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.

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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.

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.

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Notable companies Fifty Years VC has invested in include: Geltor, Memphis Meats, Starsky Robotics, Astranis, and Cofactor Genomics.

In July 2019, Fifty Years VC announced they raised $50 million for their second fund. The fund will be used to invest in companies employing technology to improve food supply, healthcare and other areas with global impacts.

Fifty Years VC produces and supports Impact.tech, which is an event series for scientists, entrepreneurs and investors focused on solving problems through business.

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Shuo Yang

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Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco, CaliforniaCalifornia 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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Fifty Years VC

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

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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 of which are attempting to solve the UN Sustainable Developmentmarket Goalsvalidation. 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 19321932. Notable companies Fifty Years VC has invested in include: Geltor, Memphis Meats, Starsky Robotics, Astranis, and Cofactor Genomics.

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Ela Madej

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Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San FranciscoSan Francisco. Fifty Years funds companies some of which are attempting to solve the UN Sustainable Development GoalsUN Sustainable Development Goals. The fund was founded by Seth BannonSeth Bannon and Ela MadejEla Madej in 2016, and formed its name from a famous essay "Fifty Years HenceFifty Years Hence" written by Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill in 1932.

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Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco. Fifty Years funds companies that, if successful, will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving onesome of which are attempting to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The fund was founded by Seth Bannon and Ela Madej in 2016, and has borrowedformed its name from a famous essay "Fifty Years Hence" written by Winston Churchill in 1932.

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Fifty Years is a seed fund supporting entrepreneurs solving the world's biggest problems.

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Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture fund based in San Francisco. Fifty Years funds companies that, if successful, will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The fund was founded by Seth Bannon and Ela Madej in 2016, and has borrowed its name from a famous essay "Fifty Years Hence" written by Winston Churchill in 1932.

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

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