Niccolò Bacchi is the Founder & Managing Director of BiotechFounder, a venture builder that builds biotech companies from scratch with the aim to accelerate commercialization of emerging science. He believes there is tremendous value to be delivered to patients and investors by proactively seeking great science and structuring it into fit-for-purpose startups with an entrepreneurial mindset from the start.
Niccolò brings several years of early-stage venture capital investment and company creation experience. He worked at Novo Seeds, the early-stage investment team of Novo Holdings, one of the largest life science investors globally, and most recently at DROIA Ventures, a global early stage venture fund specialized in genetic diseases and oncology. Niccolò also held the position of Business Development Officer at Fondazione Telethon, an Italian foundation which finances and conducts research in rare genetic diseases.
Niccolò holds a Ph.D. in Biomolecular Sciences (University of Trento, Italy), a M.Sc. in Medical, Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy – completed within the Dutch gene therapy company Uniqure) and an M.B.A. (IE Business School, Spain).