Bio LaunchPad Seminar
"Fundraising and Licensing Partner Bootcamp"
Founder & CEO of Life Science Nation
Creator of RESI Conference Series
Architect of Focus on Cures
11:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Andrés García, Ph.D.
11:05 a.m. Seminar - Fundraising and Licensing Partner Bootcamp
12 Noon Lunch and Learn Workshop - Articulating Your Value Proposition
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Meetings with Startups and GT Entrepreneurs
Dennis Ford is an entrepreneur, author, and frontier technologist with expertise in sales, marketing, and business development. He has spent most of his career involved in launching new technology-based companies. He has wide-ranging experience in hardware and software computing, middleware, data storage, networking, SaaS, data mining, data profiling, expert systems, and scaling/funding companies.
Dennis has spent the last decade in the early-stage life science arena creating an ecosystem to streamline fundraising for next-generation drugs, devices, diagnostics, and digital health products. Dennis has built an active network of global investors ranging from Family Offices, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Foundations, and Endowments to large Corporate and Pharmaceutical firms interested in high-growth early-stage technologies.
Dennis is also the creator of the Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) conference series held five times yearly in the U.S., Europe, and Pacific Rim. This unique global partnering event model matches buyers and sellers based on their specifically stated needs and declared partnering mandates for capital investors and licensing partners seeking early stage assets for their portfolios and product pipeline initiatives. The Focus on Cures Entrepreneur Accelerator helps prepare startups for their global partnering campaign and roadshow execution.