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PACT :: Funding for Medical Device Companies

Evolve IP Evolve IP 989 Old Eagle School Road Wayne, PA 19087 (map)

Join PACT’s Medical Device Group as we discuss the topic of funding from multiple perspectives: investor, emerging company, and large enterprise. 

We’ll start the morning with keynote speaker Edward Chan, Principal at 1315 Capital, reporting on the landscape of funding in the medical device industry. The program will then feature a panel of early and later stage companies, who will discuss their experience with raising funds in the current environment. The panelists will focus their conversation on the following areas:

• How much money is really available to these companies?

• What are the challenges of raising funds, and how do you overcome these challenges?

• What do you need to know about risk vs. return? 

• Does the regulatory process affect raising funds?

Panelists include:

Jeff O’Donnell, President and CEO, Trice Medical

Nick Spring, Director and CEO, ReliefBand Technologies 

Mark E. Schafer, President and Chief Technology Officer, PhotoSonix Medical

Moderated by Anthony Green, Ph.D, Vice President Technology Commercialization Group, Ben Franklin Technology Partners

We’ll conclude the event with a select group of startups pitching their technologies to some of the region’s top Medtech firms


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