Episode 400: Sergey Jakimov, Managing Partner of LongeVC

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Sergey Jakimov who is a founding partner of LongeVC, a crypto-friendly venture capital firm backing visionary biotech. Sergey is a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded 3 deep-tech ventures and raised more than $25 million in venture funding. He has advised several other startups in the therapeutics space on fundraising, IP protection, and clinical trial strategies. He is also a Visiting Lecturer to several universities on venture capital and intellectual property rights and co-authored a master’s program in Technology Law for the Riga Graduate School of Law. Since 2018, Sergey has led SaaS startup Longenesis, a cutting-edge company that uses blockchain to unlock the hidden value of biomedical data to accelerate novel drug treatment & discovery.  Sergey holds a BSc in International Affairs from Rīga Stradiņš University and an MScs in Political Science and Government and Law and Finance from Central European University and Riga Graduate School of Law, respectively. He was named as a Forbes Latvia 30 Under 30 in technology and healthcare in 2020.

Host: Mike Townsend

Guest: Sergey Jakimov

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