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Upcoming events

December 14, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

This is the 5th year of David's workshop on negotiation skills, and it has been one of our most popular workshops. All of us negotiate with others in our public and private lives, but most people have not had access to the knowledge and training in this important skill. Whether you are negotiating a term sheet with an investor, a founders’ agreement, a new hire or a corporate partnership, your skill at negotiating will determine the outcome. In this workshop, you can learn about your negotiating style, the basics of a productive negotiation and work on a case study to practice.

November 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Join us and Haas Healthcare Association to find out about the Entrepreneurship Center’s core course, Startup 101, which will be offered this January (for course credit!). This experiential, team-based class will cover the topics important to starting a scalable, for profit commercial venture. You’ll learn how to recognize a business opportunity, customer discovery, and develop business plans and business models. We’ll cover clinical development, regulation, reimbursement, intellectual property, team building, financing strategy, budgeting, sources of capital and more.

November 14, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

TEDMED is the health and medicine edition of the famous TED conference, drawing a multi-disciplinary community passionate about shaping a healthier world.  TEDMED’s annual gathering includes talks from some of the most inspiring change-makers both inside and outside of health and medicine,   We have access to TEDMED talks – bring lunch and watch on a big screen with friends and colleagues. Tickets.

EC Event
November 13, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Find out about the Entrepreneurship Center’s core course, Startup 101, which will be offered this January.  Have an idea that you think might be material for a startup? Considering joining an entrepreneurial team? Working on a startup and would like business training?  Looking to find team members or meet other entrepreneurs at UCSF? Considering alternative careers to scientific research/clinical practice and curious about the Silicon Valley startup world? If you’re in any of these categories, Startup 101 is perfect for you.

EC Event
October 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Matt cofounded Audentes and has built it into a leading gene therapy company, taking it from his living room several years ago through a 2016 IPO.  He has more than 20 years of experience in the research, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for rare diseases. He has been senior management at Genzyme, BioMarin and Amicus and an Entrepreneur-In-Residence with OrbiMed, Hear how Matt got there and what it’s like to operate in the hot gene therapy space in an era when we may be on the verge of curing devastating genetic disorders.  Sponsored by Latham & Watkins.

EClub
October 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Startup Connection. Join us and our partner Alexandria Real Estate for a mixer that brings together Mission Bay entrepreneurs with our local venture capitalists. Meet VCs in a casual setting over drinks and bites and take part in our special entrepreneurial ecosystem at Mission Bay. This is an informal networking opportunity that gives entrepreneurs a chance to connect with the VC community across the street from the UCSF Mission Bay campus. Open to current UCSF affiliation, UCSF alumni and the Mission Bay community.

EC Event
October 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Find out about the Entrepreneurship Center’s core course, Startup 101, which will be offered this January.  Have an idea that you think might be material for a startup? Considering joining an entrepreneurial team? Working on a startup and would like business training?  Looking to find team members or meet other entrepreneurs at UCSF? Considering alternative careers to scientific research/clinical practice and curious about the Silicon Valley startup world? If you’re in any of these categories, Startup 101 is perfect for you.

EC Event
October 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Ayal’s firm specializes in assisting organizations target non-dilutive sources of funding with an emphasis on NIH, DOD, NSF, BARDA and others. You will learn about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants as well as other mechanisms, focusing on sources that don’t take equity in return for funding. Ayal will provide an overview as well as some tips on how to maximize your application for competitive funding. Tickets.

 

EC Event
September 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 5:15pm

11:30am-1:00pm, Mission Bay. Life Science Angels Meet and Greet Luncheon. Our popular annual luncheon with angels from Life Science Angels, the premier angel group focused on life science/healthcare, will be a sellout. Join the informal conversation with angel investors about how they invest in early stage ventures.  Learn their expectations, what makes a company investable, how advanced your venture should be to be interesting,  functioning of angel networks, the investment process, syndication, valuation and anything else you want to know.

EC Event
September 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Michael J. Shuster, JD PhD, Partner, Intellectual Property Group, Fenwick & West and Co-chair of the firm’s life sciences practice. Michael’s practice includes patent prosecution, portfolio analysis, due diligence, litigation and opinion work for startup and established biotechnology companies, venture capital firms and research universities and hospitals. Learn the basics of IP and what you need to do to protect your invention.

EC Event
August 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Tuesday, August 8th, 5:00-8:00pm, San Francisco.

Partner Event
July 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Pelu Tran, President, Chief Customer Officer, Cofounder, Augmedix.  Pelu and his cofounder started Augmedix, a digital health company, while Pelu was a Stanford Medical School student. They observed the EHR was getting more physician face time than the patient. Augmedix’s solution was to use technology – Google Glass – to allow physicians to chart remotely and rehumanize the doctor/patient interaction. Investors like the approach:  Augmedix has raised $63MM and five of the biggest US healthcare providers have invested.

EClub
June 6, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

George has been named one of the 25 most influential people in biotech, leading Biogen for six years before leaving at the end of 2016. Sales at Biogen more than doubled under his leadership, from $4.7 billion in 2010 to $10.8 billion last year.  During his tenure, he effected a turnaround by restructuring the company, divesting its Idec cancer drug division, refocusing research on neurology and hematology and presiding over the rollout of six new drugs including a blockbuster M.S.

Speaker Series
May 11, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us and our partner Alexandria Real Estate for a mixer that brings together Mission Bay entrepreneurs with our local venture capitalists. Meet VCs in a casual setting over drinks and bites and take part in our special entrepreneurial ecosystem at Mission Bay. This is an informal networking opportunity that gives entrepreneurs a chance to connect with the VC community across the street from the UCSF Mission Bay campus. Open to current UCSF affiliation, UCSF alumni and the Mission Bay community.

 

Partner Event

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