Category: Expert Session
Develop the perfect pitch for Life Sciences investors. Receive hands on company specific training from US professionals in a number of 2 hr sessions (March 26th-29th, 2018 - Ghent)!
Pitching your company and business concept to investors and potential partners is one of the most critical skills for young entrepreneurs.
In collaboration with imec, flanders.bio is pleased to invite you to a pitching training week (March 26th-29th, 2018) led by Christa Bleyleben: a high level pitching and business plan coach with 25+ years of experience leading to investment flows exceeding $200MM. Christa is currently active in the renowned CIC incubator in Boston, Massachusetts (US).
WHAT TO EXPECT?
active in therapeutics, diagnostics, medtech, digital health, agro-food or industrial life sciences.
MAKE YOUR PITCH!
This registration fee includes the participation of 2 employees to the training programme (March 26th-29th) and access to the pitching competition on Friday, March 30th.
This training is sponsored by
In collaboration with
9:00 Introductions – Start-up Program
10:00 Massachusetts and US (MassGlobal Partners)
11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 Discussion of US Funding Environment: Different Investor Types and What Motivates Them (e.g. venture capital, angels, corporate, family offices, etc)
12.30 High level overview of differences between a US and European termsheet (NautaDutilh)
13:00 Lunch: Discussion of US Business Practices
14:00 Delivering a Great Pitch: Positioning/Value Proposition & Communication Tools Needed (MassGlobal Partners)
15:00 Coffee Break
15:15 Elevator Pitches and Company Presentations Workshop - Companies
Deliver 10 Minute presentations, with Five Minutes of Group Feedback
18:00 Wrap Up and Adjourn
90’ Company meetings with the MassGlobal team to review company business & refine investor presentations
The homework for each company is to refine their presentation based on the session for review/practice on Thursday, and presentation at the pitching competition on Friday.
Company presentation practice and refinement.
Each company presents a revised presentation, receives group feedback, makes additional revisions and then presents a second time.
9:30 Welcome and Introduction
10:00 Company Presentations
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Company Presentations
12:30 Lunch and Networking
14:00 Selection Meeting and Boot Camp De-brief and Next Steps
16:00 Closing Reception
flanders.bio members: 700€ (VAT excl.)
non-flanders.bio members: 1500€ (VAT excl.)
Notifications received 2 months before the start of an event, get refunded for 100% minus an administrative fee of 50 euro. All notifications received between 1 and 2 months before the start of the event, get refunded for 50% minus an administrative fee of 50 euro.
Cancellations requests received less than 1 month before the start of the event won't be refunded. Replacement by a colleague is always allowed.