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Welcome to the world of validated tech solutions.


We scout and validate startups for corporations and governments, ensuring innovation teams find precisely the technologies they need to solve business problems, identify opportunities, and build new products.

80% of the technologies we validate are a match for our clients.

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We approach each use case with a magnifying glass. Our analysts consider every single startup that could tackle your challenges and talk with the founders to ensure their solutions are precisely the right fit. Yes, we actually validate each and every startup.

It’s not magic.
Here’s what we validate:

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The solution is enterprise-ready and scalable.
The technology can be implemented with our client’s infrastructure.
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The team and the tech live up to the buzz.

We work with the world’s leading organizations.

Banks & insurance
Industrial & manufacturing
Defense & HLS
Governments & cities

We’ve been doing this since 2014, so we’ve got some insights.

We’ve literally been sitting in the room with corporations and startups for nearly a decade. We know what it takes for a deal to come through.
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We constantly populate our proprietary startup database and cultivate relationships in the tech ecosystem, generating serious intel.

How it works.

We’re methodological about the way we clear the noise. Here’s what to expect from an innovation project:

01
Use case
definition
02
Startup
scouting
03
Startup
validation
04
Startup
shortlist
05
Startup
prep
06
Business
meetings
07
Pilot
planning
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Implementations
& investments

The platform

SOSA’s methodology is powered by SOSA Q - our all-in-one innovation platform where one can manage, track and analyze the entire innovation funnel.

The results

HP

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Use Case

Bridging the digital and physical worlds; creating a whole new way to experience photographs.

Solution

Scouted for computer vision, AI, and image processing startups, one of which was integrated in HP's global smart app.

Scouted startups
40
Validated startups
20
Business meetings
5
Pilots
5

Swiss Re

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Use Case

Tackling eight acute business obstacles in the property, casualty, life, and health sectors.

Solution

Brought together 80 Swiss Re employees with 27 selected startups in a 4-day immersive bootcamp in NYC.

Scouted startups
98
Validated startups
47
Business meetings
27
Business plans
8

Schneider Electric

Use Case

Implementing the most innovative early-stage startups to enhance and automate SE's processes and sustainability goals.

Solution

Acceleration program for Industry 4.0 startups in supply chain resiliency, smart manufacturing, and connected workers.

Startup applications
100+
Months
6
Participating startups
5
Pilots
5

Suzano

Use Case

Increase quality control with solutions that measure an inconsistent flow of state-changing materials.

Solution

Applied a variety of advanced sensors to collect data in real-time during the manufacturing process.

Scouted startups
48
Validated startups
6
Business meetings
4
Pilots
3

Klabin

Use Case

Valorizing industrial waste and manufacturing residues.

Solution

Discovered new applications for Klabin’s raw materials in order to create biodegradable products and new potential revenue streams.

Scouted startups
65
Validated startups
12
Business meetings
6
Pilots
3

Elta

Use Case

Acquiring the latest drone-related capabilities from the civilian market.

Solution

Integrated a combination of dual-use technologies into ELTA’s aerial operations, including advanced sensors, and interception systems.

Scouted startups
80
Validated startups
40
Business meetings
20
Pilots
4

Year after year, our clients keep coming back.

“SOSA truly understands our innovation requirements and knows how to deliver solutions, no matter how complex the challenge or how quickly we need it. We have someone we can speak with at SOSA at all times.”
Dr. Luca Marighetti
Dr. Luca Marighetti
Former Group Head Tech Transformation
"Innovation is about people, this is why we work with SOSA - this is a secret ingredient, the people. It's about taking small bets, on many different ventures along the way, some of them will change the world."
Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Chief Innovation Officer and Member of the Executive Committee
“I have been through many innovation programs in my career including with a leading design agency, a strategy consulting firm, an executive education programs at leading universities, and others. I found the SOSA to be the best."
Phil Hsia
Phil Hsia
President, Global Travel Insurance
"Partnering with SOSA helped us accelerate our open innovation activities in Israel in no time, knowing that SOSA analysts cover the Israeli tech ecosystem and have the knowledge to provide us with a highly curated deal flow of advanced technologies."
Daljitt Barn
Daljitt Barn
Global Head of Cyber Risk & Head of Innovtion Lab, London
“We came to Israel and used SOSA as a source to bring some very innovative companies, in a very innovative format so our teams would have something exciting to look at and listen to. I think we were very successful finding 5 great companies.”
Mitchell Weinstock
Mitchell Weinstock
Partner
"Working closely with SOSA has been essential to our competitive business and innovation advantage, giving us a leg up in the defense industry."
Israel Lupa
Israel Lupa
CTO
“We have been extremely impressed by the companies we've met through SOSA, and many of them have been considered for a POC stage to become part of the RBC vendor universe."
Sasson Darwish
Sasson Darwish
Former Managing Director, Global Investment Banking
“Israel, in terms of Startup density, is probably the highest in the world, or close to Silicon Valley, and the Israeli ecosystem is the best in the world. This is why we put a landing pad here. We knew we had a lot to learn from Israel."
Amb. Dave Sharma
Amb. Dave Sharma
Member of the Australian Parliament
“SOSA’s scouting efforts pay off for us, with an unbelievable conversion rate of roughly 1 to 5, which means we start to work with at least 1 new startup at the end of each demo day at SOSA – an unheard-of conversion rate.”
Niv Raz
Niv Raz
Chief Technology Officer
"Our collaboration with SOSA is our most meaningful international partnership. From the beginning, it was of the utmost importance to us to be able to connect the German insurance ecosystem to the Israeli startup ecosystem.
Sebastian Pitzler
Sebastian Pitzler
Managing Director
"SOSA's database of precise tech solutions has proven to be of great value, and we are now progressing towards a number of exciting pilots."
Joel Agard
Joel Agard
Innovation Director

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