Nokia has announced that it will be an anchor investor in a new independent investment fund, Vision+, which will fund apps and games “for Nokia supported platforms, especially for the Windows Phone platform”. The Vision+ fund will be headed up by Tero Ojanperä, a former Nokia CTO and known as the architect of Ovi. He’s set make the move on September 30.
While the announcement says Vision+ will also invest in other industries including clean water and energy projects in the future, it sounds like its biggest aim to start with is to lure developers over to Windows Phone. App makers will keep the rights to their intellectual property but share sales revenue with Vision+.
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