SoCalBio Boot Camp

SoCalBio Boot Camp for Emerging Company 

Catching The Wave

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

350 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, California 90017

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

SoCalBio Boot Camp

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This boot camp is designed for biotech, Medtech, Dx and digital health companies selected to make presentations during the Annual SoCalBio Conference. It will provide emerging entrepreneurs and innovators with an in-depth understanding of what it takes to raise early stage capital and/or forge partnerships. Issues covered run the whole gamut from how to make effective presentations and IP protection to reimbursement and meeting FDA regulatory requirements. 



10:00 amWelcoming Remarks by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio
Finding your Voice
10:20 amWhat Constitutes an Effective Pitch: Finding and Projecting your “Mojo,” by Steven Goldman, Investor, Keiretsu Forum SoCal and President & CEO, World Wide Mind
10:30 am“Want to Find Investors for your Research Idea? Change the Way you Pitch,” Presentation by David Rubenson, Director of the Scientific Communications,
10:40 amInteractive Session 
11:00 amBreak
Making your Company Irresistible to Investors
11:10 pm“What Every Bio Entrepreneur Must Know about IP and How it Impacts Financing,” Presentation by Lara Dueppen, Partner, Perkins Coie
11:20 pm“Building an Entrepreneurial Management Team: Implications for Strategy and Finance,” Presentation by Stephen Williams, PhD, Partner, Catalyst Advisors LP
11:30 pm“How to Leverage Non-Dilutive Funding to Support your Product and Business Development Activities,” Presentation by David Hood, President & CEO, DH3
11:40 pmInteractive Session
12:00 noonBreak and Lunch
Show me the Money
12:30 pm“Where to Find Investors in Southern California and elsewhere,” Presentation by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio
12:50 pmCase Study: SnapMD President & CEO David Skibinski Shares Tips on Fund-Raising
1:10 pm“Are you ready to Engage a Strategic Partner,” Presentation by Alex Rabiee, Vice President of Business Development at Provention Bio
1:30 pmInteractive Session
 1:50 pmBreak
Negotiation with Confidence 
2:00 pm“Valuation and Due Diligence,” Presentation by Ben Wei, Managing Partner, Clarion Consulting Group, LLC
2:10 pm“The Terms of Term Sheets”, Presentation by George Colindres, Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie
2:20 pmInteractive Session
2:40 pm“Concluding Remarks” by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio
3:00 pmBootcamp Adjourns