Joe Wilson — Founder and Managing Partner, Undeterred Capital
I started Undeterred Capital in late 2020 to invest in early stage entrepreneurs fighting to bring some type of scientific or technical innovation to the market.
Before starting Undeterred, I was an entrepreneur. I co-founded Multiply Labs, a pharma robotics company that we spun out of MIT in 2016. I dropped out of grad school at MIT to go through Y Combinator with my co-founders, and we went on to build an FDA-grade robotic production facility in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco.
Multiply is supported by Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Josh Buckley, and Casdin Capital, among others. After Multiply, I was a venture partner at MarsBio, an early stage biotech venture firm.
I am also the co-founder of the C19 Coalition, a non-profit focused on COVID-19 response that I helped stand up during the initial throes of the pandemic in March 2020. Coalition partners have helped manufacture and deliver over 1 billion PPE items, and has facilitated donations of over 5 million PPE items to frontline workers, public schools, and disproportionately impacted communities.
Several times a year, I lecture at universities' management & entrepreneurship courses with a focus on deep tech, including at Duke University, Caltech, USC, and UCLA, among others. Lectures include “Founding & Funding Disruptive Companies”, “The White Space Beyond: Creating New Markets in SynBio & Deep Tech”, and “Responding to Uncertainty in Food & Agriculture”, among others.
I live in Los Angeles with my wife Lisa, our daughter Gigi, and our dog Henry.
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