- Boston Lab Space 16
- North Carolina Lab Space 11
- Bay Area Lab Space 10
- New York Lab Space 8
- San Diego Lab Space 6
- Seattle Lab Space 3
- Michigan Lab Space 2
- EHS and Waste Management 2
- Miami Lab Space 1
- Chicago Lab Space 1
- Pittsburgh Lab Space 1
- Atlanta Lab Space 1
Pipe transforms recurring revenue into up-front capital for growth without dilution or restrictive debt.
Goodwin partners with clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,800+ lawyers across 13 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity, and financial industries. We worked closely with Goodwin Technology and Life Sciences Partner, Olivia Uitto, to develop the IP brainstorm template and IP search guide.
UMass Boston - Venture Development Center
The VDC is a thriving community of promising entrepreneurs in residence from around the world launching innovative technology and life science companies in our incubator, and talented students from our own university preparing for careers in venture capital backed companies.
Harlem Biospace (Hb) is a biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City to offer affordable shared wet-lab space for competitively-selected entrants. Situated at the heart of three academic campuses (Columbia University, City College of New York, and Columbia Manhattanville campus).
InnoLabs Long Island City
Innolabs offers state of the art lab and office space in the heart of Court Square. This is a life science building created to enable the bright and talented scientists of today to take on the incredibly complex challenges of tomorrow.
A UCSC- and QB3- affiliated incubator for innovation and technology commercialization supporting entrepreneurs across a variety of sectors from UCSC, Santa Cruz County, and the greater Bay Area. Located in a 13,500 square foot building at 250 Natural Bridges Drive in Santa Cruz.
QB3 S3 Labs
Located in proximity to the Stanford campus and Stanford Medical Center, this location offers 2,000 square feet of wet lab space that includes access to a host of shared research equipment. Tenants are also able to use fee-for-service facilities at Stanford.
BioBAT’s space is ideal for research or manufacturing. Its spacious floor plates can be partitioned into affordable wet labs, dry labs and offices. BioBAT offers flexible leasing options, and tenants have the opportunity to lease additional space to accommodate further growth
Since 2010, Genspace has provided Biosafety Level 1-compliant lab space to independent researchers, scientists, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, teachers and students.
Focus Innovation Studio provides flexible coworking lab space, ideal for technology and scientific research and development, and features shared equipment and laboratory infrastructure to allow members to work undisturbed and with maximum focus.
At The Cure's premier life sciences lab space, leading life science, digital health, and tech-enabled companies from across the world come together to uncover cutting-edge solutions for those in need.
Bio, Tech and Beyond
Bio, Tech and Beyond (BTNB) operates a 7,000 ft2 research facility at 6076 Corte Del Cedro, Carlsbad, California 92011. We acquired the building as our new permanent home in 2019. The facility includes a separate tissue culture room, fume hoods, dedicated chemical-resistant lab benches, -80C and -20C cold storage and about 30 pieces of shared laboratory equipment.
Murrieta Innovation Center
The Innovation Center supports new and innovative companies that are focused on Healthcare Technologies and Medical Devices. To date we are home to nine start-ups in the Southwest Riverside County area & house several resource organizations.
North County Biotech Incubator
North County Biotech Laboratories (NCBL) founded its private, fully equipped labs to advance research in innovative, novel therapies and medicines. In secure labs, scientific teams can access furnished labs immediately to expand research or develop proof-of-concept for their investors, free of concerns about contamination or safety of their IP and can focus on the science. NCBL operates under BSL2 and BSL2+ biological safety practices with very strict standards. Confidentiality agreements are signed with no claim on a tenant’s IP and no interest in shared revenue. NCBL’s aim is to help advance cures and breakthroughs that will serve the greater good.
