Idicula Mathew

Program Director, Tufts Venture Accelerator; Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts; Cofounder & CEO, Hera Health Solutions

Idicula is the co-founder and CEO of Hera Health Solutions, a pharmaceutical device company that specializes in the research, development, and commercialization of long-acting therapeutics through their proprietaty Bioerodible drug delivery implants.

Idicula is an entrepreneur with over eight years of experience in scaling startups, entrepreneurship, accelerator coaching, venture capital, medical device/pharmaceutical and SAAS innovations. He has led startups to raise millions of dollars in venture capital funding. Idicula has received numerous entrepreneurship awards, including being named a 30 Under 30 Global Sustainable Business Leader, named to many 40 Under 40 Business Journal lists, Forbes YEC council, and was invited to the United Nations World summit being recognized as a global leader in startup leadership.

Idicula regularly presents his companies and about scaling startups in notable global conferences like South Summit Madrid, UNESCO Seoul, GES (Global Entrepreneurship Summit), Startup of the Year, and MedTech West Ireland. Idicula holds a degree in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.