Seminars and Events

5:30pm - 5:30pm Uris Auditorium (kick-off) and Griffis Faculty Lounge (celebration)

This year, five teams with innovations in therapeutics, medical devices and digital health are set to showcase their business ideas and novel technologies. These faculty-led teams have created their business plans with expert guidance from life science entrepreneurs and industry mentors and are now ready to make their debut pitches to VC judges.

Meet the VC Judges:

  • Michal Gilon-Yanai, MBA, Partner, Two Lantern VC
  • Meera Mani, PhD’08, MD’09, Partner, Town Hall Ventures
  • Igor Splawski, MS, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Yarrow Biotechnology (an RTW Investments-incubated company)
  • George Wang, BS, MPH (candidate), Investor, AV8 Ventures

Why Attend?

  • Support WCM & Brooklyn Methodist researchers and clinicians
  • Learn more about translating inventions into commercial products
  • Network with industry leaders and VCs

The teams will be competing for up to $100,000 in prize money.  Further details about the event are provided below.  You can register HERE or use the RSVP button.


12:00pm - 12:00pm Belfer 302 C&D

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