You will receive investment of $100,000 for just 8% equity in your biotech startup and you will have a world leading VC on your cap table to assist in getting follow on investment, . This investment comprises of $50,000 in cash, which can be spent on the company as you see fit  and $50,000 in programme costs which will cover all the awesome resources provided by RebelBio over the course of the programme. These resources include BSL-2 Facility, access to world class mentorship and the potential access to follow on investment via RebelBio exposure and events.

Post program companies can access a further 25k at an uncapped valuation if they meet the criteria for follow on.

In-house BSL Level 2 Lab and Co-working for Summer in Cork City, Ireland

RebelBio operates in a fully-equipped BSL-2 lab in University College Cork, a prestigious National University of Ireland specialising in microbiology, microbiomics and molecular biology. The RebelBio Lab includes all necessary pieces of lab equipment needed for routine microbiology and chemistry, with access to more advanced equipment in UCC, the UCC SynBioCentre and the prestigious Tyndall Institute by request and arrangement.

Mentorship for Science and Entrepreneurship

You’ll be mentored by a global group of the most talented, successful and provocative minds in Science and Business. Our mentors list is constantly growing, and will support you from bench to market.

Demo Day to pitch to a group of biology focused VC’s and angel investors

After the program ends, you’ll pitch to potential investors and allies including your hosts, SOSV, for follow on funding. Training in communications, marketing and pitching is given throughout the programme with regular opportunities to develop this crucial skill in representative setting; be as ready as you can be!

Become part of the SOSV network of mentors, investors and entrepreneurs

During and even well after the program ends, you will continue to benefit from being part of the SOSV network, a $300M global venture firm focused on creating the future of technology. Connections to other alumni companies may open unique collaborations, mind-share, or simply a social outlet for like minds.

Apply Early

Applicants whose applications arrive early, talk to us early. Applicants accepted early can begin preparations and work earlier. Don’t work to a deadline or waste time polishing your application; just submit your team, your idea, and your plans, and we’ll iron out the details later. Start thinking what you can do with this opportunity, and how you’ll spend your time in Ireland’s most-loved City!