Purpose

Bring together the wisdom of the world

Value proposition

We lead our partners of future, which we create together,
to succeed more expeditiously and reliably.

  1. Envisioning the future together with our partners and designing a scheme for its realization.
  2. Supporting our partners by leveraging our advanced technologies and global knowledge.
  3. Realizing a society where financial, empathetic and common social capitals are in harmony.

Our Businesses

  • Financing scheme
    • Venture investment
    • Growth buyout
    • Carve-outs
    • Co-investment
  • Value-up support
    • Strategic partnerships with large corporates
    • Value-up with support from Sigmaxyz Inc.
    • Creation of domain ecosystem

Focus areas

Regenerative & Wellbeing
Enriching people's lives while making wise use of the earth's resources
We will invest in the following domains.
  • City

    How can we create a city where people can connect and enjoy their lives while building resilience to natural disasters?

  • Infrastructure

    What kind of infrastructure can sustainably support a city while taking into account population decline and environmental concerns?

  • Mobility

    How can “connect”, “transport”, and “transfer” change and evolve depending on the goal?

  • Earth

    How can we achieve sustainable value creation, while circulating the earth's resources?

  • Digital/AI

    How can legacy industries evolve through the use of advanced technology?

  • Virtual space

    What kind of world can allow people from all walks of life to become creators?

  • Food

    What is a food experience that is both delicious, enjoyable, and healthy?

  • Health and longevity

    How can we achieve longevity through habits including exercise, sleep, and other external support?

  • Learn & work

    How can we continue to flexibly change our way of life to adapt to social changes?

  • Mind

    How do we nurture and develop our minds?

Investees

Ghelia Inc.

Monstarlab Holdings Inc.

Creww, Inc.

Wellness Communications
Corporation

PROGRIT Inc.

eWeLL Co., Ltd.

Forest Energy Inc.

Shizen Energy Inc.

Mental Health Technologies. Co., Ltd.

DORAEVER Co. ltd

Partners

SX Capital, Inc.

http://www.sxcapital.jp/

Fresco Capital

https://fresco.vc/

Professional Team

  • Shunichi Shibanuma
    President and Representative Director

    After working for the Bank of Japan, a foreign consulting firm, and a private equity-owned security company, Shunichi Shibanuma joined SIGMAXYZ and has been engaged in business development consulting as well leading investment in ventures, JV, carve-out, and pre-IPO companies. He has made it his life's work to contribute to future society and has participated in many social projects. He is currently a professor at the Graduate School of Management, Globis University.

  • Kenichi Shibata
    Representative Director
    Head of Legal and Compliance

    Kenichi Shibata joined SIGMAXYZ after leading M&A, business alliances, and new business projects for a major telecommunications company.
    At SIGMAXYZ, he was responsible for legal affairs and was involved in numerous business alliances, JV projects, venture investments, MBO/carve-outs projects. Currently, he also serves as Executive Officer and Director of Legal & Compliance of SIGMAXYZ Holdings.

  • Hideyuki Kudo
    Board Member

    Hideyuki Kudo joined the firm as a Member of the Board in 2022. Prior to that, he had assumed number of key roles at Shinsei Bank, including President & CEO, CRO, and Head of Structured Finance. His other experience includes acquisitions and management of portfolio companies at a non-Japanese investment management firm, and strategic planning, M&A advisory at a major Japanese banking group.

  • Shuichi Kondo
    Board member

    Shuichi Kondo joined the firm as a board member in 2021 after working for a major Japanese securities firm and a securities firm specializing in inter-dealer trading of government bonds. He was engaged in corporate and international finance business in Tokyo, London, and New York at the previous companies, and was also responsible for business reform, sales planning, and business administration in the accounting, finance, and planning departments at the head office.

  • Hideki Kondo
    Board member

    After working for a venture capital arm of a major securities firm, Hideki Kondo was appointed as President of Intec IT Capital. Later, he conducted an MBO in collaboration with SIGMAXYZ and became the President of SX Capital. He has been engaged in investment and development of IT ventures in Japan and abroad for more than 20 years, and has supported the IPO of many companies.

  • Atsuyuki Ariga
    Director

    Atsuyuki Ariga joined SIGMAXYZ after working for a general trading company and a foreign consulting firm. He has been involved in business strategy planning, organizational and operational reforms, group company reorganization, business portfolio restructuring, and M&A advisory in a wide range of industries. He also focuses on developing new businesses through joint investments with client companies and creating business models to realize a circular society through collaboration with multiple companies.

  • Tomoki Iwaoka
    Vice President

    Tomoki Iwaoka joined SIGMAXYZ in 2017 after working for a foreign consulting firm and a major online media management company. In his previous position, he was the executive officer in charge of new business development and led new business development and overseas business expansion. At SIGMAXYZ, he was involved in the investment business and was involved in venture investment, JV, fund formation, etc., from conceptualization, investment execution to growth support of the investee.

  • Akiyo Noda
    Vice President

    Akiyo Noda joined SIGMAXYZ in 2020 after working for a foreign investment bank (M&A advisory), a foreign asset management company (third party sales relationship manager), and a startup accelerator in Shanghai, China (director of business development). At SIGMAXYZ, she has been involved in several projects including clients’ purpose planning and marketing strategies, as well as overseas startup investment research.

  • Tatsuya Asukai
    Associate

    Tatsuya joined SIGMAXYZ in April 2017 after graduating from the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering. He has been involved in BDD, PMI, and business start-up projects for Internet service providers, as well as business planning and start-up support projects for trading companies using the technologies they have invested in.

  • Hiroki Tomita
    Business Analyst

    Hiroki Tomita joined SIGMAXYZ in 2021 as a new graduate. During his university days, he launched two business companies such as SNS services and experienced service development, organizational management, and corporate affairs. Currently, he is also focusing on a project to transform a shopping district to create a city with new value standards.

  • Naoko Kaneko
    Administration

    After working as an accounting manager at a foreign consulting firm, Naoko Kaneko was involved in all aspects of business investment (research, DD, corporate valuation, contract negotiation, JV establishment, etc.) at a foreign IT company before joining SIGMAXYZ in 2018. At SIGMAXYZ, she is in charge of portfolio company management.

Corporate Profile

Company Name: SIGMAXYZ Investment Inc.
Location: Toranomon Towers Office, 9th floor, 4-1-28 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Date Established: April 1, 2021
Capital: JPY 425 million (As of June 1, 2021)
Shareholder: SIGMAXYZ Holdings Inc. (100%) *TSE First Section (Stock code: 6088)
Representatives: Shunichi Shibanuma President and Representative Director
Business Description:
  • Investment in equities, bonds, etc.
  • Management of investment vehicles
  • Consulting on corporate management and M&As
  • Value-up support
Group Companies: SIGMAXYZ Holdings Inc. (Holding Company)www.sigmaxyz.com
SIGMAXYZ Inc. (Consulting)www.sigmaxyz.com/sx
SXA Inc. (M&A)www.sigmaxyz.com/sxa/
SXF Inc. (Financial EDI Services)www.sigmaxyz.com/sxf/