SBI Investment is a venture capital firm that operates and manages venture capital funds since 1999. Founded in Minato, Chiba, Japan, it is a subcompany of SBI Group. SBI Group aims to provide one-stop financial resources over the internet.
In April 2011, the shares of SBI Holdings began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. SBI Holdings is a key partner of Ripple, the issuer of the XRP cryptocurrency.
Since its establishment, SBI Investment has viewed the IT business as a development zone and has set it as an investment niche. The SBI Group also focuses on bio-related businesses such as pharmaceuticals, health foods and cosmetics and on enterprises within the environment and energy fields.