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Upcoming events

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
May 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Speaker Series
April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

 

 

EC Event
February 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

 

 

 

EC Event
February 7, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Why was Denali able to raise a $217MM Series A? Find out the special ingredients that broke the Series A ceiling.

Speaker Series
October 4, 2016 - 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.

EC Event
September 29, 2016 - 11:30am to 5:00pm

We are pleased that a group of investors from Life Science Angels (LSA), the premier angel investment group focused solely on healthcare investing in all sectors -- medical devices, diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals and digital health -- is coming to UCSF for the fourth time.  Their feedback has been highly valued by teams that participated in the past.  This is an opportunity to understand the angel mindset and to get direction about your venture. 

 

EC Event
May 12, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Find out how this UCSF faculty member started a company and raised venture capital. Neurona Therapeutics is a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company that was founded by four leading-edge neuroscientists and stem cell pioneers at The University of California, San Francisco. We are focused on the discovery and development of cell-based therapies to treat intractable neurological disease.

EClub
April 29, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

UCSF teaches the life science/healthcare version of Lean LaunchPad in partnership with Berkeley and Stanford in the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program.  This groundbreaking entrepreneurship course enables you to test your venture idea with the marketplace even before you develop a product. Over 750 teams throughout the United States have participated in a Lean LaunchPad program with excellent results.   In a short 7 weeks, you will be able to assess if your entrepreneurial idea can become a successful venture by testing your hypotheses in the outside world.

Attending
April 19, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

UCSF teaches the life science/healthcare version of Lean LaunchPad in partnership with Berkeley and Stanford in the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program.  This groundbreaking entrepreneurship course enables you to test your venture idea with the marketplace even before you develop a product. Over 750 teams throughout the United States have participated in a Lean LaunchPad program with excellent results.   In a short 7 weeks, you will be able to assess if your entrepreneurial idea can become a successful venture by testing your hypotheses in the outside world.

EC Event
April 12, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Alexandria Real Estate and the Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF for STARTUP Connection, a mixer with our local investors. Meet VCs in a casual setting over free craft beer 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 Mission Bay companies.

Partner Event
April 7, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Orbimed is a life science focused venture capital firm that has been investing for the past 20 years and manages $15 billion, Their Fund VI closed with $950 million in December 2015. The new Fund will invest in all stages and sectors of the healthcare industry with a focus on biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics and healthcare IT companies located in North America and Europe. Orbimed expects to invest in approximately 30 portfolio companies in amounts generally ranging from $10 million to $75 million.

Speaker Series

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