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Startup Studio: A Sea Change, The Convergence of Life Sciences and Technology
October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Are businesses at the convergence of technology and life sciences getting early-stage funding globally? Are global life sciences companies looking to be innovators by involving AI, the cloud, and machine learning to play a role in drug discovery? Does a culture that encourages failure also favor innovation?
These are some questions that will be discussed throughout the workshop on the ever-changing world of entrepreneurship and STEM. Kris Brown ’89, workshop host, will highlight case studies involving medical devices, robotics/AI and entrepreneurial finance, and welcomes the audience to engage in a conversation around trends and emerging themes.
Kris Brown ’89, is a corporate partner at Goodwin Procter LLP. He negotiates and structures private equity and venture capital financing transactions. Kris advises on a broad range of financings, including venture, private equity and capital markets transactions, for financial and corporate strategic investors as well as emerging growth companies in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.