We also invest in for-profit ventures that show potential to improve human well-being at scale.

Our goal is to improve the lives of others as much as we can. While our focus is grantmaking, what matters most to us is an organization’s potential for impact — not its tax status.

  1. Dementia Discovery Fund

    In February 2018, Good Ventures LLC invested $14 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund investing in novel science to create new medicines for dementia, which affects more than 47 million people worldwide.

    Date of Investment:
    02/2018
    Company Website:
    Dementia Discovery Fund
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    Investors
  2. Impossible Foods

    The Impossible Burger. (Image courtesy of Impossible Foods)

    The Good Ventures Foundation, at the recommendation of the Open Philanthropy Project, invested in Impossible Foods to accelerate the development of its plant-based meats.

    Date of Investment:
    11/2016
    Company Website:
    Impossible Foods
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    Open Philanthropy Page
  3. Vicarious

    Image from a Vicarious software visualizer. (Image courtesy of Vicarious)

    In August 2012, Good Ventures LLC led a $15M Series A round of investment in Vicarious FPC, an artificial intelligence company which uses the computational principles of the brain to build software that can think and learn like a human.

    Date of Investment:
    08/2012
    Company Website:
    Vicarious
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    Press Release