Zymergen CEO Josh Hoffman on Biofacturing PLUS Founder U Startup Math | E1231

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00:00 Start
01:48 Founder University – Startup Math
10:22 When to hire someone else to do a task
15:15 Secureframe – Stream compliance in weeks not months, get $1000 off at https://secureframe.com/offer/twist
16:45 Zymergen CEO Josh Hoffman on Biofacturing
21:50 Why Zymergen went public (development vs. commercialization stage)
24:04 Zymergen’s roadmap
26:35 Why DNA sequencing maturity enables commercialization
29:54 Machine learning’s contribution to biomanufacturing
33:43 Time to bring new material to market
36:12 Embroker – Save up to 20% off traditional insurance & get an additional 10% off at https://Embroker.com/twist
37:52 Predictions for the next decade
42:53 What human capital is needed for the industry
45:30 Recent acquisitions
48:32 Material science & food manufacturing
50:17 Supplier vs. Brand – Business model discussion
1:05:07 The foundational technologies of biofacturing

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