Register for the 2023 SOSV Climate Tech Summit on Sept. 26-27.
Dec 21, 2022

SOSV’s IndieBio NY debuts new 25,000 sq. ft. office, lab and event space at 7 Penn Plaza in NYC

SOSV’s IndieBio NY has opened the doors to its new headquarters at 7 Penn Plaza—a 25,000-square-foot open office engineered to foster innovation and community in the New York deep tech ecosystem. The new facility will host startups in the IndieBio NY startup development program, which each year accepts 20+ pre-seed startups focused on human and […]

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Post Mar 13, 2023

Founders, VCs: Join SOSV’s Human Health Matchup April 3-7

SOSV is sponsoring a matchup for investors and founders in the human health category.

Axios Mar 01, 2023

IndieBio’s Aluna gets a $15M wave of support for AI-enabled asthma monitoring platform

Aluna (IndieBio 03), the San Francisco-based respiratory management platform, has closed out a $15.3M series B funding round led by previous investor Matrix Partners with support from SOSV, Rho Ignition, and Dr. Warner Carr, an allergist and early adopter of Aluna’s platform. The round brings Aluna’s total funding to date to $27M.  Aluna’s FDA-cleared spirometer […]

Demo Day 2023
Post Feb 08, 2023

IndieBio NY Demo Day: Watch pitches from 10 startups

Yesterday, IndieBio presented New York Batch 5 for an online Demo Day, an event that highlights new companies in the IndieBio fold. Unique to this year’s Demo Day was the location of the event: IndieBio’s new 25,000 sq. ft. office, lab, and event space at 7 Penn Plaza in New York City.  IndieBio’s managing director […]

Post Jan 23, 2023

IndieBio SF debuts Batch 13: the latest companies innovating in planetary and human health

IndieBio SF’s recent Demo Day was a huge success! We began our hybrid event with an online demo day featuring incredible informational videos created by the IndieBio SF team in collaboration with the founders, as an exercise to hone and articulate the narrative of each company. Some of the videos were so moving that our founders received private […]

QV Bioelectronics' GRACE Jan 11, 2023

QV Bioelectronics secures $2M to treat brain tumors with electric field therapy

UK-based medical startup QV Bioelectronics (IndieBio RebelBio 08) has received £2M ($2.1M USD) in pre-series A funding to continue developing GRACE, its electric field therapy (EFT) implant. The funding round was co-led by Science Angel Syndicate and Fink Family Office, with participation from existing investors SOSV and Catapult Ventures as well as new investors Northern […]

Labrador Systems
TechCrunch Jan 10, 2023

HAX’s Labrador Systems shows off voice-controlled eldercare robot at CES

HAX’s eldercare robotics startup Labrador Systems (HAX 2019) made waves at CES as it demonstrated new features of its Labrador Retriever robot, designed to extend the impact of caregivers and empower people to live more independently. Labrador showcased a proof-of-concept featuring Amazon’s Echo Show 10, which will be installed on top of the Labrador Retriever. […]

Post Dec 19, 2022

A year in, HAX in Newark is in full swing with ten companies and its first funding announcement

Today, HAX is up and running in Newark, with a 10-year lease for 35,000-square-feet at 707 Broad Street in historic downtown Newark, 10 new hires, 10 new startups in residence, and a growing number of local partnerships.

4WWL TV News Nov 30, 2022

IndieBio’s BioAesthetics’ nipple-areolar complex grafted to breast cancer survivor for the first time

Biomaterials company BioAesthetics (IndieBio 05) has been developing a nipple-areolar complex (NAC) graft for breast cancer survivors, and New Orleans 4WWL TV News tells the story of the first successful graft in, “Breast cancer survivor receives breakthrough nipple, areola reconstruction surgery”.  Breast cancer survivors who have undergone mastectomies usually cannot keep their nipples and areolas […]

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 […]

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 […]