The Basement was launched in 2015 with the support of Jeff and Kim Belk '83, Formerly InterDigital Inc., Aryeh Bourkoff '95, LionTree LLC, and Mark Suster '91 of Upfront Ventures. In the spirit of UC San Diego's entrepreneurial DNA, The Basement is a space for students from all academic disciplines to test innovative ideas and apply theory to real-world experiences. With the support from alumni and community support, students can build companies and social innovation ventures that become the fabric of our community, creating jobs and inspiring a culture of ingenuity and impact with help from The Basement
Icogenex Bioincubator is designed to meet the needs of startup and small companies in the life science sector with a focus on molecular and cellular biology and chemistry activities, allowing your business to be successful without the concerns of facility management, safety program oversight and equipment needs.
CoMotion Labs provides a multi-industry incubation environment for early-stage startups. While preference is given to UW spinoffs, we accept startups from outside the UW community as well. From critical infrastructure to learning, mentoring, and networking, CoMotion Labs nurtures and enables success. And we help them grow without taking equity. Our labs operate in three incubators on the UW Seattle campus, each focusing on a particular industry sector: life sciences and hardware in Fluke Hall, and technology in Startup Hall.
BioLabs are the premier co-working spaces for life science startups- unique places where you can test, develop and grow your game-changing ideas. As entrepreneurs and investors ourselves, we have first-hand experience with the pain-points biotech start-ups face. Our goal is to change how scientific entrepreneurs do business by building an ecosystem that empowers bioinnovators to grow quickly, while maximizing capital efficiency.
BioLabs North Carolina
BioLabs North Carolina is located in a unique biotech co-working facility in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Our aim is to attract the most ambitious startup companies in life sciences. This premium open lab space and office space favors collaboration. The lab is equipped with top-of-the-line research equipment, with additional services to help resident companies reach their milestones faster.
The CoLaborator offers entrepreneurs and young life science companies suitable laboratory and office infrastructure and access to the company’s research expertise and infrastructure as well as a first point of contact in the search for partnering options in the pharmaceutical and agriculture industry.
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) offers programs, services, and activities to promote and support entrepreneurship and the creation of innovative new ventures in Southeastern North Carolina. The CIE is an extension of the university and partners with both public and private organizations to support regional economic development and the creation and growth of innovation-based businesses.
JLABS (Johnson and Johnson)
Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS is a global life science network for innovation, providing startups with access to capital-efficient lab space and resources, including expertise, community, industry connections and entrepreneurial programs.
First Flight Venture Center
First Flight Venture Center™ is North Carolina’s original science, technology, and business incubator. Located in the heart of the Research Triangle Park, we support the launch of bioscience, life science, medical device, and information technology companies by providing the tailored resources, guidance, and connections required for sustained commercial success.
BioNetwork Natural Products Lab and Test Kitchen
The Natural Products Lab (NPL) offers analytical testing services and onsite equipment rental for life science businesses, entrepreneurs, and researchers. Quality assurance tests available range from total ash value to water activity testing and can include tailored GC and HPLC methods for your ingredients or finished product.
Piedmont Food and Ag Processing Center
Piedmont Food Processing Center is a NC non-profit providing management services to shared kitchens across the state. We are based at the Orange County, NC facility which was established in 2011 as a joint project between Alamance, Chatham, Durham, and Orange counties. We are grateful for our many partners and supporters in this effort.
Technology Enterprise Center of Eastern Carolina
The Technology Enterprise Center of Eastern Carolina offers 35,000 square feet of office, laboratory, and light manufacturing space to technology-based companies on a short-term lease basis.
TheLab at RTP
The Lab offers affordable wet and dry lab space on flexible, cost-efficient terms. Located around the corner from the Hub RTP development, the location is one that affords ease of access to all points of the Triangle and RTP life.
AB Tech Business Incubation Program
Looking to launch an entrepreneurial venture or grow a small business? The Small Business Center (SBC) at A-B Tech Enka is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network (SBCN), a community college-funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business, and economic development in local communities. with an emphasis on assisting start-ups, early-stage, and at-risk enterprises.
NanoBio LaunchPad at Gateway
The Gateway Launchpad is a unique co-working environment for start-ups and small businesses needing access to high tech laboratory space. This co-working environment is utilized to support “start-up” operations of newly formed nano-bio related entities and other small businesses. Generally, firms of this nature struggle to find space of a suitable size at a reasonable cost which is where the Gateway Launchpad fits in. Users are provided with a telephone and internet access as part of their occupancy.
