Sozo Ventures Founded 2012
Founders Koichiro Nakamura Phil Wickham
Overview
Portfolio analytics
Team
Investments
News & Media
Add fund to favorites
info
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 14
Average round size
info
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 1.56
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
info
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.07
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Venture Capital
Summary

Sozo Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Sozo Ventures, startups are often financed by Emergence, Battery Ventures, Trinity Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Emergence, Kleiner Perkins, Cloud Apps Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kleiner Perkins, True Ventures, Spark Capital.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Palantir Technologies, Coinbase, Square. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Bitcoin. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. This Sozo Ventures works on 10 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from Sozo Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars.

The overall number of key employees were 5.

Read more
Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Drishti
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Software
Series B
25M16 Jun 2020 United States, Mountain View
Chorus.ai
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Customer Service
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Sales
Software
Series C
45M28 Jul 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Neurotrack
Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Mobile Devices
Series B
13M20 Mar 2018 United States, Redwood City
Lotame
Ad Targeting
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Analytics
Big Data
Brand Marketing
Data Integration
Digital Marketing
Identity Management
Marketing
Series D
15M05 Mar 2014 United States, Columbia
Revinate
Enterprise Software
Hospitality
SaaS
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
Series C
13M30 Jun 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Pley
Collaborative Consumption
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Marketplace
Other Consumer Products and Services
Recreational Goods
Subscription Service
Toys
Series B
10M02 Feb 2015 United States, San Jose
Sprig
Delivery
E-Commerce Platforms
Hospitality
Series B
45M08 May 2021 Panama, San Francisco
Handshake
B2B
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Enterprise Software
Internet
SaaS
Sales Automation
Series B
14M17 Mar 2016 United States, New York
Opower
CRM
Energy
Energy Efficiency
GovTech
Information Technology
Power Grid
Renewable Energy
SaaS
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
03 Apr 2014 United States, Arlington
Palantir Technologies
Series G
56M08 May 2021
Review
  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Coinvestors
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent Sozo Ventures?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: