Early-stage life science VC funds favor academic prowess since they spend most of their time evaluating new research and technology. Often, they recruit Ph.D.’s who have specialized in an area of interest for their firm.
An undergraduate or Master’s degree wouldn’t be seen as sufficient unless the person has other, highly relevant experience (e.g. co-founded a biotech startup).
BioHubble tracks the education profile and professional background of the management teams thus making it relatively easier for head hunters to search for 'BioStars' or unicorn talent.