Venture Partner

Greg Young is a Venture Partner at SVG Ventures, heading up SVG’s venture investing, currently deploying capital from the SVG Ventures Pioneer Fund to startups across the agrifood value chain. 

Greg has a lengthy career backing innovative teams and technologies in life sciences & tech, with over twenty years of experience in the biotech industry. His focus areas of investment cover agrifood as well as biological tools and processes that promote sustainability.

Greg serves on several company boards and continues as co-founder and Managing Partner of Spruce Capital Partners, manager of the fully allocated MLS Capital Fund II, with many notable investments in agrifood. Before co-founding Spruce, Greg was an investor for a major life science firm after starting his career behind the bench as a molecular biologist at a San Diego biotech startup.

Greg received his BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego, and an MS in Biotechnology from Northwestern University.

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