SOSV invests financial and human capital in building vertical ecosystems for our startups. In exchange for equity, startups have access to:

  • 3-6 month intensive co-located program working alongside other elite startup founder peers. SOSV programs are some of the most selective in the world with <5% acceptance rate.
  • SOSV investment partners’ network and deep vertical expertise.
  • Specialized on-site support staff of biomedical PhDs, electrical engineers, designers, etc. to accelerate product development.
  • Over 1,000 global mentors with deep market and technical expertise.
  • Unparalleled physical program infrastructure (i.e. maker-spaces in the electronics capital of the world and co-working high density wet labs).
  • Introductions to sector-specific corporate partnerships and later stage VCs focused on the same verticals.
  • Alumni community network of over 2,000 founders around the globe.

Generalist programs do not possess the physical resources nor in-house staff to support targeted startup needs.

Apply today to join a global community of elite startups from around the world tackling the biggest problems in life sciences, hardware, cross-border in Asia, and disruptive food. Visit each program’s website for more details on application deadlines.