From sick-care to health-care

We are a venture fund investing in tech-enabled health, wellness, and longevity companies to keep people healthy.

We’re transforming sick-care into health-care by investing in early-stage digital health & wellness and longevity companies in the United States, Europe, and Israel.

Our founding partners are serial entrepreneurs turned investors working together for over 20 years. We provide our portfolio companies access to our worldwide network of industry-leading corporations, cutting-edge scientists, and renowned research institutes.

Portfolio

We invest in extraordinary entrepreneurs with transformative ideas 

Markus Okumus

Markus Okumus

Founding Partner  |  San Francisco, Zurich

Markus is a serial entrepreneur-turned-investor for more than 20 years. He has vast experience operating businesses in multiple industries and 12+ markets, as well as leading a team of 1000 people. Markus has built and sold several companies, including exits to Axel Springer and Naspers. With a keen eye for emerging innovations and their impact on society, Markus was able to repeatedly anticipate multiple trends. 

In 2015, Markus' approach to health was overturned after suffering a debilitating disk illness. Since then, he has heavily invested in preventive health and wellness. Markus leverages his extensive network to connect health entrepreneurs and investors with experts from leading research institutes like Stanford and UC Berkeley, corporates like Genentech and Nestle, and public organizations like the WHO. Markus is one of the leading, global pioneers in the tech-enabled health movement, on a mission to make a bold change in the global health-care system. 

Markus is extremely conscious about his health and always tries to make the right choices for optimal food, sleep, and mental wellbeing. He lives between San Francisco and Zurich and enjoys his free time with his gorgeous wife and hilarious daughter.

Markus on LinkedIn

Jan Vichr

Jan Vichr

Founding Partner  |  San Francisco, Zurich

Jan is an accomplished serial entrepreneur with a proven track record as an investor, founder, and operator. By anticipating trends early on, he was able to build industry-leading tech businesses with more than 1’000 employees and $300m in revenue. After the successful exit of his last venture Fashion Days, the largest fashion e-commerce company in central and eastern Europe, Jan shifted his focus to investing in health and wellness breakthroughs, which he considers to be the biggest trend in the foreseeable future. He loves to spot transformative ideas and work closely with entrepreneurs to build impactful, industry-leading companies.

Jan is passionate about integrating technology, science, and ancient wisdom to improve his own physical, mental, and emotional health and pave the way toward a healthier and happier society. 

Jan lives with his family in Switzerland and loves to ski and bike on its Alpine mountains.

Jan on LinkedIn

Matthias Annefeld

Matthias Annefeld

Advisor  |  San Francisco

Matthias is a health fanatic with deep domain expertise in the intersection of healthcare and innovation. A former Life Science executive with more than 15 years of experience at the nexus of commercial pharma and clinical medicine, Matthias now serves as the Head of Marketing Rheumatology at Genentech. He holds an MD from the University of Basel and an innovation-focused MBA from MIT.

Fabian Wawro

Fabian Wawro

Senior Associate   |  Zurich

Fabian is a seasoned business developer with more than 10 years of experience in the European startup world. In his former role as a Business Development Manager at Fashion Days, the largest fashion e-commerce company in Central and Eastern Europe, he identified and facilitated the expansion into new geographical markets. Fabian later became the Program Lead at Twenty Fifty Berlin, a business innovation platform connecting Swiss investors with Berlin-based startups. 

Fabian combines his experience as a market and research analyst with a passion for managing the implementation of complex projects. He oversees FORM’s internal operations, including the sourcing of prospective investment candidates as well the expansion of FORM’s scientific and corporate network. He loves traveling, skiing, and spending quality time with his wife and their two children.

Fabian on LinkedIn

Team

Markus Okumus

Markus Okumus

Founding Partner
San Francisco, Zurich

Jan Vichr

Jan Vichr

Founding Partner
Zurich

Fabian Wawro

Fabian Wawro

Senior Associate
Zurich

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