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Synbiota Inc.

Research faster. Publish sooner. Graduate on-time.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Synbiota is a leader in the emerging Science 2.0 movement.

Synbiota's current members include professors, post graduate students, researchers, and DIY biologists from more than 25 countries around the world. Synbiota received or receives support from Mozilla WebFWD, VentureLabs, MaRS, FedDev, and more.

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    Justin Pahara
    Co-founder, COO

    Justin has more than a decade of bioengineering experience as well as extensive knowledge of synthetic biology tech, markets, and work-flows. Justin learned stuff at the University of Cambridge (PhD, MoTI in JBS), Singularity University (GSP-10; Google Fellow), iGEM (2007, 2008), the University of Alberta (B.Sc., M.Sc.), and of course, the Internet.

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    Connor Dickie
    Co-founder, CEO

    Connor is a self-directed person who excels at creating his own opportunities. A deep lifelong interest in technology and communication is demonstrated by his proven ability to innovate. Having already received global recognition in both academic and popular media through his work at the MIT Media Lab and Singularity University, his sights are now set on positively changing the world through disrupting how we interact with and perceive life.

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    Mason Edwards
    Co-founder, CTO

    Mason has a BA(Hons) M.Eng (University of Cambridge) and is passionate about translating the tools he makes into useful products with impact. Mason has a great development track record in hardware, mobile-app, and open-web development. Mason was a member of Cambridge University Entrepreneurs for two years and has prior startup experience.

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    Pantea Razzaghi
    Co-Founder, CCO

    Masters of Business Design, Domus Academy in Milan. With over 10 years of print, broadcast, interactive design and production experience, Pantea is interested in the intersection of art, tech, science and design. Prior to her studies in Italy, she spent two years as Creative Director at InteraXon – a neurotechnology start-up based in Toronto, where she was responsible for the overall vision and brand strategy for the company.


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    Jay Lefton (BLG, Canada)

Previous Investors

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    Haliburton County Development Corporation
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    Real Ventures