Based in San Francisco, CA, Formic Ventures was established by Michael Antonov in 2014. The diversified VC firm makes early stage investments in biotechnology startups targeting human longevity. In addition it works with hi-tech firms which give more purpose to human life. The company’s mission is “to provide people with the right tools to leverage technology and become more effective in the long run.” By increasing intelligence, it is hoped that the disarray that exists in the world and threatens humanity will be reversed. Some of the company’s partners are: Longevity Vision Fund, Gigafund and Anorak Ventures.