Poised to fuel the next disruptive consumer companies. Our venture funds support seed and early-stage follow-on investments from the studio as well as select seed and series A investment opportunities outside of the studio. Science partners with a global network of investors ranging from institutional to UHNW for primary fund, co-investment and syndication opportunities. Please contact us if you’re interested in learning more: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dynamic leadership team with complementary abilities. With decades of combined experience, we've collectively seen more than
$5B in exits and 9 years of
Authoritative brands no longer have any authority. In our consulting work, we A/B tested a new brand and a 123-year-old legacy brand.
The new brand out performed the legacy by 300%. $17B+ in industry sales have shifted away from large companies to smaller players since 2013.
TV is dying, and people are tired of switching between the same 3 apps on their phone. This leaves a white space for new forms of mobile entertainment.
Global revenues in mobile entertainment are expected to double by 2022 from $58.4B to $128.1B.
We’re looking for experience businesses that take our eyes off the screen.
Experience-spending is growing 1.5x more than overall personal consumption and 4x faster than expenditures on goods.
Read more on our key investing trends here.
Fund II Capital Invested: 65% in Diverse Founders
White Male Founders
$51.1M invested in 32 companies
65% invested in Diverse Founders
25% invested in Female Founders
23% invested in Black Founders (43% of NAV)
35% invested in POC Founders
8% invested in Geographically Diverse (outside LA)
Science Fund III Studio Pipeline: 82% Diverse Founders
White Male Founders
11 Studio III companies
82% Diverse Founders (Non-White Males)
36% Female Founders
18% Black Founders
55% POC Founders
45% Geographically Diverse (outside LA)
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