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BioBoot Camp: Business Essentials for Life Sciences Startups

Tuesday, Nov 1, 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 – 11:15 a.m.
Building Your Management Team
Tanya Warnecke, President & Chief Technology Officer, Artisan Biotechnologies

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
IP – Protecting your Technology
Angie Morrison, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Licensing Strategies

Kerith Kanaber, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Company Valuation
Tim Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Innosphere Ventures

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
State, Grant & Community Resources

Emily Martini, VP of Partnerships, CBSA
Rama Haris, Senior Manager Advanced Industries, Office of Economic Development & International Trade
Ben Walker, Executive Director, 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
Mark Lupa, Managing Partner, Buff Gold Ventures

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 VP of Partnerships, Emily Martini at emartini@cobioscience.com.
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Attendees, THANK YOU for joining us! Click HERE to view slides for each presentation.