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Behind the Scenes & New Frontiers in Investing in the Life Sciences
October 20, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a fascinating and illuminating discussion about some of the most exciting trends taking place in our industry. “Behind the Scenes and New Frontiers in Investing in the Life Sciences,” hosted by Slone Partners and supported by AmpersandPeople, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Marsh McLennan Agency, and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), will take place from 4:30 – 7 pm PDT Thursday, October 20 at the Alexandria Building, 201 Haskins Way, South San Francisco. It is free of charge and open for anyone to attend.
The nature of investing and investments in life sciences companies is constantly evolving, posing challenges for both investors and companies that are seeking funding to reach the next stage. This discussion will focus on the strategies investors are deploying in this market, the inner workings of venture capital, the challenges of raising money in today’s economic climate, case studies that can unlock some of the mysteries as to why some ventures get funded and others do not, and on the newest frontiers of investing as we look to the future. Kale Frank, Director of Life Sciences and Healthcare at SVB, will deliver opening remarks. The terrific group of panelists for the event include:
- Mira Chaurushiya, Ph.D., Senior Partner, Westlake BioPartners
- Widya Mulyasasmita, Ph.D., Senior Principal, Healthcare, B Capital Group
- Jenny Rooke, Ph.D., Managing Director, Genoa Ventures
- Ruchita Sinha, General Partner, AV8 Ventures (moderator)
- Risa Stack, Ph.D., General Manager, The Production Board
- October 20, 2022
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm