Posts tagged Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship starts with rejecting conventional thinking

I visited the Imperial College Incubator in White City, London, to talk with Steven O’Connell, the associate director and programme manager at RebelBio, a life science startup programme backed by VC firm SOSV. Steven completed an undergraduate degree in pharmaceutical biotechnology at the Cork Institute of Technology and a translational masters degree in Biotech and Business at University College Dublin before joining a startup called GlowDx, which was part of an early RebelBio cohort. From there he went on to join RebelBio as the programme manager and has helped nurture over 60 life science startups over 7 cohorts. We discussed RebelBio’s approach in selecting promising startups and how to maximise their chances of success, as well as how scientists should reject conventional thinking when approaching entrepreneurship.  

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Building a life science entrepreneur community for the age of biology

London, United Kingdom - A group of students, entrepreneurs and industry professionals from the Golden Triangle have launched the Science Entrepreneur Club (SEC), a non-profit organisation, aiming to boost innovation by uniting the key stakeholders in the life science industry. The SEC provides scientific entrepreneurs with a revolutionary network and platform to showcase their innovative technologies, accelerate their company and find investors.

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