PERSOL HOLDINGS to Invest in Coursebase, Inc.
The comprehensive personnel service provider PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (based in Minato-ku Tokyo; President and CEO: Masamichi Mizuta, hereinafter “PERSOL HOLDINGS”) to Invest in Coursebase, Inc.（based in Shibuya-ku Tokyo; CEO：John Martyn、Billy Martyn）, providing Learning Management System(LMS) “Coursebase”. The investment was made via PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC (based in Minato-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
Coursebase is a web app for managing employee and customer training. It worked closely with innovative companies in all industries to develop and design the most intuitive and easy to use Learning Management System (Learning management system).
PERSOL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING Co.( based in Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Kazuhisa Shibuya, hereinafter “PERSOL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING”), PERSOL GROUP’s consulting firm, is providing “HITO Learning”, cloud Learning Management System, and as for the system, selling the original product name, making a contact with Coursebase, Inc.
John Martyn、Billy Martyn
3-42-2 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
managing Learning management system
■Reference：Overview of PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC
PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC
1-15-5 Minami-aoyama, Minato-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: 722,183million yen (Fiscal year 2018, 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.