Helaina builds better breast milk alternatives for the modern parent. It is dedicated to supporting parents with breastfeeding. It was founded in 2019 by Laura Katz and is headquartered in New York.
Helaina's core mission is centered around revolutionizing the biomanufacturing industry by leveraging cutting-edge artificial intelligence and synthetic biology techniques. Their primary objective is to accelerate the development and production of vital biomolecules, such as therapeutic proteins and enzymes, to improve global health and sustainability. By harnessing the power of AI-driven biomanufacturing, Helaina aims to transform the way life-saving treatments are produced, making them more accessible and cost-effective for the betterment of society.
- Full medical, vision and dental coverage
- Short and long term disability insurance coverage
- 401k match (up to 3%)
- Unlimited vacation days, including an all-company holiday between Christmas and New Year
- Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program
- Childcare reimbursement program
- Commuter Benefits
- Leadership Development coaching through BetterUp
- Innovation: Helaina values innovation and encourages employees to think outside the box, explore new ideas, and push boundaries in the tech industry.
- Collaboration: Collaboration is key at Helaina, where teamwork and communication are essential for success. The company values diverse perspectives and encourages shared problem-solving.
- Diversity & Inclusion: Helaina is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where all employees feel valued and supported. The company prioritizes hiring and promoting individuals from underrepresented groups.
- Continuous Learning: Helaina believes in the importance of continuous learning and provides opportunities for employees to develop professionally and personally. The company encourages skill enhancement and career advancement through training, mentorship, and education.
Founder & CEO
Investor / Board Observer
Process Development Engineer