnology sectors, which are the 21st century growth industries. Also, since 2005, in order to diversify risk and pursue higher growth the Group jointly established a number of overseas funds and developed a global structure with prominent local partners in emerging countries with high growth potential, primarily in Asia, and is in the process of promoting the establishment of an overseas financial ecosystem through the transference of the online financial business expertise and knowledge that were developed in Japan.
The SBI Group has been focused on the IT field since its establishment, and has actively invested in and nurtured numerous venture companies since the dawn of the Internet era in Japan. At the same time, the group has developed a wide variety of its own financial services utilizing the Internet as the main channel, leading to an accumulation of knowledge of the IT filed in the form of technologies and expertise. This knowledge was the basis for the sound investments in the IT sector, and has led to the achievement of the high performance funds that were established since the second half of the 1990s. Presently, the development of new technologies is accelerating, and within the FinTech, IoT, AI, big data and related fields that is attracting global attention the Asset Management Business is not only proactively investing in venture companies in these fields, but also has realized a virtuous cycle by introducing appropriate new technologies of these venture companies to the Financial Services Business, to develop new services and improve business efficiencies.
- Venture Capital Business
- Domestic and overseas investment business
- Overseas financial services business
- Asset management services business