Sony Innovation Fund

Bringing creativity and promising innovations to a connected worldBringing creativity and promising innovations to a connected world

Investing in technology-driven transformational companies
shaping the future of business, entertainment and society.

Vision

For over 70 years Sony has been relentlessly innovating and bringing technologies, content and services that are changing the world. We are building on the company’s long history by investing through Sony Innovation Fund in promising startups bringing creativity and promising innovations to the world who’d benefit from partnering with Sony.

Mission

Sony Innovation Fund lends its considerable technical expertise, partner networks, and global presence to transformational companies shaping the future of business, entertainment and society. Through innovation, creativity, and new technologies, we are growing and learning together to bring tomorrow’s technologies to market- while helping to change the world.

Philosophy

We’re a team of experienced professionals and technologists who take an active role in helping startups grow and scale by opening doors across our global network. We invest in consumer and enterprise-facing startups at all stages that are bringing new forms of Entertainment, FinTech, Healthcare, IoT, Mobility, Deep Tech and Sensor Technologies to the world.


Uniqueness

We cultivate new ideas and promising innovations for a connected world. We are building on Sony’s long history of innovation and creativity by investing in transformational technology-driven startup companies shaping the future of business, entertainment and society.

We’re a global team of professionals working together to manage the following investment vehicles:
  • Sony Innovation Fund (SIF) is wholly funded by Sony and invests in early-stage companies.
  • Innovation Growth Fund (IGF) was established by Sony, Daiwa Capital and outside institutional capital to invest in mid-to late-stage companies.
  • Sony Innovation Fund: Environment (SIF : E) invests in early-stage startups bringing new technologies to markets solving global environmental challenges such as climate change, resources, harmful chemical substances, and biodiversity.

With over $250M AUM and operating from offices in the US, EU, Israel, Japan and India, we’re a team of experienced professionals taking an active role in helping startups grow and scale by opening doors across our global network.

We’re the bridge to Sony that drives deeper engagements with the start-ups who can benefit from our technical and business expertise, IP, R&D and access to a global partner network to scale.

Through our solid foundation of technology, we’re investing in consumer and enterprise-facing startups that are bringing new forms of Entertainment, FinTech, Healthcare, IoT, Mobility, Deep Tech and Sensor Technologies to global markets.

We believe companies with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) awareness from their earliest days is key to creating premium long-term value. We recognize the importance of considering ESG issues and have adopted them in our investment process.