Mr. Castro focuses on very early stage science investing (AI, robotics, synBio, medtech, diagnostics, etc) and syndicates some of the closing deals through www.sciencevest.com/weekly_deal, a YC-backed investor marketplace for science-tech and life science companies, and Impact Science Angels, an angel group focused on investing in companies that can impact 1MM+ lives.
He’s also a Kauffman Fellow, a community of over 400 innovation investors worldwide representing 160 venture firms and corporate venture groups in 26 countries on 6 continents, collectively deployed $200B in venture capital. Also, he's a founding partner of Mindchemy, a full-stack startup ecosystem acceleration & support organization that deploys programs facilitating experiential education to all stakeholders in a country. As an entrepreneur, he's launched and successfully commercialized intellectual property now used across multiple industries around the world.
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