Wearable and At-Home protein monitoring with silicon photonic chips

Healthtech Entrepreneurship Fellow

Greater Boston Area / Remote
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Michael Dubrovsky
Michael Dubrovsky

About the role

About Siphox:

SiPhox is a Khosla Ventures and Y-Combinator backed Boston startup developing point-of-need and at-home diagnostics. Using photonic silicon chip technology, we have miniaturized a 100lb lab instrument for running immunoassays in whole blood, nasal swab eluent, urine, or saliva into a 3x3x6 inch footprint. Each disposable SiPhox Home cartridge can provide data on 7 biomarkers quantitatively using a small sample volume. Our first cartridge is a semi-quantitative COVID antigen and antibody test, with multiple cartridges in development across health and wellness.

About the role:

You will work directly with the founders and executives on product development, market research, sales and branding.

Your main objectives:

  • (1) Investigate product market fit for Generation 2 (at-home use) of the SiPhox platform
  • (2) Contribute to business development for Generation 1 (lab and point-of-care use)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Technical background preferred
  • Strong interest in healthcare and wellness
  • Passion for direct to consumer productization
  • Startup experience
  • Currently in an MBA program or recently graduated
  • On-site preferred

*Duration of fellowship: Minimum 6 months

What to Expect:

  • "Work on cutting-edge tech with a team of intelligent people from diverse fields, while being given disproportionate responsibility and exposure based on age/ school year." - JC, Stanford Undergrad
  • "An experienced team invested in not only the company's goals but also interns’ development." - SF, U Michigan Grad Student
  • "Opportunity to learn and grow in several disciplines, rare freedom to direct your own experimental/work course." - TS, Harvard Undergrad
  • "Progress rapidly while working with an interdisciplinary team, great mentorship and instruction, gain exposure and expertise with a variety of technologies." - NP, MIT Undergrad

You can find out more about our technology here:

Why you should join SiPhox

Wearable and At-Home protein monitoring with silicon photonic chips

Team Size:15
Location:Burlington, MA
Michael Dubrovsky
Michael Dubrovsky
Diedrik Vermeulen
Diedrik Vermeulen