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Sofia Fund Focus on Women-Led Firms

Interview with Neal St Anthony of the Star Tribune brings visibility to Sofia Fund and its partners’ long and successful involvement in investing in women led companies. Sofia Fund Partners Maintain Their Focus on Women-Led...

Looking Concussion in the Eye

A recent post in the April/ May Issue of MIT Review discusses the science Uzma Samadani used as she sought to find a way to measure improvements in her severely, brain-injured patients.   The ability to capture a large amount of data from tracking not only eye movement but restrictions on range of motion in the eye led to the EyeBox product being developed by Oculogica, one of Sofia Fund’s portfolio companies. ...

Sofia Fund Invests in Joylux, Inc

SOFIA FUND ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANY JOYLUX   MAY 3, 2018 (Minneapolis) — Sofia Fund, a leading angel investment firm focused on high-growth, women-led early stage companies, today announced it has invested in Joylux, Inc., the Seattle-based women’s intimate health and wellness company. The Sofia Fund investment was part of Joylux’s recent Series A financing round, which closes...

Sofia Fund Achieves Exit

Rebiotix, Inc., Announces Its Acquisition   APRIL 9, 2018 (Minneapolis) — Sofia Fund, a leading angel investment firm focused on high-growth, women-led early stage companies, today announced that its portfolio company, Rebiotix, Inc., is being acquired by Ferring Holding, Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a Swiss-based, privately-held, biopharmaceutical...

Sofia Fund Makes Third Investment in Cognition Therapeutics

Sofia Fund recently announced its third investment in Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. (CogRx), a Pittsburgh-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and manufactures innovative therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive disorders. The Sofia Fund investment was part of Cognition Therapeutic’s most recent financing round, through which the company hopes to raise up to $5...