AUGUST 20, 2018
Sean O'Sullivan has built up one of the world's most active venture capital accelerator funds. He spoke to Adrian Weckler about his latest big deals.
AUGUST 16, 2018
The former 'Dragons' Den' entrepreneur Sean O'Sullivan made more than €30m from an initial €1m bet on a bike-sharing company that has been sold to Uber for close to €200m.
AUGUST 16, 2018
He built a powerful system for launching scientific ideas into startups. Can he do it again?IndieBio
AUGUST 7, 2018
Global accelerators are fueling entrepreneurs and startups with supportive ecosystems and plenty of fresh funding. These programs provide mentorship and capital in return for equity. This is put in place to help a start-up grow over a three to four month period.
JULY 19, 2018
IndieBio, a highly experienced and well-regarded accelerator run by SOSV, one of the world's most active venture capital firms, was chosen by Empire State Development following a competitive Request for Proposals to serve the needs of early-stage life science companies and boost New York's ability to capture and retain New York-bred life science innovation.IndieBio
JULY 19, 2018
WALL STREET JOURNAL – SOSV startup accelerator IndieBio is looking to open a location, preferably in Manhattan, next year.IndieBio
JUNE 8, 2018
CRUNCHBASE – SOSV, one of the most prolific seed and early-stage investors in the world, telegraphs plans to raise $250 million in fresh cash for startups.
APRIL 16, 2018
CRUNCHBASE – SOSV is a leading Seed investor in companies with at least one female founder.
MARCH 11, 2018
AGFUNDER - SOSV is recognized by AgFunder as the most active AgriFood Tech investor in 2017 in their latest research report.
FEBRUARY 4, 2018
PRINCETON INFO – Sean O’Sullivan runs some of world’s most successful startup accelerator programs, is a prize-winning filmmaker, spent time dodging bullets while running an NGO in Iraq at the height of the conflict there, was a singer in a rock band, and is the father of two and husband of a successful journalist. He is also credited with coming up with the phrase “cloud computing.” O’Sullivan started and runs SOSV, a collection of seven accelerators around the world.
DECEMBER 12, 2017
FORBES – “You can prototype anywhere but it takes a long time. Ninety percent of electronic components originate in Shenzhen,” says Duncan Turner, managing director of HAX.
NOVEMBER 21, 2017
ENGINEERS JOURNAL – Investor, philanthropist, innovator, inventor and all-round Renaissance man, Sean O’Sullivan is a man of many titles. The entrepreneur tells Barry Brophy why his electrical-engineering education was a privilege that afforded him the chance to change the world for the better.
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
PBS – When Sean O'Sullivan first imagined "cloud computing" as a way to run software not loaded onto a computer, the feedback he received was, "Why would you want to do that?" Now as an investor, it is that moment of disbelief that he finds to be the best starting point for conquering what seems off-limits. O'Sullivan offers his Brief but Spectacular take on making the impossible inevitable.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
CNBC – IndieBio in the heart of downtown San Francisco is developing food products to feed a growing population in an ethical, sustainable way.
AUGUST 1, 2017
GUST – SOSV is the fourth largest and most prolific accelerator investor in the world.
JULY 24, 2017
THE GUARDIAN – IndieBio is the world’s biggest biotech accelerator, and it only backs the most ambitious of enterprises. Among its alumni are Memphis Meats, Finless Foods, and Ava Winery.
JUNE 7, 2017
FORBES – The startup accelerator remains one of tech’s most popular ways to get a business up and running. But which ones are the best for new startups? HAX, IndieBio, and Food-X are some of the top accelerators out there.
MARCH 24, 2017
FAST COMPANY – At URBAN-X, the one-of-a-kind MINI venture accelerator in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, eight startups are exploring clever solutions to traffic, air pollution, and other city troubles.
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
FAST COMPANY – The food industry is rapidly changing as consumers develop an appetite for bold new flavors, healthier and more eco-friendly options, and more control over how their food gets served, delivered, and made. These 10 companies, including SOSV, have hit on strategies that are serving up the biggest change in the industry.
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
BLOOMBERG – When Alex Chen and his brother Harrison wanted to get their ping pong-playing robot up and running, it wasn’t Silicon Valley they turned to for help. Instead it was HAX Accelerator in Shenzhen.