Mammoth - engineering biology start-up in Mayfield's portfolio

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Human & Planetary Health

Endpoint - an Engineering Biology Start-up in Mayfield's Portfolio

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Human & Planetary Health

We invest in exceptional people whose mission in life is to create a better world for our generation and the next ones.

We invest across the engineering biology innovation loop at the earliest stages of company building, primarily Seed and Series A. Since 1969, we have partnered with scores of legendary entrepreneurs and know that company building is a marathon, not a sprint. Learn more about our promise to entrepreneurs.

We have served as early investors to iconic biotech and healthIT entrepreneurs for over 50 years including Amgen, Genentech, Heartstream, Intuitive Surgical, Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Mammoth Biosciences. The ability to marry the engineering approaches of information technology with advances in biology will re-invent trillion dollar industries and transform human and planetary health. 

Reversing climate change and preserving humanity is the greatest task of our generation, and also presents the greatest entrepreneurial opportunity in history. By using biology as a technology to reinvent production of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the places we live and work in, we have a path to zero carbon footprint societies.

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Viewpoint | Jun 8 2022

Saving our Planet One Sustainable Battery at a ...

Human & Planetary Health

Video | Jun 7 2022

Scientist Entrepreneurs — The Hard Truths of Scaling ...

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Jun 2 2022

Precision Immunology Platform Endpoint Health Raises $52M Series ...

Human & Planetary Health

News | May 17 2022

Mirvie Raises $60 Million For Blood Test To ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

Article | May 9 2022

Evolving from Scientist to Founder | TechCrunch Early ...

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Podcast | Mar 12 2022

Arvind Shares his POV on Climate Change & ...

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Feb 28 2022

Qventus Announces $50 Million Growth Capital Round

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News | Jan 10 2022

Bayer and Mammoth Biosciences to Collaborate on Novel ...

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News | Jan 5 2022

Study Published in Nature Shows Mirvie Can Predict ...

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Podcast | Dec 3 2021

Silicon Valley Investment Trends | Startup Hustle

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Viewpoint | Nov 16 2021

Healthcare Pioneers Share Secrets to Building Iconic Engineering ...

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health

Viewpoint | Oct 17 2021

Health Innovator Summit Ebook

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Article | Oct 15 2021

A Road Map for Climate Investors

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health

Article | Oct 5 2021

Saving the World with BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin ...

Human & Planetary Health

Video | Oct 4 2021

Rewiring the Brain to Improve the Quality of ...

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Video | Oct 4 2021

Saving Lives with Precision Biology | Mayfield x ...

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Video | Oct 4 2021

Taking Care of the Next Generation | Mayfield ...

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Video | Oct 4 2021

The New Human and Planetary Health Pioneers | ...

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Video | Oct 4 2021

Bioplatforms for Saving the Planet | Mayfield x ...

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Viewpoint | Oct 4 2021

GraphWear: Solving a Holy Grail Problem to Save ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

News | Sep 9 2021

Mammoth Biosciences Achieves Unicorn Status with $195M Funding

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Entrepreneur Journey | Sep 9 2021

Saving Billions of Lives with Next Generation CRISPR ...

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Aug 19 2021

Discover all things biotech with Mayfield at Disrupt ...

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Podcast | Aug 2 2021

Synthetic Biology & The Biotech Revolution | BIOS

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health

Video | Aug 2 2021

MedTech Insights with Salvatore Viscomi MD & Ursheet ...

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Video | Jun 18 2021

5 Essential Moments in Building a Company

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 4 2021

The Startup Process for CPT Codes

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Viewpoint | Jun 4 2021

Arvind Shares his Perspective on the Future of ...

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Podcast | May 24 2021

Arvind Shares his Perspective on the SynBio Revolution

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health

Article | Apr 27 2021

Mirvie Wants to Bring Liquid Biopsy Tech to ...

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Video | Apr 26 2021

Scientist Entrepreneurs – Scaling Breakout Engineering Biology Companies

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Viewpoint | Dec 10 2020

The Nēsos Journey

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Dec 9 2020

Engineering Biology: Five Silver Linings from 2020

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Viewpoint | Nov 2 2020

Decoding the World: A Roadmap for the Questioner

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Video | Oct 23 2020

Ursheet Shares Engineering Biology Investment Trends at SynBioBeta ...

