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Sound Ventures

U.S-based venture capital firm funding companies in the technology field.

Sound Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2015. The firm was established by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary. They have previously collaborated to create a venture capital firm together, A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle. Sound Ventures is based in Los Angeles, California. As of March 2019, Sound Ventures has 56 active companies in its portfolio and has sold off its ownership in seven companies. The firm’s most recent investment was on March 2019 for Truepill, a company providing a delivery platform for pharmacies.

Sound Ventures focuses on funding companies operating in the technology business sectors. The firm funds companies at various stages of development, from early to growth. Its aiming to raise $150 million in funds for its second round of funding.

Timeline

Associated investment funds

People

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Role
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Ashton Kutcher

Founder/Principal/General Partner

Effie Epstein

Managing Partner/Chief Operating Officer

Guy Oseary

Founder

Jack Enright

Maaria Bajwa

Associate

Spencer Peterson

Further reading

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Denver, Austin & Miami are the top upcoming tech startup markets, says Sound Ventures

Sarah Perez

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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Papa Technologies

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Reza Chowdhury
May 6, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Sarah Perez
May 4, 2021
TechCrunch
What if you could Zoom with your favorite creator and ask them questions? That's the promise of Bright, the new live video platform launching today from co-founders Guy Oseary and early YouTube product manager Michael Powers. The service, built on top of Zoom, allows fans to engage in live, face-to-face video sessions with creators, ask [...]
Hillary Hoffower and Natasha Solo-Lyons
November 25, 2020
Business Insider
Silicon Valley investor (and TV star) Ashton Kutcher is full of investing advice: invest in what you know, pay attention, and ask stupid questions.
Natasha Mascarenhas
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Sound Ventures, a fund co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary, has filed paperwork indicating plans to raise a third fund at $150 million. Notably, the firm filed paperwork for the same total in 2018 for its second fund. The firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment on its plans to raise [...]
October 3, 2019
WebWire
TechCrunch, the leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news, today announced 20 participants will compete in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Each year, the event brings together tech titans, noted thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to offer unique insights into industry topics-of-the-moment. At the very heart of TechCrunch Disrupt, Startup Battlefield launch...

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