PERSOL HOLDINGS to Invest in Perkbox Limited
The comprehensive personnel service provider PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (based in Minato-ku Tokyo; President and CEO: Masamichi Mizuta) to invest in Perkbox Limited (based in London, UK; CEO: Gautam Sahgal, Founder and Executive Chairman: Saurav Chopra).
The investment was made via PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC (based in Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Takeyuki Kato), who leads the group in investment to create new businesses and services through open innovation.
■Overview of Perkbox Limited
Company name Perkbox Limited CEO Gautam Sahgal Office 3-7 Herbal Hill, London Established July 2018 Business Provider of leading employee engagement platform for SMBs “Perkbox” URL https://www.perkbox.com/uk
■Reference：Overview of PERSOL INNOVATION FUND
Company name PERSOL INNOVATION FUND LLC CEO Takeyuki Kato Office 1-15-5 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Established November 2015 Business Corporate Venture Capital URL https://www.persol-group.co.jp/
■About PERSOL HOLDINGS
Since its founding in 1973, Tempstaff Co., Ltd. (now PERSOL TEMPSTAFF CO., LTD.) group companies have been involved in a comprehensive human resources services—from placing temporary and permanent staff to outsourcing services and career transition (outplacement) support. The holding company, formed in October 2008 as Temp Holdings Co., Ltd., changed its name to PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. in July 2017.
The company is listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section (stock code 2181) and recorded sales of 970,572 million yen (fiscal year ended March 2020).
■About PERSOL＜ https://www.persol-group.co.jp/ ＞
Aiming to achieve our group vision “Work, and Smile”, the PERSOL Group has been engaged in a wide range of services that involve people and organizations—from temporary staffing service “Tempstaff” to recruitment service “doda”, IT outsourcing services, and design and development.
The group also works on innovations of the next generation by merging human resources services with technologies, like a recruitment service “MIIDAS” for finding one’s market value, an IT event info WEB site as well as an event and community space “TECH PLAY”, and cloud-based mobile POS register “POS+ (POSTAS)”.