PROGRAM KICK-OFF 1/29
@ YARDHOUSE FENWAY
MASSBIO MENTOR MATCHING EVENT 2/12
IP SESSION 2/26
W/ CLARK+ELBING, FINNEGAN, AND WOLF GREENFIELD @ HBS
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE SESSION 3/12
W/ RA CAPITAL @ RA CAPITAL
OPERATIONS STRATEGY TBD
W/ ATLAS VENTURE, POLARIS VENTURES, 5AM VENTURES, THIRD ROCK VENTURES, & FLAGSHIP PIONEERING @HMS
PRACTICE PITCH 4/9
W/ HARVARD LIFE LAB, THE ENGINE, HARVARD BLAVATNIK ACCELERATOR, INDIEBIO ACCELERATOR @ TBD
FINAL PITCH 4/25
Phase 1: Spring 2018 (timing of program changed)
A seminar series at Harvard Medical School to educate scientists about commercializing their innovations.
March 29, 2018: Life Science Entrepreneurship 101
Introduction to creating a life science startup, overview of resources in Boston, how to evaluate an idea and first steps.
Imran Nasrullah, Director of Business Development & Licensing, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Lucie Rochard, Manager of Innovation Services, MassBio
April 17, 2018: Launching technologies from Harvard
Overview of Harvard's resources for startups.
Michal Preminger, Executive Director, HMS Office of Technology Development
Alice Ly, Associate Director, Harvard Innovation Labs
Su Chiang, Senior Associate Director, Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator
April 23, 2018: Financing for life science startups
Early stage financing options for startups, including non-dilutive funding, VCs, angel investors, and industry partners.
Peter Kolchinsky, Founding Partner, RA Capital Management
Parker Cassidy, Chief Commercial Officer, Mitra Biotech
A seminar series at Harvard Business School to introduce business students to life science entrepreneurship.
April 4, 2018: Cracking the mind of a biotech investor
What investors really care about and how to get them to fund you.
Vinit Nijhawan, Entrepreneur and Investor
April 9, 2018: Sizing up your addressable market
How to determine and validate your potential market opportunity.
Alex Waldron, Chief Commercial Officer at Pear Therapeutics
April 19, 2018: Launching a healthcare startup
Taking your first steps the right way and building a successful foundation.
Bonnie Fendrock, CEO Cyta Therapeutics