SciFi VC is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in early-stage technology companies achieving difficult technological innovation, have strong network effects. and are operating in complex highly regulated industries. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2017 by Max Levchin. Levchin claims that 'SciFi' stands for Science Finance because the firm is focused on investing in companies typically requiring a lot of pre-requisite science before they can be created.
Notable investments made by SciFi VC include: Collective Health, Kalo, Suiteness, O(1) Labs, Blend, Wonder, SentiLink, Coinbase, SmithRx, Outline Insurance, Metabiota, and Clara Labs. SciFi VC has also incubated Circadian Design.
Zymergen, founded in 2013 and located in Emeryville, California, is a technology company providing organisms engineering services. Their biotechnology labs rely on advanced manufacturing technologies, machine learning techniques, and genomics to accelerate the design, build, test cycle of microorganisms.
Blend invites companies that service the mortgage industry to sell digital tools--APIs--through its platform.
Silicon Valley-based genetic engineering startup.
Propel builds software dedicated to helping low-income Americans improve their financial health with technology.
A real-time health data network in California that focuses on improving people's health and quality of life through data liquidity.
Virtahealth is a San Francisco-based healthcare company founded by Sami Inkinen.