Pocket Sun, Co-founder and Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures
Pocket Sun is Co-founder and Managing Partner at SoGal Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm backing world-class women and diverse entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley. She founded SoGal to solve the deeply rooted inequity in VC and to deliver superior, consistent returns by investing in underrepresented founders, undercapitalized geographies, and underserved problems. Since 2015, Pocket and co-founder Elizabeth have invested in 150+ startups worldwide, managed $45M LP capital, and built a track record of picking five $1B+ unicorns from the earliest stage.
Shortly after receiving a master’s degree from the USC in Entrepreneurship, Pocket became one of the youngest to be on the cover of Forbes. As a disruptor in VC and advocate for DEI, she is frequently invited for keynotes and panels by Fortune 500 companies and high-profile conferences including the Microsoft CEO Summit. She has been recognized with awards and features including Entrepreneur Magazine 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes Under 30 in VC. Singapore 100 Women In Tech, LinkedIn Top Voices, and many more.