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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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Get to Know SDEE Consultants - Piet Lesage

An Interview with Piet Lesage on Entering Foreign Markets Piet Lesage is a Consultant Member of the SDEE. He joined the organization in 2017.  He is based in Orange County and regularly drives down to San Diego to attend the SDEE events. He sits on the board of the Orange...
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SDEE Message from the President, Randy Schreckhise

History As you may know, SDEE started in 2010, when a group of local biotech entrepreneurs coalesced around obtaining and maintaining SBIR funding. The founding group included Scott Thacher, Danielle Hayes, Scott Struthers, Debbie Slee, Jiwu Wang, David Schwarz, Rich Maki, Dave Larocca and Ruo Steensma. Over the years the...
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