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 Companies at Daybreak Labs Solve Hard Problems

Our Mission

Daybreak Labs helps life sciences and deep tech startups bridge the gap from technical breakthrough to scalable business, without breaking the bank.

As the Tri-Valley’s first and only non-profit incubator for life sciences and deep tech startups, Daybreak Labs offers the laboratory facilities, networks, and support resources that founders need to build successful companies.

Current and Alumni Companies

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Lab Simply Logo
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Sunvapor logo
Aeye logo
Buzzkill Labs logo
DiscreteAi logo
Aster Bioscience logo
Savion Aerospace logo
AEMS logo
Akorn Technology logo
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Daybreak Labs Staff and Advisors

Daybreak Labs Staff

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Yolanda Fintschenko, PhD
Executive Director
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Meryem Rqibate, MD
Operations Manager and Biosafety Officer

Daybreak Labs Advisors

Our advisor network is growing. A few of our advisors are highlighted below.

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Janelle Muranaka, VP Operations, Meissa Vaccines

Operations Advisor

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Brian Wilson, R&D Space Acquisition Advisor, Cushman & Wakefield

Commercial Real Estate Advisor

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Drew Felker, CEO and Co-Founder, Carboniferous

Early Stage Advisor


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Stephanie Son, Strategic Partnerships/Investor Relations

Biotech Go To Market Advisor