Explore Building a Bio Startup
Frequency Bio is a flexible and free virtual program designed to help you explore launching a 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.
Free to join
5 - 10 flexible hours
Access to experts
A lifelong founder community
Frequency Bio participants are required to attend each of the sessions below.
Onboarding + virtual meetup
Academic spinout panel: what you need to know now
Building: the dream team & finding IP white space
Why now: market opportunity & customer discovery
Making momentum: communicating your ideas & crushing milestones
Bio VC 101: an overview of the landscape & funding strategies
Virtual small group advice sessions with investors, founders and senior leaders designed to help you answer questions about whether and how to start building.
Live virtual and recorded talks from experienced founders. Learn about the journey ahead from someone who has been there and done it before.
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.
Frequency Bio includes both live Founder Talks and recorded sessions. Additional Winter 2022 speakers to be announced soon.