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Bringing Hope to Communities Through Tech-Powered Biopharma

iMetabolic Biopharma Corporation (iMBP) is an early-stage drug discovery company innovating at the intersection of technology and biotechnology to develop new, life-saving drugs to fight against some of today's most devastating chronic diseases affecting our loved ones. Currently, we are pre-market, advancing five different disease asset programs, and in the process of developing a proprietary technological platform for the discovery of more effective and less expensive drugs. This will allow us to continuously expand our drug pipeline while increasing company value.

This Reg CF offering is made available through StartEngine Capital, LLC. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.

$361,491.19 Raised


Our technology-powered iPlatform™ pipeline removes the roadblocks that typically make drug development slow, expensive, and inefficient, with the aim to put lifesaving treatments in the hands of communities everywhere.

Our revolutionary approach to drug development has already landed us three strategic technology and pharma industry partnership deals, five disease therapeutic asset programs already in motion, and four additional programs prepared to go online.

We are led by a passionate and highly talented team who understands the human nature of the work we do. We are determined to apply our collective knowledge and experience to bring hope, empowerment, and opportunity to our investors and their communities.

the pitch

At iMBP, we are the next stage of biotech evolution. We are combining innovative technology with biotechnology as part of our proprietary, cutting-edge “TechBio” approach to biopharma. We give communities the opportunity to invest in their own health as we improve the way drugs are discovered to make them more effective and affordable. We have strategic partnerships in place and drug candidates in development in our key markets of metabolic, cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative diseases. The company is pre-revenue and in the prototype phase. 


Bringing Hope to Communities Through Tech-Powered Biopharma

iMBP is developing a revolutionary approach to drug discovery to help people live longer, healthier, and happier lives with their loved ones. Our founder, Chairman, and CEO Dr. Urban A. Kiernan, Ph.D. is a seasoned BioTech leader with decades of industry business and scientific research experience. However, his passion is what drives him beyond what any academic or work experience could ever afford him.

"The feeling of helplessness I experienced when my first wife died from cancer was devastating. Then, a single Dad with two little girls, the world turned upside-down. From this pain, I recognized the utopic potential the biopharma industry has to offer... and that is the power to keep families together... for just one more... one more memory to hold onto. You cannot put a price tag on that. This is my passion and this is why I created iMBP."

– Dr. Urban A. Kiernan –

Husband, Father, Founder & CEO of iMBP

The Problem & Our solution

Harnessing the Power of TechBio to Improve Drug Discovery & Development

Today’s developmental process for new, lifesaving drugs is complex, expensive, and time-consuming. The current industry solution is to simply spend more money, resulting in over-expensive therapeutics with marginal benefits. Ultimately, the deficiencies of this system places the cost burden on the people who need these therapeutic solutions most.

Our Solution was the development of iPlatform™, our proprietary computational approach that uses in-silico therapeutic discovery and molecular design to improve upon traditional biotechnology. This creates both economic and time-saving advantages to drug discovery, allowing for life-saving solutions to potentially reach the clinic faster and more affordably. This is the value that TechBio offers to you and your loved ones. Enabled through our partner Amazon Web Services (AWS), iPlatform™ is rapidly evolving and already producing drug asset leads for the expansion of the iMBP drug pipeline. 

the market & Our Traction

Rapid Development & Progress in Multiple Massive Markets

Our drug asset efforts are currently focused in three primary areas: metabolic disease, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s Disease).

Our TechBio approach has allowed iMBP to achieve multiple milestones normally not experienced in BioTech companies until much later in life, including:

  • Two partnership agreements with Ligand Pharmaceuticals/OmniAb for drug asset development
  • A partnership agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for iPlatform™ development
  • Acceptance of iMBP into the McDermott Wills and Emory LEAP program for corporate legal counsel
  • Raised over $1,100,000 in total funding to date
  • An issued U.S. patent for proprietary therapeutic methodology (US/9,783,600)
  • Five established disease therapeutic asset programs, with four additional programs in preparation to go online
  • Preparation of first technology and two additional method IP set for provisional filing in December 2022
  • Assembled group of world renowned and experienced advisors and executive team members 

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"Ligand is proud of its heritage of establishing strategic partnerships with innovative, emerging organizations with experienced management teams and our agreement with iMetabolic Biopharma Corporation is another example of such an alliance."

