• SoGal Ventures is the first female-led,

    next generation venture capital firm.

    SoGal Ventures represents how far our generation has come, and how deep our impact on the world can be. We invest in the future of how we live, work, and stay healthy.

     

    We believe in the power of diversity, borderless business, and human-centric design.

    We focus on in early stage diverse founding teams in the U.S. and Asia, and aim to be the strongest ally for our portfolio companies.

     

    Powered by the SoGal Ecosystem across 40+ cities around the world,

    we are galvanizing a brand new demographic - women and minorities -

    to take center stage in entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • Meet The Founders

    Pocket Sun (@pocketysun)

    Founding Partner

    Pocket Sun founded SoGal, one of world's largest communities of diverse entrepreneurs and investors with 40+ chapters worldwide. She has extensive experience working with startups and corporations across the US, China, and Southeast Asia. She has been on the cover of Forbes Asia magazine as a 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital, selected as LinkedIn Top 10 Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship, and interviewed by BBC, CNBC, Fortune, CCTV, Inc., Harper's BAZAAR, etc.

     

    Pocket has been a featured speaker at the most prestigious conferences around the world, including Microsoft CEO Summit, Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, and TEDx. She holds a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from University of Southern California.

    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. Previously, 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. She is an honoree in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital list.

     

    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.

  • Investments

    We have invested in 70 startups with world-class, diverse founders

    in the US, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Africa.

    Austin

    SGV Fund I

    Idaho

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    Los Angeles

    SGV Fund I

    Philadelphia

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    San Francisco

    SGV Fund I

    Boston

    SGV Fund I

    Austin

    SGV Fund I

    San Francisco

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    Farmington

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    Maryland

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    Sydney

    SGV Fund I

    Charlotte

    SGV Fund I

    Dallas

    SGV Fund I

    Ottawa

    SGV Fund I

    Charlotte

    SGV Fund I

    Milwaukee

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    New York

    SGV Fund I

    Sweden

    SGV Fund I

    Singapore

    SGV Fund I

    Acquired by ClassPass

    New York

    Redwood City

    Acquired by Apple

    Seattle

    Acquired by Baidu

    San Francisco

    Acquired by Luma

    New York

    Acquired by Axos

    San Francisco

    Acquired by Directly

    Redwood City

    Acquired by Box

    Premier Lacrosse

    Los Angeles

    San Francisco

    Baltimore

    New York

    Boulder

    Angel investment

    Washington D.C.

    Baltimore

    Baltimore

    Palo Alto

    Baltimore

    San Francisco

    Palo Alto