AI for Drug Discovery, Biomarker Development and Advanced R&D Landscape Overview 2020

Y Combinator

Y Combinator

Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a wide range of startups twice a year.

 

Founded
2005
Status
Private company

Y Combinator's Portfolio

Athelas develops an in-home blood diagnostic device designed to monitor the immune system from a drop of blood. Its in-home …

The Atomwise Advantage Using computers to discover medicines is a great idea, but execution is everything. With lives and budgets …

Cambridge Cancer Genomics is using blood tests to guide smarter cancer therapy. Currently, cancer patients have to wait up to …

Medicinal Chemistry as a Service powered by Machine Learning.

Qventus optimizes operational decisions in hospitals in real time. They use machine learning and optimization algorithms to help hospitals reduce …

We accelerate preclinical drug development by applying machine learning to lead generation & optimization. Technology Modeling Using recently-developed machine learning …

Strateos automates chemistry, biology, and tissue analysis into closed loop robotic labs that accelerate drug discovery programs. Through a combination …

uBiome is a citizen science startup that sequences the human microbiome. As the first and largest successful crowdsourced citizen science …

Y Combinator's Competitors

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4DX Ventures is an early-stage project capital firm that builds the transformative businesses with entrepreneurs leveraging technology.

Agoranov is a public Science & Tech incubator based in Paris.

ALS Investment Fund is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage biotech companies that develop drugs and …

AME Cloud Ventures invests in seed to later-stage tech companies that build infrastructure and value chains around data.

ARCH is an early-stage venture firm focused on life science discoveries to prevent, detect and cure disease.

Advantage Capital specializes in growth equity, lending, and mezzanine debt capital investment in companies at all stages of development.

A biotech venture capital firm.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., Landlord of Choice to the Life Science Industry, is the largest owner and pre-eminent

Alexandria Venture Investments is a venture capital firm that develops the work in real estate technology, and healthcare sectors.

Allen & Company is a private investment and advisory firm based in New York.

Alumni Ventures Group provides high-quality, diversified venture portfolios to individual investors who previously haven't had access to VC.

Amgen Ventures is a California-based investment firm focused on early- and late-stage biotechnology companies.

Amplitude Venture Capital is an investment firm.

Andreessen Horowitz is a stage-agnostic venture capital firm with assets under management across multiple funds.

Anges Québec is a network of 230 angel investors who invest capital and time in innovative Québec-based companies aiming to …

Atinum Investment is a principal investment firm.

Atlas Venture creates and invests in biotech startup companies with seed and early stage venture investments.

BDC Venture Capital works as a strategic partner that enables, encourages, and unlocks the underlying market potential of Canadian VC.

Big Red Ventures is a venture capital arm of S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management specializing in investments in early …

Babel Ventures is an early stage VC fund backing driven, impact-oriented entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

Baidu Ventures aims to back artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality projects.

Baillie Gifford is a British company focused on investment and asset management.

Bangarang Group

Basis Set Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage ventures. The firm invests in companies that are …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving.

Biomatics Capital Partners is a Seattle-based healthcare and life sciences venture firm.

Bioverge is an online venture capital firm specializing in investing in early-stage healthcare startups.

Bpifrance provides financial solutions for companies that are booting up the listing on the stock exchange and credit equity.

CLI Ventures, LP operates as a venture capital firm. The Company invests in biotech, healthcare, and other technology sectors. CLI …

CRV

CRV has been a leading investor in early-stage technology companies for almost half a century, backing nearly 400 startups in …

Caffeinated Capital is a San Francisco based venture capital firm founded by Raymond Tonsing.

Casdin Capital, LLC is an investment firm focused on the life sciences and healthcare industry.

Cathay Innovation is an international early growth venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs by bridging USA, Europe and China.

Celgene discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory-related diseases.

Chiesi Pharmaceuticals provides research, development, production, and marketing of medicines for respiratory, neonatology, rare diseases.

CCAA already has the first batch of 28 individual investors, 8 private funds, 2 private incubators, and 1 crowd-funding platform.

Cigna Ventures is the corporate venture arm of Cigna, that accelerate growth of start ups in health care industry.

Civilization Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on cutting edge innovations in exponential health tech and biology.

A New York based biotech investment company.

Cota Capital is an SEC-registered multi-stage investment firm focused on private and public enterprise technology companies.

