In 2016 was created Sony Innovation Fund, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. Sony Innovation Fund appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.
The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Sony Innovation Fund, startups are often financed by Sparkland Capital, Sierra Ventures, SMBC Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SBI Investment, Intel Capital, Samsung NEXT. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Total Access Fund, Fission Ventures, Strawberry Creek Ventures.
We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.
Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Machine Learning, SaaS. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AI Medical Service, Sight Machine, Sliver.tv. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.
The top activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.
|1M||22 May 2019||Sweden, Stockholm|
|145M||31 Oct 2018||Japan, Chiyoda|
|15M||28 Jan 2019||Japan, Chiyoda|
|6M||28 Jan 2020||United States, New York|
|53M||27 May 2019||Japan, Chiyoda|
|17 Mar 2021||Taiwan, New Taipei|
DSP Concepts, Inc.
|14M||21 Feb 2020||United States, San Jose|
|20M||18 Feb 2020||United States, San Jose|
|19M||16 Jul 2019||Canada, Montreal|
|1M||01 Sep 2016||United States, Seattle|
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