SOSV raises biggest investment fund to date of $218 million.

To invest in startups across the world.


Wallace Ho28 Apr, 2019

SOSV raises biggest investment fund to date of $218 million.

SOSV, the multi-stage venture capital firm has raised over $218 million for it's 4th fund, surpassing the previous fund of $150 million.

The new fund will be focused on investing in technology startups across the world.

SOSV is best-known for the numerous industry-specific accelerators it has created globally, ranging from Chinaccelerator, Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX), HAX, Indiebio, Food-X, and more.

Some of the notable companies SOSV has invested in include Jump Bikes (acquired by Uber last year), FormLabs, GetAround, BitMEX, and many others.

The company aims to continue it's current practice of investing via accelerators, with the smallest check at $100,000 for software startups, and up to $250,000 for hardware and life sciences startups. 

Up to $2 million will be invested across multiple rounds for the top performing companies.

SOSV's Sean O'Sullivan received a special 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year award in Ireland 

SOSV partner Daniel Eichner explains that SOSV aims for 8% - 16% percent ownership at the accelerator phase, then looks to either establish or maintain a 15% stake in the top 20% - 30% of its companies.

SOSV is set to continue fundraising until the year end, with a target of $250 million in total for the fund.


Wallace HoAuthor

COO @ BEAMSTART

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