Science (company)

Science (company)

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on solving the everyday problems of modern living

Science is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on solving the everyday problems of modern living. Founded 2011 in Santa Monica, California, United States by Greg Gilman, Mike Jones, Mike Macadaan, Peter Pham, and Tom Dare, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series D, and series C rounds. Its portfolio companies include Liquid Death, Acre, Scopely, PlayVS, and Gallant Pet. As of February 2020, Science has made 43 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 20, 2020, when Liquid Death raised $9M. Science has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Dollar Shave Club, Pillow, and DogVacay. Science has raised four funds, their latest being Science Ventures Fund III.

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2011

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PlayVS

PlayVS is a company providing a platform for e-sports competitions for high school students.

Kyoku is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Harrison Valner.

Linear Labs is a company founded by Fred E. Hunstable.

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Aubrey Johnson

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Brad Holden

Investor

Bryan Chang

Employee

Christian Hernandez

Investor

Connor Smith

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Dave Fink

Founder

David Szekely

Investor

David Travers

Investor

Dennis Phelps

Investor

Eric Manlunas

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Eric Martineau-Fortin

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Gregory Gilman

Founder

James Hunvanich

Employee

Jason Rapp

Founder

John Henderson

Investor

Kartik Mandaville

Employee

Matt Coffin

Investor

Michael Jones

Employee

Michael Jones

Founder

Mike Macadaan

Founder

Nate Redmond

Investor

Peter Lee

Investor

Peter Pham

Founder

Peter Sellis

Employee

Tom Dare

Employee

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Gallant Pet

Kyoku

Linear Labs

Liquid Death

Liquid Death

PlayVS

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By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer
October 3, 2020
Houston Chronicle
While the world wants flashy quick fixes for everything, especially massive threats like...
Tina Reed
September 3, 2020
FierceHealthcare
The funds from Bloomberg Philanthropies will go toward "significantly reducing the debt burden" of about 800 students, many who are experiencing increased financial pressure amid COVID-19.
Michael Marshall
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
A range of toxic carbon-based chemicals are released into the air from asphalt on hot or sunny days, and climate change could make the problem worse
Chris Stokel-Walker
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
A quantum communications network running on optical fibres in Bristol, UK, is the largest of its kind with eight users, but its creators say it could handle more than 100 people in future
Leah Crane
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
Gravitational wave observatories LIGO and Virgo have spotted their biggest black hole yet at 142 times the mass of the sun, the first hard proof that black holes this size exist
Chris Stokel-Walker
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
Around 50,000 microfibres are lost from a pair of jeans in a single wash, and these fibres have been found in large quantities in water across Canada, even in the Arctic
Jessica Hamzelou
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
Advice on whether children should wear face masks to protect against the spread of coronavirus varies around the world and by health body. What does the science say?
Leah Crane
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
By taking advantage of a strange phenomenon in which liquids can be shaken so fast that they levitate, researchers have made a toy boat float upside down
Christa Lesté-Lasserre
September 2, 2020
New Scientist
In a lab test, honeybees were able to calculate the probability of an artificial flower dispensing sweetened water, then use this information to inform their foraging strategy
Michael Le Page
September 1, 2020
New Scientist
The first of 30,000 volunteers in the US have received either a placebo or dose of the Oxford vaccine, to test whether it protects them from coronavirus
September 1, 2020
New Scientist
The multiverse is one of the weirdest ideas in science - but it might just be real. Find out how in the second episode of our new video series, Science with Sam
Clare Wilson
September 1, 2020
New Scientist
T-cells are a key part of our immune system, but some say they have been overlooked during the coronavirus pandemic
Shane M. Hanlon
September 1, 2020
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
Press Trust of India
September 1, 2020
@bsindia
Dominant part of area falling under the very high and high landslide susceptible zone lies in Bhataghat, George Everest, Kempty fall, Khattapani, Library road, Galogidhar, and Hathipaon
August 31, 2020
WebWire
Virgin Hyperloop, the category leader in hyperloop technology, and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), the top-ranked science center in the country by USA have joined forces for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational programming. Distance learning is needed now more than ever, and COSI and Virgin Hyperloop are forging a partnership that will leverage some of COSI's exciting programs such as COSI Connects, the COSI Science Festival, the Color of Science, a...
August 26, 2020
New Scientist
New Scientist's weekly round-up of the best books, films, TV series, games and more that you shouldn't miss
IANS
August 29, 2020
@bsindia
Rai said that the motive of Science and Technology should be to provide last mile connectivity and reach every needy person in the country
Daniel Hurst
August 28, 2020
the Guardian
Without global collaboration, the nation would be 'in really serious trouble', Universities Australia head says
Robin Lloyd
August 28, 2020
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
August 26, 2020
WebWire
Ten months after becoming carbon neutral, the Science Based Targets initiative verifies that Siemens Gamesa's emission reduction strategy is aligned with what climate science says is required to meet the 1.5°C trajectory. Siemens Gamesa joins a group of 430 other global organizations who have had their targets approved by the SBTi, where only about 150 have targets consistent with meeting the most ambitious 1.5°C scenario., , , , "With the transition to a low-carbon economy accelerating global...
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