It can be tricky to communicate the full potential of your discoveries without spilling the secret sauce. Join us for sessions on learning the tricks of the trade in preparing a non-confidential deck and executive summary. Experts of the craft will share practical tips on becoming more effective in communicating your story to Angel investors and VCs, increasing your chances of successful fundraising.
Jeff Calcagno, M.D. | New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Jeff is on the New Ventures team at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, California. Jeff joined the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in February 2011 and helped to establish the California Innovation Center. He also worked for 18 months making and managing venture investments for Johnson & Johnson. A licensed physician, he has over two decades of diversified healthcare and business experience: as a senior operating executive, business development professional, venture investor, entrepreneur, and clinician.
Jeff began his business career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He later served as a healthcare research analyst at JP Morgan Hambrecht & Quist. As an entrepreneur, he ran corporate development and operations for WIDCOMM, a technology company acquired by Broadcom, and served as CFO & CBO for Vela Pharmaceuticals, a venture-backed drug development company. From 2006 to 2010 he was a Principal & Kauffman Fellow at Scale Venture Partners, a venture fund with over $1B under management.
Jeff graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Biology from Harvard College and earned an M.D. from Harvard Medical School, where he was a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar. He completed his medical-psychiatric internship and psychiatry residency at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute and served as program chief resident. Afterwards, he was awarded and completed a clinical neuropharmacology fellowship focusing on the care of treatment-refractory patients.
Connect with Jeff:
11:30 AM | Registration Opens, Networking [Light food & beverage provided]
12:00 PM | Presentation
12:45 PM | Q&A
1:00 PM | Program Close
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is ideal for inventors in academic centers and hospitals, and early stage healthcare start-ups in the pharma, medical device, consumer health and digital innovation areas.
FREE | There is no cost to attend this workshop, but pre-registration is required.
3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA
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JLABS San Diego
JLABS, part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC, is a network of life science incubators providing emerging companies many of the advantages of being in a big company, without the capital investment. JLABS offers singular bench tops, modular wet lab units and office space on a short-term basis, allowing companies to pay only for the space they need, with an option to quickly expand when they have the resources to do so. Companies residing at JLABS also have access to core research labs hosting specialized capital equipment and shared administrative areas. JLABS is an open innovation model, and the agreement for space does not grant JLABS or Johnson & Johnson Innovation any stake or rights in the companies, nor will the companies have a guaranteed future affiliation with JLABS. The flagship facility is located in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and JLABS has now two established locations in San Francisco - one through a collaboration with the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and a second standalone facility - one in Boston through a collaboration with Lab Central, one in Houston through a collaboration with TMC, and one in Toronto through a collaboration with MaRS. For more information please visit jlabs.jnjinnovation.com.