Human Longevity

The 5 “Aging” Startups Backed by Longevity Fund

“Nothing is certain except death and taxes“, said Benjamin Franklin, and his words still hold true today. While there are ways to mitigate the effects of taxes like Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, death is coming and our days are numbered. It seems like quite the taboo topic that nobody wants to talk about. One nurse who […]

Are Elysium’s Anti Aging Pills For Real?

It’s a strange society that we live in where we’re now willing to discuss just about anything out in the open, yet the topic of death is still a taboo one. We spend ridiculous amounts of money to try and delay the onset of aging and there is no price we won’t pay to maintain our […]

Dr. J. Craig Venter’s 2 Startup Companies

When you spend a great deal of time trying to understand disruptive technologies, you will find yourself humbled on a regular basis when you see just how many smart and accomplished people there are in the world. While the media idolizes some of the most vapid and uninspiring “talent” imaginable, many geniuses slide under the radar and may never be […]

There Won’t be a Calico IPO

It’s coming up on a year since we first wrote about Google’s anti-aging startup called Calico. Last year, Google announced their intentions to invest up to $750 million into Calico, a company looking to solve one of the most common afflictions known to man; that of aging. At the time of our first article, Calico […]

Can Google’s Calico Develop a Cure for Death?

Google is an incredible company. Founded only 14 years ago, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is now the third-largest company in the world by market cap, and sits on a staggering amount of cash, over $58 billion, even more than Apple. Google’s balance sheet is so strong that on average, Google has acquired more than one company every […]

Live Longer with Human Longevity

In a recent article, we discussed Synthetic Genomics, an exciting company founded by genetics pioneer Craig Venter who created “synthetic life” and is currently attempting to patent it. Just this month, Mr. Venter announced the formation of his own company to tackle aging, Human Longevity, with the ambitious goal of “making 100 the new 60”. About […]