PERSOL HOLDINGS to Invest in Comparably, Inc.
The comprehensive personnel service provider PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (based in Shibuya-ku Tokyo; President and CEO: Masamichi Mizuta, hereinafter “PERSOL HOLDINGS”) to invest in Comparably, Inc.（based in City of Santa Monica, California; CEO：Jason Nazar、hereinafter “Comparably”）, helping job seekers ideal companies and compensation through companies comparison. The investment was made via PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC (based in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Takeyuki Kato, hereinafter “PERSOL INNOVATION FUND”), who leads the group in investment to create new businesses and services through open innovation.
■Purpose of Investment
Comparably provides companies comparison through collecting employees’ real voice on a real time basis. One of its features is job seekers can compare companies business conditions in chronological order, so it is widely used for job seekers when changing jobs.
PERSOL HOLDINGS will continue investing in innovative companies with technologies and/or services in the HR domain via PERSOL INNOVATION FUND to realize the PERSOL Group’s vision: “Creating a social infrastructure for people and organizations that catalyzes growth and innovation.”
■Overview of Comparably, Inc.
City of Santa Monica, California,USA
helping job seekers ideal companies and compensation
■Reference：Overview of Temp Innovation Fund
PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC
2-1-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Corporate Venture Capital
■About PERSOL HOLDINGS＜https://www.persol-group.co.jp/＞
Since the 1973 founding of Tempstaff Co., Ltd. (now PERSOL TEMPSTAFF CO., LTD.), group companies have been involved in an extensive range of human resources services from placing temporary and permanent staff to mid-career recruitment and business process outsourcing services. The holding company, formed in October 2008 as Temp Holdings Co., Ltd., changed its name to PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. effective 1 July 2017. With renewed dedication, the entire PERSOL Group is committed to deploying its comprehensive strengths to helping people and companies address their employment and recruiting needs.
Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section: stock code 2181
Sales: 591,995million yen (Fiscal year 2017, 4th Quarter)
PERSOL is a new brand introduced in July 2016. The brand name was derived from the concept of “A person grows through his or her work (PERSON) and resolves issues in a society (SOLUTION)”. It contains the core message that together, we aspire to take on challenges for the brilliant future while supporting the growth of individuals and organizations.