october, 2019

17oct5:30 PM8:30 PMVenture Pitch Night

Event Details

Venture Pitch Night: Top five therapeutic startups from Midwest universities, three prominent VC’s, and you decide the winner.

Venture Pitch Night

Who: Investors, bioentrepreneurs, scientists, biotech enthusiasts

What: MRUN, industry partners, investors and experts collaborated and curated the top five pre-Series A therapeutic startups from Midwest universities

Where: mHUB – the largest physical product innovation center in the Midwest

How it works: Everyone attending will receive $5,000 of funny money to invest. Each startup will pitch for five minutes followed by a grilling from our elite panel of VC’s. After all the pitches, you will have an opportunity to invest in the startup or startups you believe are most promising. The startup raising the most money wins.

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Mingling, Music, Munchies
  • 6:00-6:15 pm Intro
  • 6:15-7:30 pm Pitches
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Invest
  • 8:00-8:15 pm Winner Announced

VC Panelists

  • Nicole Walker, Partner, Baird Capital.
  • Margarita Chavez, Managing Director, AbbVie Ventures
  • Nancy Sullivan, CEO and Managing Director, Illinois Ventures

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