As Principal for the past 2.5 years, Weizman has continued to hone her expert judgment and ability to source and lead deals while providing hands-on support to our founders. She has also been a frequent headline speaker at conferences like SynBioBeta and a reviewer for the National Science Foundation.
Weizman has been an invaluable part of the investment team at Creative since joining the firm in 2018. “She has shown a phenomenal aptitude for investing,” says fellow GP Alex Luce. “Kulika has led a number of deals at the firm, working closely and intentionally with our portfolio founders. She brings an incredible perspective with her SynBio Ph.D. background, as well as her own endeavors founding a venture-backed startup.”
“I am very excited to continue my journey with Creative Ventures,” says Weizman. “It’s a thrilling time to be part of a team making a tangible difference. Advanced technology is the cornerstone of society’s ability to progress and overcome our most pressing challenges.”
As General Partner, Weizman remains dedicated to Creative Ventures’ mission to identify and support companies solving global issues like climate change, rising healthcare costs, and labor shortages. “From material sciences to biotechnology and robotics, Creative Ventures is seizing tremendous opportunities in advanced deep technologies in fields that will not only drive society forward but promise financial returns,” she says.
Weizman truly exemplifies the values we strive to uphold at the firm: hard work, integrity, curiosity, and a passion for the entrepreneurial journey. We’re excited to continue to work with her and see where she goes from here.
ABOUT KULIKA WEIZMAN: Kulika joined Creative Ventures in 2018 with a vision of leveraging her technical and entrepreneurial background in the investment world. Prior to that, she went through the prestigious IndieBio accelerator program and was the CEO of a synthetic biology company she co-founded and raised capital for upon completing her Ph.D. in Microbiology at UC Berkeley.
ABOUT CREATIVE VENTURES: Creative Ventures is a San Francisco Bay Area-based deep tech venture firm investing in early-stage companies solving humanity’s most critical crises. Led by a team of world-class experts, our deep tech acumen is informed by rigorous research, unmatched market understanding, and the dedication to lead our companies to success.