The Program

We generate value to achieve the internationalization of Biotech startups. We prepare entrepreneurs to navigate the competitive global markets and translate science into good business. We create acceleration with a clear goal.

Nobody understands Biotech business like we do!

What are we looking for?

We are looking for early-stage biotech startups from Latin America with the potential and vision to generate global impact.

The Ganesha Lab Program

It is designed as a Life Cycle approach in the scale up and internationalization of biotech startups. The starting point in our Academy is – a 6 months scale up program which provides the tools and knowledge critical for your future international success.

After the completion of the Scale up Program, The Ganesha Lab continues to support its portfolio companies for a minimum of three years.

  • June
    Open call
  • July
    Pre-Selection
    Announcement: Pre-selected startups
    Interviews + Selection pitch
  • Announcement: Selected startups
  • August
    360° Due diligence + Legal aspects + Sign agreements
  • Sep - Oct - Nov
    Scale Up Program
    Workshops and Trainings (2 to 3 per week) Individual coaching, mentoring and advising
    Announcement: Selected startups
    Soft-landing US Program
    CIC Miami & MIT Enterprise Forum (last 2 weeks)
  • Final Pitch
  • Jan - Feb
    International Market Validation (IMV)

What to expect at The Ganesha Lab Academy?

  • 360° Due diligence: Due Diligence in 6 dimensions to identify critical gaps including: Team, Science & Technology, IP & Regulatory; Legal; Finance; Business Model;
  • Scale Up Program: 4-modules covering Business Base Line; Clients & Markets; Global success & scaling; Investors & Capital Raise.
  • Individual meetings with experts and partners (Johnson & Johnson, UC Davis Venture Catalyst, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Life Science Nations, Morse IP Law or Agrosuper) to advance in most critical aspects and milestones
  • Pitch Events in front of national and international investors
  • Soft-landing US Program: Soft-landing US workshops providing critical elements for the internationalization, delivered by the CIC Miami & MIT EF
  • Market Validation in the USA for a period of up to two months.

Testimonials

  • The Ganesha Lab gave us access to the key biotechnology market in Boston (…) we validated our main hypothesis with the most important pharmaceutical companies in the world and started our internationalization process.
    Alejandro Bisquertt
    Alejandro Bisquertt
    CEO & Founder
    Neurognos
  • The Ganeshalab understands that business is made out of people ,and when people grow, so do their business
    Camilo Anabalón
    Camilo Anabalón
    CEO & Founder
    BabyBe
  • The Ganesha Lab supported us in identifying and making introductions with ad-hoc investors for our expansion plan to the US (…) and took also part in our bridge round by investing alongside other investors.
    Gastón Salinas
    Gastón Salinas
    CEO & Founder
    Botanical Solutions
  • The Ganesha Lab has guided us to establish solid IP and business strategy (…) enabling us to compete with the best companies in our field and secure funding as we established in the US market.
    Ignacio Rippes
    Ignacio Rippes
    COO & Founder
    Purple Dental
  • Being part of The Ganesha Lab is like having a group of experts within your startup who will help you make the right decisions and strengthen your network.
    Rafael Mendez
    Rafael Mendez
    COO
    Cuperscience
  • The Ganesha Lab program takes a company to a whole other level in their 4 months acceleration program. Doesn't matter if you are in the seed stage or are looking for investors, there is still so much you don't know and need to learn.
    Denise Zujur
    Denise Zujur
    CEO
    Smart Tissues
  • The Ganesha Lab team has provided an effective methodology to systematically de-risk and refine the company´s business model while building a consistent business strategy based on deep market and customer understanding.
    Javier Urzua
    Javier Urzua
    CEO & Founder
    MEDX
  • Biotech is one of the trending and most promising industries for angel investing! For the evaluation of such projects however we rely on highly specialized teams such as The Ganesha Lab
    Alejandra Perez
    Alejandra Perez
    President Chile Global Angels
    And Angel Investors
  • Agrosuper is a leading company in food production and marketing in the region. Although our core business is in animal protein, the constant search to satisfy the needs of consumers has led us to innovate. In this sense, the alliance with The Ganesha Lab aims precisely at exploring new technologies, trends and feed solutions for the coming years.
    Rodrigo Arias K
    Rodrigo Arias K
    Corporate Venturing Manager
    Agrosuper
  • Morse is proud to partner with GaneshaLab to support and promote international science and technology startups along their journey to global success.
    Stanley F Chalvire
    Stanley F Chalvire
    Partner
    MORSE
  • The Ganesha Lab Team and its international experts provide comprehensive support not only during the program but far beyond the boutique approach to deliver tailored engagement with all start-ups
    Wolfgang Schuch
    Wolfgang Schuch
    Angel Investor
  • The Ganesha Lab has been a game changer partner for my startup. I have found in the team a highly committed group of professionals ready to share wise and practical advice to make the best decisions in my endeavor. Additionally, the scale up program provided me with solid knowledge about how a scientific-based project could become a profitable company without losing our essence. And most importantly, as a boutique, they have put me on the map of biotech startups and potential investments. Become part of The Ganesha Lab portfolio has been one of the best decisions of my entrepreneur life
    Dr. David Bravo, PhD
    Dr. David Bravo, PhD
    CEO
    Pannex Therapeutics
  • The Ganesha Lab has all the capabilities to become the most relevant regional player and my contribution is precisely the scalability and to set up a very strong footprint with high recognition.
    Pablo Zamora
    Pablo Zamora
    Co-Founder and former CSO
    NotCo