D.A. Wallach is a recording artist and songwriter who Kanye West and Pharrell Williams discovered while he was an undergraduate …

DFJ

DFJ is a VC firm that focuses on seed, venture and growth stage investments in enterprise, consumer, and disruptive technologies.

DROIA is a specialist investor, exclusively focused on the development of oncology therapies.

DSC Investments invests in early stage and growth companies in the field of corporate identify and focus, IT, software, biotechnology,

Data Collective invests in entrepreneurs building big data, deep compute, and IT infrastructure companies.

Deep Knowledge Ventures is a Hong Kong based investment fund.

Deerfield is an investment management firm, committed to advancing healthcare through investment, information and philanthropy.

Deerfield Capital Management (DCM) is a global fixed-income investment adviser

Dolby Family Ventures is an early stage venture firm focused on building great technology companies.

Draper Associates is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in industry-transforming companies.

Drive Capital is a private investment firm that partners with entrepreneurs in building long-term, sustainable businesses.

Dynamic Capital was founded by industry veterans that want to improve the entire lending experience for small business owners. The …

Venture and growth equity fund focused entirely on Life Sciences Industrials - tools, technologies and services fundamental to biopharma.

Epic Canadian Healthcare is a long-term fund focused on unique private Canadian healthcare companies generally unavailable

EPIC Ventures is an investment company working with driven entrepreneurs to build successful and lasting companies.

Echo Health Ventures invests in, builds and grows tomorrowâ_x0080__x0099_s great health care companies.

Eight roads is active in ventures, principal investments and real estate.

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical …

F-Prime Capital is a global venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology.

Fidelity is a privately-owned investment manager focusing on a diverse set of customers.

First Round invests in advertising, distribution, technology and marketing-focused seed, startup and early-stage companies. It is a company incubator that …

First Round is a venture capital firm that specializes in providing seed-stage funding to technology companies.

Investing with conviction in visionary, technical founders inventing the future.

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources, and grows first-in-category ventures to transform human health and sustainability.

Founders Factory is a global corporate-backed venture studio and accelerator.

Founders Fund is a venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.

GNI Group

GO CAPITAL is a private equity fund based in France.

GV

GV provides seed, venture, and growth stage funding to technology companies.

General Catalyst is a venture capital firm that provides early-stage and growth equity investments.

GeoSpock builds GeoSpock DB, the unique space-time analytics database that delivers rapid insights at a fraction of the cost.

Gi Global Health Fund LP

Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, and investment banking and management services.

Government Of Quebec is a non profit organisation.

The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to find and access government information and services.

Great Oaks is an early-stage venture investment firm.

GreenSky Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm that manages venture capital and provides financial advisory services.

Hacking Health accelerator exist to accelerate companies working in digital health.

Co-working Space, International Business Acceleration Services, Venture Funding

Heritage Provider Network (HPN) is a limited Knox-Keene licensed organization.

Human Capital is a venture firm for engineers.

IA Ventures is a venture capital firm that specializes in seed-stage and early-stage investments in the fintech sector.

IndieBio is the largest biotech startup accelerator.

Innovate UK holds funding competitions for businesses and research organizations in sectors, including emerging technologies.

Intel Capital invests in innovative startups targeting cloud and AI infrastructure, cybersecurity, and other disruptive technologies.

Intermountain Ventures is the strategic investment arm of Intermountain Healthcare.

JJDC finds transformative ideas and helps them mature into real solutions for todayâ_x0080__x0099_s patients.

Juvenescence Limited is a British Virgin Islands-based holding company that invests in human aging and longevity. Juvenescence has raised USD …

The most active & founder-friendly seed VC of Korea (managing external LP based funds as independent subsidiary of Kakao Corp.)

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. Karlin is a value-add partner helping entrepreneurs who …

Kleiner Perkins is a venture capital firm specializing in investing in early-stage, incubation, and growth companies.

R&D fund for Korean startups who secured at least $100,000 from designated startup VCs or Accelerators

LB Investment is one of the top VCs in Korea. LB invests in diverse industries ranging from Technology and Contents …

LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company.

Laurion Capital Management is a private hedge fund sponsor

Leaps by Bayer is spearheading a movement to make paradigm-shifting advances in the life sciences.

Lightstone Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm.

Lilly Asian Ventures makes venture capital investments in Asia for Eli Lilly and Company, a global innovation-driven pharmaceutical

Lilly Ventures is an Indiana-based venture capital firm that provides investment to companies in the life sciences sector.

