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Introducing the Breakout Labs Ambassador Program

posted on July 2nd, 2015

Today, we’re happy to announce the kickoff of our new outreach project: a two-year partnership with representatives from major hubs of scientific entrepreneurship, known as The Breakout Labs Ambassador Program.   We’re looking for innovative,…

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World Economic Forum interview with Breakout Labs Executive Director Lindy Fishburne

posted on June 10th, 2015

Can philanthropy bridge the early-stage funding gap for hard science and technology and bring radical innovation back to the economy? Breakout Labs believes it can. In a recent interview with The World Economic Forum, our own Lindy…

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The work space at Grand Central Tech.

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Q&A with Grand Central Tech: How an innovative accelerator is providing NYC startups with work space for no rent or equity stake

posted on May 8th, 2015

It sounds almost be too good to be true, doesn’t it? Entrepreneurs get the room and resources required to build their business in the heart of the Big Apple—without paying rent for a full year….

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Video highlights from the Techonomy Bio 2015 conference

posted on April 22nd, 2015

“Executives from startups funded by Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs gave short, fast-paced talks about a range of efforts: growing bone from stem cells, linking Alzheimer’s disease to bacterial infection, developing a patch to monitor the…

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The Bell Biosystems team celebrates the shipment of their first Magnelle Cell Tracking Kit to Cedars-Sinai.

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Q&A with Dan Bell: How Bell Biosystems is creating the world’s first living MRI cell tracking technology.

posted on April 13th, 2015

Less than 3 years after becoming a Breakout Labs grantee, Bell Biosystems raised a $3 million Series A round toward the development of Magnelles that create magnetic nanoparticles for tracking implanted cells in real time using standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Just…

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