SOSV was founded in 1994 by Sean O’Sullivan, a serial entrepreneur who created the first digital map in the 1980s and co-coined the Cloud Computing term. As an Accelerator VC, SOSV operates 7 accelerator programs globally in different verticals – Internet, Mobile, Hardware, Synthetic Biology, Food and Smart Cities. We invest in over 150 companies per year and has a net realized IRR of 36%. In December 2016, we closed our third fund, SOSV III, which raised $150 million. SOSV is the #1 Early Stage and #2 Seed Stage investor globally.