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Fifty Years VC

Fifty Years VC

Fifty Years is a venture capital seed fund based in San Francisco, California founded by Seth Bannon and Ela Madej in 2016 and focuses on investing in the impact technology market.

Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco, California focused on investing in technology companies. Fifty Years funds companies which are attempting to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on synthetic biology and food technology companies. Fifty Years VC focuses primarily on seed stage investments into companies with built products and some market validation. The fund was founded by Seth Bannon and Ela Madej in 2016, and formed its name from a famous essay "Fifty Years Hence" written by Winston Churchill in 1932. Notable companies Fifty Years VC has invested in include: Geltor, Memphis Meats, Starsky Robotics, Astranis, and Cofactor Genomics.

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People

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Ela Madej

Partner & Founder



Richard Chen

Investor



Seth Bannon

Partner & Founder



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Fifty Years — The new Silicon Valley VC that wants to save the world AND make money

Mike Butcher





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Companies

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Advano







Astranis







Athelas







Catalog Technologies

























Exvivo







Geltor













Lygos







Maderight







Medella













Nurx







Oolusolar







OpenTrons







Solugen













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