Sony Innovation Fund

SPIRIT OF INNOVATION AND CHALLENGE Founding Prospectus, Sony Corporation

SPIRIT OF INNOVATION AND CHALLENGE Founding Prospectus, Sony Corporation

For over 70 years Sony has been relentlessly innovating technology, content and services. With the creation of Sony lnnovation Fund in 2016, we are now investing in companies to journey along with us.

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For over 70 years Sony has been relentlessly innovating technology, content and services.
With the creation of Sony lnnovation 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:

  • 01

    Foster business creation in new and existing areas of interest to Sony

  • 02

    Catalyze a talented and passionate team

  • 03

    Develop innovative and scalable technology

  • 04

    Explore new and emerging ecosystems


OUR INVESTMENT CRITERIA

FUNDING

  1. PRE-SEED
  2. SEED STAGE
  3. EARLY STAGE
  4. MIDDLE STAGE
  5. LATE STAGE

Focus on Seed, Early and
Middle stage fundings

GEOGRAPHIES

USA EU+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 loT:sensing hardware, middleware, connectivity
  • Immersion and Visualization:virtual reality/augmented reality / mixed reality
  • Next-generation devices:display, security, biometrics, haptics