Founder and CEO of Brooks Bell Inc.
Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Professor of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Join MIT Enterprise Forum Venture Lab on March 5th for the second event of the MITEF’s “Startup in a Downturn” series, and learn how to overcome the challenge of financing your new business in today’s unique economic climate. Learn tips and tricks from our expert speakers as they share their knowledge, experience and perspective on the topic:
—Andy Sack, General Partner, Founder’s Co-op, a seed-stage investment fund based in Seattle. Andy has over 15 years of experience running and investing in high-tech businesses, most recently as co-founder and CEO of Judy’s Book, a local search social network which he founded in 2004.
—Michelle Jacobson Goldberg, Partner at Bellevue-based venture capital firm Ignition Partners. Michelle specializes in investments in consumer and enterprise software and services, and represents Ignition Partners as Director on the boards of companies such as Mpire, Visible Technologies and SEOmoz.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Soft drinks and light appetizers will be served. More info and registration here.