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Shumway Capital

Shumway Capital

Shumway Capital, founded by Chris Shumway, is an investment company that partners with high-growth businesses across industries and works towards sustainable growth to reach each company’s visions and growth potential.

Shumway Capital is a Connecticut based investment firm investing in companies with high growth potential in multiple sectors. Founded in 2001, the company uses capital sourced entirely from its partners and provides a permanent capital base that enables long-term investments. The company uses investment strategies focused on private investments, seed investments (private investment management firms), strategic/incubation/venture capital, and public investments. Chris Shumway, the managing director of the firm also established Shumway Foundation focused on providing educational opportunities to children in poverty. In September 2018, The Shumway Foundation donated $25m to the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce for a new building and new bioscience/business program. Two years later, Harvard Business School and Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Received a $25m gift from The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation to support leadership in life sciences.

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Vedanta Biosciences

A biotechnology company that develops medicines based on live bacterial consortia that can colonize the human intestine.

A clinical stage biopharma company, Finch Therapeutics was established by the founders of OpenBiome.

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Chris Shumway

Founder and Managing Partner

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