Wet Lab LaunchPad
Whether you’re a company in an early stage of research or a graduate student in need of a place to conduct research, this specialized space designed for biomedical research and laboratory work can take you to that next stage of development.
Danforth is the financial and operational backbone to hundreds of life science companies, providing integrated and scalable consulting teams ranging from staff accountant through CFO. The company’s services span the full breadth of a finance organization’s needs, whether short or long term, including accounting and operational finance support, capital raising, financial planning and analysis, IPO preparation, post-public SEC compliance, clinical business operations management and strategic and operational human resources.
Our mission is to make work visas fast and easy. Built on 10+ years of getting venture-backed founders visas, Legalpad combines software and attorneys to get the world’s best entrepreneurs and technologists working in the US.
With more than 20 years of immigration experience, the Law Office of Christine Troy has a proven track record of developing honest and effective solutions to complex immigration situations. We thrive in creative and agile problem-solving and embrace the intricacy of legal cases when other attorneys have told clients there was no hope. Our practice focuses on immigration for businesses and families.
Getson & Schatz
Getson & Schatz, P.C. is an experienced immigration law firm conveniently located in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our immigration lawyers represent corporations, individuals and families in all areas of immigration law including immigrant visa and non immigrant visa applications, employment and family immigration, asylum, citizenship, and deportation defense.
Alcorn Immigration Law
With offices located in Silicon Valley, California & New York City, Alcorn Immigration Law supports clients around the world with United States inbound immigration. We obtain U.S. visas, green cards, and citizenship for entrepreneurs, investors, technology professionals, and their families. 2019 Global Law Experts Awards Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.
Menlo Park Labs
Offering life science innovators an unbeatable combination of flexibility, resources, and location, in a modern, park-like environment spanning more than 50 acres and 18 buildings.
Bonneville Labs is a flexible coworking lab space optimized for a community of Bio-Doers, emerging biotechnology companies, community partners, and life science market leaders.
Bakar Labs/QB3 Berkeley
QB3, UC Berkeley's hub for life science entrepreneurship, pioneered incubators & venture funds in a university setting. Berkeley and QB3 have combined forces to launch Bakar Labs, a life science-focused incubator for startups developing innovative technologies to benefit society.
MBC BioLabs helps life-science startups move faster, spend less, and achieve more. You rent only what you need and have access to millions of dollars in equipment (mass-spec, Biacore, FPLC, plate reader etc.) - allowing startups to begin reducing critical technical risks in their first week.
Ipsen Innovation Center Bio Labs
The Ipsen Innovation Center BioLabs is a biotech accelerator located in Kendall Square, the global heart of biotech innovation. The Center is a collaborative space for early-stage life sciences entrepreneurs, researchers and investors to bring new therapies for patients globally, including those living with cancer, rare diseases and neurological disorders. Powered by BioLabs, a 15,000 sq. ft. shared office and lab space accommodates 15-20 emerging biotech companies—providing a supportive environment that pairs the logistics of fully-equipped lab, office, meeting and event spaces with exclusive access to in-house experts from Ipsen’s world class R&D team through educational programs, mentoring sessions and office hours.
Eisai Innovation Center Bio Labs
Eisai Innovation Center Bio Labs focuses on nurturing neuroscience breakthroughs. The incubator provides space to Cambridge-based start-up/spin-out companies focused on: Discovering and developing novel therapeutics, platforms, or both and conducting high-risk but potentially transformative research that can impact the discovery of breakthrough neuroscience therapies.
Cambridge Scientific Labs
Cambridge Scientific Labs, formally Arsenal Lab Space is Now Offering New Biotech Incubator Labs, Private Suites and Shared Lab Suites. Lab sizes range from 350 to 1,500 square feet. Larger sized labs include private offices, conference rooms, and kitchens. All labs have guaranteed 24/7 access.
The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a 15,000-square-foot state-of-the-art wet laboratory and co-working space for high-potential biotech and life science ventures at Harvard. Companies in our intimate, highly curated community thrive with the support of the Harvard and LabCentral ecosystems.
