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SDEE Launches New Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Series

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. Being an entrepreneur is challenging because there is so much to learn. It’s not just knowing about your product, but also understanding company formation, financing, and intellectual property. It’s no different for scientific founders with graduate degrees and years of experience. SDEE has regularly...
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September 2019 Member News

Member News provides an opportunity for SDEE members to share news and announcements. This month's Member News features: Aequor, Marilyn Bruno Brandwood CKC, Luis Jimenez Family Proud, Jaden Risner
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Women's Venture Summit 2019

We are pleased to partner with the Women’s Venture Summit presented by Stella Labs and Stella Angels. This intensive September 14th event is aimed at equipping and connecting female founders and female funders by bringing together EXPERTS from both sides of the investment table to share best practices, essential tips...
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SDEE Summer Social

The first SDEE annual Summer Social on Tuesday, August 6th was a not to be missed networking event. A big thank you to our sponsors, American Laboratory Trading (ALT), Morrison & Foerster, and the Struthers Family Trust for making this event possible and free to all SDEE members.
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Tips from the SDEE Angel Investor Panel

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting Have a great team and access to mentors that can help pivot from failure. That was one piece of advice from the SDEE Angel Investor Panel held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Green Acre Campus Pointe and sponsored by ALT, Morrison Foerster, and Alexandria....
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Opportunities for Entrepreneurs: Collaborating with Disease Foundations

Discussion with Richard (Rick) Winneker, PhD, Life Sciences Executive and Consultant Formerly Senior Vice President, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)   By Marilyn Ferrari, Cesira, Inc.   I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Rick Winneker about collaborating with disease foundations. Rick has held several pivotal roles in...
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Hey Startups! Check out these events with angel investors

As a biotech startup founder, I'm constantly looking for opportunities to learn how to obtain funding. If you are too, check out these events in the next month. San Diego Startup Week - May 28-June 2, 2019 Sessions on obtaining funding include: The Investor Relationship Crowdfunding ABCs Priced Equity Round...
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May 2019 Member News

Member News provides an opportunity for SDEE members to share news and announcements. This month's Member News features: Mark Fortner, Aspen Biosciences Claire Weston, Reveal Biosciences Stephane Richard, CureMatch Grant Goad, WestSouth Ray Wagenknecht, Wagenknecht IP Law Group Sarah Glofcheskie, Axiom Real-Time Metrics Francisco Lio, Neuropore Michelleanne Bradley, Metis Consulting...
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From Startup to NASDAQ – The Story of San Diego-based Crinetics Pharmaceuticals

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. Of the six San Diego life science initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2018, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals (CRNX) raised the most money at $117 million1. Started by four scientists in 2008 and now developing novel therapeutics for rare endocrine diseases, co-founder Scott Struthers was invited by...
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Confronting Climate Change: The Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

On April 3rd, 2019, San Diego Entrepreneur Exchange (SDEE) presented a panel discussion on climate change. The event was sponsored by American Laboratory Trading (ALT) and LaunchBio, which offered space for the event at Genesis at Campus Point. After the networking reception, Randy Schreckhise spoke about SDEE’s mission and their social...
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