Founder, Gilt Groupe
Founder and Managing Partner, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Founder and CEO, Acme Packet
The UC Berkeley Extension in downtown San Francisco hosts a two-day course for venture-funded startup entrepreneurs in the life sciences sector. From the course writeup: “Study contemporary start-up topics covering the history, culture, and evolution of biotech businesses and business models. You are introduced to the basics of starting a biotechnology or life science company from the perspective of a first-time entrepreneur. Creating a business, finding funding, and passing investor due diligence are covered in detail with many examples of successful biotech business models and funding sources.” Registration fee $885. Information here.