Our Partners

  • Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

    At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we are driven to improve the personal health of people everywhere. We deliver products that are rooted in science and endorsed by professionals. Our differentiated portfolio of iconic brands, including Tylenol®, Zarbee’s®, Neutrogena®, Aveeno®, Listerine®, OGX®, and Johnson’s®, delivers life-enhancing, first-to-market innovation. By combining the power of science with meaningful human insights and digital-first thinking, we help more than 1.2 billion people live healthier lives every day, from their very first day.

  • Janssen

    At Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We’re the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, and Pulmonary Hypertension

  • UC Davis Venture Catalyst

    UC Davis’ Venture Catalyst facilitates the translation of University research and technology by driving the development of new ventures. UC Davis is known worldwide for its leadership in research leading to new innovations and technologies that are translated to the marketplace through UC Davis startup companies. Venture Catalyst drives the successful development of new ventures.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Thermo Fisher Scientific’s mission is to enable customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. As the world leader in serving science the company provides unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

  • Life Science Nation

    Life Science Nation (LSN) has the most comprehensive life science investor database in the world. LSN has also pioneered a unique global partnering event model that matches buyers and sellers based on their specifically stated needs and declared partnering mandate initiatives garnered from one-on-one interviews and curating buyer/seller databases in a selected industry.

  • Morse Law

    Morse focuses exclusively on the core legal services that businesses need to succeed. We help businesses of all sizes — from startups to Fortune 1000 companies — in service areas such as Corporate, IP, Data Privacy, Licensing & Strategic Alliances, Employment, Taxation, and Litigation. With a tradition of excellence and innovation, we offer clients responsive and reliable service, and sound and insightful business advice.

  • CIC Miami

    Over the past 20 years Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) has become one of the largest startup ecosystems in the United States. CIC specializes in creating communities and accelerating the growth of innovation-based companies by promoting collaboration.

  • MIT EF

    MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is one of world’s premier entrepreneurial support organizations with 17 chapters across 4 continents. Their greatest impact is in accelerating the success of early and mid-stage companies—as early as the concept stage and pre-seed, and through institutional funding.

  • Agrosuper

    Agrosuper is a leading company in food production and commercialization in the region. The core business is in animal protein, nevertheless the constant search to satisfy the needs of consumers has led to innovate in terms of product offering and value chain.