Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund Launches to Invest in AR/VR/MR Startups

Akatsuki Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based entertainment company, launch ed a new investment fund focused on entertainment technologies, specializing in Augmented Reality (AR).

Led by Tomoya Ogawa, CFO of Akatsuki and Managing Director, the Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund (AET Fund) will invest up to $50m in startups focusing on creating AR, Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) based new content and services in the markets of gaming, animation, film, music, sports, e-sports, live entertainment, and location based entertainment.

The fund focuses on early stage and Series A startups from all over the world.

Akatsuki, which is also collaborating and consulting to help foster businesses within the Japanese ecosystem, recently launched a far-reaching Hollywood based entertainment production company, Akatsuki Entertainment USA, to develop, finance and produce feature films and content across all platforms for the global marketplace.




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