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First Biotech, Inc.

We are the DNA Company, manufacturing kits for bioresearch. We are seeking $500,000 to build and strengthen our nascent sales and marketing.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Athens, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 1
  • Website FirstBiotech.com

Company Summary

The company is commercializing a revolutionary new approach to site-directed mutagenesis that triples the accessible market by addressing key limitations of current technologies including gene size, and at the same time, increasing speed and efficiency. First Biotech received funding from TechGrowth Ohio, established a manufacturing facility at the Innovation Center in Athens, OH, and is currently focusing on marketing and sales activities.

Team

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    Louay Hallak
    Founder and President

    Established and managed First Biotech, Inc., since 2009.
    Invented and patented a new technique that forms the basis of the start up.
    Served as a senior research scientist at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a postdoctoral reaech fellow at Mayo Clinic Rochester.
    Published research articles, a book and a reference chapter in molecular virology.
    Created the first virotherapeutic cancer-treating targeted virus.
    PhD from Rush University, Chicag

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    Michael Tehan
    Chief Financial Officer

    EIR at TechGROWTH Ohio, Athens, Ohio.
    Accountant at The Lachey Company. Worked at Ernst & Young within the audit and attestation practice.
    Worked within the CFO services/M&A practice of a Dayton, Ohio based accounting firm where he managed over 15 individual CFO clients along with helping grow the Columbus office.
    B.S. in Accounting from Ohio Northern University.

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    Jeff Wiseman
    Business advisor

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    John Glazer
    Business advisor

Advisors

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    Bill Kelly and Ramond Russell
    Lawyer
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    Michael Tehan
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    TechGrowth Ohio
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    Southern Ohio Creates Companies
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    TechColumbus
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