Introducing Geoffrey Woo
I’m an entrepreneur and investor, and think about compounding technologies, systems, and organizations. I studied Computer Science (Information Theory and Distributed Systems) at Stanford University and graduated with honors and distinction.
I am interested in the science of human performance and nutrition and founded H.V.M.N. — Health Via Modern Nutrition. Extending longevity while improving day-to-day performance is the ultimate personal compounder. To change and master our environment, let’s start with changing and mastering ourselves.
I am interested in software & technologies that enhance leverage for human creativity and output. In particular, I think a lot about software automation and founded Archive, where we apply these technologies to social, community, and e-commerce.
I am interested in high-performing organizations. Organizations are fundamental units that scale the individual, and the best organizations have special cultures, practices, and assessment & selection. I practice as a business founder, first and foremost, and secondarily, as an investor through my venture capital firm Anti Fund.
Ultimately, I’m interested in performance — at the individual scale, the team scale, the organization scale, and at the civilizational scale.
There’s a lot of signal and noise in our world. This website is my attempt to digest it all.
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Geoffrey Woo is an entrepreneur and investor. He is co-founder and Executive Chairman of H.V.M.N. (hvmn.com) and Archive (archive.com). He is also co-founder of Anti Fund (antifund.vc). He has co-authored 5 US patents and 3 peer-reviewed science articles. He earned a BS with Honors and Distinction in Computer Science from Stanford University.
H.V.M.N. // Health Via Modern Nutrition
– Co-founder and Executive Chairman:
Creators of Ketone-IQ, the #1 ketone drink/supplement on the market.
Health Via Modern Nutrition (hvmn.com) is the pioneer in ketone drinks & exogenous ketones, and we are proud to partner with top academic institutions and universities, world champion athletes and sport organizations, and elite military operators to better their metabolic performance and health.
Ketones are a primal metabolic fuel that are now rarely accessed in our hyper-processed nutrition environment. While civilization "forgot" about ketones, a growing body of scientific data shows that they offer a metabolic advantage for chronic diseases and enhancing the performance of elite athletes, and for everyone in between.
Backed by top investors and human performance experts like Andreessen Horowitz, Joe Montana, and General (retired) Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
– Co-founder and Executive Chairman:
Archive (archive.com) builds marketing automation software for social & community.
Our customers — startups to global household brands—use our software to market to their customers more cost effectively.
Backed by top technology investors including Stripe, Tiger Global, Human Capital, Battery Ventures, Lux Capital and founders from companies like Ramp, Applied Intuition, and Hugging Face.
– Co-founder & Partner:
Anti Fund (antifund.vc) is venture capital for the pioneers and rebels.
Founders we've backed include Alchemy (Series B), Manifold.xyz (Seed), Betr (Series Seed Lead / Incubation), and Osmind (Series B).
Our LPs include venture capital luminaries like Marc Andreessen & Chris Dixon and the founders of top technology companies.
Select Patents & Publications
"Exogenous Ketones and Lactate as a Potential Therapeutic Intervention for Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative Conditions" Frontiers in Human Neuroscience · Apr 28, 2022
"Ketones for Post-exercise Recovery: Potential Applications and Mechanisms" Frontiers in Physiology · Jan 25, 2021
"Systems and methods for programmatically grouping consumers" US 10628815 · Issued Apr 21, 2020
"Systems and methods for providing shared promotion redemptions" US 10438188 · Issued Oct 8, 2019
"Method and system for determining location of mobile device" US US9628957 · Issued Apr 18, 2017
Human performance / biohacking: Personal feats include 7-day water only fast, daily murphs for 40 days in a row, 30 mile ultramarathon on his 30th birthday, carnivore diet, ketogenic diet.
Select List of Media:
- Netflix (Un)Well Episode 4: Fasting
- Smart Drugs (movie from Fathom Film Group)
- Today Show (Biohacking on the rise: The key to living healthy or a risky trend?)
- Pomp Podcast
- Recode Too Embarrassed to Ask (Vox Media)
- Recode Decode (Vox Media)
- New York Times (H.V.M.N. f/k/a Nootrobox financing)
- New York Times (re: fasting)
- The Atlantic
- Outside Magazine
- Wall Street Journal
- Ben Greenfield Fitness
- The Economist
- Forbes 30 under 30 (2017)
Personal Angel Investments: https://angel.co/geoffreywoo