Introducing BIOS: Nucleus of Life Science Innovation 🚀

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5 min readJul 31, 2020


BIOS: Nucleus of Life Science Innovation 🚀





Alix Ventures: Supporting Early Stage Life Science Startups Engineering Biology to Drive Radical Advances in Human Health

Calling All Innovators Click to Reach Out 🚀

“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.”

BIOS Overview 🌎

BIOS Community brings together innovation minded Life Science professionals, uniting Founders, VCs, Professors, Pharma, PhDs, & all those in between to join an exclusive, invite-only community focused on driving patient impact!

We welcome the best and brightest to grow your network, access exclusive events, gain insights through our original content, & keep a pulse on the ever evolving early stage startup landscape.

Peer Network 💪🏻

When you become a BIOS member you join a highly select group of peers. Members in our community have been hand selected for their unique perspectives and are here to share their talents. Expect open collaboration, diverse opinions/backgrounds, and an extended network at your fingertips! Our commons channel is the hub of BIOS — bringing together all of our specialized communities into a single place. Here, we’ll host our largest exclusive events, networking sessions, workshops, & more. Our invite-only professional communities are capped at 100 members to ensure high quality interactions.

Invite-Only Events 👏

BIOS holds a variety of invite-only events throughout the year for community members including lunch and learns, happy hours, &fireside chats. Past events have included talks on SynBio Platforms w/GFC, The Future of Telehealth & Virtual Care w/ Craft Ventures, and Lunch & Learns on CRISPR w/ Artis Ventures.

Special Resources ✨

As a BIOS member you have access to a multitude of resources available to better your startup or Fund, hire top talent, further your knowledge, save with tool/service provider discounts, & keep a pulse on the early stage life sciences ecosystem.

  • BIOS UpRound: Helping high potential startups gain anonymous feedback from high intent VCs to better align investors & founders within the Life Sciences community on next round milestones
  • BIOS Talent: A hand curated job board and candidate pool to connect high quality talent to growing startups. BIOS members will be able to post job openings and connect with top candidates
  • And so much more…

Exclusive Content 🧠

BIOS develops feature content & running series such as:

  • Special Editions: Feature perspectives highlighting topics of interest within the life science innovation ecosystem
  • 10/10 Series: 10 questions to 10 early stage Founders + VCs
  • Frontier Perspectives: Exclusive white papers on cutting edge technologies
  • Founder Spotlights: Profiles of early stage Life Science Founders
  • VC Spotlights: Profiles of top VCs investing in Life Sciences
  • BIOS Podcast: Interviews with top Life Science VCs, Founders, Industry Executives, Professors, & innovators of all backgrounds

We pride ourselves in featuring members of the community in our content & sharing the incredible stories with the rest of the BIOSphere 🌎

Communities 🚀

💫 BIOS Commons is the hub of BIOS — bringing together all of our specialized Life Science communities into a single place. Here, we’ll host our largest exclusive events, networking sessions, workshops, & more.

In addition to BIOS Commons, we also have specialized communities capped at 100 members for Founders, VCs, PhDs, Pharma, & Professors…

🧪 BIOS Founders is for breakout early stage Founders in Life Sciences. Here we’ll share thought leadership, provide access to mentors, investors, & help you grow your current venture or start your next one 😉. Join fellow Founders in our invite-only community, grow your network, access exclusive events, & gain insights through our original content.

🦠 BIOS VC is for top VC Partners in Life Sciences . Here we’ll share thought leadership, host exclusive networking events and seminars, and provide access to deal flow. Join fellow Venture Capitalists in our invite-only community to grow your network, share investments insights, build syndicates, access exclusive events, & keep a pulse on the ever evolving early stage venture landscape.

🧬 BIOS PhD is for high potential PhD students & Post-Docs in Life Sciences interested in entrepreneurship & Venture Capital. Here we’ll host fireside chats with PhDs turned founders and investors and provide workshops to help you commercialize your research or break into VC.

💊 BIOS Pharma is for top Pharma leaders interested in the Life Sciences startup ecosystem. Here we’ll provide fireside chats with up-and-coming and established biotech startups, as well as top biotech VCs, so you can keep up to date with the latest technologies / trends in Life Sciences.

🔬 BIOS Profs is for entrepreneurial Professors in Life Sciences who are interested in translating their research into high potential startups. Here we’ll provide fireside chats with successful Professor Entrepreneurs, workshop & networking events to help you find investors, hire top talent, & other resources for your ventures.

Join Now 🎉

To apply, fill out a short application linked below. We’ll get back to you shortly, and if it’s a good fit, we’ll welcome you to our community & Slack group…

💫 BIOS CommonsApply Now

🧪 BIOS Founders Apply Now

🦠 BIOS VC Apply Now

🧬 BIOS PhDApply Now

💊 BIOS Pharma Apply Now

🔬 BIOS Profs Apply Now

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Alix Ventures, by way of BIOS Community, is providing this content for general information purposes only. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Alix Ventures, BIOS Community, or its affiliates. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by Alix Ventures employees are those of the employees and do not necessarily reflect the view of Alix Ventures, BIOS Community, affiliates, and content sponsors.

Join BIOS Community 🎉

Become a member, continue the conversation, connect with like-minded Life Science innovators, access exclusive resources, & invite-only events…

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