Insight Center: Events

BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp 2017

Speaker: Steven R. London

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (ET)
BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp 2017

Join MassBio, SR One, Pepper Hamilton, Bayer, and LabCentral on Wednesday, October 18 for a one-day crash course in life science entrepreneurship. Learn from industry veterans how to employ the essential elements of a successful start-up and polish your pitch for the chance to win a grand prize including pro bono consultations from Pepper Hamilton and the Boston Consulting Group and six months access to Evaluate Pharma. Whether you are an established entrepreneur or are inspired to become one, this program will fill the knowledge gap to provide attendees with actionable steps to take their innovations forward. This full-day event will feature panels, fireside chats, and an audience pitch contest at LabCentral, concluding with a networking reception next door at the new Bayer East Coast Innovation Center.

Our esteemed judges for the pitch events include:

Christine Brennan, Partner, Merck MRL Ventures Fund
Eric Evans, Executive Committee, Mass Medical Angels
Brian Gallagher, Partner, SR One
Paulina Hill, Principal, Polaris Partners
Arthur Hiller, Hiller Life Sciences Strategies
Imran Nasrullah, Director, Strategic Partnering, Boehringer Ingelheim
Chandra Ramanathan, VP and Head of East Coast Innovation Center, Bayer HealthCare
Chris Roberts, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, SR One, and Founder, Princeps Tx
Issi Rozen, Chief Business Officer, Broad Institute
Maude Tessier, Executive Director Business Development, Merck
Darshana Zhaveri, Partner, Catalyst Health Ventures

Pepper partner Steven R. London will provide the closing remarks and award presentation.


700 N. Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02139


This event is free to all attendees but by invitation-only. If you would like to request an invitation for a colleague, please contact Lucie Rochard, MassBio Manager of Innovation Services (lucie.rochard@massbio.org).

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