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APPLY FOR BIOPITCH - $10,000 PRIZE FOR WINNER

 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  

FOR BIOPITCH COMPETITION

 

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 virtually on October 29.

 

ImmunSYS won the $10,000 BioPitch prize, sponsored by Fisher Scientific, during BioFlorida's 2019 Conference in Tampa

Don't miss this opportunity!

Selected companies will pitch to life science investors virtually prior to the Conference. The top two finalists will present on October 29 during the General Session and a BioPitch winner will be chosen and announced! 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOPITCH SPONSOR

 

PRIZE SPONSORED BY

BIOPITCH CRITERIA - 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.
    • Including devices, vaccines or therapeutics in the fight against COVID-19
  • Seeking seed and early stage investment.
     

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • 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 September 30. All submissions will be reviewed by the BioPitch Selection Committee.

 

MEET OUR BIOPITCH INVESTORS

Benjamin Scruggs, PhD | Hatteras Venture Partners 

Casey Swercheck | Capitala Group 

Chip Steiner | Cleveland Clinic Innovations  

Chuck Dean | New World Angels

Derek Hennecke | Kineticos Disruption Fund 

Gerard J. Leimkuhler | Ben Franklin Technology Partners /  

Berwyn Capital Interests    

Harry Venezia, Jr. | Healthcare Capital Advisors 

Ira Leiderman | Cassel Salpeter & Co. 

Jay Rosanelli | Foxboro Capital  

Kathy Chiu | DeepWork Capital 

Mark Samuels | Diligent CXO  

Michael White | Founders Advisors 

Nancy Torres Kaufman | Beacon Capital  

Nikhil Thatte | Lumira Ventures 

Randy Scott | HealthQuest Capital 

Roman Lesko | H.I.G. BioHealth Partners 

Sarah Lucas | New World Angels 

Steve O'Hara | New World Angels 

Thomas H. Callaway, MD | HealthQuest Capital 

Tim Cartwright | Tamiami Angel Fund  

Tom Cardy | New World Angels 
 

 


 

 




About BioFlorida

BioFlorida is the voice of Florida's life sciences industry, representing 6,700 establishments and research organizations in the BioPharma, MedTech, HealthIT & BioAg that collectively employ nearly 94,000 Floridians.