Claus Stie Kallesoe, CEO of grit systems A/S, and Sanskriti Thakur, a serial entrepreneur based in New York, joined the chair Nick Lynch of the Pistoia Alliance for an hour-long discussion and audience Q&A. The conversation was wide-ranging and touched on almost every aspect of setting up and running a life sciences startup, and there were a number of interesting questions raised by the audience at the end. There were so many useful points made that extracting any kind of ‘top ten’ was tricky, but we have given it a go for the benefit of our time-strapped readers.
The slides and recording from today's webinar on Making your life sciences startup a success are now available.
On Wednesday 9th September at 4-5pm UK time the Pistoia Alliance will host a webinar during which two successful entrepreneurs will discuss what it is that made their own life sciences startups survive and grow into the significant business that they are today.
The Pistoia Alliance has secured Start-Up Magazine as media partner for the 2015 edition of its President’s Start Up Challenge, which will see start up companies from around the world compete for a US$15k cash prize and mentoring support from life science industry experts.
A collection of answers to frequently asked questions about the Pistoia Alliance President's Startup Challenge 2015.
A newly launched business plan contest will ask startup companies from around the world to develop new ideas to lower the barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D. The Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015 will see small and medium enterprises compete for up to two cash prizes of US$15,000 and a period of expert mentorship from a senior industry figure drawn from the Pistoia Alliance membership.
The startup community is an excellent indicator of future trends. Small businesses and their investors are a bellwether for the needs of industry, as their investment decisions are life-or-death for their companies and they must be sure that they are putting their efforts into the markets, products and services which are most likely to make a decent return.