Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA

Solving intractable problems: How new biotech will reshape our lives

Arvind Gupta (SOSventures)
2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Generals Residence
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)

With biology accelerating faster than Moore’s Law, building a biotech startup has become easier than ever. Arvind will discuss how funding and networks of mentors are coming together to create a new tranche of seed funding and how this is shaking the biotech industry to its core, and the long term effects this will have on the types of problems we will solve using biology as a technology.

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Arvind Gupta


With over a decade of experience, Arvind Gupta excels at empowering startups and Fortune 50 companies to launch new tech products. Arvind is behind the LEAP and IndieBio accelerator programs, imbuing them with deep expertise in purpose-driven design. A former equity options market maker, TEDx speaker, author, and winner of numerous international design awards, Arvind is passionate about investing in and mentoring hardware and software startups in the Bay Area and China. Arvind holds a degree in genetic engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a master’s degree in industrial design from San Francisco State University. He counts BASE jumping among his many hobbies.