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Daniel Watkins

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
1 INVESTMENTS
1 PORTFOLIO
Description

Dr. Daniel Watkins serves as Co-Founder & Managing Director at Mercury Fund. He serves as Board Member & Secretary at Resonant Therapeutics. He focuses on startups utilizing software, cloud computing and/or machine learning to drive the next wave of scientific innovation in healthcare, agriculture and other industrial markets. Dan currently serves on the boards of Mercury portfolio companies Benson Hill, Clean Chemistry, Deep Imaging, DNAtrix, Resonant, Sight Machine (observer), Sinopsys, and Swift Biosciences. Dan's previous investments at Mercury have included Cgate Health (acq. by SCI Solutions). Prior to co-founding Mercury, Dan served in a number of operational roles including CEO of DNAtrix and Nanospectra Biosciences, both startup oncology companies. Previously, Dan was Vice President at a boutique investment banking firm and Worldwide Manager of Operations and Control Systems for Scientific Software-Intercomp (Baker Hughes). Dan received his B.S. from Rice University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, all in Materials Science. Dan is also a co-founder of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship at Rice University. Outside of Mercury, Dan serves on the advisory boards of Northwestern University's Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO), the Rice Alliance, the University of Michigan's Venture Center Council, and the University of Illinois Proof of Concept Fund Committee.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Houston, TX
  • United States

Daniel Watkins Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000000 13-Jun-2011 00000 00000 000.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00.0
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Daniel Watkins Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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Daniel Watkins Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 0 Houston, TX