SynBioBeta is the leading community of entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, policymakers, and biology enthusiasts devoted to the responsible growth of the synthetic biology field. We’re dedicated to telling the stories of the field and startups involved, building their networks, and helping them attract investments.

Our international conferences and events bring the entire community together several times each year and give anyone the opportunity to meet with the bright minds building and shaping the nascent field — from venture capitalists and angel investors to entrepreneurs and thought leaders. The SynBioBeta Blog and SynBioBeta Digest ensure that you’ll stay connected every day in between.

And while our focus is on startups, we’re here to support responsible companies throughout their industry-disrupting journey. SynBioBeta offers the industry’s only laser-focused job postings page, online advertisements, and exhibit sponsorships in addition to expert-driven research reports, courses and training sessions, and consulting services. Visit our Services Page to see how we can help you grow.

Meet Our Team

  • Founder & CEO

    John Cumbers


  • Course Instructor & Consultant

    Josh Gilmore


  • Dir. Of Edu. Services & Business Dev.

    Kate Wildauer