"We're standing in the shoulders of giants who are making it more likely that within our lifetimes we will be able to live longer"—Steven ten Holder
@steventen is the co-founder of Acorn Biolabs, a company that stores your stem cells so you can have a brighter future. Before that, he studied a bioengineering undergraduate degree at Waterloo, where he also participated in iGEM, the synthetic biology competition.
He then joined YC, grew his startup, and now a director @theksociety, a world-class program for future innovators.
In this episode:
· The iGEM experience
· What has made Acorn a successful biotech startup
· The YC experience for a biotech startup