Evelo was founded by Flagship VentureLabs®, the innovation foundry of Flagship Pioneering by Drs David Berry, Noubar Afeyan, and Brian Goodman and launched under the leadership of founding CEO, Dr. Simba Gill. VentureLabs has been creating breakthrough companies since 2000. It is the first institution dedicated to entrepreneurial innovation, where discovery, invention and entrepreneuring are performed simultaneously by a world-class team of scientists, innovators and professional entrepreneurs. VentureLabs innovates, invents, launches and builds startups through a unique, systematic approach that produces best-in-class companies based on in-house innovations. VentureLabs has started 35 life science and technology companies, including Joule Unlimited, Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MCRB), Pronutria Biosciences, Symbiota and Moderna Therapeutics.