Ryan Bethencourt Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 14

  • Portfolio
  • 12

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

Ryan Bethencourt General Information

Description

Dr. Ryan Bethencourt is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Sustainable Food Ventures. He served as a Partner at Sustainable Development Technology Canada. He serves as an Advisor and Board Member at Tiamat Sciences. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Wild Earth. He is the Founder and serves as Partner at Layer One Ventures. He serves as an Advisor at Joyful Ventures and Snack TBH. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer of Wild Earth. He served as a Board Member at Pearlita Foods. He serves as an Advisor at Ahimsa VC. He also serves as a Board Member at Provectus Algae. He serves as an Advisor and Board Member at Jellatech. He also serves as Director and Advisor at Jellatech. He also serves as Mentor at Big Idea Ventures and Evo Foods. He served as an Advisor at Shiok Meats. He also serves as a Partner at BABEL Ventures. He previously served as a Program Director and Venture Partner at IndieBio. He has worked over the last decade in the biopharmaceutical industry to partner on and develop novel drugs from first IND submission to FDA approval with many major biopharma including Pfizer, AZ, J&J, Sanofi, Takeda, Amgen, Genentech, and other companies in the U.S., E.U., and Japan. He's also served as COO at Genescient Pharmaceuticals, a longevity-focused biotech startup, and CEO of Halpin Neurosciences, an ALS-focused startup. His work has been featured in Wired, TechCrunch, Forbes, the San Francisco Business Times, and other publications. He regularly speaks on biotech innovation and writes for Biocoder, an O'Reilly Media publication. He has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 2003. He holds a BS degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Warwick. He served as an Advisor at Blue Horizon Corporation. He is a scientist and entrepreneur best known for his work as co-founder and CEO of Wild Earth, Partner at Babel Ventures, and co-founder and former Program Director at IndieBio, an accelerator, and early-stage seed fund. He and his team have funded 68+ startups.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Ryan Bethencourt Investments (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Peruvian Veef 05-Dec-2023 Angel (individual) 0000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
SOBO Foods 08-May-2023 00000 00000 000 Food Products Startup 0000 00000000000 00.0
Exchange Art 01-Sep-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
Umami Bioworks 01-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Food Products Product In Beta Test 0000 00000000000 00.0
Venomyx Therapeutics 01-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
Newform Foods 10-Sep-2020 00000 (00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
VeggieVictory 30-Jul-2020 0000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
Evo Foods 10-Jun-2020 0000 00000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
ZBiotics 23-Mar-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Beverages Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0
Shiok Meats 28-Apr-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000000000 00.0

Ryan Bethencourt Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Shiok Meats 12-Mar-2024 Merger/Acquisition
GEAenzymes 04-Dec-2020 000 00 00000000

Ryan Bethencourt Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Ryan Bethencourt Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ryan Bethencourt Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 Durham, NC

Ryan Bethencourt Co-Investors (51)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Innovation Global Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Montage Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Orrick 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Yield Lab 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ryan Bethencourt FAQs

  • Who is Ryan Bethencourt?

    Ryan Bethencourt is an angel Investor who has made 14 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ryan Bethencourt?

    Ryan Bethencourt is an angel investor.

  • What does Ryan Bethencourt do?

    As an angel investor, Ryan Bethencourt invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Ryan Bethencourt hold?

    Ryan Bethencourt holds a board seat in Provectus Algae.

  • What has Ryan Bethencourt invested in?

    Ryan Bethencourt has made numerous investments in companies like Peruvian Veef, SOBO Foods, and Exchange Art within the Food Products and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Ryan Bethencourt invested in recently?

    Ryan Bethencourt's latest investment was on 05-Dec-2023 in Peruvian Veef, a company within the Food Products industry.

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