Sound Ventures

Founded 2015
Founders Ashton Kutcher Guy Oseary


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Total investments 121
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 10.83
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Software

Sound Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Los Angeles. The venture was found in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Guy Oseary. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Sound Ventures, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Thrive Capital, General Catalyst. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Thrive Capital, SV Angel. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Thrive Capital, Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Sound Ventures works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. When the investment is from Sound Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Apps, Internet. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zenefits, Bird Rides, GitLab.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Digital Entertainment
Machine Learning
Social Media
6M01 Jun 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

Infinite Objects

Consumer Electronics
6M27 May 2021 United States, New York


Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
15M17 May 2021 Canada, Montréal

Early Stage Venture
10M12 May 2021


Location Based Services
Social Media
Early Stage Venture
21M05 May 2021 United States, Palo Alto

Misfits Market

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Late Stage Venture
200M21 Apr 2021 United States, Pennsauken

Class Technologies

Information Technology
Video Conferencing
Early Stage Venture
12M20 Apr 2021 United States, Washington

6M15 Apr 2021


Social Media
40M09 Apr 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Rose Technology Raises $5.5M in Seed Funding
– Rose Technology from NYC develops a platform for companies to collect, analyze, and generate revenue from data. – Series A $5.5m round was led by Portage Ventures with participation from BoxGroup and Sound Ventures. – The company will use the funds to expand operations and business reach. Read more
Vouch Raises $90M in Series F Funding
– Vouch is an insurance platform for startups. – Company raised $90M in Series F funding. – The round was led by Redpoint Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank Capital, Ribbit Capital, Allegis Group, Sound Ventures, and SiriusPoint. – The new investment will be used to expand the company’s operations and line of insurance products. Read more


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