For over 50 years, Recruit has operated around the world through its 900 bases in more than 60 countries. Since its founding in 1960, Recruit has been providing services to match the needs of companies and their customers. They expanded outside of Japan since 2009 with the goal to discover “Opportunities for Life” around the world. With their vast portfolio of various software companies across 10 major industries, Recruit brings the principles of entrepreneurship and a strong sense of ownership to all their business holdings. Other companies in Recruit’s portfolio include US-based job aggregator, Indeed, online restaurant reservation platform, Quandoo, and Japan’s largest online travel agency, Jalan.