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Tom Baruch

Baruch Future Ventures

Tom Baruch currently invests in early stage companies focused on resource scarce and climate sensitive markets out of his family office, Baruch Future Ventures (BFV). Tom founded Formation 8 in 2011, a venture capital fund with $950 million under management and currently serves as an Emeritus Partner. Tom earlier formed CMEA Capital in 1988 with New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and 3M Corp. Tom was responsible for managing a total of $1.2 billion of capital across seven funds at CMEA where he personally led investments resulting in 18 IPO’s including, Aclara Biosciences, Codexis, Inc., CNano Technologies, Flextronics, Inc., Intermolecular, and Symyx Technologies, and 8 M&A transactions including Silicon Spice, acquired by Broadcom (BRCM). 10 of Tom’s successful portfolio exits were at market capitalizations of greater than $1 billion (“unicorn” category).