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Fueling Innovation: Perspectives on Driving a Start-up from Funding to Acquisition

Fueling Innovation: Perspectives on Driving a Start-up from Funding to Acquisition

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
6:15-7:15pm Networking
7:15-8:30pm Panel Discussion
8:30-9:00pm Q&A

Location:
Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper St
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Description:
Start-ups have become an industry standard for driving innovation in medical devices. Regardless of whether you work in a start-up or in a big company, the funding trends and influencers driving the acquisition of start-ups is likely affecting the way you approach novel device solutions. Come hear from a panel of leaders representing venture, corporate business development and acquired start-ups to hear about the latest themes and adventures in fueling start-up innovation.

Host:
Amanda French – Co-Founder, Cadence; Stanford Biodesign Fellow (2016-2017)

Moderator:
Beverly Tang – Advanced Technology + Innovation, Stryker Neurovascular; Stanford Biodesign Fellow (2007-2008)

Panelists:
Kirsten Carroll – Senior Director, Strategic Development, Stryker Neurovascular
Kate Garrett – CEO & Co-Founder, Ciel Medical (recently acquired by Vyaire); Stanford Biodesign Fellow (2011-2012)
Lisa Suennen – Senior Managing Director, Healthcare at GE Ventures; Managing Partner at Venture Valkyrie, LLC; Founder, C-Sweetener

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