Hitachi Establishes the Corporate Venture Capital Fund to Support Startups as an Innovation Partner

Tokyo, April 26, 2019 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced to establish a new corporate venture capital (CVC) unit, Hitachi Ventures GmbH (HVG), whose responsibility will be to identify and acquire equity interests in fast-growing innovative startups globally on June 1st, and the CVC fund, “Hitachi Ventures Fund”.