The Engine, built by MIT, is building a 150,000 sq/ft of lab, office, and industrial space opening in fall 2022. Specialized equipment for lab work, fabrication, and engineering will be available onsite and through a network of partner facilities throughout New England.
Triumvirate Environmental Inc. provides sustainable environmental solutions to leading companies in the Life Sciences, Healthcare, Education, and Industrial markets. Key areas of expertise are in Waste Management & Disposal, COVID-19 Decontamination Services, EHS Consulting Services, and Lab & Facility Services. Our highly trained experts help organizations reduce waste, save money, stay safe and compliant, manage risk, and protect their reputation.
Safety Partners, Inc. efficiently and cost-effectively implements hands-on environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs throughout New England’s emerging life sciences companies. Our programs are tailored to each client’s unique science, procedures and facilities. We take the burden of running an efficient EHS program off the shoulders of your scientists, engineers, and operations staff, so your lab and production processes run smoothly.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East.
Picket Fence IP
Picket Fence IP is founded by Greg Sieczkiewiczis to partner with the best entrepreneurs and venture firms to build transformative life science endeavors. They engage at thought-inception through IPO to create, build, maintain, defend and monetize vigorous IP protection strategies.
Keltie is based in Europe but operates globally. Our teams of patent and trade mark practitioners have decades of experience handling intellectual property matters across all business sectors and industries. We act for many household names, entrepreneurial individuals, start-ups, spin-outs and large corporations who wish to identify, establish, manage and protect their IP in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Wolf & Greenfield
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. is among the 10 largest law firms in the country devoted exclusively to intellectual property (IP) law. Wolf Greenfield attorneys advise a diverse set of clients whose IP is at the core of their business. More than 90% of the firm’s practitioners have science or engineering degrees and more than two-thirds hold advanced degrees (MS, PhD or MD).
Foley Hoag is a dynamic law firm that represents public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions worldwide. We have expertise in industries such as life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and renewables, investment management, professional services and education. We also offer our clients market-leading international litigation and arbitration and corporate social responsibility services.
Covington & Burling
From our offices in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, and Washington, we practice as one firm, holding closely to core values that start with a deep commitment to our clients and the quality of our work on their behalf, and that include an emphasis on teamwork among our lawyers and other professionals and a belief in the obligation of lawyers to make legal services available to all who need them.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 550+ attorneys serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice.
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and 60 countries.
Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 62 countries, our 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients.
Savills is a global real estate services provider with a network of more than 39,000 people in over 600 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. A FTSE 250 company (LON: SVS) headquartered in London, Savills advises corporate, institutional and private clients who are seeking to acquire, lease, develop or realise the value of residential and commercial property in the world's key locations.
The Steele Group
The Steele Group (TSG) is a new commercial real estate model for early, growth and enterprise stage companies. TSG is transforming the traditional operating model by leveraging technology, establishing new centralized processes and integrating domain expertise at every stage. From locally owned small businesses to global public companies, The Steele Group prides itself on taking care of all our clients with the same integrity, attention to detail, and professionalism on which our team has built its reputation.
InteliSpark, LLC is a hands-on business development consulting firm specializing in securing non-dilutive funding for start-ups through the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and other government research funding programs. We work with start-ups, universities, venture capital firms and economic development programs to match small innovative companies and technologies with funding opportunities. Using our proven track record of creating winning SBIR/STTR proposals, we turn those opportunities into realities.
David Ephron helps companies win R&D contracts from federal and state agencies to develop advanced technologies. His proposals have secured over $350M in non-dilutive funding for clients that span a diverse range of industries and technology areas — including solar energy, biofuels, semiconductors, electronics / optoelectronics, biotechnology, software, telecommunications, novel materials, medical diagnostics and therapeutics, and many others. Clients range in size from new startups to Fortune 500 companies. Most engagements evolve into long-term relationships based on trust and success.
Jameson and Company
Jameson is an accounting firm that specializes in working with government agencies, such as the NIH-National Institutes of Health, DOD-Department of Defense, DOE-Department of Energy and NSF-National Science Foundation. They can help with making sure you are compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulations for awards like the SBIR/STTR Phase II, BARDA, BAA, R01, U01, IDIQ, and ARPA-E.
