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Yasunori Ogawa CEO of EXI and President of Seiko Epson Corporation
Yasunori Ogawa
CEO of EXI and President of Seiko Epson Corporation

Epson X Investment Corporation (EXI) has a mission to contribute to solving social issues and creating new businesses together with business partners through business investment.

EXI was established in April 2020 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Seiko Epson Group.
EXI invests in startups globally through the “EP-GB Investment Limited Partnership”, a jointly established CVC with Global Brain Corporation. The fund size of the CVC is 5 billion yen.

EXI’s activities are not limited to investment. It combines the strengths of the Seiko Epson Group, the ‘efficient, compact and precision’ technologies, and global production and sales network with the new technologies and business models of startups, to accelerate collaboration and open innovation, to achieve the growth of startups, and to create new value.

Please look forward to EXI’s future activities.

Company Profile

Seiko Epson Group has established Epson X Investment Corporation (“EXI”), a new corporate venture capital (CVC) subsidiary, to accelerate open innovation with faster decision-making and execution in investments.

EXI has formed a Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) fund with Global Brain Co., Ltd., an independent venture capital firm. The CVC fund has set a total amount of 5 billion yen investment quota and targets startups in Japan and overseas.

Through open innovation activities including such fund management, Seiko Epson Group creates synergies with various partners based on its unique technology, products and services, and contributes to realizing a sustainable society.

Company name Epson X Investment Corporation (EXI)
Address KANDA SQUARE Building, 2-2-1 Kandanishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0054
Representative Yasunori Ogawa, CEO
Establishment March 16, 2020 (Start of operation: April 1, 2020)
Business description Business involving investment in and nurturing of startups via operating companies, etc.
Contact Point for Inquiries Concerning Business Collaborations and Capital Alliances Contact us

KANDA SQUARE Building, 2-2-1 Kandanishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

From the nearest station

5-minute walk from exit B7 at Shin-ochanomizu Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda-Line)/Ogawamachi Station (ToeiShinjuku-line)

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Name: EP-GB Investment Limited Partnership
Total amount managed under the fund: 5 billion yen
Fund GP: Global Brain Corporation


April 2020 to March 2030 (10 years)