Sony Innovation Fund Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 29
  • Investments
  • 78
  • Portfolio
  • 62
  • Exits
  • 1

Sony Innovation Fund General Information


Sony Innovation Fund is the venture capital arm of Sony Corporation and is dedicated to investing in and engaging with promising early-stage companies. Beyond investment, the mission is to provide resources such as access to the broader Sony world and its global network, as well as collaborate with startups to foster business creation in related lines of business and new areas of interest. The firm was founded in 2016 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku
  • Tokyo, 108-0075
  • Japan

Sony Innovation Fund Investments (78)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Kitman Labs 24-Jul-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Jun-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
00000000 15-Jun-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
0000000 12-Jun-2020 00000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Startup
00000000 000000000 30-May-2020 00000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue
0000000 20-May-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Pre-Clinical Trials
00000000000 18-Mar-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000000
00000000 13-Mar-2020 00000 00000 Other Commercial Products Generating Revenue
Koala Tech 10-Mar-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Other Semiconductors Startup
MagicCube 03-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC 000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
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Sony Innovation Fund Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000000 00000000 31-Jul-2019 000 00 00000000
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Sony Innovation Fund Team (36)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Antonio Avitabile Managing Director - Europe / Israel Weybridge, United Kingdom
Austin Noronha Managing Director - US San Jose, CA
Gen Tsuchikawa Chief Investment Officer 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Honami Takahashi Executive Tokyo, Japan
Andrew Yi Investment Professional San Mateo, CA
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Sony Innovation Fund Co-Investors (347)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
500 Startups 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Beyond Next Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coral Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Global Brain 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mizuho Capital Partners 0 Series chart Industry bar
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