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During the Longevity Leaders Forum in London Sergey Young, a celebrity investor and fund manager announced the launch of the $100 million Longevity Vision Fund. Endpoints, one of the most popular and trusted publications in the pharmaceutical industry and also covers the nascent longevity biotechnology industry closely was the first to report on the story

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Before that, I saw him at many longevity-oriented events, often with the father of exponential entrepreneurship, Peter Diamandis, who started Human Longevity, Inc., Cellularity, and other longevity-focused startups. Last year, I saw him meeting some of the most influential business people in healthcare in China and attending the lectures of one of my role models, Wang Jian, the founder of Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) who presented his work in the employee longevity program.

Sergey is a heavy-hitter and plays to win. Before the Longevity Vision Fund (LVF) he managed a fund with over $2 billion in assets under management and delivered above-average returns by investing in technology and classical companies. He shortlisted some of the most impactful scientists in longevity biotechnology as his advisors and invested in the biopharmaceutical companies deeply rooted in this industry. I am certain that this fund will be successful and, most likely, will be the first of many funds he will manage. The first investments he is 

But what excites me the most is how quickly our industry is developing. In the past few years, several funds or collections of companies exclusively focused on aging and longevity have emerged out of stealth. These are Juvenescence, Apollo Ventures, Deep Knowledge Ventures, Life Biosciences, Longevity Fund, and Google’s Calico, which can probably be classified as an incubator. The most prominent player to date is Juvenescence started by the celebrity investor, Jim Mellon; former head of drug development at Pfizer, Declan Doogan, and the first investor in Medivation (acquired by Pfizer for $14.5 billion), Gregory Bailey. They did not create a fund per se but rather formed a holding company that is developing a portfolio of products in many longevity biotechnology areas. They raised over $100 million and are likely to do an IPO soon. Life Biosciences, which raised over $50 million has a similar model. Apollo Ventures, started by James Payer, is focused on venture creation and incubation. Laura Deming’s Longevity Fund is comparatively small but makes smart bets at the seed level.

The major superstar of the longevity biotechnology industry is Ned David’s Unity Biotechnology. Not only are they commercializing one of the most promising low-hanging fruits – senolytics, molecules that kill senescent cells – but they also launched an IPO at nearly unicorn valuation.

The emergence of these funds creates a real deficit for startups in this area and many academics we are working with are preparing for or considering setting up companies to commercialize their research.

Over 15 years have passed since I decided to quit a lucrative career in IT and set on a mission to extend productive longevity. It was clear to me back then that, due to the population growth in emerging countries and unprecedented increases in longevity, the global economy is no longer sustainable. And, paradoxically, the only altruistic way to save the economy from collapsing and accelerate economic growth is to extend the productive portion of human life. The extension of a person’s youthful and productive period is also the most altruistic cause one may pursue because by extending the lives of everyone on the planet by just one Quality-adjusted Life Year (QALY), one can generate over seven billion QALYs, which would create far more of an impact than any doctor. But it is also clear that there is a lot of money to be made in this field.

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When I started my journey in longevity biotechnology, only a few scientists were involved in serious research in aging. There were no biomarkers of aging with the exception of the highly-inaccurate telomere length markers and only a few interventions, such as diet, exercise, antioxidants, and stem cells, were discussed at the conferences. There were some activists, billionaires who supported projects of questionable credibility.

Back then the anti-aging science was perceived as snake oil and not credible science. Aubrey de Grey had just started a non-profit called the Methuselah Foundation, and nobody contemplated a venture fund focused on longevity biotechnology because there were no credible startups in the field to invest in.

But over the past five years, the longevity biotechnology changed dramatically. Credible advances in aging biomarkers commonly referred to as aging clocks now make it possible to measure the rate of aging in humans and conduct clinical studies without the need to wait until the end of life. These same biomarkers provide us with clues for interventions that may be used to reverse these aging clocks on multiple levels. Advances in artificial intelligence allow us to build multi-modal models of human health and aging and accelerate pretty much every step of the pharmaceutical R&D facilitating for the new sustainable business models that help solve challenges in the pharmaceutical industry.

Now there are senolytics, NAD+ boosters, stem cell transplants, isotopically-fortified organic compounds and much more. There now are many ways to measure or predict the biological age using artificial intelligence. And regenerative medicine and gene therapy technologies are catching up. The rate of progress in this industry is rapidly accelerating. 

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The longevity biotechnology industry resembles the PC industry in the early 80s or the Internet in the late 90s. Everyone understands that it will be very substantial and the world is going to change, but only the smartest investors will make enormous amounts of money. But unlike any other industry, money will not be the main definition of success. It will be the number of healthy and happy years added to everyone’s’ lifespans.

