Visionary Steve Burrill, CEO of life sciences investment firm Burrill & Company, will speak about the industry today, its opportunities, challenges and outlook for next year.
This event will be followed by a reception generously sponsored by Keker & Van Nest LLP.
This event is hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at UCSF, Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances.
(Note: This event also is the first class of "Idea to IPO...and Beyond", a 12-week course (Biochem 241) whose opening workshop will be held on Thursday, January 10th. For more information on these events, please contact Stephanie Marrus, Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF, at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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Keker & Van Nester LLP
For more than thirty years, KVN has tried and litigated complex, high-stakes civil and criminal cases throughout the nation, obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We take the tough cases, the make or break cases where companies, products, careers are riding on the result. It’s in the nature of tough cases to end up in court where our expertise and deep bench of trial lawyers shines. Indeed, we have found our eagerness to try cases often helps them settle.
Our clients are individuals, as well as some of the most successful companies in the world, including Electronic Arts Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; Comcast Cable Communications, LLC; HTC; Intel Corp.; Medtronic, Inc., McKesson Corporation; and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.
Burrill & Company
Founded in 1994, Burrill & Company is a diversified global financial services firm focused on the life sciences industry. With $1.5 billion in assets under management, the firm's businesses include venture capital/private equity, merchant banking, and media. By leveraging the scientific and business networks of its team, Burrill & Company has established unrivaled access and visibility in the life sciences industry. This unique combination of resources and capabilities enables the company to provide life sciences companies with capital, transactional support, management expertise, insight, market intelligence, and analysis through its investments, conferences, and publications. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company oversees a global network of offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
The Entrepreneurship Center & The Office of Innovation, Technology, & Alliances (ITA)
The Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF offers programs and resources to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders in the life science industry. Part of the Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances (ITA), the Center weaves the UCSF community into the broader Bay Area community of life science innovators and entrepreneurs, company executives, investors, attorneys, and other professionals to help successfully translate discoveries from the laboratory to commercialization for the benefit of the institution and society. We offer courses and other events that teach entrepreneurship and business skills for life scientists and clinicians. Instructors are leading life science industry professionals, including prominent venture capitalists, attorneys, executives, and experienced entrepreneurs.