It's a new era for biotechnology innovation. The floodgates of opportunity are wide open. The types of ventures and the founders building them are changing at breakneck speed, but one thing doesn't change:
It takes a village.
Successful entrepreneurs surround themselves with like-minded peers who challenge them, push them and feed off of each other's successes.
With the right people around you, opportunities become boundless.
Meet like-minded peers, seasoned mentors, and potential investors, and access resources to help you get ahead. We're building Canada's premiere community for synthetic biology startup founders.
Join Founder Effect to:
Expand your network
Access a library of resources
Learn from experienced founders
Build confidence as a founder
Know where to start
Join our community of synbio startup founders
You Don't have to go it alone.
Building a startup doesn't have to be lonesome. Founder Effect is a place for those brave biologists designing living solutions to the world's challenges.
Building something from the ground up is always hard, let alone a biology startup.
There's no instruction manual and no single right answer to your challenges.
Luckily, you don't have to go it alone. We're building a community of synthetic biology startup entrepreneurs, new & old. Surround yourself with peers and mentors to access a wealth of experience, knowledge, and connections.
Founder Effect is for you if
You have a great idea but don't know where to start
You're looking to take the next step in your journey
You're looking for mentors to help you work through challenges & opportunities
You feel like it's just you against the world
You want resources to help you save time, move faster, and grow smarter
You want someone in your corner to share your struggles & celebrations
Resources at your fingertips.
Organisms and organizations. Synthetic biology startup founders learn to build two of the most complex systems imaginable.
It's okay to not have all of the answers. No entrepreneur does.
At Founder Effect, we're building a growing library of resources to help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Educational materials, time-saving tools,