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Stephen Quake Named New Head of Science at CZI
CZI announced that acclaimed scientist Stephen Quake will be CZI’s new Head of Science.
Watch: Building Tools to Accelerate Science with Medscape’s Dr. Eric Topol
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan discuss CZI’s work in science, including our 10-year vision to measure human biology in action with physician-scientist, author and editor Dr. Eric Topol.
Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Thei... Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Their Yields
CZI partners with Apollo Agriculture to support food security, economic development, and sustainable agriculture in Africa.
CZI Invests in Promising Climate Change Solutions
CZI supports organizations that are advancing promising climate change solutions, including carbon dioxide removal.
CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty
CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.
Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers
CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.
Listen: Discussing the Future of Science Technology with Neuroscientist Edward Boyden
Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.
CZI Announces New Effort to Develop Science and Tech to Measure Human Biology in Action
Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced that they are doubling down on their commitment to accelerating biomedical science and advancing human health.
2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress
Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.
CZI Awards Over $5M to Advance Technologies and Expand Global Access to Bioimaging
CZI announces more than $5 million to advance bioimaging technologies, increase access to these tools, and build capacity for biomedical researchers.
CZI Awards $13 Million to Patient-Led Organizations Advancing Rare Disease Research
CZI announced $13 million in funding for 40 patient-led, rare disease advocacy organizations working alongside researchers and clinicians.
Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers
CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.
CarbonBuilt Closes $10 Million Series A Financing
CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.
Andela Secures $200 Million Series E Financing to Grow Global Engineering Marketplace
CZI joins latest funding round in support of Andela’s growing network of engineers.
Nerdy Positioned for the Future of Personalized Instruction
Nerdy becomes the first publicly traded CZI Ventures portfolio company, appearing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2021.
Betting Big on Science and Technology
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan...
Panorama Raises $60M to Enhance EdTech Tools
Panorama Education, a leading K-12 education software platform, announced today a $60 million Series C investment led by...
CZI Awards $16 Million for Foundational Open Source Software Tools Essential to Biomedicine
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $11.1 million in funding for open source software projects that are...