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February 2020

Funding Opportunities

Save The Date: Y Combinator is coming to Duke on February 25

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Y Combinator

Y Combinator is coming to Duke on February 25! Y Combinator, a seed accelerator based out of Silicon Valley, CA, provides seed funding for startups. They have funded several successful startups, including Airbnb, DoorDash, Instacart, Stripe, Reddit and Dropbox. Since 2014, Y Combinator has funded 250+ biotech companies, which makes them one of the largest seed stage biotech funders in the world. On February 25 from noon – 1 p.m., there will be a lunchtime fireside chat featuring Y Combinator partner…

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Entrepreneur’s Workshop Series: EARLY MARKET INTELLIGENCE AND CUSTOMER DISCOVERY FOR ENTERPRISE SUCCESS

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Bullpen, 215 Morris Street, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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These intensive half-day workshops bring industry experts to campus to examine in detail the financial, regulatory and logistical challenges new companies face. The workshop series begins Sept. 21, 2019 through February 29, 2020. There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided. Open to faculty, students and staff. Registration for each workshop is required. 2020 EARLY MARKET INTELLIGENCE AND CUSTOMER DISCOVERY FOR ENTERPRISE SUCCESS Feb. 29 | The Bullpen, 3rd Floor, 215 Morris St., Durham Presenter: Chris Morrison, owner, ViaVerus LLC…

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March 2020

Celebration Information Session Networking Event

Duke/Deerfield Strategic Partnership Celebration

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Champions Club at Cameron Stadium, 115 Whitford Dr.
Durham, NC 27708
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Four Points Innovation Logo

Please join us for a celebration event where leaders from Duke and Deerfield Management come together to commemorate the creation of a major translational research collaboration: Four Points Innovation. This alliance is expected to accelerate the preclinical development of new drugs for improved quality of life and cures for disease. By way of a newly launched company called Four Points Innovation, up to $130 million of initial funding will be made available by Deerfield to back the initiative for 10 years.…

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National Academy of Engineering Regional Meeting

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
NC State College of Engineering, Page Hall
Raleigh, 27695-7901 United States
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Regional Meeting

Engineering Therapies for the Future North Carolina State University is pleased to host the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Regional Meeting on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library (pictured above) on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, N.C.  The central theme of the symposium is transferring innovation from the laboratory through commercialization to the clinic to improve healthcare across the planet. All of our eminent speakers have had major impact on healthcare through innovative research combined with…

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Venture Connect 2020 Summit

March 17 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, ,
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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enture Connect 2020 Summit

Redefining the traditional conference, Venture Connect, is a new three-day experience. Recognizing the innovation potential across the Tech & Life Science communities, we are focused on creating an environment that supports stronger connections, valuable programming, and learning for all. WHY ATTEND VENTURE CONNECT? Redefining the traditional conference, Venture Connect, is a new three-day experience. Recognizing the innovative potential across the Tech & Life Science communities, we are focused on creating an environment that supports stronger connections, valuable programming and learning…

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April 2020

Symposium

Science2Startup: Connecting world-class science with top investors

April 8 @ 8:00 am
Science2Startup

S2S is an invitation-only symposium for top scientists from leading research institutions to present their startup ideas and interact with leading investors and executives in the Boston biotechnology hub. 200+ anticipated attendees include entrepreneurs, biotech investors(Angels / VCs), pharma scouts, academic investigators, TTOs, etc. The symposium is a setting to showcase research from selected scientists. Submissions are reviewed by a senior Advisory Group. TTOs are also encouraged to submit 1-page proposals on behalf of researchers. Selected presenters work 1-on-1 with…

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Conference/Seminar Information Session Workshop

2020 Ashoka Exchange

April 16 @ 8:00 am - April 18 @ 5:00 pm
Ashoka Exchange

Launched in 2008, Ashoka U offers the Changemaker Campus Designation to institutions, including Duke, leading in social innovation and change-making in higher education. The Ashoka Exchange brings together 650+ faculty, staff, administrators, students, and thought leaders for three days of inspiration, learning, and community building for social innovation and change-making education. The Exchange is Ashoka U’s global gathering for social impact educators. Every year, we bring together 650+ faculty, staff, administrators, students, and thought leaders for three days of inspiration,…

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June 2020

Symposium

Equalize 2020: Women Academic Inventors Forming University Startups

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - June 25 @ 7:00 pm
Cortex Innovation District St. Louis, MO United States + Google Map
Washington University

Equalize 2020 is a pitch competition and symposium designed to take national action around the disparity of women academic inventors forming university startups. This event will provide a platform to select, coach, and promote women inventors with startup technology to engage the investor and corporate community, building networks and creating a sustainable effort to drive women-founded university startups.   Confirmed Speakers are Elizabeth Dougherty, USPTO Event Schedule   Register here

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