TOKYO ̶ June 15, 2017 ̶ Seven Dreamers (official name: seven dreamers laboratories inc.; head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Shin Sakane), a technology group dedicated to creating totally novel, world-first products) has announced that it has raised funds of ¥2.5 billion through research and development grant approval and third-party allocation of newly issued shares to Messrs. Henry Kravis and George Roberts (private investors and founders of KKR & Co. L.P.), Fosun International Limited (head office: Hong Kong, Chairman: Guo Guangchang), Suzuyo & Co., Ltd. (head office: Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture; President: Kenichiro Suzuki), Shiga Bank Ltd. (head office: Otsu, Shiga Prefecture; President: Shojiro Takahashi), and Daiwa Corporate Investment Co., Ltd. (head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Fujio Yanagihara). This brings the total funds raised since Seven Dreamers was established in July 2014 to ¥10 billion.
Under its vision to become the world’s most innovative company, Seven Dreamers has developed technologies in the fields of carbon golf shafts, health care, and robotics. Seven Dreamers will use the funds raised to drive the development of new products and further promote global growth and sales in its three existing business areas.
■ About seven dreamers laboratories, inc.
Seven Dreamers is a technology group dedicated to creating totally novel, world-first products. Its first project was the development of Nastent, a tube-shaped medical device that is inserted into the nasal passage to aid breathing during sleep by preventing obstruction of the airway. Its second project was the use of an original 3D measurement system to manufacture totally order-made carbon golf shafts. For its third project, Seven Dreamers developed Laundroid as the world’s first fully automatic laundry folding machine and started to take advance registration for Laundroid in May 2017.
Head office : 1-4-28, Mita, Minato, Tokyo
President & CEO : Shin Sakane
Capital : JPY 7.7 billion (including capital reserve)
Website : www.sevendreamers.com
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/sevendreamers/
seven dreamers laboratories inc. Public Relations Dept. (Hoshida, Saho)