IndieBio

IndieBio

A startup accelerator for biotechnology companies located in San Francisco, California.

IndieBio is a biotechnology and life science startup accelerator located in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2014. Their accelerator program is based in San Francisco, CA, and runs twice a year, with 15 companies in each batch. IndieBio is part of the SOSV accelerator family and provides participating startups with lab space, $250,000 in funding, and a 4-month incubation program for scientists and entrepreneurs to grow their biotechnology business.

On July 25, 2018, IndiebBio announced their seventh class of founders and companies.

IndieBio Class Four

Indiebio Class Three

Indiebio Class One

Partners

Company
Type

Corporate

China Accelerator

SOSV accelerator

Cooley

Corporate

Corporate

SOSV accelerator

Corporate

SOSV accelerator

Academic

MOX

SOSV accelerator

Corporate

SOSV accelerator

Corporate

Corporate

Corporate

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Mentors of IndieBio

Name
Company

Adam D'augelli

True Ventures

Alex Felman

Felman Family Office

Alex Shandrovsky

L'chaim Sushi

Andrea Wong

Google

Andrew Hessel

Autodesk

Antony Evans

TAXA biotechnologies

Atul Butte

Institute of Computational Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco

Ben Kamens

Entrepreneur

Bharath Ramsundar

DeepChem

Bill Efcavitch

Molecular Assemblies

Brian Frezza

Emerald Therapeutics

Brian Naughton

23andMe

Bruce W.Lennett

DLA Piper LLP

Bryan Johnson

OS Fund, Kernal

Cameron Strachan

MetaMixis

Camilla Clarke

Female Algorithm Technologies, Leap Motion

Cindy Wu

Experiment

Connor Dickie

Synbiota Inc.

Cory Kidd

Catalia Health

Curt Fischer

N/A

Dariush Mozaffarian

Tufts University

Darren Leva

Seven Bridges Genomics

David Ayean

IDEO

David Mittelman

Entrepreneur

David Putrino

Director of Rehabilitation Innovation, Mt Sinai Health System | Assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Ichan School of Medicine

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Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

NotCo is a food science company located in Santiago, Chile, making plant-based Greek yogurt, milk, cheese and mayonnaise, with the help of their artificial intelligence software called Giuseppe.

NovoNutrients produce microbes that break down industrial emissions of carbon dioxide and reassemble them into aquaculture feed.

Also known as Ava Winery, Endless West is a beverage startup that uses scientific production methods to create its blend of wines and spirits.

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Accelerator batches

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alex Kopelyan

Program director and partner

Managing director and founder

Jun Axup

Scientific director and partner

Jun Axup, PhD

Partner

Maya Lockwood

Communications director

Parikshit Sharma

Analyst

Po Bronson

Strategy Director

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

A Silicon Valley biotech hub that offers startups $250,000 in funding explains the 'secret sauce' to success

Erin Brodwin

Web article

Quartzy partners with IndieBio to connect promising biotech startups with the lab supplies they need to drive scientific progress

IndieBio and Quartzy

News article

Scientist.com and IndieBio Create Next Generation Innovation Marketplace to Accelerate Early Stage Biotech Research

Scientist.com and IndieBio

News article

Tour the San Francisco lab that's growing meat in a petri dish

Christina Farr

Web article

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

42 Questions with IndieBio - Can your company affect a billion people?

September 13, 2017

Arvind Gupta - IndieBio - Helping Scientists Use Biology and Technology to Solve Global Problems - Future Tech Podcast

June 25, 2018

Genetic Engineering at IndieBio

May 8, 2018

Indiebio - Jun Axup, Director Of Science - World's Largest Seed Bio-Technology Accelerator - Future Tech Podcast

January 9, 2018

IndieBio: Build the future of Biotech

January 3, 2017

NewCo Spotlight: IndieBio Is Turning Scientists Into Entrepreneurs

April 14, 2016

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services
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