Goals, progress made and learnings. Plus what next for 2023.

November 2022

Ryan Graves: Humble Bee Bio, Plant vs Microbial Biofactories, and Rapid Distributed R&DListen now | Ryan Graves is the CTO of Humble Bee Bio, a NZ-based early stage startup developing novel biomaterials to replace plastics. We talk about…
Antonio Castro Neto: Graphene Godfather on the Types of Graphene, Graphene-Kevlar Helmets, and the Future of 2D MaterialsListen now (57 min) | Antonio Castro Neto, dubbed the “godfather of graphene”, is a professor at the National University of Singapore. There, he directs…
Melik Demirel: Squid-inspired Protein Pioneer on Self-healing and Programmable MaterialsListen now (47 min) | Melik Demirel is the co-founder of Tandem Repeat, a startup working on squid-inspired bioengineered materials and he's a professor…
Max Mundt: A Revolution of Matter, Insempra’s Biomaterials, and Self-improving Bio-iPhonesListen now (42 min) | Max Mundt is the VP of Business Development and employee #1 at Insempra and a part-time venture partner for Amino Collective. We…

October 2022

Welcome to the Materially Better podcastA series of conversations about high performance materials and the ways they are being integrated into novel products.
I will be collaborating with two different venture funds as a venture partner, Collaborative Fund and Climate Capital Bio.

September 2022

And they hint at a future with vastly better products

August 2022

The case for this and why it matters.

May 2022

Amyris may be the first synbio company to have cracked product market fit by selling direct to consumers.
Short review of the Built with Biology aka SynBioBeta conference in Oakland, April 2022.

March 2022

How we’ve gotten here, how it’s going and what may be next.