Sony Innovation Fund
Edit

Sony Innovation Fund

http://www.sonyinnovationfund.com
Last activity: 30.09.2022
Tags:PlatformDataTechnologyProductServiceFinTechArtificial IntelligenceIndustryFinanceVideo
For over 70 years Sony has been relentlessly innovating technology, content and services. With the creation of Sony Innovation Fund in 2016, we are now investing in companies to journey along with us. Sony Innovation Fund is dedicated to engaging with promising early-stage companies. Beyond investment, our mission is to provide access to the broader Sony world and its global network and collaborate with startups to: • Foster business creation in new and existing areas of interest to Sony • Catalyze a talented and passionate team • Develop innovative and scalable technology • Explore new and emerging ecosystems Our investment criteria: • Funding: Seed, Series-A, Series-B round or similar funding stages • Geographies: US, Europe, Israel, Japan • Areas of Interest: Consumer and Enterprise-facing businesses, including but not limited to: • Platform and Service offerings across verticals • Entertainment and Gaming • Lifestyle, Health and Wellness • Industrial, Manufacturing, Mobility, Agriculture & Logistics • Financial Technology (Fintech) • Enabling Technologies • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: core algorithms, recognition technologies, service platforms • Drones and Robotics: structural and embedded technologies, control systems, management platforms • Sensors and IoT: sensing hardware, middleware, connectivity • Immersion and Visualization: virtual reality / augmented reality / mixed reality • Next-generation devices: display, security, biometrics, haptics
Portfolio
128
References
27
Location:Japan, Tokyo
Member count:11-50
Founded date: 2016
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Pre-Seed; Seed; Series A; Series B

Portfolio 128

DateNameWebsite
30.09.2022Urban Jung...myurbanjun...
26.09.2022Fivotfivot.co.j...
12.08.2022Varinosvarinos.co...
12.08.2022FastLabelfastlabel....
07.07.2022WeRizewerize.com...
07.07.2022GetVantagegetvantage...
01.07.2022Mediphonemediphone....
29.06.2022Ac-Plantaac-planta....
29.06.2022KAUCHEabout.kauc...
20.06.2022Clausematc...clausematc...
Show more

Mentions in press and media 27

DateTitleDescriptionCategoryAuthorSource
29.06.2022Metcela In...KANAGAWA, Japan (PRWEB) June 2...--prweb.com/...
09.02.2022Scandit hi... To date, Scandit has raised ...Financing-startuptic...
21.01.2022Fotokite s... As a self-piloting, actively...Financing-startuptic...
23.11.2021IP : Ieso ...UK innovator closes Series B f...--marketscre...
06.07.2021EXCLUSIVE:...Germany’s Agrando has raised €...--agfunderne...
02.06.2021London’s w...London-based white-label platf...-Dan Taylortech.eu/br...
12.05.2021London’s p...London-based Huma Therapeutics...-Dan Taylortech.eu/br...
31.03.2021Oishii see...Indoor farming is best known f...--agfunderne...
24.03.2021London-bas...IKEA owner and operator Ingka ...-Dan Taylortech.eu/br...
11.03.2021Vertical f...US vertical farming startup Oi...--agfunderne...
Show more