A cluster of emerging and established technology concerns, entrepreneurs, and researchers focused on accelerating biomedical innovation, digital health, advanced manufacturing and medical devices in a unique setting in Atlanta's Westside adjacent to the Georgia Tech campus. This innovation ecosystem represents a unique research and innovative platform in a dynamic urban setting
Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA)
Life Sciences PA, formerly known as Pennsylvania Bio, works to ensure Pennsylvania is the United States hub for the life sciences by creating a business and public policy environment which fosters life sciences growth and success. Pennsylvania is considered the most attractive location in the United States for establishing a life sciences organization by life sciences leaders within the U.S. and by those outside the U.S. seeking to establish U.S. operations.
Fulton Labs is the first life and health sciences campus built in Fulton Market, Chicago, one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the US. With 725,000 sq. ft. of newly constructed, next generation wet/dry lab and office space—and incredible amenities—Fulton Labs is the world-class science campus innovators deserve.
Located with proximity to downtown, the Health District and Miller School of Medicine, Converge Miami facilitates access to outstanding resources and creates synergies between the University and tenant companies, advancing clinical breakthroughs and benefiting all people. Local entrepreneurs and young startups thrive at Converge through a unique partnership with CIC Miami and Venture Café gatherings.
Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center
Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center (MLSIC) is southeastern Michigan’s premier home for life science and other high-tech, innovation based startup businesses. Gather at the 67,000+ square foot MLSIC innovation center complete with state-of-the-art wet lab space, well-appointed offices and conference rooms, a Phase 1 Clinical Trials facility, ample free parking, a loading dock and every possible business amenity.
Michigan Innovation Headquarters
MI-HQ is a high-energy, cooperative entrepreneurial community with 160,000+ square feet on Ann Arbor’s westside. Professionals from startups and established companies across several sectors: life sciences, drug discovery, medical devices, alternative energy, mobility, robotics, business development, and more.
Wolf & Company
Wolf & Company is the largest regional accounting firm in Massachusetts. They work with a number of venture backed technology companies, including Pillar portfolio company Zapata.
Supporting Strategies provides full HR, benefits, accounting and payroll support to scaling companies. We work with Janean Sullivan at the company. Pillar's Sarah Hodges has worked with Supporting Strategies across several startups.
Samet is a full-service accounting firm in Boston. The firm's experienced accountants stay abreast of the latest data, regulations, and industry trends, providing advice that helps advance their clients' business goals. Pillar's Sarah Hodges has worked with the firm across several companies. We work with David Marcus at the firm.
Mary Hirtle, CPA
Mary Hirtle focuses on supporting startups with various financial services, with an emphasis on tax preparation, tax savings advice, and consultation on business entity set up. Mary has worked with several startups in our network who have shared positive reviews.
Signature Bank – Signet
Signature Bank is a New York State-chartered commercial bank, Member FDIC. With over $70 billion in assets, Signature Bank is a full-service bank built upon strong financials and exceptional client service, provided by experienced financial professionals. Signet is Signature Bank's very own blockchain based 24x7x365 instant fiat settlement platform.
JP Morgan is the only bank you'll ever need. The firm serves the Technology, Disruptive Commerce and Life Sciences ecosystems from inception onward with an offering that includes online banking, treasury, debt, investments and advisory services. Pamela Aldsworth leads the firm's venture practice; she has been a close friend of our firm and avid supporter of the Boston ecosystem for years, and is a wonderful partner to startups and VCs.
First Republic Bank
First Republic provides a comprehensive set of banking services to support the growth of your business at every stage. They are committed to fast response and ease of use through a dedicated team that can also provide introductions within the industry and insights into working with investors, thought leaders and service providers. Their Innovators’ Toolkit gives you an additional suite of mission-critical services with discounts up to $220,000 to address many of your immediate operational needs.
