- September 30, 2021
Benjamin is a partner at SOSV, a global early stage fund focused on deep tech, health tech and climate tech. SOSV has over $1 billion under management and invests in over 100 startups per year at the pre-seed stage, via its startup development programs HAX (hard tech), IndieBio (biology) and Chinaccelerator / MOX (cross-border software).
At SOSV, Benjamin focuses on deal flow development, marketing and PR initiatives. He has spoken at over 300 events globally including TechCrunch Disrupt, Slush, TEDx and many more. In 2021, he taught a masters course on Deep Tech Ventures and co-organized the SOSV Climate Tech Summit featuring Bill Gates, Vinod Khosla and numerous iconic investors and founders focused on responding to our planetary ‘Code Red’.
Prior to SOSV, Benjamin founded and ran a cross-border strategy consultancy focused on Asian innovation for 10 years, and also worked in the telecom and gaming industries. Benjamin lived for 18 years in China, Japan, South Korea, with several stays in Singapore, Malaysia and Silicon Valley.
Last, Benjamin is an angel investor in 15 startups, including 3 profitable exits, 1 unicorn, and several on promising trajectories.