Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University
CEO and Founder, Techstars
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Serial Entrepreneur and Investor
Three finalists will make their presentations at the San Diego Venture Group’s annual holiday soirée, where an audience of more than 300 people will decide the winners. Each finalist will receive at least $2,500 in cash, and the top choice will take home more than $25,000 worth of cash and services. The companies will be chosen for their innovation, investor appeal, and progress. Previous PitchFest winners include EcoATM, Takelessons.com, SwoopThat/Hub.edu, and went on to receive significant funding or were acquired. More information and online registration is here.