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A community of bio builders.

Develop an idea, meet a co-founder, join a team.

Presented by Pillar & Petri
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Frequency Bio is a flexible and free virtual program designed to help you explore launching a biotech startup — on your terms.

Whether you’re actively working on an idea or are just starting to think about building, we welcome a diverse community of founders.

Winter 2023 Dates Announced Soon

Free to join

Virtual program

One week

5 - 10 flexible hours

Access to experts

A lifelong founder community

Core Sessions

Frequency Bio participants are required to attend each of the sessions below.


Onboarding + virtual meetup

12-1:30PM ET

Academic spinout panel: what you need to know now

12-1:00PM ET

Building: the dream team & finding IP white space

12-1:00PM ET

Why now: market opportunity & customer discovery

12-1:00PM ET

Making momentum: communicating your ideas & hitting milestones

12-1:00PM ET

Bio VC 101: an overview of the landscape & funding strategies

12-1:00PM ET

Program Roadmap

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Core Sessions

Live virtual sessions covering the fundamentals of finding a co-founder, validating your idea, developing a business model, and raising capital.

(60 minutes | required)

Advisory Sessions

Virtual small group advice sessions with investors, founders and senior leaders designed to help you answer questions about whether and how to start building.

(45 minutes | optional)

Founder Talks

Live virtual and recorded talks from experienced founders. Learn about the journey ahead from someone who has been there and done it before.

(60 minutes | optional)

Founder Community

Join a community of future founders that will endure for life. Start to build relationships during the on-boarding session, then stay connected on Slack and through virtual working groups.


Frequency Bio is a joint venture hosted by Pillar VC and Petri. Our firm is co-founded by the leaders of Ginkgo Bioworks, Exact Sciences, Iora Health, Beyond Meat and Twist Bioscience. We back seed-stage founders, and have decades of experience building companies including PathAI, Asimov and GROBiosciences.

Subaita Rahman

Bio Co-op, Pillar

Founder Talks

Frequency Bio includes both live Founder Talks and recorded sessions. Speakers for this and previous sessions include:

Aug 2022

Jake Becraft

Strand Therapeutics

Daisy Robinton

Oviva Therapeutics
Aug 2022

Nathaniel Chu

Aug 2022

Frances Anastassacos

Nabla Bio
Aug 2022

Where Our Community
Members Work & Learn

Frequency Bio is designed for

Anyone considering building in bio

Winter 2023 Dates Announced Soon

Winter 2023 Dates Announced Soon

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