Lundbeck is a pharmaceutical company that develops products to treat people with psychiatric and neurological disorders.

Lux Capital is an investment firm investing in counter-conventional, early-stage science, and tech ventures.

M12

M12 is the venture capital arm of Microsoft that primarily invests in technology companies.

Mutuelle d'Assurance du Corps de Santé Français (MACSF) provides insurance to health professionals.

delta v is MITâ_x0080__x0099_s premier venture accelerator, that prepares entrepreneurs to hit escape velocity and launch into the real world.

MPM Capital caters to the healthcare sector with seed, early, and later stage ventures, and private equity investments.

Madrona Venture Group is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies.

MassChallenge is a global non-profit startup accelerator and competition with a focus on high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs.

Menlo Ventures provides capital for consumer, enterprise, and life science technologies from seed to growth stages.

Mercury Fund is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on entrepreneurs and technology innovation.

Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cure for Parkinsonâ_x0080__x0099_s disease.

Mirae Asset Venture Investment invests in specialized enterprises and provides technology, funding and management consulting.

Mitsui & Co., is a general trading and investment company with interests in Iron and Steel products.

Mubadala Ventures is venture capital arm of Mubadala.

Mubadala is a sovereign investor managing a global portfolio, aimed at generating sustainable financial returns for its shareholder.

America’s Seed Fund at the National Science Foundation awards nearly $200 million annually to startups and small businesses.

New Wave Ventures is a privately owned fund seeking the opportunity to invest for the long term in companies with …

New York is a state in the Northeastern United States and is the 27th-most extensive, fourth-most populous, and seventh-most densely

New York is a state in the Northeastern United States and is the 27th-most extensive, fourth-most populous, and seventh-most densely.

Novo A/S is the holding company of the Novo Group, wholly-owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Investing in entrepreneurs, inventors and scientists who aim to benefit humanity by rewriting the operating systems of life.

PP Capital AG provides financial services.

Pavilion Capital is providing growth equity to market leading companies.

Pfizer Venture Investments is a venture capital firm.

Plug and Play is an innovation platform, bringing together startups and the world’s largest corporations.

Polaris Partners invests in healthcare and technology companies ​across all stages from founding to profitable growth.

Operators investing in foundational technologies.

Premier Partners, a Korean domestic funds management company, offers investment services for individuals and businesses.

Primary Venture Partners (previously High Peaks) is a seed stage VC firm based in NY, focused on ecommerce and enterprise …

Qiming Venture Partners is a venture capital firm investing in the TMT and healthcare industries at the early and growth …

RA Capital Management is an investment advisor specializing in the life-sciences and drug development sectors.

Real is an early-stage venture capital firm that backs entrepreneurs and builds the ecosystems in which they thrive.

Redalpine provides venture capital to highly scalable European start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious …

Healthcare investment organization that does venture, growth and crossover investing across healthcare.

Seed fund led by Zal Bilimoria of a16z and co-founded by David Lee of SV Angel.

Revolution is a venture capital firm that makes seed, early-stage, and growth equity investments.

Rising Tide is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm funding entrepreneurs that help carry the foundersâ_x0080__x0099_ visions.

Riva Capital provides independent hedge fund advisory services to investors seeking long-term, truly unbiased, sophisticated services. Reva Capital offers a …

Rivas Capital is a private investment firm focused on long-term principal investments in breakthrough technology businesses.

Roche is a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that focused on improving peopleâ_x0080__x0099_s lives.

The Roche Venture Fund is the name given to the corporate venture fund of the healthcare company Roche.

Roivant Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company focused on completing the development of promising late-stage drug candidates.

SOSV is a venture capital firm that operates accelerators HAX, IndieBio, Chinaccelerator, MOX.

SR One is the corporate venture capital arm of GlaxoSmithKline.

SV Angel is an angel firm that helps startups with business development, financing, M&A, and other strategic advice.

Samsara Biocapital, LLC provides investment advisory services.

Schrodinger develops a chemical simulation software for use in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research.

Schrödinger’s industry-leading computational platform facilitates the research efforts of biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories worldwide. Schrödinger …

SciFi VC invests in early stage companies.

Sea Lane Ventures is an active angel investor in software service companies. Along with strategic investment, Sea Lane Ventures brings …

Sequoia Capital China is a VC firm focused on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments in the …

Sinovation Ventures is a full-service venture capital firm that actively invests in the Chinese technology market.

