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Breakout Labs is hiring! Become our new Head of Communications.

posted on January 28th, 2016

Breakout Labs is seeking an experienced and highly creative communications professional to help us shape and share our unique voice with a rapidly growing network of investors, corporate partners, and scientist-entrepreneurs. As Head of Communications, you…

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3Scan announces milestones, plans to expand team in 2016

posted on January 12th, 2016

This week, we’re proud to pass along some excellent news on the progress of 3Scan, one of Breakout Labs’ first portfolio companies. Recently named as one of VentureBeat’s “15 interesting startups to watch in 2016,” 3Scan…

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Cortexyme Raises $15 Million in Series A Financing

posted on January 7th, 2016

Today, Breakout Labs grantee Cortexyme announced that it has raised $15 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Pfizer Inc. along with new investment from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., through its venture…

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Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs Selects Four New Companies Pushing the Boundaries of Science and Technology

posted on November 3rd, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – October 6, 2015 – Breakout Labs, a program of Peter Thiel’s philanthropic organization, the Thiel Foundation, announced today that four new companies advancing scientific discoveries in biomedical, chemical engineering, and nanotechnology have been…

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Unboxing 2015 in pictures

posted on October 15th, 2015

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for Unboxing 2015—another awesome event with a fantastic turnout from our community. From Peter and Sonia’s kickoff discussing the challenges of science entrepreneurship to the showcases…

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