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iTALK: Crafting your Personal Pitch

By Jared C. Hooks, PhD, Science Communicator SDEE and LaunchBio welcomed Kelly C. Huang to give a primer on networking and pitch-crafting for entrepreneurs on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Genesis at Campus Point. Kelly is a corporate learning facilitator at HBS Publishing and teaches classes in leadership at the...
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Entrepreneur Boot Camp Review

By Roberta Vezza Alexander, PharmD, PhD On January 30th, 2018, the Southern California chapter of Women in Bio (WIB) partnered with Johnson & Johnson Innovation and JLAB San Diego to organize a very interesting entrepreneur boot camp. The event was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation and JLAB San Diego...
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SDEE Investor Day with Illumina Ventures

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting In January 2018, SDEE fielded submissions from SDEE member companies who were interested in presenting to Illumina Ventures. Illumina Ventures is an independently managed venture firm focused on early-stage companies. On Investor Day, all companies who submitted applications were invited to a networking session, followed...
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SDEE Launches New Advocacy Committee

By Jared C. Hooks, PhD, Science Communicator New for 2018, SDEE launched a new committee focused on advocacy for our members. Lifted heavily from our charter, the goals of this committee are to stay informed, educate, and advocate for both ourselves and SDEE on:
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February 2018 Member News

Member News provides an opportunity for SDEE members to share news and announcements. February Member News features: Abreos Bio FP Complete Cisbio Beacon Discovery Wagenknecht IP Law Group ThinkingNode
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SDEE’s First Investor Day with Wu Capital USA

By Randy Schreckhise and Amy Duncan  To kick off the new SDEE Investor Day program, we arranged for SDEE member companies to meet with Hannah Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Wu Capital Investment in October 2017. All SDEE member companies who submitted applications were invited to meet with Hannah to...
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SDEE Introduces New “Investor Day” Program

By Randy Schreckhise and Amy Duncan  As a benefit to SDEE member companies, SDEE started a new program called Investor Day. SDEE Investor Days are a way for SDEE members who are looking for funding to gain exposure to top tier venture capital (VC) firms. SDEE members benefit through introductions...
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December 2017 Member News

Member News provides an opportunity for SDEE members to share news and announcements. September Member News features MaxCyte, Pro Back Office LLC, and Wagenknecht IP Law Group. MaxCyte, Inc. MaxCyte was featured in the Genetic Engineering News Supplement: Applications of Novel CRISPR Tools. Read the article at: https://www.genengnews.com/gen-articles/supplement-applications-of-novel-crispr-tools/6220 Pro Back Office LLC...
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SDEE: Message From the President

By Taylor Moyer The one word that sums up 2017 at SDEE is involvement. As we’ve developed new programs and signed up new members, we’ve expanded opportunities for entrepreneurs to connect, learn, and grow. With this growth, I wanted to take some time to reflect on SDEE’s founding and how...
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Event Review: Building your company with non-dilutive funding - the funding process from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (4 of 4)

August 26, 2017 SDEE Workshop:  Building Your Company with Non-Dilutive Funding  By Roberta Vezza Alexander, PharmD, PhD Welcome to the final part of the series, Building your company with non-dilutive funding. This part summarizes the talk of Tamara Mayer Schwent, Director of Operations, Sirenas, LLC at the SDEE event on October...
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