INVESTING IN DEEP TECH - NYC

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Goodwin Procter LLP

620 8th Avenue

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Note: this is an invite-only event for investors.
Contact benjamin.joffe@sosv.com for enquires.

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This event is organized by HAX and hosted by Goodwin.
HAX is the hardware arm of the global deep tech seed fund SOSV.


OVERVIEW

  • Level up your playbook for deep tech investment with experts.

  • Identify the benefits of strong walls and moats.

  • Understand the milestones and metrics specific to early stage deep tech startups, from prototype to market.

  • Improve your returns by accessing the best startups early.


WHO IS THIS (MOSTLY) FOR

VCs, CVCs, Angel investors
Corporate Development Executives


AGENDA

15:30 - 16:00 - Registration

16:00 - 17:00 - Playbooks Unveiled (pre-seed/seed VC panel)

Deep Tech investors share wins, losses, and their investment playbooks

  • Favorite sectors, Deal flow, Investment criteria

  • Post-mortems: the limits of prediction

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17:00 - 17:15 - Break

17:15 - 17:30 - Startups Show-and-Tell

17:30 - 18:00 - Building Deep Tech Hardware Startups

  • Building DT hardware today

  • Optimized timelines

  • Financing the early stages

  • Q&A

  • Speaker: Benjamin Joffe, Partner, HAX (SOSV)

18:00 - 19:00 - Networking


ABOUT SOSV & HAX

  • SOSV is a program-based early stage VC fund with over US$625 million under management. It invests in 150 startups per year and is ranked annually as one of the most active VCs in the world.

  • It pioneered a 'hands-on' investment model combining 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

Goodwin’s Technology & Life Sciences Practice offers a team of 180+ attorneys focused on venture financing, intellectual property, corporate partnering, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. The group represents more than 1,200 technology and life science companies, 200 venture capital and private equity firms and many of the leading investment banks worldwide.


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