Seth Teicher is a Principal at GreatPoint Ventures where he focuses on manufacturing, medtech, healthcare, and enterprise software. He is also a co-founder and board director of Activ Surgical.
Prior to helping launch GreatPoint Ventures as one of the firm’s first Associates, Seth was at CrowdFlower, an artificial intelligence company, where he led Business Development. Seth was also on the founding team of Atlas Obscura, a guide to the hidden wonders of the world, as well as Roadside Food Projects, a food incubator in Washington DC that has launched a number of successful restaurants. Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Seth was a Fellow at Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection. Seth is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and was member of the first National Outdoor Leadership School expedition across the Brazilian Amazon.
Your first entrepreneurial venture?
In tenth grade, some friends and I started a gourmet candy company — it became so popular we stopped carrying books in our backpacks to make room for inventory
What big problem you’re most excited to see solved?
Universal access to high quality education
Your favorite quote?
“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” – Alan Watts
What other organizations are you involved with?