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BioBoot Camp: Business Essentials for Life Sciences Startups

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market St
Denver, 80202

BioBoot Camp addresses the business essentials and resources for life sciences startups.

Join us for an in-person full-day program in November and register today. 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

Tanya Warnecke, Ph.D., President and Chief Technology Officer, Artisan Bio

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
IP – Protecting your Technology

Angie Morrison, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Licensing Strategies

Kerith Kanaber, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Company Valuation

Speaker to be announced

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

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

President & CEO, CBSA
Rama Haris, Advanced Industries Grant Manager, Global Business Development, OEDIT
April Giles, Vice President of Business Development, Fitzsimons Innovation Community
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

Dave Giarracco, Medtech Entrepreneur/Investor
More speakers to be announced

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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