Anthony Philippakis has been promoted to general partner at GV where he will focus on investments in life science and healthcare startups.

Anthony Philippakis promoted at GV

Anthony Philippakis has been promoted to general partner at GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, the corporate venture arm of US-based conglomerate Alphabet.

In his new position, he will focus on investments in life science and healthcare startups. Philippakis has worked at GV since its inception. He became a venture partner for the firm in 2012.

Philippakis works part time at the Broad Institute, a biomedical research centre.

He spent six years at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a fellow in cardiovascular medicine and a resident in internal medicine.

GV was founded in 2009. The firm invests in various sectors including consumer, life science and enterprise with 355 companies in its portfolio.

“Anthony shares our mission to support companies moving the healthcare system forward. He has tremendously impacted our firm, our life sciences portfolio community, and the founders driving the world toward progress,” said Krishna Yeshwant, managing partner at GV.

Roshini Bains

Roshini Bains is the junior news reporter for Global Corporate Venturing and Global University Venturing.