– John Higgins –

CEO at Ligand Pharmaceuticals

Why Invest

A Brighter Future for Drug Development

Through this raise, we offer communities the opportunity to directly invest in solutions for their own health. 

BioTech investment opportunities are typically reserved for an elite circle of the same investors, and we are eager to break this cycle by sharing with you our unique equity crowdfunding campaign. 

With major partnerships in place and multiple drug candidates already in development, we are ready to change the way we care for our communities and hope to give loved ones and families as much time together as possible. Invest in iMBP today and become a part of this unique opportunity with us.

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2155 E Conference Dr STE 115
Tempe, AZ 85284

iMetabolic Biopharma Corporation (iMBP) is an early-stage drug discovery company innovating at the intersection of technology and biotechnology to develop new, life-saving drugs to fight against some of today's most devastating chronic diseases affecting our loved ones. Currently, we are pre-market, advancing five different disease asset programs, and in the process of developing a proprietary technological platform for the discovery of more effective and less expensive drugs. This will allow us to continuously expand our drug pipeline while increasing company value.


Urban Austin Kiernan
Urban Austin Kiernan
Founder, Chairman, CEO, President, and Treasurer

With over 22 years of industry business and research experience, Dr. Urban A. Kiernan is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of iMetabolic Biopharma Corporation (iMBP). Under his leadership iMBP has raised >$1.1 Million in startup investment, established two partnership deals with Ligand Pharmaceuticals/OmniAb, and an additional partnership with Amazon Web Services. These partnerships have paid off with dividends as they have led to the establishment of both the iPlatform™ and a drug asset pipeline towards five different disease programs. Doing more with less is Dr. Kiernan’s business philosophy. Prior to starting iMBP, Dr. Kiernan was the Director of Biomarker Discovery at Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc, during which time he was the recipient of ~$4 Million in Phase I & II National Institutes of Health grants, negotiated significant licensing and service deals with companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Promedior, and was able to achieve his first business exit through acquisition. He then later worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific and was able to quickly rise through the ranks into Global Business Development, providing him a breadth of knowledge and experience in the life science and biopharma sectors. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Arizona State University, is a devoted husband, father and Jiu Jitsuka. He has authored more than 45 peer reviewed publications, 4 book chapters and received 11 patent awards…and there is still more to come!!! 

Stephen Adam Munk

Stephen Adam Munk

Interim - COO and Board Director

Dr. Munk has over 25 years of experience in the life science and pharmaceutical industry. He currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, but spent the last two decades as the CEO of Ash Stevens Inc, a full service Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) development and manufacturing organization. Under his leadership, Ash Stevens received twelve FDA approvals to manufacture innovator drug substances and received six NIH research contacts. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry at ASU, and then earned his Ph.D. in organic synthesis at The University of California at Berkeley. He is experienced in drug discovery, development, and manufacturing both as a scientist and as a manager.

David F Hendren

David F Hendren

Chief Business Officer

David Hendren has extensive experience launching, financing, and building successful ventures from incubation to exit, with particular expertise in healthcare, life science, biomedical technology, digital health, and related technology and service areas. He has deep knowledge and broad perspective from 25+ years in leadership roles on virtually all sides of the table, including VC, entrepreneur, CEO, board member/chair, advisor, consultant, and counsel. David has launched successful medical technologies from inception, and led, co-invested and executed deals with leading firms and strategics, with exits including IPO, M&A, and technology licensing transactions cumulatively exceeding $1B. In operating, board, and advisory roles, David has been central to identifying opportunity, building teams, formulating strategy, securing capital, developing business and strategic alliances, and driving successful exits to harvest value for stakeholders. He earned his AB at Dartmouth College and his JD at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

Jeffrey Zimmerman

Jeffrey Zimmerman

Secretary and General Counsel

Jeffrey Zimmerman (Jeff) practiced law for 44 years with emphasis in business and entrepreneurship. He received his undergraduate degree in 1974 from Fort Hays Kansas State University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas in 1977. Jeff has served as general counsel to several corporations. He also served as president of several corporations he had a role in founding. He has assisted in the merger or acquisition of several businesses. He currently serves on the board of directors of three for-profit corporations and serves on several not-for-profit charitable and arts boards. Jeff is a graduate of the Kauffman Foundation Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Fast Track Entrepreneurial Training Program. In his practice he has handled numerous multi million dollar business sales and acquisitions and is well versed in all area business finance.   


iMetabolic BioPharma
Dec 31, 2024
$10k - $1.23M
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What is a Convertible Note?

