Petri develops pre-seed companies attacking the world’s largest problems at the frontier of biology and engineering.
We believe the future of biotech is founder-led
Petri is co-founded by a group of leaders who have deep experience building ideas into iconic companies, and academics who are driving foundational science in bioengineering.
We believe the future of biotech lies in supporting the next-generation of founders who will lead us there. Petri surrounds founders with the support they need to build world-class teams, grow as leaders, develop intellectual property, find customers, and raise capital.
Every Petri company receives access to comprehensive resources and 1:1 coaching to help develop your idea into a company.
Guidance and feedback from an unparalleled network of leading experts
— Peer Communtiy
Membership in an elite group of peer founders working to change the world
Pre-seed capital and access to a vast network of investors
— Partner + Customer Connections
Early access and introductions to business development and corporate venture capital groups
— Talent Recruiting
Direct access to a talent network from the world’s top universities
Petri’s approach is highly personalized. The program solves for each company’s needs and questions, and is built around providing support from people who’ve done it before.
Virginia BurgerCo-founder & CEO
New Equilibrium Biosciences
Co-founded and funded by Pillar VC, a venture firm co-founded by the CEOs of Exact Sciences, Ginkgo Bioworks, Iora Health and 22 Boston companies, Petri draws on the resources of one of the strongest biotech ecosystems in the world to support founders from around the globe.
A week-long, free virtual summit convening founder-led biotech founders, PhDs, scientists, investors and leaders.
Frequency Bio is a flexible and free virtual program designed to help you explore launching a startup — on your terms.
A free virtual event spotlighting and supporting women and under-represented genders in bio. 2022 dates announced soon.