• Not your typical venture capitalists.


  • SoGal Ventures is redefining the next generation of diverse founders and funders.

    As the first female-led millennial venture capital firm,

    we represent how far our generation has come, and how deep our impact on the world can be.


    SoGal Ventures believes in global-first businesses, next generation commerce, design, and diversity. We invest in world-class diverse founding teams in the U.S. and Asia. Our usual investment stage is pre-seed to pre-Series A.


    Consumer Tech

    Health & Wellness

    AI-Powered SaaS

  • Meet The Founders

    Both entrepreneurs and investors, we're on the same boat as you.

    Pocket Sun (@pocketysun)

    Founding Partner


    Pocket Sun founded SoGal, one of world's largest communities of diverse entrepreneurs and investors with 10 chapters worldwide. She has extensive experience working with startups across the US, China, and Southeast Asia. She was on the cover of Forbes Asia as a 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital, a LinkedIn Top Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship, and was featured on BBC World News, CCTV, Inc., Harper's BAZAAR, etc.


    Pocket is bicultural and bilingual, and frequently gives speeches at top conferences around the world. She holds a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from College of William & Mary.


    Watch Pocket's TED Talk!

    Elizabeth Galbut (@design4innov8)

    Founding Partner


    Elizabeth Galbut is a venture capitalist and business designer. Prior to finishing business school, she founded A-Level Capital, the first student-led venture capital firm powered by Johns Hopkins students. Prior to graduate school, Elizabeth was a strategy & operations consultant at Deloitte Consulting focusing on large healthcare clients. Outside of her client-facing work, she contributed to business development efforts that led to over $200M of new work.


    Elizabeth holds a MBA/MA Design Leadership Dual degree from Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute college of Art. She is also a proud alumnus of Georgetown University and London School of Economics.


    Read Elizabeth's story!

  • Investments

    We've bet on the rockstar founders of these startups in the US and Asia,

    and supported their rocket ship growth.

    New York

    SoGal Ventures fund investment


    SoGal Ventures fund investment

    Washington D.C.

    SoGal Ventures fund investment




    New York

    New York City


    Washington DC

    San Francisco

    New York City

    New York


    Los Angeles


    San Francisco


    San Francisco

    Redwood City

    Redwood City

    Palo Alto

    San Juan Capistrano

  • Media Spotlight

    We're on a mission to invest in the best and brightest diverse founders in the U.S. & Asia,

    and the world is taking notice.

  • We're Speaking

    Meet us at prestigious technology and business conferences around the world!

    Global Venture Summit

    Bali, April 19, 2017

    We Stand Summit

    Suzhou, March 3-4, 2017

    Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

    Hong Kong, Feb 28, 2017

    BoAML Asia Corporate Governance

    Singapore, April 20, 2017


    Singapore, September 19, 2017

    Microsoft CEO Summit |

    Seattle, May 16-18 2017

    TEDxShanghai Women

    Shanghai, Oct 28, 2016

    BDT Conference

    New York, 2016

    Women in Innovation Forum

    New York, April 2016

    China Business Forum

    London, April 2016

    Latitude 59 |

    Tallinn, May 2016

    Startup Village

    Moscow, June 2016

    Echelon Asia Summit

    Singapore, June 2016

  • SoGal Blog

    Our "Ask A VC" interview series have featured Dave McClure (500 Startups), Lisa Lambert (Intel Capital), Joanne Wilson (The Gotham Gal), Rick Smith (Crosscut Ventures), Kathleen Utecht (Core Innovation Capital), Sarah Kunst (Entrepreneur & Venture Partner), Erza Galston (Chicago Ventures), and more!

  • Connect With Us

    If we haven't met, please reach out! We look forward to becoming your allies and partners.

    Twitter @sogalventures







  • Pitch To Us

    Send us your business deck to deals@sogalventures.com!