A convertible note offers you the right to receive Preferred Stock in iMetabolic BioPharma. The amount of Preferred Stock you will receive in the future will be determined at the next equity round in which the Company raises at least $5,000,000.00 in a qualified equity financing. The highest conversion price per security is set based on a $25,000,000.00 Valuation Cap or if less, then you will receive a 10.00% discount on the price the new investors are paying. You also receive 3.50% interest per year added to your investment. When the maturity date is reached, if the note has not converted then you are entitled to receive Preferred Stock equal to your investment and interest back at a price per security determined by dividing the Valuation Cap by the aggregate number of outstanding equity securities of the Company as of immediately prior (on a fully diluted basis).

*Annual Interest Rate subject to adjustment based on bonuses below.

Loyalty Bonus | 5% Bonus

As you have previously invested in iMetabolic BioPharma, you are eligible for additional bonus interest.



Invest within the first 72 hours and receive 15% bonus interest. 


Invest within the first week and receive 10% bonus interest. 


Invest within the first two weeks and receive 5% bonus interest.


$500+ | Knight

Invest $500+ and receive + 5% bonus interest. 

$1,000+ | Baron

Invest $1,000+ and receive + 7% bonus interest.

$5,000+ | Duke

Invest $5,000+ and receive + 10% bonus interest + a Membership to the Exclusive iMBP VIP Forum.

$10,000+ | Prince

Invest $10,000+ and receive + 15% bonus interest + a Membership to the Exclusive iMBP VIP Investor Club + complimentary access for you and a guest to a future iMBP sponsored event in Arizona.

$20,000+ | Emperor

Invest $20,000+ and receive + 20% bonus interest + a Membership to the Exclusive iMBP VIP Investor Club + complimentary access for you and a guest to a future iMBP sponsored event in Arizona.

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The 10% StartEngine Owners' Bonus

iMetabolic BioPharma will offer 10% additional bonus interest for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.

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Urban Kiernan

iMetabolic BioPharma

6 months ago

Hello iMBP Community! As you have seen, we have extended our campaign. Any iMBP investor who has a current Pending order needs to reconfirm their order. This is a regulatory requirement. This is time sensitive as all orders not reconfirmed by March 22nd will be cancelled. Here is a message from me explaining all of this in more detail. Thank you for your attention in this matter and we look forward to continuing to grow with all of you. Best, Urban



Jarod Rudisill

8 months ago

Thank you for your previous replies. I just have one final question. What is the exit strategy and what kind of time frame and valuation can be expected?



Jarod Rudisill

8 months ago

Do you see DeepMind and Alpha Fold as a competitor and if so how do you plan to compete with a much better funded peer?



Jerry Irwin

8 months ago

good news---March 16th gives me time to participate (hope you're working on something for small vessel disease which runs in my family)



Jerry Irwin

8 months ago

when will your raise end?



Jarod Rudisill

8 months ago

Is my understanding correct that you use ML to discover therapies? And do you plan on licensing out therapies once you discover them or bringing them to market on your own? Also, do you plan on letting other companies use iMPB and taking a percentage of revenue they generate or something like that?




8 months ago

Where can I find the Form 6 ?



Jason Varso

8 months ago

Good afternoon, I'm considering investing. I'm curious on other diseases that you are looking into to help cure/sustain, like Parkinson's and P.S.P. (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). My Dad passed away from P.S.P. recently and I worked with a well-known actor who's wife has had Parkinson's for over 20 years along with Michael J. Fox. Are these two areas also being looked into? It's imperative that we find what's causing these diseases and curing them. Another one to look into is Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, which took my girlfriend back in 2017. It was her 4th type of cancer that she endured. Thank you in advance for answering my questions. ~ Jason



Brooke Pride

9 months ago

I saw that iMBP applied to two NIH grants for Alzheimer's Disease. Could you explain to me how this helps the company. Are these loans, like SBA? Are they investments? Sorry for not fully understanding, but this is the first biotechnology investment I have ever considered.



Jada Nix

9 months ago

Hello, I am curious as to how your investors will be able to track your success and company value/investment value after your StartEngine funding window is closed? Thank you,




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