Pepper Bio

Can AI do ugly?

Some thoughts on AI aesthetics, the challenge of uninsurability, and how to pitch a biotech startup to non-experts.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Pepper Bio’s $6.5M seed deck

This week, we are taking a closer look at Pepper Bio's seed pitch deck that landed the company $6.5 million.

Drug discovery startup Pepper Bio hopes to challenge Eroom’s law with new funding

The biotech startup's $6.5 million seed round is led by VC firm NFX but it is perhaps equally noteworthy to see that Merck is also participating in the round.

NFX-backed Pepper Bio Emerges from stealth with tools to hone in on complex diseases

There’s a clear pain point when it comes to drug discovery: Depending on which study you cite, creating an approved drug costs anywhere from $985 million to $2.6 billion. And R&D returns have re