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BioBoot Camp: Business Essentials for Life Sciences Startups

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Dorsey & Whitney
1400 Wewatta St, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80202 United States

BioBoot Camp addresses the business essentials and resources for life sciences startups.  Registration is complimentary and available to qualified startups in the life sciences industries.

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Starting a Life Sciences Company
Ethan Mann, Ph.D., M.B.A., CEO, Validus Therapeutics

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Company Formation

Michael Weiner, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Building Your Management Team
Tom Cycyota, President & CEO, AlloSource

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
IP – Protecting your Technology
Angie Morrison, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Licensing Strategies

Kerith Kanaber, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Company Valuation
Peter Adams, Managing Partner, Rockies Venture Club


3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
State, Grant & Community Resources

Elyse Blazevich, President & CEO, CBSA
April Giles, Vice President of Business Development, Fitzsimons Innovation Community
Kevin Noble,  Life Sciences Client Manager, Innosphere Ventures

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Early Financing Overview

Michael Weiner, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Early-Stage Fundraising – An Investor Perspective

Peter Adams, Managing Partner, Rockies Venture Club

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Registration is complimentary for qualified companies and attendees.

Attendees must fit the following criteria:

  • Startup or early-stage life sciences companies working in R&D towards the commercialization of one or more specific technologies or therapeutic areas of development (medical device, diagnostic, biotech, pharma, digital health)
  • Entrepreneurs or researchers considering the formation of an entity in the life science sector
Due to space limitations, consultants and service providers are unable to attend. If you have any questions regarding qualifying attendees, please contact Director of Partnerships, Tracey Nilson.
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