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Blog Part I- SHOW ME THE MONEY… AND MORE

By Joy Lindsay, Managing Partner, Sofia Fund   Follow the money, but find the fit. It’s advice I’ve been giving to entrepreneurs for more than 20 years. The right investor can offer so much more to an entrepreneur and her business than simply cash. While cash continues to be king, and is likely the primary reason for the relationship in the first place, additional value can come in many forms if you look beyond these three common investor scenarios: Entrepreneurs who pick investors simply because they have money to spend, without knowing if the investor is capable of adding more value to the...

Sofia Fund Invests in Kenzen

September 5, 2018 (Minneapolis) – Sofia Fund, a leading angel investment group focused on high-growth, women-led early stage companies, today announced its most recent investment in Kenzen, a San Francisco-based health analytics platform focused on predicting and preventing avoidable health conditions. Kenzen is the maker of Kenzen Patch™, a wearable vital sign and sweat-analysis system that continuously monitors parameters needed to detect heat-related injuries in workers and at-risk...

SOFIA FUND ACHIEVES SUCCESSFUL EXIT

SOFIA FUND ACHIEVES SUCCESSFUL EXIT Technology Company Vixar Acquired by Semiconductor Leader Osram JULY 31, 2018 (Minneapolis) — Sofia Fund, a leading angel investment firm focused on high-growth women-led technology based early stage companies, today announced that its portfolio company, technology company Vixar Inc., has been acquired by Osram Semiconductor, a unit of Osram, a German-based lighting technology...