Strategic Corporate Venture Capital (sCVC) enables a win-win situation between Hitachi businesses and world-class entrepreneurs through intense collaboration and partnering. It helps to sharpen strategic direction and adds growth opportunities to both, startups and Hitachi Group businesses.
In 2019, Hitachi established its sCVC Unit Hitachi Ventures with a regional focus on Europe, Israel and North America. In close alignment with Hitachi’s Corporate Venturing Office, we identify selected innovation areas for Hitachi, connect the relevant business units with our portfolio companies and work restlessly to initiate partnering and mutual collaboration.
Hitachi Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Hitachi Ltd. We invest in innovative startups with strategic relevance to Hitachi Ltd. that address society’s key technological challenges in target areas such as mobility, health care and smart life, industry, energy and IT. With offices in Munich and Boston we cover Europe, Israel and North America. We look for leading startups with exciting technologies and business models which we support as investor as well as through strategic collaborations with Hitachi business units.