We live in amazing times.
We are a network of world class technology entrepreneurs and investors, with a sharp focus on emerging technological trends like blockchain and biotechnology. Our risky technological investments are complimented by a balanced portfolio of real estate assets distributed across North America and emerging markets in Asia.
CRISPR is the equivalent of the invention of transistors in biology.
Our Generation is rethinking the financial infrastructure of the future using blockchain technology.
We are focused on supporting the early generational shifts of the coming decade.
Meet the Folks
Celu co-founded Focus Investments in 2014, one of the earliest and most successful digital asset funds. He is an early backer of 40+ blockchain protocols and companies. His investments also range across a number companies in the biotech sector including Editas Medicine and CRISPR Therapeutics. Previously at Dreamworks Animation, Celu has made contributions to oscar nominated feature films that have cumulatively grossed over $2 Billion worldwide. He is a a published author and regular speaker at various international new media conferences for his pioneering research into immersive media technologies.
JK is a 20 year technology veteran at Microsoft. He is the author of seven Internet (IETF) standards on authentication, identity and cryptography. He also holds 7 granted patents focused on security. He has managed and built key consumer and enterprise security features into widely used products such as Windows and managed the security of critical cloud infrastructure including Bing and Azure. He was responsible for managing and planning the capacity of all of the Microsoft Cloud Data Centers, numbering several hundred thousand servers. At Microsoft he is currently focused on evaluating and protecting all of Microsoft IP related to security.
Bruce has a combined 20 years of Research & Development experience at top companies spanning Wall Street and Hollywood. As son of one, Nunzio Tartaglia – Wall Street’s “first quant”, Bruce has been at the intersection of finance, technology and research for most of his life. He has presented the ongoing current state of the blockchain research and ecosystems to NBCUniversal, Dreamwork R&D and Riot Games. His graphics and visualization work led to his development of Academy Award nominated rendering and graphics software at Dreamworks Animation. He has credits on over 30 films, oversaw the development of Dreamworks’ online educational games and has worked at Disney, Warner Brothers and Sony to name a few. He has authored 5 patents and has been published by ACM SIGGRAPH. He is also the recipient of 6 DWA Tech Acheivement Awards.