Recruit Holdings invests in XICA Co., Ltd., a provider of statistical analysis tools that do not require specialized knowledge

May. 15, 2015
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Tokyo, Japan -- May 15, 2015 Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (Recruit; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Masumi Minegishi) has invested in XICA Co., Ltd. (XICA; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Directors Yoshiaki Hirao and Yuji Yamada), which provides the statistical analysis web application and other services, through investment subsidiary RSP Fund No. 5, LLC.

Through this investment, Recruit, together with XICA, aims to popularize work support tools that enable statistical analysis without having advanced specialized knowledge in order to enhance business efficiency in companies, where data utilization is advancing in various fields. XICA is planning to use the funds raised to develop needs-specific statistical analysis applications such as "Rockhopper", a tool for corporate sales staff.

XICA is a corporation involved in developing and expanding "adelie," a statistical analysis tool. The main characteristic of adelie is that it allows for statistical analysis without having advanced specialized knowledge through functions such as an intuitive user interface, automated estimation of data correlation, and cloud sharing of analysis work and results. The strengths have been praised, and it has experienced a stable increase in users since its official release in October 2013.

Company name XICA Co., Ltd.
Representative Yoshiaki Hirao , Yuji Yamada
Headquarters 2-22 Jinbo-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Established February 20, 2012
Main business Operation of "adelie", a statistical analysis tool that can be used without specialized knowledge, and "Rockhopper", a sales support service utilizing statistical analysis

About Recruit Holdings
Founded in 1960, Recruit Holdings is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, Recruit is focused on variety of areas, including employment, education, housing, marriage, travel, restaurants, beauty, cars, hobbies, and lifestyles. Recruit has more than 30,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. Its holdings include Indeed, the world's largest job site. For more information visit

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