• 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 50+ cities around the world,

    we are galvanizing a brand new demographic - women and undervalued entrepreneurs -

    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 50+ chapters worldwide. She holds a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from University of Southern California, and has extensive experience working with startups and corporations across the US and Asia. Her expertise is in consumer tech, community building, brand/marketing, and international expansion.

     

    Pocket 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 featured by BBC, CNBC, Fortune, Bloomberg, Inc., etc. She is regularly invited to speak at the most prestigious conferences around the world including Microsoft CEO Summit, Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, and TEDx.

    Elizabeth Galbut (@design4innov8)

    Founding Partner

    Elizabeth Galbut is a 2nd time GP and business designer, with expertise in US healthcare, strategy, and entrepreneurial finance. 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. 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

    As a team, we have invested in 80+ startups with world-class, diverse entrepreneurs

    in the US, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Africa. Investments in the Fund I portfolio are featured below.

    Los Angeles

    Philadelphia

    New York

    San Francisco

    Austin

    San Francisco

    New York

    New York

    New York

    New York

    New York

    Farmington

    New York

    Ceremonia

    New York

    Charlotte

    Milwaukee

    Dallas

    Ottawa

    Charlotte

    New York

    Sweden

    Singapore

    Acquired by ClassPass

    New York

    Acquired by The Mom Project