Episodes

Nov. 16, 2021

Rocket Fund- helping academic innovators in the cleantech and sustain…

Stephanie Yanchinski is the Director of Entrepreneurship of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at the California institute of t…

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Nov. 9, 2021

Designing hardware: "Idea to prototype"

Mark Brinkerhoff is the President of Fusion Design, a consultancy that has helped design over 1500 hardware products from concept…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Mission Bio- Startup providing cancer researchers with the only multi…

Mission Bio is a startup that pioneered high throughput single cell sequencing. We talk about how they are helping researchers an…

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Oct. 26, 2021

Lessons learnt from designing electronics, firmware, and software wit…

- Most challenging projects are the ones where the customer/client doesn't listen. - Current and future states of wearable indust…

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Oct. 19, 2021

4DMT- Gene therapy company that customizes AAV vectors to target spec…

Prof. David Schaffer and Dr. David Kirn are the co-founders of 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT). We cover the founding story, und…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Unshackled Ventures- VC firm investing in immigrant entrepreneurs

Manan Mehta is the founding partner of Unshackled ventures. We cover the thesis behind funding immigrant entrepreneurs- more spec…

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Oct. 5, 2021

Building the startup muscle for academic founders.

Martin Casado is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), a pioneer of software-defined networking, and a co-founder of N…

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Sept. 28, 2021

Illumina accelerator for genomics startups

My guest today is Amanda Cashin, the Co-Founder and Global Head of Illumina Accelerator, which focuses on building genomics-drive…

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Sept. 14, 2021

Molecular Foundry: Nanoscience research facility

In this episode of Lab to Startup, I speak with Shannon Ciston and Branden Brough. Branden is the Deputy director of Molecular Fo…

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Sept. 14, 2021

Xcell Biosciences - Cell culturing technology to enhance drug screeni…

In this episode of Lab to Startup, I speak with Brian Feth and James Lim, co-founders of Xcell Biosciences. We explore the startu…

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Sept. 7, 2021

Welcome to the Lab to Startup Podcast

This podcast is focused on stories from founders in deep tech space building startups from their research at universities and nat…

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