SOSV’s mission as The Accelerator VC entails recognizing key areas of opportunity and developing specialized accelerators that give promising new companies everything they need to succeed in these areas. FOOD-X is our food accelerator, based in NYC and founded by SOSV partner Shen Tong. The [...]
What We Do
And how we do it
SOSV began supplying start-ups with rocket fuel 20 years ago. We are now a global fund with $250M assets under management and a staff of nearly 50 operating world-renowned accelerators in the areas of hardware, software, biology, food, robotics, medical devices, transportation, green energy, and beyond. We have over 300 companies in our portfolio, and we’ll graduate over 120 start-ups from our accelerator programs this year.
IndieBio SF is the world’s first Synthetic Biology accelerator – devoted to building startups dedicated toward solving humanity’s most pressing problems with Life itself.
IndieBio EU is the world’s first Synthetic Biology accelerator – devoted to building startups dedicated toward solving humanity’s most pressing problems with Life itself.
Chinaccelerator is The first mentorship-driven seed-funding program in China for entrepreneurs innovating at the cutting-edge of information technology create successful companies.
“SOSV is the definition of “smart money”. No matter the business-related question we ask, we get sensible answers, helping us to get to a solution without getting in our way of growing our company. After three years of working together and hearing all sorts of horror stories of mangled VC-entrepreneur relations from other companies, we think we got a great deal with SOSV. The success of MavenHut is a testament to that.”
BOBBY VOICU – Co-founder & CEO, Mavenhut
“Through the ongoing support from SOSV, CoderDojo has been able to support 35,000 kids in developing coding and technology skills on a weekly basis. Not only has SOSV supported the movement through direct funding but with Sean O’Sullivan and Bill Liao working with the Foundation team at board level, CoderDojo benefits from their knowledge, wisdom, insight and network of global connections.”
MARY MOLONEY – Global CEO, CoderDojo
“SOSV was there for Storyful at the moment of truth, when we needed not only finance but mentoring. They followed through with both – through the best of times and also the toughest – and played a key role in our eventual exit.”
MARK LITTLE – Founder and Director of Innovation, Storyful