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SOSV is hosting its completely free 2024 Health Tech VC-Founder Matchup, with meetings taking place online between February 26th (Monday) and March 8th (Friday). Read below for registration information.

Based on our past experience conducting matchups, we expect that this virtual event will bring together 500 startups and 300 investors for 1:1 meetings online over two weeks, scheduled at mutually convenient times.

In 2023, SOSV Matchups generated over 5,000 one-on-one meetings in Health Tech, Climate and Industrial Tech, receiving high praise from over 2,000 participants:

  • “6 months of deal flow in a week” (investor)
  • “Right stage and areas. High quality meetings.” (investor)
  • “The most value we’ve ever received.” (startup)
  • “More VC meetings in a week than in the past 6 months.” (startup)

Who should attend?

  • Health Tech investors, and startups up to series B.
  • Our definition for “Health Tech” ranges from digital health to biopharma, therapeutics, diagnostics, not to mention medical devices, surgical robotics and all things AI and computational biology in health.

Here are some of the 250 investors who joined the 2023 edition:

Alumni Ventures, Amazon Alexa Fund, American Family Ventures, B Capital Group, Breakout Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Danone Manifesto Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Kurma Partners, Lakestar and Munich Re Ventures.

How does it work?

  • Step 1 – From Feb 5, participants can register.
  • Step 2 – From Feb 19, after your application is approved, we will send you a link to the Grip platform, where you can see all participants and request meetings.
  • Step 3 – From Feb 26 to March 8 : conduct meetings on our event platform (or outside beyond this date).

The event is completely free to attend. We expect relevance and good behavior (see the application form for details).

FAQs

Q: What is the duration of meetings?

  • 20 minutes + 10 minutes buffer + option to extend.

Q: Can I connect outside the Grip platform?

  • Yes. You can use Calendly or equivalent to set up outside meetings using Zoom, Teams, Meet, etc.
  • All participants share their LinkedIn URL so you can connect there too.

Q: Why is SOSV doing this?

  • SOSV understands that the more quality VC-founder meetings means the health tech ecosystem wins – more connections, more investments.
  • SOSV has backed more than 100 Human Health startups and we are looking for companies, as well as hoping companies already in our portfolio will find new investors.

Q: Can I partner with SOSV or sponsor this event?

Q: I am always interested to attend such events. Where do I register?

  • Submit your information here to pre-register for future events.