2018 SoCalBio Boot Camp for Emerging Companies, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (Board Room), Tuesday, 14. August 2018

SoCalBio Emerging Company Boot Camp
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. 
Agenda
10:00am Welcoming Remarks by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio
10:10am Introductions
Finding your Voice
10:30am What Constitutes an Effective Pitch: Finding and Projecting your "Mojo," by Steven Goldman, Investor, Keiretsu Forum SoCal and President & CEO, World Wide Mind
10:50am Pitches & Decks to Elevator Pitches: Mastering the Art of Presenting Science-Based Projects, Presentation by William Dolphin, PhD,  Investor & Entrepreneur
11:10 am Strategic Communications and Media Relations for Emerging Companies, Presentation by Stuart Pfeifer, Member of the Team, Sitrick & Co.
11:30 am What Social Media Can (and Can't) Do for Your Emerging Bioscience Company, Presentation by Erik Deutsch, Principal, ExcelPR Group
11:50 am Luncheon
Making your Company Irresistible to Investors
12:10pm      “Making your Company Fundable: Three Case Studies,” Presentation by Elliot Friedman, Chairman, Qi Jian Funds
12:30pm       Building an Entrepreneurial Management Team: Implications for Strategy and Finance, by Stephen Williams, PhD, Partner, Catalyst Advisors LP
12:50pm      What Every Bio Entrepreneur Must Know about IP and How it Impacts Financing, Presentation by James Hill, MD, Partner, Perkins Coie
1:10 pm    Break
Show me the Money
1:30 pm How to Leverage Non-Dilutive Funding to Support your Product and Business Development Activities,  Presentation by David Hood, President & CEO, DH3 
1:50 pm “Seed to Series A, B and Beyond: Planning the Capitalization of your Company,” Panel Discussion by Ahmed Enany, Pres. & CEO, SoCalBio; George Colindres, Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie; William Dolphin, PhD,  Investor & Entrepreneur; Elliot Friedman, Chairman, Qi Jian Funds; and Steven Goldman, Investor, Keiretsu Forum SoCal and President & CEO, World Wide Mind
2:30 pm  Break
 2:50 pm Accounting 101 for Emerging Bioscience Companies & Tapping the R&D Tax Credit, Presentation by Moss Adams
3:10 pm Valuation and Due Diligence, Presentation by James Wilson, Managing Partner, Clarion Consulting Group, LLC
3:30 pm The Terms of Term Sheets, Presentation by George Colindres, Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie
3:50 pm Concluding Remarks by Ahmed Enany, President & CEO, SoCalBio
4:00 pm Bootcamp Adjourns

Tuesday, 14. August 2018, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (Board Room), 2018 SoCalBio Boot Camp for Emerging Companies

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