(Update: Pepper Bio raised an undisclosed amount / Seed from Reinforced Ventures - 4.2022. Series A - 9.2022). Pepper Bio has developed the world’s first transomic drug discovery platform. We integrate phosphoproteomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, and genomics. This whole-stack solution to common drug discovery challenges reveals actionable insights that others miss to questions ranging from target ID to patient stratification using a global, dynamic, and causal approach. We’ve developed a full-stack drug discovery platform (PROSPER) to tackle complex, untreatable diseases.
Veramorph is a specialty pharma company with a differentiated platform oral dosage technology. We are growing a pipeline of unique orally reformulated generic drugs and new molecular entity co-development partnerships to generate revenue from a risk-averse blend of licensing agreements with commercialization partners. Doug, founder and CEO, invented the technology as an MIT postdoc and has 10 years experience in formulations. Acting VP of manufacturing, Colin Minchom, has over 30 years of drug product experience. Leadership is complemented by a team of consultants covering legal, regulatory, and pre-clinical topics and guided by an advisory board of several experienced entrepreneurs. $675K raised (11.2022). (Update - $225,000 NSF SBIR Phase 1.
Cache is a MIT startup from Prof. Mark Bathe’s lab seeking seed funding and entrepreneurs to help lead the next phase of customer discovery/hypothesis validation. Their technology enables massive and low-energy storage, up to millennium timescales, and random access of nucleic acid samples from a broad array of sources including viral, bacterial, mammalian, and synthetic for biological banking, molecular surveillance, ecological preservation, or massive archival data storage. They are seeking a passionate, adventurous, and creative entrepreneur to join their early-stage venture to help launch this technology into the 21st-century biotechnology space, and seed funding to catalyze the start-up. Their immediate aim is to recruit an entrepreneur who will be excited to mature their business plan using market discovery and research on product-market fit. They are ready to test the market’s appetite for this technology, developing partnerships along the way.