INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY

SOSV is a multi-stage venture capital investor. We run multiple world-class vertical accelerator programs, and provide seed, venture and growth stage follow-on investment into superstar companies. Our unique full-stack model has delivered a net IRR over the last 20 years that puts us in the top 10% of all venture funds worldwide.

SOSV provides intellectual and financial capital to accelerate founders’ big ideas for positive change. SOSV has funded over 700 startups to date. We currently fund over 150 startups per year through our programs: HAX (hardware and connected devices), IndieBio & RebelBio (life sciences), Chinaccelerator (cross-border internet & mobile in Asia) and Food-X (food innovation).

We pledge more than funds. We provide the seed capital to get founders moving, a global staff of hands-on engineers, designers, accountants, and scientists to accelerate product development, over 600 global mentors with deep market and technical expertise, and an unparalleled network of fully outfitted laboratory & maker spaces to help startups go further, faster.

Building a better future means empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and scientists to solve the biggest challenges that our world is facing today: addressing global health, sustainable food systems, advanced manufacturing, connectivity in the developing world & beyond. Nearly half of our portfolio companies directly align to the UN’s sustainable development goals and SOSV is proud to be a top investor for female founded companies.

Are you a potential market champion that is pioneering new ground, or an investor looking to help scale the companies that will shape our future? Join one of our accelerators or learn about investing in SOSV, and let's work together to make the impossible inevitable.

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