Shark Tank

The FOG Boston Shark Tank will empower 5 exceptional founders and scientists at the earliest part of their entrepreneurial journey by providing an opportunity to pitch live on The Main Stage at The Festival of Genomics & Biodata.

The FOG Boston Shark Tank will consist of five pitches , each of which is four minutes long. The winner will be announced on the Main Stage just before the closing keynote. The FOG Shark Tank is a pitch competition designed to highlight cutting-edge technologies, products, and services in genomics, other omics and biodata .

The event will feature entrepreneurs, startups, and innovators who will pitch their ideas to a panel of esteemed judges. These judges, experts in genomics, biodata, and entrepreneurship , will provide valuable feedback, making this a promising opportunity to usher in the next evolution of technologies.

The Festival of Genomics & Biodata
Format and Timelines

The FOG Shark Tank will take place on the 2nd day of The Festival of Genomics & Biodata, making for a start-up and investment-themed morning that will include an investor roundtable and meet the investor lunch & learn for entrepreneurs to use to sharpen their pitch.

Final 5 prize
- 1 hour 1-2-1 to work on your pitch with one of our judges

Winner’s prize
- Trophy
- A free 10m x 10m pipe and drape booth at FOG Boston in June 2025

Shark Tank Judges:

Yusuf Henriques

Founder and CEO                               

Elizabeth Dale

Chief Business Development Officer

Rachel Ravens

Founder and Managing Partner

Gerardo Toledo

CEO & Co-Founder