Japan Investment Corporation

JIC aims to generate a virtuous cycle of risk capital to support next-generation industries in Japan.
To achieve this vision, JIC promotes open innovation as a means of supporting growth and enhancing the international competitiveness of businesses.
JIC approaches these challenges by stimulating private sector investments in open innovation together with JIC’s own investment while fostering investment professionals.

Establishment background of JIC
Around the world, digital transformation is changing the structure of industry and open innovation is expanding and deepening, while Japan needs to address domestic/global social issues and build robust economies.

Amid these global changes, JIC was established for stimulating investment in companies to challenge and grow, which realize sustainable economies and societies. To achieve these objectives, JIC is expected to fulfil urgent needs to secure risk capital as well as investment professionals.

Source: https://www.j-ic.co.jp/en/