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Science Futures Inc

Investing in the Business of Life

Board Advisory, Angel Investment,
Speaking and Consulting

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Creating the Next Generation of
Life Science Companies


Science Futures Management Co. LLC is a consulting & advisory firm based in Woodside, CA.

In 1983 Nola Masterson saw the vast potential of life science and biotechnology before anyone else. When Science Futures was founded, Nola became the first biotech analyst on Wall Street.

Since then Science Futures has become a trusted source of due diligence for investors, founders, and life science visionaries.


Investing in the business of life science is in our DNA. We understand the future of biotech because we were there at the start.

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Founder: Nola Masterson

Nola Masterson has over 30 years of board experience, beginning with her role as co-founder and CEO of Sequenom, which went public in 2000. She has served on three public NASDAQ company boards and was Chair of Repros Therapeutics prior to its acquisition by Allergan. She serves on the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees, each benefiting from her expertise.

She is chair emeritus of the Northern California chapter of the Women Corporate Directors. She has been awarded a Master's from George Washington University and has attended Stanford Directors College.

Learn from Nola Masterson's extensive board experience and expertise. She is a renowned leader, sought-after speaker, and mentor.


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Boards and Leadership

Early-stage companies like Sequnom, Lynx Bio, Payclex BioSciences, and Aeena are benefiting from the wisdom, experience, and professional community of Science Futures.


If you are a founder of a life science company, and looking to build a world-class board of directors, Nola can help you build a foundation for great corporate governance.

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Science Futures has a winning history of investing in startup companies and a fund of funds since 1998.


Companies like Maven, Madison Reed, and Everly Health have benefited from Nola’s expertise and have grown from early-stage angel investments into unicorns and IPOs.


If you are looking to invest in the future of life science, Science Futures can help.

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Science Futures' consulting and mentoring have helped Prime Genomics, Joylux, and Clear Gene find financing and strategic direction.

We are available to consult with CEO's and Boards to build great companies. Science Futures partnered with BoardWise to create BoardWise Futures, which combines the best of board building and board search, and allows the customer to use stock as payment to save precious venture capital.


Nola Masterson is available for speaking engagements. From fireside chats to panels on venture capital, she can capture an audience's attention and lend credibility to dynamic conversations.


If you would like to inquire about having Nola speak at your event click here.

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