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank has successfully supported founders, entrepreneurs, and investors for over 35 years. The company provide banking and financial services to help you, as you strive to grow your business at every stage. Pillar has worked with Dan Allred and Jesse Bardo at their firm.
Oficio provides beautifully designed coworking spaces, private offices, meeting rooms, and event space in Boston.
WeWork is a platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life's work.
Impact Hub Boston
Impact Hub Boston provides coworking spaces that inspire, connect, and empower people to realize enterprising ideas for sustainable impact.
CIC (Cambridge Innovation Center) helps exceptional entrepreneurs around the globe innovate better and faster. In service of fixing the world through innovation, CIC creates infrastructure and programing for innovators. This includes flexible and custom office space; shared wet lab facilities; civic innovation spaces; and targeted initiatives to support changemakers, disruptors, and out-of-the-box thinkers in growing their companies.
Workbar provides a web of communal workspaces where freelancers, start-ups, and remote employees of larger enterprises can enjoy high quality office amenities at an affordable price. At convenient and accessible locations around the cities of Boston and Cambridge, the company provides meeting rooms to meet with clients and give presentations; event space; and a wide variety of social and educational programming including happy hours, lunch seminars, workshops, and networking events.
GSVlabs is a global innovation platform focused on accelerating startups and connect corporations to exponential technologies, business models, and ideas. The company has a co-working space based in downtown Boston that supports startups with space, programming, insight and connections.
Jeff Goldman Immigration
Jeff Goldman Immigration is a law firm devoted exclusively to all aspects of business-based and family-based immigration law. Jeff Goldman has helped several Boston founders navigate complicated immigration concerns.
Alexandria LaunchLabs is the premier, full-service startup platform designed to dramatically accelerate the growth of early-stage life science and agtech companies. With operational life science sites at the Alexandria Center® for Life Science in New York City and the Alexandria Center® at One Kendall Square in Cambridge and an agtech site at the Alexandria Center® for AgTech in the Research Triangle, Alexandria LaunchLabs provides move-in-ready office/laboratory space, first-class support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to startup capital through the Alexandria Seed Capital Platform to drive life-changing innovation. Alexandria LaunchLabs is currently accepting applications for future members in Cambridge, Greater Los Angeles, New York City, Research Triangle, and Seattle.
Nest.Bio supports emerging biotech startups with the infrastructure and community needed to get their companies to the next level.
A 70,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Kendall Square, Cambridge, biotech innovation hub, LabCentral is a shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential life-sciences and biotech startups.
Newmark is a commercial real estate advisory firm, providing clients with a single-source solution for every phase of leasing or owning a property. We know Catie Tilton, who specializes in assisting companies in the life science industry. Some of the areas she can assist with include a search for office and/or laboratory space, market evaluation, rent/cost comparison, lease negotiations, workplace strategy, or construction.
Artisan’s Asylum is a 501(c)3 non-profit community fabrication center that empowers individuals to give form to their ideas through membership, education, and workspace.
Venture Development Center (UMass)
VDC is a startup incubator at UMass Boston that supports early stage life-science and technology startups and UMass Boston students.
North Shore InnoVentures
NSIV is a non-profit technology incubator helping early-stage biotech and cleantech companies increase their probability of success.
With over 700,000 gross square feet of space now built, BioSquare offers leading life sciences companies an environment designed to foster and support discovery, innovation, and commerce.
The Forsyth Entrepreneurial Science Center (FESC) fosters innovative biomedical research and to accelerate the growth of early-stage companies including, but not limited to, Forsyth-based technology start-up companies.
Tufts LaunchLab / BioLabs
Tufts University has developed Tufts Launchpad | BioLabs, a biotech incubator to help high-potential, early-stage innovators in the life sciences.
Agility Labs provides the space, support, and community for emerging life science and medical device companies to transform scientific discoveries into breakthrough products.
SmartLabs is a new approach to providing research scientists with an on-demand, pharma-grade research environment to accelerate scientific discovery and therapeutic commercialization. The company provides a turnkey laboratory environment, so our founders can accelerate scientific discovery from day one.
Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, and founded in 2011, the Greentown Labs Global Center for Cleantech Innovation is the largest cleantech incubator in North America, operating a 100,000 sq. ft.
