Javier’s primary focus is on very early stage science investing. (AI, robotics, synBio, medtech, diagnostics, therapeutics, etc).
He co-founded ScienceVest (YC F3), a fund and platform for hard-tech and life science companies, and Impact Science Angels, an angel group focused on investing in companies that can impact 1MM+ lives.
Javier has an academic background in biotechnology & economics and is a self-taught software engineer. In a past life Javier worked in India improving technical skills gaps and agricultural technology. He has served as judge for multiple startup pitch competitions and frequently writes on a number of topics(science investing, impact investing, pre-clinical drug discovery, learning to code and more).