Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
Founder and CEO, Lighter Capital
Vice President for Research at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
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.