Sean O'Sullivan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 11

Exits

Sean O'Sullivan General Information

Description

Mr. Sean O'Sullivan is the Founder and serves as Managing General Partner at SOSV. He serves as Board Member at Prellis Biologics. He serves as Advisor at AIF . He also serves as a Board member at Sun Genomics. He is Co-Founding Limited Partner and also serves as Investment Advisor at Autism Impact Fund. His first company, MapInfo, grew to a $200 million public company with over 1,000 employees, and popularized street mapping on computers. His first internet company, NetCentric, developed many concepts in internet computing, and he is credited as the co-creator of the term "cloud computing". Sean founded JumpStart International, a leading humanitarian organization in conflict zones, in the 2000s, where he oversaw over 3,500 staff at the height of the organization in the Iraq conflict. He was co-founder and managing director of Carma, a 35-person real-time carpooling company. SOSV founded and runs accelerators such as HAX, IndieBio, Food-X, Interface, and Chinaccelerator. As of 2016, SOSV has $300m in assets under management and is in the top 5% of venture capitalists globally based on return on investment (returns over 19 years average 36% net). He's on the board of Rensselaer, Khan Academy, Coderdojo, and a number of private companies. He holds an MFA in Film Production from the University of Southern California (USC) and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic. He also serves as Strategic Advisor at Rob OReilly. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from the University of Southern California.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Boston, MA
  • United States

Sean O'Sullivan Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Benefunder 01-Feb-2021 Angel (individual) 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
GlowDx 29-Jul-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Laboratory Services (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Benefunder 10-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Carv 10-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Kindara 08-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Quaddra Software 06-Jun-2014 0000 00000 00000 Systems and Information Management Out of Business 0000 0'00000000
Niwa 20-May-2014 00000 (00000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Drync 09-Apr-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Rabbl 02-Apr-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000
Shot Stats 01-Mar-2014 Product Crowdfunding 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 0'00000000

Sean O'Sullivan Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Dubstarts 27-Mar-2023 Out of Business
Rabbl 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
Bombfell 08-Oct-2020 000000000000000000
Quaddra Software 18-Dec-2019 000 00 00000000
Arris International 04-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 00.00
Drync 07-Mar-2019 000000000000000000
Kindara 02-Oct-2018 000000000000000000
U Grok It 10-Apr-2017 000000000000000000
Pathful 18-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Genetic Anomalies 20-Dec-1999 Merger/Acquisition 000

Sean O'Sullivan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Sean O'Sullivan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sean O'Sullivan Angel Investor 00 0 0 Boston, MA

Sean O'Sullivan Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Donal O'Shea 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
John Tuohy 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Johnny Walker 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Philip Noone 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Sean O'Sullivan FAQs

  • Who is Sean O'Sullivan?

    Sean O'Sullivan is an angel Investor who has made 17 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Sean O'Sullivan?

    Sean O'Sullivan is an angel investor.

  • What does Sean O'Sullivan do?

    As an angel investor, Sean O'Sullivan invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Sean O'Sullivan invested in?

    Sean O'Sullivan has made numerous investments in companies like Benefunder, GlowDx, and Carv within the Financial Services, Laboratory Services (Healthcare), and Electronics (B2C) industries.

  • What has Sean O'Sullivan invested in recently?

    Sean O'Sullivan's latest investment was on 01-Feb-2021 in Benefunder, a company within the Financial Services industry.

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