Cross-Continental ​Success: European ​Innovation, Global ​Expansion

About SBI Ventures Europe

SBI Venture Europe is the European Venture Capital arm of Japan headquartered SBI Holdings. ​We invest in superior technologies provided by passionate teams in Europe and ​help our portfolio companies to get access to global markets. With Venture Capital as our core, we also support the wider group in all investment ​related initiatives across Europe.

Investment Sectors:

FinTech
Climate Tech
Industrial Tech
Energy
Automation
Age Tech

About SBI Holdings

Established in 1999 as a pioneer Internet financial services in Japan, SBI Holdings has formed the world's leading internet-​based financial conglomerate ​providing financial services in a ​broad range of fields.

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SBI Holdings is a publicly listed financial conglomerate, consisting of more than 500 companies. Since its spin-off from Softbank in 1999, SBI’s dedicated investment entity, SBI Investment, has emerged as Japan's most active venture capital investor, with more than 1,100 portfolio companies and more than 7 billion USD in assets under management. Besides its own funds, SBI also manages the CVC Funds of 21 Japanese corporations.

Investment Fund

We operate and advice the following investment vehicles:

Future Industry Ventures
(FIV)

FIV is a European joint venture fund between Redstone and SBI that invests at an early stage in solutions making industrial systems more efficient, sustainable, and secure.

  • Ticket size: 1-3m EUR
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Direct Investments

We make direct investments in companies that tackle the broader implications of demographic changes.

  • Ticket size: 0.5-10m EUR

Investment Funds in Japan
(managed by SBI Investment)

SBI Investment operates several growth-stage funds, investing in areas such as: fintech, digital space, quantum, crypto, and others. SBI Ventures Europe supports SBI Investments with deal sourcing, Due Diligence and post-investment management initiatives in Europe.

  • Ticket size: 3-50m EUR
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CVC Funds

SBI manages the CVC(Corporate Venture Capital) Funds of 21 large Japanese corporations, each with its own individual investment thesis. SBI Ventures Europe supports the European initiatives of these funds.

  • Ticket size: 0.5-5m EUR
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Portfolio

Drones for industrial inspections
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IoT cyber security
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Marketplace for CNC parts
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Robotic automation software
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Thermal energy storage
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Heavy machine data & analytics
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Online B2B2C Insurance Company.
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Digital banking platform.
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Insurtech company.
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Social trading and investing platform.
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AI-powered personal finance assistant.
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Cryptocurrency compliance and risk management.
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Buy-now-pay-later platform.
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Open banking platform.
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Digital mortgage broker.
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Embedded finance solutions.
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Digital business banking.
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Identity verification and authentication.
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Cryptocurrency wallet and payment platform.
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Fintech marketplace.
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Core banking software for microfinance.
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Fintech company builder.
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Drones for industrial inspections
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IoT cyber security
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Marketplace for CNC parts
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Robotic automation software
More Info
Thermal energy storage
More Info
Heavy machine data & analytics
More Info
Online B2B2C Insurance Company.
More Info
Digital banking platform.
More Info
Insurtech company.
More Info
Social trading and investing platform.
More Info
AI-powered personal finance assistant.
More Info
Cryptocurrency compliance and risk management.
More Info
Buy-now-pay-later platform.
More Info
Open banking platform.
More Info
Digital mortgage broker.
More Info
Embedded finance solutions.
More Info
Digital business banking.
More Info
Identity verification and authentication.
More Info
Cryptocurrency wallet and payment platform.
More Info
Fintech marketplace.
More Info
Core banking software for microfinance.
More Info
Fintech company builder.
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Our Team

As an international team with over 60 years of investment experience, we believe that it takes a global mindset and local, hands-on support to tackle the challenges of our time and turn them into opportunities. We embrace diversity – in people, experience and mindset.

Takeshi Kuribayashi

Managing Director

Andrea Böhmert

Managing Partner- Investments

Ken Otsu

CFO

Moritz Schwarz

Investment Principle

Miki Sakazaki

Communication Manager

Renxiu Zhao

Investment Associate

Patricia Bardaji

Investment & Legal Associate

Raman Garg

Visiting Analyst

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Drones for industrial inspections
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IoT cyber security
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Marketplace for CNC parts
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Robotic automation software
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Thermal energy storage
More Info
Heavy machine data & analytics
More Info
Online B2B2C Insurance Company.
More Info
Digital banking platform.
More Info
Insurtech company.
More Info
Social trading and investing platform.
More Info
AI-powered personal finance assistant.
More Info
Cryptocurrency compliance and risk management.
More Info
Buy-now-pay-later platform.
More Info
Open banking platform.
More Info
Digital mortgage broker.
More Info
Embedded finance solutions.
More Info
Digital business banking.
More Info
Identity verification and authentication.
More Info
Cryptocurrency wallet and payment platform.
More Info
Fintech marketplace.
More Info
Core banking software for microfinance.
More Info
Fintech company builder.
More Info
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