DEEP TECH TRENDS by SOSV - NYC

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Goodwin Procter LLP

620 8th Avenue

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New York, NY 10018

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Invite-only event organized by SOSV and hosted by Goodwin.
Contact: benjamin.joffe@sosv.com

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OVERVIEW

SOSV ('hands-on' VC for deep tech, with $650M AUM and 150 seed investments / year) is bringing its popular deep tech trends research to you for:

=> One hour of deep tech trends: what’s hot and what’s not
=> Quality networking with other deep tech investors (include your LinkedIn in the RSVP to facilitate)


WHAT IT WILL COVER

(Most of) what you ever wanted to know about deep tech but were afraid to ask!

  • What's new with IoT?
  • Are drones 'done’?
  • Have AR and VR grown?
  • What are digital therapies?
  • Is the robot revolution really happening?
  • What's next in mobility?
  • Boring/Dirty/Unsexy tech: construction, mining, textile
  • Deep tech innovation from China
  • What is SoftBank doing in Deep Tech?
  • Quick ideas on 'frontier tech' and consumer biotech.


PARTICIPANTS

  • VCs, CVCs, LPs
  • SOSV startups
  • Media

AGENDA

Presented by Benjamin Joffe, Partner, HAX (SOSV)

08:30 - 09:00 - Registration
09:00 - 09:45 - Welcome remarks + Deep Tech Trends (Part 1)
09:45 - 10:15 - Networking Break
10:15 - 11:00 - Deep Tech Trends (Part 2) + Q&A
11:00 - 12:00 - Networking


ABOUT BENJAMIN JOFFE

  • Benjamin joined HAX in Shenzhen to invest in hardware startups in 2013, after founding a strategy consultancy in Asia (China, Japan and Korea) and angel investing in a dozen startups. HAX, the 'hardware' branch of SOSV, has now invested in over 250 startups including robotics, consumer & industrial IoT, enterprise and medtech.

  • Benjamin spoke about tech trends and entrepreneurship at over 200 events across 30 countries, including multiple TechCrunch Disrupt, Hello Tomorrow, NOAH events, as well as on entrepreneurship tracks at Stanford, Berkeley, INSEAD and more. He has also written for Forbes, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, IEEE Spectrum, and been quoted numerous times in media such as WSJ, Wired and Nature.

  • Born in France, Benjamin graduated with a MSc in Mechanical Engineering and in Aeroacoustics. He speaks French, English, Japanese and some Mandarin and Korean. During his free time, he practices BJJ and drawing.


ABOUT SOSV & HAX

  • SOSV is a program-based early stage VC fund with over US$650 million under management. SOSV invests in 150 startups per year and is ranked annually as one of the most active VCs in the world.

  • SOSV pioneered a 'hands-on' investment model. It combines a seed fund with extensive pre-seed resources, including its electronics/manufacturing and biotech labs and staff experts. It focuses on hardware (HAX), life sciences (IndieBio, RebelBio), food (Food-X), blockchain (dLab), and Asia cross-border internet (Chinaccelerator) and mobile (MOX).

  • Its hardware portfolio includes FormLabs (3d printing), GetAround (car sharing), as well as fast-growing robotics and medtech startups such as Avidbots (commercial cleaning robots) and Makeblock (STEM robots). SOSV also was the lead seed investor in JUMP Bikes, recently acquired by Uber.

  • In life sciences, SOSV is considered a pioneer in ‘clean food’ and cellular agriculture with over 100 investments in Memphis Meats (clean meat), NotCo (plant-based mayonnaise) Geltor (animal-free collagen), Clara Foods (egg proteins), Perfect Day (milk products), and Abbot’s Butcher (plant-based meat).


ABOUT GOODWIN

  • At Goodwin, we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,000-plus lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity, and financial industries.

  • Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart. To learn more, visit us at www.goodwinlaw.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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620 8th Avenue

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New York, NY 10018

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