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Description: SOSV is "The Accelerator VC"... We run accelerator programs with specialties in hardware, synthetic biology, bio-design, software, and other strategic areas of growth.

SOSV has $250M in assets under management and provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to startup companies in hardware, software, consumer services and life sciences markets. Our market-specific accelerator programs are located in Europe, Asia, and the USA. The firm has a staff of over 50 worldwide, and 300+ global mentors. SOSV is headquartered in Cork, Ireland with offices in San Francisco, New York, Princeton, Boston, Connecticut, Shenzhen and Shanghai.

Over the past 20 years the firm has funded well over 300 startups and continues to fund over 130 startups per year, including the 120+ that go through our accelerator programs.

In the last five years, SOSV has developed 5 key accelerator programs across 3 continents (HAX, Chinaccelerator, IndieBio, FOOD-X, and InteractX; as well as supporting and funding leading accelerator programs in Europe and the US. Nearly 200 startups have graduated from our programs and have achieved dozens of millions in funding.

SOSV invests a substantial effort in social innovation and transformation in various fields, especially in education and computing, where the company and its staff have supported or founded such initiatives as Coderdojo, Open Ireland, Mathletes, and more.

Legal form: Privately Held

Year of Funding: 1994

Nr of employees: 11-50 employees


Activities: Accelerators, Venture Capital, Making the Impossible Inevitable

Industry: Venture Capital & Private Equity

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SOSV Contacts

Name Position Experience Current position Contact informations
William Bao Bean Investment Partner, Asia Yes
Cyril Ebersweiler Partner Yes
Ryan Bethencourt Program Director and Venture Partner (Indie.Bio) Yes
Sean O'Sullivan Managing Director Yes sean.o'
Bill Liao European Venture Partner Yes
Todd Embley Program Director, Chinaccelerator Yes
Tong Shen Founder at FOOD-X, Investment Partner SOSventures Yes
Arvind Gupta Investment Partner Yes
Shawn Broderick Chief Acceleration Officer Yes
Ron Shigeta Chief Science Officer at Indie Bio, a seed stage biotech accelerator Yes

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