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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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Upside chicken
The Wall Street Journal Nov 17, 2022

In a major win for cultivated meat, FDA has “no questions” on IndieBio alum Upside Foods’ lab-grown chicken

According to The Wall Street Journal’s article, “Lab-Grown Poultry Clears First Hurdle at FDA”, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared Wednesday that it had “no questions” concerning Upside Food’s lab cultivated chicken. In a press release , Upside Foods CEO and co-founder Dr. Uma Valeti commented: “This is a watershed moment in the history […]

RхAll co-founders Adebayo Alonge and Amy Kao
Founder Stories Jun 14, 2022

RxAll’s Life-Saving Deep Tech for African Pharmacies

Adebayo (“Ade”) Alonge and Amy Kao, co-founders of RxAll had invented a handheld scanner for detecting counterfeit prescription drugs—an illicit, multibillion-dollar industry that kills an estimated 1 million people annually around the world and 100,000 in Africa.

MarketForce Co-founders
Founder Stories Jun 14, 2022

From Freshmen to Founders With a $40 Million Series A

Tesh Mbaabu rarely showed up to his freshman computer science class at the University of Nairobi. His classmate Mesongo Sibuti noticed.

Chiu Chau, OpenTrons co-founder
Founder Stories Jun 14, 2022

Chiu Chau Reboots a Robot into a Billion Dollar Business

It was 2015, and Chiu Chau was on the ropes. He had pitched nearly 150 venture capital firms. No one would invest. Everyone doubted the startup with the open-source laboratory robot.

Prellis founder Melanie Matheu, PhD.
Founder Stories Jun 14, 2022

How a pandemic pivoted Prellis from laser-printed organs to in vitro immune systems

In December 2021 Prellis raised a $14.5 million Series B and has signed partnerships with pharmaceutical behemoths including Bristol Myers Squibb and Sanofi.

Phable co-founders
Founder Stories Jun 10, 2022

Friends Turned Founders Fight India’s Health Gap

The question for Sumit Sinha and Mukesh Bansal in February 2019 was which would come first: The funding for their seed round or the sale of their Hyundai hatchbacks.

Uma Valeti photo
Founder Stories Jun 10, 2022

Upside Foods Serves Up a Sustainable Future

To find the future of food, you may have to look no further than Emeryville, CA, a small city by the San Francisco Bay, where Upside Foods has built a 53,000-square-foot production facility for cultivated meat.

Cradlewise Founders
Founder Stories Jun 10, 2022

Sleeping Beauty

In a timeless dilemma for new parents, Radhika and her husband Bharath discovered early that their baby daughter was a fussy sleeper. The situation left them tired and frustrated; being effective at work became a challenge.

Novoloop founders
Founder Stories Apr 03, 2022

Novoloop Is Upcycling Your Future

Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao have an uncanny talent for finding value where others see waste. Their plastics upcycling company, Novoloop, just raised a $21m Series A to prove it.