Transforming Breakthrough Science into High-Growth Businesses

The Endless Frontier Labs (EFL) accelerates the success of early-stage, science and technology based, startups through a goals-based mentorship program.

Transforming Breakthrough Science into High-Growth Businesses.

EFL Startups

C2I Genomics

C2i Genomics is developing a platform to detect and monitor tumor lesions in a patient’s standard blood sample, thus enabling rapid treatment decision-making based on real-time information. The technology leverages proprietary mathematical inference models and machine learning techniques, which provide quantification of circulating tumor DNA with 100X higher sensitivity than current methods.

Cohort: 2019-2020

Immunai

Comprehensively mapping the immune system with single-cell biology and AI to power new therapeutic discoveries, accelerate drug development and improve patient outcomes.

Cohort: 2019-2020

wheel.me

wheel.me is an Internet-of-Things company that develops solutions for flexible and low-cost automation. wheel.me’s patented autonomous wheel enables everything indoors to move effortlessly on small and cost-effective embedded robots allowing common objects to be transformed into robotic devices with minimal effort, without the need to change the design or form factor..

Cohort: 2019-2020

Lynq

Decentralized, flexible and rapidly deployable network capable of transmitting data over miles in a manner that’s uniquely difficult to detect or intercept.

Cohort: 2019-2020

Algen Biotechnologies

Algen Biotechnologies is building a CRISPR-based screening platform to decode functional gene networks of complex diseases and accelerate cancer therapeutics discovery. Our platform allows for the construction of high-resolution disease maps and identification of novel drugs that selectively reverse cancer signaling while minimizing adverse events in healthy cells and tissue. 

Cohort: 2019-2020

Fakespot

Fakespot’s AI and NLP based platform makes online information reliable and trustworthy for consumers and businesses. Fakespot allows users to check the authenticity of reviews from Amazon, Best Buy, Sephora, Steam, Walmart, TripAdvisor, and Yelp to make more informed purchasing decisions through Fakespot’s website, Chrome extension, and mobile apps.

Cohort: 2018-2019

Strand Therapeutics

Strand Therapeutics has developed a drug candidate made of self-replicating mRNA that can make cancers more responsive to immunotherapy. Their synthetic mRNA programming technology makes their drug candidate safer than other gene therapies, more effective in patients and cheaper to manufacture.

Cohort: 2018-2019

The EFL Program operates two tracks—

Deep Tech

For startups seeking to commercialize breakthrough ideas based on information and physical technologies, such as AI, ML, advanced manufacturing, Internet of Things, big data, materials, SaaS, hardware, robotics and blockchain.

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Life Sciences

For startups tackling complex problems in biology, chemistry or healthcare through paradigm-shifting discoveries in therapeutics, drug discovery, medical devices, diagnostics, and other health-focused inventions.

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Our program operates two tracks—
built to support your unique needs.

Deep Tech

FFor startups seeking to commercialize breakthrough ideas based on information and physical technologies, such as AI, advanced manufacturing, Internet of Things, big data, materials, SaaS, hardware, robotics and blockchain.

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Life Sciences

For startups tackling complex problems in biology, chemistry or healthcare through paradigm-shifting discoveries in therapeutics, drug discovery, medical devices, diagnostics, and other health-focused inventions.

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EFL Mentors

EFL Mentors are highly experienced executives, operators, scientists, and investors that commit substantial time to the program to help founders take their businesses to the next value inflection point.

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“Being a founder is hard. To be part of a community like EFL is important to founders as well as mentors.”

 

Maggie Sprenger

Managing Director, Green Cow Venture Capital

 

 

“The NYU Stern association is a real added value; MBA students can bring different perspectives to founders.”

 

Arthur Klausner

President and CEO, Goldilocks Therapeutics

 

 

“I really appreciate the business aspect coming together with the science and technical aspect at EFL.”

 

Maggie Sprenger

Managing Director, Green Cow Venture Capital

 

 

I think the EFL Program is terrific. What makes it so terrific is the mix of resources that are available to entrepreneurs.”

 

Sharon Mates

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Intra-Cellular Therapies

 

 

“We meet great technologists and scientists at EFL. It’s one of the reasons why we get excited to be here.”

 

Sashi Reddi

Founder and Managing Partner, SRI Capital

 

 

“EFL creates an environment where high-quality operators, investors, and scientists regularly come together.”

 

Bill O’Farrell

Co-Founder Body Labs, SpeechWorks, and OpenAir.com

 

Founded at NYU Stern School of Business in New York City, Endless Frontier Labs is at the intersection of world-renowned research, business leadership, and the most dynamic and innovative city in the world. The program also draws from the knowledge of talented Stern MBA students.

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The EFL Elizabeth Elting Fund

EFL provides funding to select female entrepreneurs leading promising startups through the generous support of Elizabeth Elting (Stern MBA ‘92).

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Elite Mentors

 

“I think the EFL Program is terrific. What makes it so terrific is the mix of resources that are available to entrepreneurs.”

 

Sharon Mates

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Intra-Cellular Therapies

 


“The founders that we meet are really great technologists and scientists which is one of the reasons why we get excited to spend time with them.

Sashi Reddi

Founder and Managing Partner, SRI Capital

 


“The NYU Stern association is a real added value, MBA students can bring perspectives founders don’t even know they are missing. Founders I have spoken to have been thrilled with the MBA participation.

Arthur Klausner

President and CEO, Goldilocks Therapeutics

 


“I haven’t been in an environment where high-quality operators, investors, and scientists regularly come together. It’s a powerful mix at EFL.

Bill O’Farrell

Co-Founder Body Labs, SpeechWorks, and OpenAir.com

 


“Being a founder is really hard; it requires strength, perseverance, and grit. To be part of a community like EFL is deeply important for early-stage founders.

Maggie Sprenger

Managing Director, Green Cow Venture Capital

 


“I think EFL has an interesting structure and I really appreciate the business aspect coming together with the science and technical aspect. EFL offers many features that other programs don’t have.

Rana All-Hallaq

Senior Director and Principal, Pfizer Ventures

 

Our Mentors

EFL mentors are highly experienced executives, operators, and investors that commit substantial time to our program to help founders take their businesses to the next value inflection point.

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Founded at NYU Stern School of Business and located in New York City, Endless Frontier Labs is at the intersection of world-renowned research and the most dynamic and innovative city in the world. The program also draws from the knowledge of talented Stern MBA students.

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Elizabeth Elting Fund

We provide funding to select female entrepreneurs leading promising startups through the generous support of Elizabeth Elting (CEO, entrepreneur, and philanthropist).

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EFL Partners

EFL is supported by the program’s principal founding partner Stewart Satter and founding partner William R. Berkley. EFL’s corporate partners support the program and its participating startups through a variety of services.