Civilization Ventures GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, to Speak at SynBioBeta 201822-Aug-2018
Civilization Ventures GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, to Speak at SynBioBeta 2018
SynBioBeta is the leading community of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and enthusiasts devoted to the responsible growth of the synthetic biology field. Civilization Ventures is pleased to announce that our GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, will be attending as a featured speaker.
Shahram is Founder and General Partner at Civilization Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on supporting cutting edge innovations in health tech and biology.
Prior to founding Civilization Ventures, Shahram was an entrepreneur and angel investor. Shahram is a founding executive in several life sciences companies, including Rgenix, a biotech company with first-in-class therapeutics for cancer, now in Phase 1 clinical trials. Prior to Rgenix, he was founding CFO and VP of Corporate Development at NextBio, a genomics big data analytics pioneer acquired by Illumina in 2013. Shahram is also a seed investor in pioneering startups such as Omada Health, Counsyl (acq. by Myriad), Bina (acq. by Roche) and Avantome (acq. by Illumina).
Shahram began his career in Silicon Valley as startup counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and later as a high tech investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Shahram earned his JD from Harvard Law School, where he was elected Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Law Journal, and obtained a BA in Economics from Pomona College.