From Academia to Start-Up

Alok Tayi, Salvatore Savo and Siping Wang

The co-founders of TetraScience discuss their journey into the unpredictable realm of entrepreneurship.


The TetraScience team in their Boston office.

Scientists in academia encounter crossroads at every career stage. As undergraduates, we question whether we should attend graduate school or find a job. As newly minted Ph.D.s, we decide between doing a postdoc or entering the private sector. And as postdoctoral fellows, we may take our chances by applying for a faculty position or seek employment elsewhere.

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