Venture Visions: Investing in the Future of Synthetic Biology - with Ursheet Parikh The SynBioBeta Podcast

John Cumbers - SynBioBeta Podcast
Published -
October 30, 2023

Today, John Cumbers talks with Ursheet Parikh, a general partner at Mayfield Fund, an early-stage, global venture capital firm with a people-first philosophy and a 50-plus-year history of investing and partnering with founders. John and Ursheet will discuss the state of the synthetic biology market and what startups can do to survive and thrive in this turbulent economy. To learn more, go to

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Ursheet Parikh is a general partner at Mayfield Fund, where he has been investing in both human and planetary health companies since 2013. Ursheet’s investments include companies such as Mammoth Biosciences, which has a focus on discovering novel CRISPR systems; Mission Bio, which is looking to apply a Single-Cell Sequencing platform toward oncology; Qventus, which is blazing a trail in Healthcare-AI; and Endpoint Health, which is reshaping the Precision Immunology space—just to name a few. Ursheet holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelors in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai. He is passionate about accelerating healthcare innovation and transforming college education, where his family foundation is focused.

Connect with Ursheet: @ursheet

Connect with John: @johncumbers

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