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Apr 22, 2022

The 2022 SOSV Climate Tech 100

“SOSV has been deeply committed to climate tech for over a decade. We find and fund pre-seed startups that are inventing a better future. The human race isn’t called a race because we’re standing still — we’re in a hurry and we can do it; and because we can do it, we must do it.”

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Post Nov 17, 2022

SOSV attends COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh and finds the private sector is moving to center stage

As the leading early stage investor in climate tech, SOSV decided to send a senior team to observe COP 27 with an eye to understanding better how high level deliberations at COP will shape the market for climate tech in the years ahead.

Upside Foods’ chicken breast
NPR Nov 17, 2022

NPR takes the inside tour of IndieBio’s Upside Foods facility, which is a big step closer to production

NPR recently got an inside look at cultivated meat company Upside Foods’ production facility, as reported in the article, “From science fiction to reality, ‘no kill’ meat may be coming soon”.  Upside Foods (IndieBio 02) extracts cells from animals and brews them in tanks, feeding them the nutrients they need to grow, including amino acids, […]

Light Phones
The Wall Street Journal Nov 08, 2022

Boarding school adopts HAX’s Light Phones after banning smartphones, the WSJ reports

This week, The Wall Street Journal highlighted HAX’s Light (HAX Growth 02) in the article, “This School Took Away Smartphones. The Kids Don’t Mind”.  The Light Phone, “your phone away from phone,” was developed in partnership with Foxconn and Light’s cloud platform to encourage users to leave behind the distractions of a smartphone while maintaining […]

Halomine
The Cornell Daily Sun Nov 08, 2022

IndieBio’s Halomine and Inso Biosciences win New York state funding for disease outbreak prevention

Two Cornell-based IndieBio startups Halomine (NY 01) and Inso Biosciences (NY 03) won support from the New York State Biodefense Commercialization Fund to develop solutions that will prevent future disease outbreaks like COVID-19, the Cornell Daily Sun reported in the article “NYS Funds Cornell Startups To Combat New Disease Outbreaks”. Halomine’s primary technology, HaloFilm, extends […]

Smartex
Sifted Nov 03, 2022

HAX’s Smartex raises $27M to catch defects and reduce waste in textile manufacturing

HAX’s Portugal-based startup Smartex recently raised a $24.7M series A to reduce defects in textile manufacturing and reduce waste, according to the Sifted article, “Portuguese Smartex raises $24.7m Series A to modernise clothes factories”. Led by Lightspeed Ventures and Tony Fadell’s Build Collective, the funding round builds on a $2.9M seed round co-led by Spider […]

Nourie founders Osahon Ojeaga and Dr. Mary Moore
WWD Nov 03, 2022

IndieBio’s vegan hair extension maker Nourie to launch brand with $2.5M seed round

IndieBio’s plant-based hair extension company Nourie (formerly Aja Labs) recently closed a $2.5M seed round led by SOSV, Impact America Fund, and Better Ventures, according to WWD’s article, “Meet Nourie, a Nutrient-filled, Plant-based Hair Extension Brand for Black Women”.  Nourie (SF09 2019), a brand founded by Black women for Black women, is on a mission […]

Nat4bio CEO Joaquin Fisch pitches on the Disrupt stage on Oct. 19, 2022
TechCrunch Nov 02, 2022

Eleven SOSV startups made TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield 200; two reached the finals

More than 2,000 startups applied to compete in the storied TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield, the most prestigious startup competition in the world. The event just took place in San Francisco on Oct. 18–20, and SOSV’s portfolio was richly represented. TechCrunch chooses 200 startups to join Disrupt as exhibitors in the Startup Battlefield 200. Twenty of […]

Yahoo Nov 01, 2022

IndieBio’s therapeutics company Intrinsic Medicine to list on NASDAQ next year

In a post entitled, “Intrinsic Medicine and Phoenix Biotech Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger Agreement to Create Public Company Leveraging Human Milk Biology to Treat Gut-Brain Axis Disorders”, IndieBio’s Intrinsic Medicine (SF09 2019), a therapeutics company using the science of human milk to treat inflammatory disorders, announced that it has entered into a definitive business combination […]

BusinessWire Nov 01, 2022

IndieBio’s OncoPrecision closes $3.3M seed to personalize cancer treatment with “micro avatars”

IndieBio’s OncoPrecision (IndieBio SF11 2021) recently announced the closing of a seed funding round at $3.3M in the BusinessWire press release, “OncoPrecision Raises $3.3M Seed Funding to Improve Cancer Patient Outcomes and Drug Development Efforts with “Patient Micro Avatars”. This most recent funding round bring OncoPrecision’s total funding to date to $4.2M. The seed round […]

Post Oct 26, 2022

Here are videos for all the sessions at the 2022 SOSV Climate Tech Summit

We just completed our two-day summit (Oct. 25-26), which included 22 panels and fireside chats with leading founders, VCs, researchers and policy experts. We had a great turnout, with more 6700 people registered this year, from 88 countries. We recognize that the event was not available during waking hours in much of the world so we wanted […]