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Sergey is a heavy-hitter and plays to win. Prior To the Durability Vision Fund (LVF) he handled a fund with over $2 billion in possessions under management and provided above-average returns by purchasing innovation and classical business. He shortlisted a few of the most impactful researchers in durability biotechnology as his consultants and purchased the biopharmaceutical business deeply rooted in this market. I am specific that this fund will achieve success and, more than likely, will be the very first of lots of funds he will handle. The very first financial investments he is

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Prior To that, I saw him at lots of longevity-oriented occasions, frequently with the daddy of rapid entrepreneurship, Peter Diamandis, who began Human Durability, Inc., Cellularity, and other longevity-focused start-ups. In 2015, I saw him fulfilling a few of the most prominent organisation individuals in health care in China and participating in the lectures of among my good example, Wang Jian, the creator of Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) who provided his operate in the staff member durability program.

Sergey is a heavy-hitter and plays to win. Prior To the Durability Vision Fund (LVF) he handled a fund with over $ 2 billion in possessions under management and provided above-average returns by purchasing innovation and classical business. He shortlisted a few of the most impactful researchers in durability biotechnology as his consultants and purchased the biopharmaceutical business deeply rooted in this market. I am specific that this fund will achieve success and, more than likely, will be the very first of lots of funds he will handle. The very first financial investments he is

However what delights me the most is how rapidly our market is establishing. In the previous couple of years, a number of funds or collections of business solely concentrated on aging and durability have actually emerged out of stealth. These are Juvenescence , Apollo Ventures , Deep Understanding Ventures , Life Biosciences , Durability Fund , and Google’s Calico , which can most likely be categorized as an incubator. The most popular gamer to date is Juvenescence begun by the celeb financier, Jim Mellon; previous head of drug advancement at Pfizer, Declan Doogan, and the very first financier in Medivation (gotten by Pfizer for $ 14.5 billion), Gregory Bailey. They did not develop a fund per se however rather formed a holding business that is establishing a portfolio of items in lots of durability biotechnology locations. They raised over $ 100 million and are most likely to do an IPO quickly. Life Biosciences, which raised over $ 50 million has a comparable design. Apollo Ventures, begun by James Payer, is concentrated on endeavor production and incubation. Laura Deming’s Durability Fund is relatively little however makes clever bets at the seed level.

The significant super star of the durability biotechnology market is Ned David’s Unity Biotechnology. Not just are they advertising among the most appealing low-hanging fruits – senolytics, particles that eliminate senescent cells – however they likewise released an IPO at almost unicorn assessment.

The development of these funds develops a genuine deficit for start-ups in this location and lots of academics we are dealing with are getting ready for or thinking about establishing business to advertise their research study.

Over 15 years have actually passed considering that I chose to give up a rewarding profession in IT and set on an objective to extend efficient durability. It was clear to me at that time that, due to the population development in emerging nations and extraordinary boosts in durability, the worldwide economy is no longer sustainable. And, paradoxically, the only selfless method to conserve the economy from collapsing and speed up financial development is to extend the efficient part of human life. The extension of an individual’s vibrant and efficient duration is likewise the most selfless cause one might pursue because by extending the lives of everybody in the world by simply one Quality-adjusted Life Year (QALY), one can produce over 7 billion QALYs, which would develop even more of an effect than any physician. However it is likewise clear that there is a great deal of cash to be made in this field.

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When I began my journey in durability biotechnology, just a couple of researchers were associated with major research study in aging. There were no biomarkers of aging with the exception of the highly-inaccurate telomere length markers and just a couple of interventions, such as diet plan, workout, anti-oxidants, and stem cells, were talked about at the conferences. There were some activists, billionaires who supported tasks of doubtful trustworthiness.

At that time the anti-aging science was viewed as snake oil and not reputable science. Aubrey de Grey had actually simply begun a non-profit called the Methuselah Structure , and no one pondered an endeavor fund concentrated on durability biotechnology since there were no reputable start-ups in the field to buy.

However over the previous 5 years, the durability biotechnology altered drastically. Trustworthy advances in aging biomarkers frequently described as aging clocks now make it possible to determine the rate of aging in human beings and perform medical research studies without the requirement to wait up until completion of life. These very same biomarkers offer us with ideas for interventions that might be utilized to reverse these aging clocks on numerous levels. Advances in expert system permit us to construct multi-modal designs of human health and aging and speed up basically every action of the pharmaceutical R&D assisting in for the brand-new sustainable organisation designs that assist resolve difficulties in the pharmaceutical market.

Now there are senolytics, NAD + boosters, stem cell transplants, isotopically-fortified natural substances and far more. There now are lots of methods to determine or forecast the biological age utilizing expert system And regenerative medication and gene treatment innovations are capturing up. The rate of development in this market is quickly speeding up.

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The durability biotechnology market looks like the PC market in the early 80 s or the Web in the late 90 s. Everybody comprehends that it will be really significant and the world is going to alter, however just the most intelligent financiers will make huge quantities of cash. However unlike any other market, cash will not be the primary meaning of success. It will be the variety of healthy and pleased years contributed to everybody’s’ life expectancies.

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