Spencer Foust from Sozo Ventures

Spencer Foust

Principal at Sozo Ventures

San Francisco, CA, USA


Last updated October 19, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

Helping companies go global

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

Passionate Explorer helping companies at the cusp of international expansion into Asian markets. Traveled to 20+ countries, hoping to reach 40+ in the next ~5 years. Spent time at Apple (iPhones 5S, 6, 6+) and at Sandia National Labs (B61, Clearance).

Interesting Factoid

私は日本語を勉強しています


Languages

Japanese
English

Countries Visited

Map View

Israel
Jordan
Czech Republic
France
Japan
Switzerland
Singapore
Indonesia
Egypt
Cambodia
India
Laos
Vietnam
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Germany
Thailand
Mexico

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Principal

Jun 2016 - Present
Sozo's investments include Zoom, Twitter, Square, Palantir, Coinbase, Fastly, Chainalysis (sourced), Applied Intuition, Cohesity (sourced), Clearbanc (sourced), Flexport (sourced) and MongoDB among others.

Investor

Angel / LP / Advisor

Jun 2019 - 2020
- Lendtable (Foundation Cap & YC) - OnDeck (DCVC, Village Global, Signal Fire, Bloomberg Beta...) - Dash Fund (LP) - Harmonic.ai (advisor)
+5 more experiences

Professional Organizations


Professional Expertise

Global Expansion

Professional Interests

Supply Chain Operations
Engineering
Startups
Data Analytics
Venture Capital

What I Stand For  


Volunteer Experience

UNICEF

Jun 2020 - Present
Bay Area NextGen Board Member

American Cancer Society

Dec 2019 - Present
Associate Board of Ambassadors San Francisco
+2 more experiences

Favorites  

Hobbies

Hiking
Golf
Exploring
Traveling
Tennis

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Dallas Cowboys
Golden State Warriors

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

The Italian Job

Education  

School

MS, Management Science and Engineering

B.S. – Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering