Biotech Startup Support

Biotech Startup Support

Informative articles geared towards life science startup founders, with a specific focus on biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals.

Our resources cover a wide range of topics, from company formation, legal basics, and finance basics, to common founder mistakes, lab operations, and IP rights and strategies.

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Accelerator vs. Incubator: Comparing Benefits for Biotech Startups

Accelerator vs. Incubator: Comparing Benefits for Biotech Startups

Biotech accelerators offer funding, mentorship, and a variety of business support to early-stage biotech startups looking to scale and, eventually, commercialize a product. Many of these organizations…
22 Biotech Accelerators to Check Out in 2023

22 Biotech Accelerators to Check Out in 2023

Biotech accelerators are cohort-based, fixed-term programs that offer startup founders access to early-stage capital, hands-on mentorship, industry-specific education, and tailored resources designed …
17 Incubators for US-Based Biotech Startups

17 Incubators for US-Based Biotech Startups

It isn’t uncommon to learn that a biotech startup was created while the founders were working in a research laboratory at a university. Church Lab is an excellent example of this, and has shown that t…
What Is a Seed Round? Seed Funding Explained

What Is a Seed Round? Seed Funding Explained

Paul Graham (YC Combinator) once said raising money is the second most challenging thing you will do as a founder. The most challenging is creating something that people actually want. He goes on to o…
What Is Series, A, B, & C Funding? Series Funding Explained

What Is Series, A, B, & C Funding? Series Funding Explained

We’ve previously covered seed funding rounds, why companies raise seed capital, and how to determine the amount of capital your company should raise. In this article, we’ll review Series A, B, and C f…
What is Financial Modeling & How Can It Help with Fundraising?

What is Financial Modeling & How Can It Help with Fundraising?

There is no standardized way to fundraise in the life sciences industry, although some paths are well-traveled. With multiple funding sources available, it’s all about what you and your potential inve…
How to Create a Budget for Your Biotech Startup

How to Create a Budget for Your Biotech Startup

Early-stage biotech and life sciences companies focused on developing therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, or providing contract research services rely on every single dollar. And like many fou…
What is Equity Crowdfunding & Is It an Option in Biotech?

What is Equity Crowdfunding & Is It an Option in Biotech?

Even if you’ve never backed a crowdfunding project, you have at the very least heard of crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creators can raise funds from fans and future customers…
What is Due Diligence? How to Prepare For It & Avoid Mistakes

What is Due Diligence? How to Prepare For It & Avoid Mistakes

“Due diligence” is an important step in fundraising. It is also a key aspect in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. In this article, we will mostly focus on its role in fundraising. When i…
A Guide to Grant Funding for Biotech Startups

A Guide to Grant Funding for Biotech Startups

As an early-stage biotech or life sciences startup looking to launch a product or service, there are several fundraising options you can pursue to fund your research and development. While we cover gr…

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