Founder, Young Inventors
Executive Partner, Sofinnova Ventures
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
The current environment for raising capital is tough, to say the least. But the money is there—and the folks at this meeting of the WPI Venture Forum want to help you find it. As the event description reads: “Where can entrepreneurs seek funding? Can start-ups raise money without superstar status? Three financing experts will answer these questions and more…” Those three experts include Jerry Schaufeld, professor of entrepreneurship at Worester Polytechnic Institute; Abbott Weiss, an independent consultant and senior lecturer at MIT; and Paul Tu, principal at Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation.