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BioWednesday Cambridge: Can you Crowdfund a Biotech?

17:30 - 20:30

Location:
Taylor Vinters, Merlin Place, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0DP
Date:
31 January 2018
 
Crowdfunding is now being used to fund a wide range of entrepreneurial ventures. Recently, life science companies such as Axol Bioscience and Biotechspert have used the platform to raise money successfully. Up to now however, life sciences companies utilising crowdfunding have typically been ones with technologies or platforms, but could biotech companies use Crowdfunding to raise money successfully? 

This BioWednesday will learn how Capital Cell is helping Life Science companies to raise money and will explore whether this model of funding can be used to sustain biotech companies in the future.

Programme:

17.30 - Registration, Tea and Coffee

18.00 - Welcome from Host and One Nucleus

Nadia Shivji, One Nucleus
Patrick Farrant, Taylor Vinters

18.10 - Crowdfunding in the Life Sciences 
Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, SyndicateRoom

18.20 - A Successful Journey through Crowdfunding
Graham Mills, Biotechspert  


18.30

- Panel Discussion: Can you Crowdfund a Biotech?


Chair:
Patrick Farrant, Taylor Vinters

Panel:

Graham Mills, Biotechspert
Gerard Gregg-Smith, Investor
Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, SyndicateRoom


19.15 - Networking over Drinks and Canapés

20.30 - Close


Prices
Members: free 
Non-members: £50 (plus vat) 
Academics: please contact nadia@onenucleus.com
Title: BioWednesday Cambridge: Can you Crowdfund a Biotech?
Start: 2018-01-31 17:30:00Z
End: 2018-01-31 20:30:00Z