Speaker Series: So You Want to Start a Medical Device Company?
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Learn what’s involved in starting a medical device company, raising funds and strategies to create value from a panel of entrepreneurs and a VC. Veteran serial entrepreneur Rich Lotti, President and CEO, PQ Bypass has started many companies and just raised a funding round. Victor McCray MD, Cofounder and CEO of Ocular Dynamics, did his residency at UCSF, was a Stanford Biodesign Fellow and is a practicing surgeon. Venture capitalist Jay Watkins, Managing Director at De Novo Ventures, cofounded a medical technology startup that was purchased by Eli Lilly and has been investing in device companies for the past decade. These experienced players and a new entrepreneur will inform you about what it takes to get a medical device company off the ground.
When & Where
Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF