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Investing in Biotech: What if you could change the future

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Spend a day learning about how and why to invest in life sciences companies that can make an extraordinary difference in our world, delivered by some of the most successful investors in North Texas.

The purpose of this event is to educate potential investors and faculty researchers about how and why to invest in biotech and life sciences startups. Early stage investing is risky and early stage biotech startups are viewed as one of the riskiest kind of investments, but they can also be incredibly profitable. This day-long event will demystify the process, educate investors and hopefully create more deal flow in life sciences startup companies.

Who should attend?

  • Investors

  • Angel Investors

  • Venture Capitalists

  • Family Offices

  • Private Equity Firms

  • Entrepreneurs in the biotech or life sciences industry

  • Students

This event will be held in the MET building on the UNT Health Science Center campus in Fort Worth and will feature a keynote presentation by Joe Cunningham, MD, from Sante Ventures. Sante is a $500+ million fund that invests in early stage biotech and life sciences companies from their home base in Austin. Several other investors and thought leaders in the industry will also be presenting. Click here for an updated agenda.

Topical Presentations Will Include:

  • The Differences in Investing in Life Sciences Versus Other Industries

  • The Problems Facing Today‚Äôs Healthcare System that Startups Can Solve

  • Building Next Generation Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Navigating the Regulatory Pathway for Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Non-Dilutive Funding Options in Biotech (NIH, NSF, SBIR, STTR, etc.)

Join us for the full day or just for lunch. Tickets are free but RSVP is required. (Previous invitations indicated a charge for tickets, but this event is now free.)

We hope to see you on May 16 at the Investing in Biotech event on the campus of UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth.


Earlier Event: May 14
The 2019 TechFW Impact Showcase