Deep Tech Investing 101

Finding The Treasures of Deep Tech
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What Is Deep Tech

Why Invest In Deep Tech

Early stage investors are hard to find in deep tech

Five Misconceptions About Deep Tech

Most deep tech has shorter time-to-market and less tech risk than space, QC and nuclear fusion.
Value creation of deep tech startups differs from software ones
Notable failures

Five Biases When Investing In Deep Tech

The 100 years anniversary is in 2027
As easy as 1, 2, 3!
Baby black swans are odd ducks too
Prototype (2016); Stevie Wonder with the first product; Second product (2019)
Left: prototype (May 2016); Right: product (January 2018)
Theranos embarrassed a lot of people

Deep Tech Investing Risks

To Conclude

SOSV: Inspiration from Acceleration

Insights from The Accelerator VC—including our programs (HAX, IndieBio, RebelBio, Chinaccelerator, MOX, Food-X, dLab) & our startups.

Benjamin Joffe

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Partner @ HAX & SOSV — Investors in 200+ Hardware Startups | Digital Naturalist | Keynote Speaker | Angel Investor | 18 years in Asia | Addicted to airports.

SOSV: Inspiration from Acceleration

Insights from The Accelerator VC—including our programs (HAX, IndieBio, RebelBio, Chinaccelerator, MOX, Food-X, dLab) & our startups.