The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is an American entrepreneur, investor, author, and lifestyle guru. Through his social media outlets, podcast, blog, and interviews, Tim has educated hundreds of millions of people about psychedelics. He has also donated significant sums of money to several different research centers and non-profits, and has influenced the funding of several large psychedelics initiatives. Tim Ferriss is Psychedelics Invest’s number one most influential person for 2021 because of his support through his funding, utilization of his multiple massive social outlets, and his continued balanced message about the efficacy and realities of psychedelic medicines.
The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC
Joe Rogan is an American comedian, podcast host, and mixed martial arts color commentator. Joe frequently interviews important psychedelics experts on his podcast, which has been ranked as one of the most popular in the world for the past decade. Many of his guests have subsequently gained significant traction from new audiences who are learning about psychedelics, mental health, and the role of plant medicines in modern society.
Rick Doblin, Ph.D, is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), which he founded in 1986. Rick, and MAPS, have published hundreds of research papers, articles, and reports over the past several decades in addition to participation in dozens of clinical trials and international studies. Rick has appeared on countless media outlets and has been a speaker at dozens of major events, resulting in MAPS raising tens of millions of dollars to further develop the future of psychedelic studies.
Michael Pollan is an American author and journalist, who is currently the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Michael’s New York Times #1 selling How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence has exposed large new audiences to the world of psychedelics. Michael has also appeared on dozens of media outlets, including Tim Ferriss and Joe Rogan.
Alex Grey is an American visual artist, author, teacher, and Vajrayana practitioner known for creating spiritual and psychedelic paintings. He works in multiple forms including performance art, process art, installation art, sculpture, visionary art, and painting. Alex’s art has influenced the lives of many by communicating an aspect of the psychedelics world that words cannot describe.
Tucker Max is an American author and public speaker who has come out in strong support of psychedelic medicine after his personal experiences with MDMA. Tucker uses his large social platforms to inform his audiences of the power of psychedelic medicine and also participates in a variety on interviews and media appearances.
Atai Life Sciences, Apeiron Investment Group
Christian Angermayer is an entrepreneur, investor and film enthusiast. He is the founder of Apeiron Investment Group, his family office and merchant banking business. Christian is also the founder of atai Life Sciences and has invested significant amounts of money into the psychedelics industry, which is currently shaping the development of the broader psychedelics ecosystem.
Paul Stamets is an American mycologist and entrepreneur who sells various mushroom products through his company, Fungi Perfecti. He is an author and advocate of medicinal fungi and mycoremediation, and currently has 8 psilocybin related pending patents. Written in 2019, Fantastic Fungi: How Mushrooms Can Heal, Shift Consciousness & Save the Planet, Paul has had significant impact in the adoption of psychedelic medicines.
David Bronner is an American corporate executive and activist. As the top executive at Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, he has become known for his activism around a range of issues, especially fair trade, sustainable agriculture, animal rights, and drug policy reform. In addition to significant funding initiatives, David also sits on the board of MAPS.
Yang for New York
Andrew M. Yang is an American entrepreneur, politician, philanthropist, author, and former US presidential candidate. Originally a lawyer, Yang began working in startups and early stage growth companies as a founder or executive from 2000 to 2009. Andrew is a supporter of legalizing psychedelic drugs and has been vocal about his intentions if he were to assume a government office.
The Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial
Robin Carhart-Harris is an English researcher who currently leads Imperial College London’s Centre for Psychedelic Research, which became the world’s first center focused exclusively on studying how psychedelics can be used in mental-health care. Dr. Carhart-Harris is also an advisor and/or board member of numerous psychdelics startups tackling a variety of mental health issues.
David John Nutt is an English neuropsychopharmacologist specialising in the research of drugs that affect the brain and conditions such as addiction, anxiety, and sleep. He is the chairman of Drug Science, a non-profit which he founded in 2010 to provide independent, evidence-based information on drugs.
Johns Hopkins University
Matthew Johnson, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins. He is one of the world’s most published scientists on the human effects of psychedelics, and has conducted seminal research in the behavioral economics of drug use, addiction, and risk behavior.
Johns Hopkins University
Roland Redmond Griffiths is an American psychopharmacologist. He is professor of neuroscience, psychiatry and behavioral science, and director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Ben Sessa is an English psychiatrist, researcher, and author. Dr. Sessa is also the Chief Medical Officer of Awakn Life Sciences, and has been a part of scientific and clinical studies administering LSD, psilocybin, ketamine, MDMA and DMT to patients and volunteers.
Brian Muraresku is the New York Times Bestselling author of The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name. Published in late 2020, Brian has since appeared on dozens of media outlets, including Joe Rogan’s podcast, CNN, and Vice.
McKenna Academy of Natural Philosophy
Dennis McKenna is an American ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author. He has appeared on numerous media outlets, conducted a variety of research projects, and sits on the board of the Heffter Research Institute.
Steven and Alexandra Cohen
Steven and Alexandra Cohen have been significant donors to psychedelic research through their foundation. Johns Hopkins, the Lundquist Institute, MAPS, and the California Institute of Integral Studies have been just some of the recipients.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine
David Earl Nichols is an American pharmacologist and medicinal chemist. David is the founding president of the Heffter Research Institute, has published hundreds of research papers, and is considered to be one of the world’s top experts on psychedelics.
Grof Legacy Training
Stanislav Grof, also known as Stan Grof, is a Czech-born psychiatrist who has been living in the United States from the 1960s.
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atai Life Sciences
Lars Christian Wilde
Compass Pathways, atai Life Sciences
Attia Medical PC
The Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast
Paul F. Austin
The Third Wave
Healing Advocacy Fund
MindMed / Shark Tank
The New Health Club
Imperial College London
Psychedelic News Hour
The McCall Method
Dr. Carl Hart
Psychedelic News Hour
Mr Psychedelic Law & Iter Investments
The Trip Report
Major donor & MAPS boardmember
Jackie von Salm
Jonathan de Potter
Tania de Jong
Mind Medicine Australia
The Conscious Fund
Lynn Marie Morski
Psychedelic Medicine Association
Center for the Neuroscience of Psychedelics at Massachusetts General Hospital
Red Light Holland