Feb 2, 2021

Michael Antonov — Formic Ventures — Taking On Huge Challenges — From VR To Longevity Biotechnology

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Formic ventures — taking on huge challenges — from virtual reality technologist to longevity biotechnology investor.

Michael Antonov is the Founder and CEO of The Michael Antonov Foundation (, a charitable organization that supports biotechnology research and various causes that improve well being of people around the world, as well as Formic Ventures (, an early stage high tech and biotech investment firm focused on prolonging human healthspan and empowering human creativity.

Michael is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist passionate about taking on huge challenges that can make a difference in human lives, such as solving the problem of aging.

Prior to launching the foundation, Michael was a technology executive, most recently as the co-founder and Chief Software Architect at Oculus, acquired by Facebook, where he helped revive the virtual reality industry. Prior to that, Michael was the co-founder and CTO of Scaleform, a user interface software company, whose product is embedded into hundreds of computer, console, and mobile games around the world.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Maryland in the field of computer science and is a member of their alumni hall of fame.

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