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Entrepreneurship

FAST BAY AREA

 

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FAST Bay Area launched in Fall 2013 and is housed at the CLSI offices in South San Francisco. FAST Bay Area cycles have generated over 3400 advisory hours valued at over $890,000 for the 34 companies who have been through the program. Since participating in FAST, these companies have raised over $197 million and created 145 new jobs, more than doubling their workforce. Eleven of these companies have secured Series A investments, 6 have concluded strategic partnerships and 2 have successfully exited

2017 FAST Bay Area Program
Application to the FAST Bay Area program is on a rolling basis.

Spring 2017 FAST Bay Area Timeline
January 27, 2017– Application deadline for the Spring 2017 FAST Bay Area session
February 15, 2017 – Spring 2017 FAST Bay Area participants announced
March 21, 2017 – Program starts
June 13, 2017 – Spring FAST Bay Area Showcase

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Please mail your submission to FAST@califesciences.org or contact us via phone at 650-871-3269.

Spring 2017 FAST Bay Area Companies
Encellin
Facile Therapeutics
Hepatx
LogicInk
MicroSynbiotiX
X-Therma

Previous FAST Bay Area Companies

Fall 2016
Amaryllis Nucleics
Empire Biotechnologies
Rex Animal Health
SciBac
SyntheX
Spring 2016
Circularis, Inc.
Eidos Therapeutics
Ligandal
Paragon Genomics, Inc.
Shasqi, Inc.
Fall 2015
Cairn Biosciences
Nodexus
Valitor
Ziteo Medical
Spring 2015
EpiBiome
GigaGen
Magnetic Insight
Purigen
Vanguard Therapeutics
Fall 2014
Bikanta
Correlia Biosystems
IGIstat
NeuroSave
SUMO Biosciences
TheraBiol
Spring 2014
Applied Molecular Transport
Ciel Medical
Nano Precision Medical
Whole Biome
Zephyrus Biosciences
Fall 2013
Glialogix, Inc.
Omniox, Inc.
Sandstone Diagnostics
Xcell Biosciences, Inc.

Advisors and Reviewers

Senior Program Advisor
Steve Karp
Reviewers & Advisors
Pia Abola
Ramani A. Aiyer
Dan Aminipour
Django Andrews
Ankush Argade
Fabrice Beretta
Keith Bley
Miro Brajenovic
Daniel Chelsky
Michelle Chen
Julie Cheng
Julie Cherrington
Colleen Cutcliffe
Nipun Davar
David Davidovic
Anthony DeLizza
Stephanie Diaz
Peter DiLaura
Bettina Donato
Robert Dunkle
Howard Edelman
Steven B. Engle
June Fallon
Anthony Fashana
Becky Foster
Alex Franzusoff
Robert Galemmo
Kate Garrett
Ran Geng
Charles Gluchowski
Yamina Hakem
Karl Handelsman
Joel Hayflick
William Hodder
Jill Iacopi
Michael Imperiale
Jeff Johnson
Sunil Joshi
Linda Judge
Mark Kaufmann
Richard Kho
Frederick Koenen
Thomas Kreck, MD
Will Kruka
Ritu Lal
Bill Lambert
Christine Larson
Jennifer Low
Ori Maller, PhD
Helen Mancebo, PhD
Joseph Markunas
Graeme Martin, PhD
Jennie Mather
Ann Mead
Chris Meda
Zak Megeed
Luane Meyer
Prasun Mishra, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Misrach Mitiku
Vivek Mittal
Nick Mordwinkin
Nalini Murdter
Alpana Naresh
Dave Nellesen
Michael O’Donnell
Laura Parmer-Lohan, MBA
Rahul Pathak
Meserve Platt
Victoria Reade
Jenny Rooke, Ph.D.
Wouter Roorda
Tito A. Serafini, Ph.D.
Premal Shah
Heather Shane
JC Simbana
Edward Spack
David Spellmeyer
Paul Spiegel
Julie Taylor
Alex Tilson
Amy Toro
Cathy Tralau-Stewart PhD 
Girish N. Vyas, Ph.D. 
MJ Whitehouse
Richard Wilson
Samuel Wu