Biotech domain expertise, on-demand

We help investors find and evaluate biotech investments

We help biotech startups with financial and product strategy so you can raise money and grow your business

or work with us as a consultant

Beta interferon

Biotech consulting and research agency serving investors and startups

Services for investors

Technical and business diligence

Screen deal flow

Research a new area and find interesting companies (or start one in house)

Find and vet candidates for associate / analyst hires

Services for startups

Evaluate which products or indications to pursue

Fundraising and financial strategy

Competitive analysis and landscape mapping

Fundraising presentations and financial models

Cost-effectiveness analysis

Select past projects

References available upon request

Finance and fundraising support
A healthcare-focused spinout of megacap tech company was raising a growth round and evaluating options for financing a major project
Investment diligence
Client was evaluating a Series B investment into clinical-stage small molecule therapeutics company
BD and fundraising support
Late-stage molecular diagnostics startup (now a public company) was raising a growth round and looking for ex-US partners

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On-demand domain expertise

The right expertise for your project

We assemble project teams with the expertise you need: academic scientists, experienced industry scientists, attorneys, clinicians and investors.

Data-driven insights

Rigorous analysis and evidence-based recommendations. Our executive summaries save you time, and we present the full chain of evidence so you can dive as deeper where necessary.

Respect for your time

We have years of experience delivering results for Fortune 10 executives, venture and angel investors, and startup CEOs. We understand the value of your time and adapt to your style of working.

Fast and flexible

We combine the pace of startups with the quality of big companies. Whether it is a simple analysis or mission-critical project, we communicate clearly, execute quickly, and deliver quality results.

Core team

We assemble project teams tailored for each project. Our teams are composed of scientists from academia and industry, lawyers, analysts, clinicians and professionals. Our core team is involved in client relations, project management and team formation in addition to working on projects.

Richard Murphey is a former biotech venture / growth investor, co-founder of a venture-backed biotherapeutics startup, and has supported several biotech startups as an independent consultant. He has been involved with venture investments in Kythera, Aptalis, and Raptor Pharmaceuticals among others.

Vandon Duong is the Managing Partner at Mythos Biotechnology Fund, an investment fund consisting of graduate and medical students and postdocs from Stanford University. Vandon is a Bioengineering PhD student (co-advised in protein and cell engineering labs) and Stanford Graduate Fellow.