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 The deadline to submit BioPitch Applications has now passed and our investors are diligently reviewing the submissions. Applicants will be notified in mid-September of the judges' decision. The 16 companies chosen will advance to the Closed-Door Sessions at the BioFlorida Conference.

 

BioFlorida is currently accepting applications from seed and early stage life science companies interested in competing during the BioPitch sessions at the BioFlorida Annual Conference taking place October 20-22 at the Tampa Marriott Water Street.

Don't miss this opportunity!
•    Selected companies will pitch to life science investors in closed-door sessions at the Conference
•    Finalists will present during the General Session at the BioFlorida Conference
•    The BioPitch winner will be announced at the Conference on October 22.

The winning company will be awarded $10,000!

 

BIOPITCH CRITERIA & APPLICATION PROCESS

All companies are encouraged to apply if:
•    Developing products in any area of life sciences or healthcare including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare IT, healthcare services and plant/animal sciences.
•    Seeking seed and early stage investment.
 
The application process is easy:
•    Companies interested in applying must complete a
brief application and submit a 10-minute Pitch Deck. There is no fee to apply and all companies who apply will receive a $150 discount off of the Conference registration fee, regardless of whether or not they are accepted to present.
•    Applications must be received by August 30. All submissions will be reviewed by the BioPitch Selection Committee.

CURRENT INVESTOR PARTICIPATION

Todd Andersen-Davis | Florida Funders 

Doug Armstrong, PhD | Dawson James 

Ibraheem Badejo, PhD | Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center 

Robert Buchanan, PhD | Ventac Partners

Tim Cartwright | Tamiami Angel Fund 

Kathy Chiu | DeepWork Capital 

Bob Crutchfield | American Cancer Society 

Tom Gardner | BRIDGE Angel Investors 

Derek Hennecke | Kineticos Disruption Fund

Jack Karabees | Miami Innovation Fund

Gerald M. Kluft DDS | Wasatch Investments LLC

Vic Nole | Mayo Clinic in Florida

Matthew Rice | Ballast Point Ventures 

John (Jay) Rosanelli | Powder Gate Capital 

Mark Samuels | Diligent CXO 

Chip Steiner | Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Jackson Streeter, MD | University of Florida Ventures   

Shawn Titcomb | Allele Capital Partners 

Nancy Torres Kaufman | Beacon Capital 

Harry Venezia | Healthcare Capital Advisors

Rhys Williams | New World Angels  

BIOPITCH PRIZE SPONSORED BY

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents 6,200 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthIT and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ 87,000 Floridians.

 

Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.

 

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