February 27, 1PM-7PM at RISD Chace Center
Join MedMates at RISD ‘For the Love of Entrepreneurship’, connecting entrepreneurs from pre-funded and early-stage startups with successful entrepreneurs and advisors who are able to offer guidance and support. Hear presenters pitch their healthcare technology business ideas and two panels discuss funding and management strategies. This event is an opportunity to share ideas and pool resources that will help people with great ideas succeed in starting a business. Plus, plenty of time to network with others who are working to improve healthcare through devices, IT, pharmacology, medical foods and services.
The Founder’s Challenge: Building your business to maximize value
3:15 - 4:15 PM, Moderated by: Daniel Behr - President and Co-founder, HotHouse Medical, Managing Partner, Seed Partners & Venture Synthesis
From startup to growing venture, raising money and managing your business can be a challenge. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it. A panel of experienced investors and entrepreneurs will discuss the key steps necessary to ensure success and create value, including strategies for funding your venture, what to look for when structuring a deal, telling your story, building your team, the skills and resources you’ll need, managing yourself, working with co-founders, and managing risk.