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Fundraising? Join the Due Diligence Master Class to prep for your fundraising outreach, investor meetings, negotiation and closing tips and prepare for your follow on round. Two days of education and networking including an in person reception.

Two tracks: Pre-Seed and Seed/Series A

Gain insights from active investors into

  • ​cap table do’s and dont’s

  • valuation discussion

  • maximizing data room software tools to move forward

  • ​tips on productive relationship builiding with investors

Date: June 12 & 13, 2024

Time: 8 am to 5 pm both dates

Location: BioLabs New Haven (CT) and Virtual

​An in-person networking reception will take place on June 12, 2024, 5 pm to 7 pm

NOTE: Your masterclass registration includes a ticket to the reception.

​Discount Code: Use our discount code 8KQ0KU for 20% off! The code expires June 1st.

Recent participants are eligible for an additional discount on the tickets. For our 2024 Participants, please use the CURRENTPARTICIPANT discount code on the “All Program Alums” ticket. For our 2023 Participants, please use the 2223PARTICIPANT discount code on the “All Program Alums” ticket.

Parking: Temple Street Garage (1 Temple Street) or 300 George Street or Temple Medical Garage (230 George Street)-only until 7 pm


Note there are two tracks: Pre-Seed and Seed/Series A

June 12, 2024

8:00 Breakfast reception

8:30-12:00 Panels and Q&A

Keynote: Regulatory Due Diligence with Tim Peterson, Chris Gelnaw (Future Fund), Rob Guzman, and Peikwen Cheng

1:30-4:30 Panels and Q&A

5:00-7:00 Reception

June 13, 2024

8:00 Breakfast Reception

8:30-12 Panels

Keynote: Intellectual Property Due Diligence with Craig Kenesky (WSGR)

1:30-4:00 Panels

Full list of speakers:

Rich Allan

Ece Auffarth

Maya Ber Lerner

Nat Brinn

Peikwen Chen

Farzaneh Ahmadi, Laronix

Chris Garabedian, Xontogeny

Silvia Garcia Codony

Chris Gelnaw, Future Fund

Marty Isaac

Craig Kenesky, WSGR

Eric Linsley

Arthur Klausner, Concarlo Therapeutics

Matt McCooe

Ryan McMillian

Joe O'Connor

Malik Okoro

Marie Claire Peakman, Pfizer

Tim Peterson

Brendan Rae, Innovene Therapeutics

Etizaz Shah

Natasha Straizent

Doug Unis

Victor Varnado

Renee Wasko

Alan Walker, CVP

Adi Wallach, CalmIGo

John Williams

John Deacon

Bruce Conway, Robertson Fund, Rockefeller University

Dong Wang

Amy Bennet, Tidal River

Daniel Wagner, CT Innovations

David Danar, Catalytic Impact Fund

Kevin Palisi

Jun Xu

John Deacon

Ethan Brysgel

Brian Dowd, CT Innovations

Soon Hyouk Lee

Rob Guzman

Adam Silverman, Wiggin

Jack Sousa

Erika Smith

Here is a list of nearby hotels, all within walking distance of 101 College (from closet to farthest):

The Blake Hotel

New Haven Hotel

The Omni

The Study at Yale

Graduate New Haven

Courtyard New Haven at Yale

Hotel Marcel (not in walking distance, but still nearby)

101 College St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
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