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Video | Oct 22 2020

Ursheet Shares his Perspective on Neuromodulation at SynBioBeta ...

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Article | Oct 7 2020

Jennifer Doudna Wins Nobel Prize for CRISPR Discovery

Human & Planetary Health | News

Article | Sep 20 2020

Arvind Gupta’s Jiu Jitsu Makes Biotech Move at ...

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Podcast | Aug 27 2020

Funding Biology with Conscious Capital to Save the ...

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health

Article | Aug 13 2020

Mission Bio Raises $70M Series C

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Aug 1 2020

The $100 Trillion Opportunity

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Podcast | Jul 26 2020

Designing Science with Arvind Gupta & Alex Lorestani

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Viewpoint | Jul 15 2020

Investing in Human and Planetary Evolution

Conscious Capital | Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Jul 13 2020

Endpoint Health: Partnering with Founders Building the Precision ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Jun 22 2020

The Secrets Behind Built-to-Last Companies

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Viewpoint | Jun 22 2020

Three Post-Pandemic Areas of Opportunity in Digital Health ...

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Viewpoint | Jun 22 2020

Portfolio Spotlight: Mammoth Biosciences

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Viewpoint | Jun 10 2020

Engineering Biology Company Building

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Article | Jun 5 2020

Jennifer Doudna Shares How COVID-19 is Spurring Science ...

Human & Planetary Health

Video | May 19 2020

Evidence-Based Care, the Role of the AMA, and ...

Human & Planetary Health

Video | May 19 2020

Innovations in Care Delivery for Critical Conditions

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Video | May 19 2020

The Secrets Behind Built-to-Last Companies

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Video | May 19 2020

The Largest Post-Market Study on the Drugs that ...

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Video | May 19 2020

The Role of the FDA in Enabling Healthcare ...

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Article | May 13 2020

The New Diagnostics Marketplace in a Post-COVID-19 World

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Video | Apr 14 2020

Create Capacity for COVID-19

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Apr 9 2020

Investing in Times of Turmoil, Neurotech and Happiness

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Viewpoint | Apr 5 2020

Innovators Accelerating Delivery of COVID-19 Solutions

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Article | Mar 13 2020

Qventus Offers a Solution for Hospitals to Predict ...

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Viewpoint | Jan 30 2020

Enabling the Next Generation of CRISPR Products

Human & Planetary Health | News

Article | Dec 2 2019

Digitizing Biology and Scaling Precision Medicine Companies

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Viewpoint | Sep 24 2019

Biology as Technology Will Reinvent Trillion Dollar Industries

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Viewpoint | Jul 29 2019

Shaping the Future with Mission Bio’s Internship Program

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Article | Jul 23 2019

Synthetic Biology Investing in an Age of Open ...

Human & Planetary Health

Viewpoint | Jul 15 2019

Key Takeaways & Predictions from Health Evolution Summit ...

Human & Planetary Health

Video | Jun 11 2019

How to Create Jobs while Saving Lives

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Article | Mar 5 2019

The Four Key Elements to Scaling Health IT ...

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Video | Jan 20 2019

Mammoth Biosciences CEO Trevor Martin & Ursheet Parikh ...

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Viewpoint | Jan 15 2019

Accelerating Planetary Health

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Video | Jan 2 2019

Designing Science with Arvind Gupta & Ursheet Parikh

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Viewpoint | Dec 19 2018

The Biggest Threat to America is the Biggest ...

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Article | Dec 13 2018

Mission Bio Raises $30 Million in Series B ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

Video | Oct 21 2018

Ursheet Parikh Shares Perspective on Precision Health

Human & Planetary Health

Viewpoint | Oct 3 2018

Building Synthetic Biology Companies at Scale

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Article | Sep 20 2018

Bio-Platforms: The Future of Innovation and Collaboration

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Jul 31 2018

Mammoth Biosciences Raises $23 Million for its CRISPR-based ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Jul 31 2018

CRISPR and the Precision Medicine Revolution

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Jun 19 2018

Healthcare Takes Center Stage At Mayfield Reception

Human & Planetary Health

Viewpoint | Dec 14 2017

Navin Chaddha on the Journey with Brighter

Enterprise | Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Oct 12 2017

Mission Bio Delivers on the Promise of Precision ...