Slow Ventures invests in companies central to the technology industry and those on the edges of science, society, and culture.

SoftBank provides fixed-line, mobile telephony, internet, telecommunications, and digital television products.

SoftBank Vision Fund is a subsidiary of Softbank Group that specializes in growth capital and social impact investments.

SoftBank Ventures Asia is the corporate venture capital arm of SoftBank Group that specializes in IT startup investment.

Square 1 Bank is a full-service commercial bank that provides financial services to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

StartX is a 501(c)(3) Stanford-affiliated nonprofit in Silicon Valley that runs one of the world‚Äö√Ñ√¥s top startup accelerator programs. Its …

Stripes is a growth equity firm that invests in software and branded consumer businesses to fuel the next generation of …

Susa Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm, investing in a growing family of dreamers and builders.

TechU invests in platform technologies that harness complex science and engineering breakthroughs for enduring global impact.

Tavistock Group is an international private investment organization.

Team Builder Ventures is a venture capital fund that helps founders build teams.

Angel investments of Jeff Hammerbacher and Halle Tecco

Temasek is an investment company with a focus on delivering sustainable returns over the long term.

We support science, technology, and long-term thinking about the future.

Third Kind Venture Capital is a New York-based venture capital fund focused on early-stage investments.

Third Rock Ventures invests in transformational life science companies that show high growth potential

Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on conviction investment strategy.

Two Sigma Ventures invests in companies run by highly driven people with potentially world-changing ideas.

Devoted to provide complete incubation services, venture capital funds for high tech startups. In addition to this, it provides companies …

Uni-Innovate Group

A partner in healthcare, striving to deliver high-value, high-quality therapies and solutions that measurably improve individualsâ_x0080__x0099_ lives.

Village Global is an early stage venture capital backed by some of the world's best entrepreneurs.

A closely held investment firm located in Austin, Texas with a strong portfolio emphasis in early stage equity. Wild Basin …

Woodford Investment Management is a privately owned investment firm manages equity mutual funds.

WorldQuant Ventures LLC is a leading early stage investment firm.

WuXi AppTec provides a broad portfolio of R&D and manufacturing services that enable companies in the pharmaceutical.

Applies machine learning to DNA library to predict and optimize novel small molecule modulators for challenging drug targets.

ZhenFund invests in TMT, healthcare, and education among other sectors.

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Genialis tackles diseases of unmet need with in silico precision medicine, blending compbio & AI for translational & clinical discovery.

Ardigen is a life science computational partner in the era of Artificial Intelligence. We provide comprehensive technology and custom services …

Insilico Medicine, an artificial intelligence company headquartered in Rockville, MD, pioneered the applications of the generative adversarial networks (GANs), reinforcement …

Cloud Pharmaceuticals delivers novel molecular designs of ligands to your druggable targets using our Quantum Molecular Design process deployed on …

Anima Biotech is advancing Translation Control Therapeutics, the first and only platform for the discovery of small molecule drugs that …

Cotinga Pharmaceuticals (COT.V) (formerly “Critical Outcome Technologies Inc.”) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for a broad range …

BlackThorn Therapeutics is a clinical-stage neurobehavioral health company pioneering the next generation of artificial intelligence.

Using cutting-edge immunology, bioinformatics, and machine learning methods, Evaxion Biotech is discovering and developing 'best in class’ vaccines for infectious …

The convergence of big data, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence has allowed twoXAR to build a drug discovery platform that …

Syntekabio is a leading AI-driven drug discovery company that uses machine learning and supercomputing to discover new drugs.

AccutarBio employs artificial intelligence to revolutionize drug discovery. With capabilities in side chain flexible mode ligand docking, virtual screening, and …

OneThree Biotech is a VC backed startup working to change how new medicines are discovered using biology-driven AI. We all …

Standigm is an AI-driven drug discovery company. Applying its own innovative AI to the real world, Standigm currently has more …

Beijing Deep Intelligent Pharma Technology Co., Ltd. operates an artificial intelligence (AI) technology and blockchain technology driven platform, which enables …

BenevolentAI uses artificial intelligence to mine and analyse biomedical information, from clinical trails data to academic papers. Benevolent AI can …

Develops small-molecule therapeutics using software including proprietary AI–molecular modelling algorithm.