Latham & Watkins
Pillar has worked with Latham & Watkins' John Chory, Stephen Ranere, and Emily Taylor on a number of deals. The firm also has a suite of resources in their LathamDrive website, which provides entrepreneurs the tools and expertise they need on various topics including formation, capital raising, liquidity, beyond IPO and more.
Company Counsel provides legal support for emerging startups. Pillar's Sarah Hodges has worked with Steve Cagnetta across several startups from inception through exit on everything from employment agreements to employee options to contracts and more. Steve is particularly helpful for startups who would prefer not to work with a big firm, and are looking for a more accessible advice. See our Pillar VC CEO Templates for several free legal documents from Company Counsel.
In 2007, Cooley launched a small office in Boston’s historic Back Bay to provide legal counsel to technology and life sciences companies and investors in the region. During the last decade, Cooley has been one of the fastest growing law firms in Boston and is now home to more than 120 lawyers, technology specialists, quantitative analysts, paralegals and staff. Cooley's clients include strategic and financial buyers and sellers in public and private acquisitions, including private equity sponsored leveraged buyouts and take-private transactions. We work with Al Browne at Cooley.
WilmerHale provides global legal representation across a comprehensive range of industry and practice areas that are critical to our clients' success. WilmerHale's Launch Program (https://launch.wilmerhale.com/) is tailored specifically to startups. Pillar's Sarah Hodges worked with the firm on the sale of Smarterer, a Boston-based startup that was acquired by Pluralsight. We work with Mick Bain at the firm.
Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton
Boston-area Business Law Firm Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC assists companies of all sizes — from startups to Fortune 1000 — in legal services areas. Pillar had a great experience working with the firm on our office lease. We work with Michael Jabbawy at the firm.
Gunderson Dettmer has been ranked the #1 law firm globally for high-growth technology and life sciences companies and investors for six years in a row by PitchBook. The firm handles the majority of Pillar's legal needs in addition to supporting growth technology and life sciences companies from start-up to maturity, and 250+ of the world's leading venture capital firms. We work with several lawyers at the firm including Jay Hachigan, Jeff Engerman and Vanessa Smith.
Looney Cohen & Aisenberg
Looney Cohen & Aisenberg LLP is a boutique law firm focusing on commercial and real estate transactions, leasing, business law, non-competition disputes and business related litigation.
Langer & McLaughlin
Langer & McLaughlin, LLP is a small Boston-based law firm specializing in transactional commercial real estate.
ArtLifting is a unique art consultancy representing artists impacted by homelessness and disabilities, communities traditionally underrepresented in the contemporary art market. ArtLifting provides artwork and creative solutions for corporate clients across the country seeking to create inclusive workspaces through intentional design. With a dedicated team of art professionals, ArtLifting makes it easy to customize your office while making an impact.
T3 is one of our go-to real estate partners in Boston. The company was founded on a single idea—to create a real estate company that was purpose-built exclusively for innovators. Beyond real estate practitioners, the team consists of a group of community advocates who host events and broadly support the greater Boston startup ecosystem. We work with Chris Gorczyca and Jon Frisch at the company.
Truss is an online marketplace that helps small and scaling businesses find, compare and lease office and coworking spaces for free. Truss has more than 1,600 office spaces and over 90 coworking locations in the Boston area. We work with Colin Greenhalgh at the company.
Avison Young started as a small Canadian commercial real estate company that has continually expanded its services and footprint to meet the needs of a global client base.We work with Kirk Weller at the company.
JLL is one of our go-to real estate providers in Boston. The company is a world leader in real estate services, powered by an entrepreneurial spirit. JLL buys, builds, occupies and invests in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate. From tech startups to global firms, the firm's clients span industries including banking, energy, healthcare, law, life sciences, manufacturing and technology. We work with Bryan Sparkes at the company.
CBRE is the largest full-service commercial real estate services company in New England, combining the global resources and platform of CBRE with local management, control and ownership by the key professionals who provide service to our clients in the New England marketplace. We work with Rob Kinlin at the company.