Sony Financial Ventures Founded 2018
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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 1.33
Lead investments 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
Virtual Currency

Sony Financial Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2018. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo. The venture was found in Asia in Japan.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Sony Financial Ventures, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Capital, Femto Growth Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Global Brain Corporation, G1 Venture Capital, coparion. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by G1 Venture Capital, coparion, NKB Ventures.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Idein, Bitwala, Bitwala Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Financial Services, Cryptocurrency.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
ELEMENT Insurance AG
Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
11M19 Aug 2020 Germany, Berlin
Secret Double Octopus
Cyber Security
Identity Management
Internet of Things
Early Stage Venture
15M28 Apr 2020 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Computer Vision
Developer Platform
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Venture - Series Unknown
7M19 Aug 2019 Japan, Chiyoda
Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
14M31 Jul 2019 Germany, Berlin
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