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BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp and Pitch Contest

October 18, 2016

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Time: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Location: Lobby


Please join us for a one-day crash course in life science entrepreneurship.  Learn from industry veterans how to employ the essential elements of a successful start-up and polish your pitch for the chance to win a grand prize including pro bono IP consultation from Pepper Hamilton, EBD Group conference admission, Evaluate Pharma database access, and more.  Whether you are an established entrepreneur or are inspired to become one, this program will fill the knowledge gap to provide attendees with actionable steps to take their innovations forward.  This full-day event will feature panels, fireside chats, and an audience pitch contest, concluding with a networking reception. 

Panel of Judges
Kiran Reddy, Venture Partner, Clarus Ventures
David Lucchino, CEO, Frequency Therapeutics
Michael Gilman, former CEO, Padlock Therapeutics; Stromedix

8:00am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-8:45am Opening Remarks 
8:45am-9:15am Company Story -  Elizabeth O'Day, CEO of Olaris Therapeutics
9:15am-9:30am 30-second Audience Pitches with Judge Feedback
9:30am-10:15am Company Story - Jonathan Thon and Sven Karlsson, co-founders of Platelet Biogenesis
10:15am-10:35am Coffee Break and Pitch Revision
10:35am-11:20am Fireside Chat with Vikas Goyal of SR One and Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic
11:20am-11:45am 60-second Audience Pitches with Judge Feedback
11:45am-12:30pm Company Story - Jens Eckstein, SR One and Jim Broderick, Chairman and Co-founder, Ra Pharma
12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch Break and Pitch Revision
1:15pm-2:00pm Company Story - Rosanna Kapeller and Don Nicholson of Nimbus Therapeutics
2:00pm-2:45pm Fireside Chat with Terry McGuire, founder of Polaris Partners and Tillman Gerngross, serial entrepreneur
2:45pm-3:30pm 5-minute Audience Pitches with Judge Feedback
3:30pm-3:45pm Break and Judge Deliberation
3:45pm-4:15pm Closing Keynote - Michael Gilman, serial entrepreneur
4:15pm-4:30pm Award Presentation and Closing Remarks
4:30pm-6:00pm Reception