Foundation Medicine is a molecular information company dedicated to a transformation in cancer care in which treatment is informed by …

Recursion Pharmaceuticals combines experimental biology, automation, and artificial intelligence to discover treatments in a massively parallel system to quickly and …

RNA Splicing Analytics + Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery. Our mission is to reduce the complexity of biomedical data to …

Tempus is a technology company advancing precision medicine through the practical application of artificial intelligence in healthcare.

Aqemia’s ambition is to discover better and more innovative therapeutic molecules faster. Better molecules because our physics-based technology has unparalleled …

OccamzRazor is a San Francisco based AI-neuroscience startup that is focused on finding disease modifying treatments for Parkinson's Disease (PD) …

Auransa Inc. is an AI-driven pharmaceutical startup focusing on developing precise medicines for cancer, aging-related diseases and other disorders. We …

CytoReason turns human clinical data into clear biology, to deliver data-driven target discovery and drug development. CytoReason’s access to unmatched …

We are an Oxford, UK-based company with a unique and powerful computer-based drug discovery platform and a specialised approach to …

ReviveMed is a precision-medicine platform that leverages the data from small molecules or metabolites.

Nanna Therapeutics is a drug discovery company addressing age-related diseases for which others are failing to provide effective treatments.

Intomics is specialized in deriving core biological insights from analysis and integration of biomedical big data. We increase the success …

Entheogenix Biosciences is a biotech company dedicated to advancing psychedelic research for the development of better medicines for mental health …

We accelerate protein lead optimisation and discovery through AI. The science behind sequence-structure-function relationships in proteins is not fully understood. …

Cyclica is a biotechnology company that leverages AI and computational biophysics to decentralize drug discovery. The company approaches polypharmacology with …

SEngine Precision Medicine has engineered an innovative approach to identify and develop the next generation of cancer targeted drugs.

Quantitative Medicine is an early stage computational biology company based out of Revv Oakland in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company is …

Biopharma company specialized in research in medicinal chemistry of preclinical drug candidates.

MAbSilico is a deeptech company from French academic research labs. Founded in 2017, MAbSilico is a software editor with the …

Eigengene develops proprietary AI, and uses it to analyze cancer whole genome sequencing (WGS) data, in order to develop (i) …

Founded by Flagship Pioneering, Cellarity is the first company developing medicines through an understanding of cell behaviors. The company’s broad …

Frontier Medicines is a pre-clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough medicines that redefine the course of debilitating diseases. According to …

BioSymetrics is a biomedical AI (artificial intelligence) company that has pioneered proprietary Machine Learning to optimize innovation in biopharma, precision …

Applies machine learning to DNA library to predict and optimize novel small molecule modulators for challenging drug targets.

Developer of novel therapeutics designed to treat cancer. The Company's proprietary platform focuses on the tumor microenvironment and data science …

Olaris is a biotechnology company that specializes in producing personalized Biomarkers of Response. It aims to change how diseases are …

Accelerating biomedical innovation through AI-enabled bioimage analysis. Micrographia Bio is a next-generation drug-discovery company, operating at the intersection of ML, …

Molomics advances the search for structurally novel small molecule therapeutics by Artificial Intelligence (AI) through integrating it with Human Collective …

Reveal brings AI into pathology to diagnose disease from large whole slide microscope images. This is a new class of …

Qulab automates molecular drug design by leveraging on the power of artificial intelligence and quantum computers.

A2A Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company committed to the advancement of innovative scientific research and new therapeutic agents.

Turbine models how cancer works on the molecular level and tests millions of potential drugs on it with artificial intelligence. …

Verge Genomics uses machine learning and human genomics to accelerate drug discovery

We solve healthcare’s matching problem. We provide technology, services, and solutions that precisely match health interventions to individuals, helping our …

Acellera is a technology company focused on delivering services and solutions to companies and academic institutions on computing intensive, mission …

Analyzing patient data of today to find treatments of tomorrow. OWKIN is a predictive analytics company that utilizes transfer learning …

Datavant is a organizer of healthcare data for use in clinical trial decision-making. The company focuses on employing artificial intelligence …

Bioxcel Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the application of artificial intelligence and big data analytics integrated with drug development …

Flatiron Health is a healthcare technology company that aims to improve lives by learning from the experience of every cancer …

We are an AI-driven company with a unique ability to match drugs to indications and prosecute through clinical development. AI …

We bring together healthcare expertise and advanced artificial intelligence technology to discover and scale medical breakthroughs.

Spring Discovery is accelerating the discovery of therapies for aging. By targeting the biological processes of aging itself, we aim …