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SOSV

SOSV (formerly SOS Ventures) is a venture capital firm founded in 1995 by Sean O'Sullivan that provides growth, seed, and venture capital funding to startups. SOSV runs six seed accelerator programs: HAX Accelerator, Chinaccelerator, MOX, IndieBio, RebelBio, and Food-X.

SOSV (formerly SOS Ventures) is a venture capital firm founded in 1995 by Sean O'Sullivan that provides growth, seed, and venture capital funding to startups. SOSV runs six seed accelerator programs: HAX Accelerator, Chinaccelerator, MOX, IndieBio, RebelBio, and Food-X. Each accelerator offers a 3-6 month co-located incubation/accelerator program and funding to selected start ups. According to SOSV, the acceptance rate of companies applying to become a part of their accelerators is less than 5%. SOSV has headquarters in the United States (Princeton, New Jersey; New York City, New York; and San Francisco, California), Europe (Cork, Ireland and London, England), and Asia (Shenzhen, China; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan). SOSV typically invests in technology companies that focus on hardware, software, biotechnology, energy, robotics, medical devices and food. 



Investment portfolio



Company
Location
Type
Accelerator
Link

247tickets

Shanghai, China

Series-A

Chinaccelerator

New York City, New York, USA

Seed

IndieBio

Abby's Better

Mooresville, North Carolina, USA

Seed

FOOD-X

aBioBot

Dublin, Ireland

Seed

IndieBio

Actvcotent

Sunnyvale, California, USA

Seed

HAX growth

AdorMe

New York City, New York, USA

Growth

N/A

Afineur 

New York City, New York, USA

Seed

Rebel-Bio

Ageria

Cork, Ireland

Seed

RebelBio

AGRON Solutions

Guadalajara, Mexico

Seed

FOOD-X

Alchema

Taipei, Taiwan

Seed

HAX growth

New York City, New York, USA

Seed

Rebel-Bio

All Beauty

New York City, New York, USA

Seed

FOOD-X

Allsome

Shenzhen, China

Seed

Chinaccelerator

Alpha Revolution Inc

San Jose, California, USA

Seed

HAX growth

Alpine Labs

San Diego, California, USA

Seed

HAX growth

Alternative Plants

Riga, Latvia

Seed

RebelBio

Aluna Medical Diagnostics

San Francisco, California, USA

Seed

IndieBio

Leamington, Ontario, Canada

Seed

IndieBio

Amber Agriculture

Champaign, Illinois, USA

Series-A

HAX accelerator

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Seed

IndieBio

Amp you Good

New York City, New York, USA

Seed

FOOD-X

Amper

Evanston, Illinois, USA

Series-A

HAX accelerator

San Francisco, California, USA

Growth

N/A

AngelVest Group

Shanghai, China

Growth

N/A



Timeline

April 25, 2019

SOSV successfully raises $218 million for its third fund.

2018

SOSV makes second investment in FreshSpoke.

Funded Companies

12 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Synthace is a software company based out of London, UK building automation software that gives biologists the ability to control and analyze the performance of lab hardware.

The CareVoice is a Shanghai-based early growth-stage health insurtech startup. It provides a mobile social platform with community-sourced ratings and recommendations on healthcare services.

DNALite Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing prevention and treatment for gastrointestinal diseases.

Vivid Vision Clinical is a lazy eye treatment system. It is designed to let an optometrist have absolute control over a patients treatment and allow the patient to track progress.

Light is a hardware company founded by Joe Hollier and Kaiwei Tang.

Minut is a Scandinavian startup that produces home security software and hardware. Minut's product, Point, analysing sounds and the indoor environment. It can recognise things like alarms, windows breaking, or unexpected activity.

Sentio Solutions is a San Francisco-based company founded by George Eleftheriou.

Commercial floor cleaning market with autonomous robotics.

ELSA is an education company founded by Xavier Anguera.

Associated investment funds

3 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
200,000,000
December 14, 2015

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alan Clayton

Employee



Albert Wang

Employee



Alejandro Ponce

Investor



Alex Kopelyan

Partner and program director



Anant Raj Pathak

Associate



Anthony Marino

Analyst



Arvind Gupta

Managing director



Audrey Chen

Office of the managing director and investor relations



Benjamin Joffe

Partner



Bill Liao

General partner and managing director



Brad Higgins

Venture partner



Brian Murphy

Financial controller



Brooks Rao

Analyst



Bunnie Huang

Hardware guru



Caitriona Kelleher

Analyst



Carmen huang

Office manager



Cathal Garvey

Employee



Ching-Ping Lin

Director of platform services



Chris Zhang

Community accelerator



Claire Cai

Analyst



Colin Steil

Employee



Conor Walsh

Employee



Cyril Ebersweiler

General partner, SOSV and managing director



Daniel Eichner

Partner, capital development



David Frazier

Community manager



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

'Humanity's future is in the hands of engineers' - entrepreneur Seán O'Sullivan

Mary Anne Carriganmcarrigan@engineersireland.ieAdministratorEngineers Journal

Web article



From Humble Start to King of the Start-Up

Joe Seldner

Web article



Global Accelerator Report 2016 by Gust

Gust

Report



SOSV Targets $250 Million For Fourth Flagship Fund - Crunchbase News

Jason D. Rowley

News article



The Best Startup Accelerators Of 2017

Alex Konrad

Web article



This Startup's Recent Funding Could Be A Bridge For M'sian Businesses To Enter China

Dale John Wong

Web article



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

GetGlobal 2016 Hub Culture Interview w/ William Bao Bean, Director, SOSV VC

October 23, 2016

Sean O Sullivan SOSV - Republic Of Talk Series2

November 28, 2017

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services









References