Human & Planetary Health | News

Viewpoint | Sep 18 2017

Ursheet Parikh Hosts Discussion on Digital Health Trends

Human & Planetary Health

Article | Jul 26 2017

A People-First View of Investing in Innovation

Enterprise | Consumer | Human & Planetary Health

Viewpoint | May 1 2017

Mayfield’s Ursheet and Tim Share Their POV on ...

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Entrepreneur Journey | Mar 20 2017

Three Pivots to Better Healthcare

Human & Planetary Health | Gamechangers

Article | Mar 16 2017

Mayfield’s Parikh on What Makes Digital Health Startups ...

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Viewpoint | Jan 9 2017

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail

Human & Planetary Health | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jul 26 2014

Start-ups are finally hacking healthcare

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Non-obvious Insights from Healthcare Innovators

Get a deep look at non-obvious insights from healthcare innovators, shared at previous Mayfield gatherings.

Investments

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NASDAQ: LYFT | Partnered at Series A

NASDAQ: POSH | Partnered at Seed

Partnered at Seed

NASDAQ: SCTY / Acquired by Tesla | Partnered Early

Partnered at Seed

NASDAQ: AMGN

Former NASDAQ: APPB

Acquired by Intel | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by Cigna | Partnered at Seed

Partnered at Seed

Partnered at Seed

Partnered Early

Former NYSE: GENE

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Partnered Early

Partnered Early

Acquired by HP

NASDAQ: ISRG

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Former NASDAQ: MLNM

Partnered at Series A

Partnered at Series A

Partnered at Series A

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Partnered at Seed

Engineering Biology Team

Ursheet Parikh

Ursheet Parikh

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Ursheet Parikh

Ursheet Parikh

Ursheet co-leads Mayfield’s Human & Planetary Health investment practice. His investments in engineering biology and healthcare include Mammoth Biosciences (CRISPR), Mission Bio (Single Cell Sequencing, Oncology), Qventus (Healthcare AI), Endpoint Health (Precision Immunology), Mirvie (predict and prevent pregnancy complications for moms and babies), GraphWear (Continuous Non-invasive Glucose Monitoring) and Foodsmart (reverse metabolic disease).

Prior to Mayfield, Ursheet had an operating career as a proven repeat entrepreneur and executive at Cisco and Microsoft. Ursheet was co-founder & CEO of StorSimple – the leading cloud-integrated storage company that was acquired by Microsoft in 2012.

Ursheet holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelors in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, from which he received the Young Alumni Achiever award in 2015.

Ursheet is passionate about accelerating healthcare innovation and transforming college education where his family foundation is focused.

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Arvind Gupta

Arvind Gupta

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Arvind Gupta

Arvind Gupta

Arvind Gupta co-leads Mayfield’s Human & Planetary Health practice whose mission is to invest in science based companies that could change history. Ranging from reinventing our food system to stopping climate change to novel therapeutics, Arvind was the first investor in breakout companies such as Geltor,Synthex, Prime Roots, NotCo, Prellis, New Culture, DNA Lite, Catalog, Prellis and Memphis Meats.

As Founder of IndieBio, Arvind redefined the pace and possibilities of early stage biotech, investing in over 136 companies in five years, defining human and planetary health, and growing the IndieBio portfolio into billions of dollars in value. Under his leadership, IndieBio expanded to New York and grew to fifteen investment professionals with a world renowned adjunct partner board. He now serves as Venture Advisor at IndieBio.

Arvind is the author of Decoding the World: A Roadmap for the Questioner, published by Twelve Books, a division of the Hachette Publishing Group. He was honored with the F50 Global Award for Impact in HealthTech Innovation. He is a frequent speaker at TechCrunch Disrupt, Slush, TedX and Future FoodTech. His work has been profiled in global media outlets such as Bloomberg News, Forbes, The Guardian UK, Neo.life, Nikkei News, Rotman, The Times of India, and CGTN in China. Arvind has been a guest lecturer at UCSF, MIT and Harvard and is a judge at the annual BIO conference startup stadium.

Prior to founding IndieBio, Arvind was Design Director at IDEO in Shanghai where he earned numerous international design awards and presented his work at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He was also a BASE jumper and big wall climber and now fights professional grappling.

Arvind received his B.S. in Genetic Engineering from UCSB. He holds 8 patents.

Arvind is married to an Icelander and has two daughters.

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Navin Chaddha

Navin Chaddha

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