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UTSW Blackstone LaunchPad Speaker Series

Building Backwards to Biotech with Stephanie Wisner  Ever wonder how medicines and vaccines enter the marketplace? Or why they are so expensive? How do biotechnology start-ups succeed? 'Building Backwards to Biotech' author Stephanie Wisner answers these questions and shares how good science and 'Building Backwards' combined with innovative business practices can lead to a successful biotech company. 

How VC’s Evaluate Startups  Polsinelli’s Prithvi Tanwar, who represents early-stage technology-based companies set to scale and raise venture capital financing, discusses the basics of venture capital and some of the metrics VCs consider when evaluating startup companies. 

From UTSW Student to Biotech CEO: James Peyer's Journey  Dr. James Peyer discusses his career path from UTSW graduate student to founder and CEO of Cambrian Biopharma and discusses the drug development approach Cambrian is taking to protect people from age-related chronic diseases.


Introduction to PitchBook  Interested in forming a startup? Learn how to use PitchBook - a platform providing comprehensive data, research, and insights into global capital markets - to develop your fundraising strategy. Watch this demo to understand PitchBook’s features and functions so that you can make the most out of this resource.

UTSW I-Corps Methodology Information Session  I-Corps instructor Max Green gives an overview of UTSW’s I-Corps virtual workshops, the Customer Discovery process, and how the information gleaned from this experiential program can be used to evaluate a technology's commercial potential.  

SBIR/STTR Training

TurboSBIR Demo  OmniSync’s Caroline Arzoo shares tips for using TurboSBIR, a “Turbo Tax”-style software that includes AI-enabled tools to search for matching funding opportunities, video resources, and templates for preparing SBIR/STTR applications. 

NIH SBIR/STTR  Jim Greenwood, of the Greenwood Consulting Group, shares his experience in enabling small firms to successfully compete for and receive funding through the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) programs at the NIH. These grants are one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for biotech startups.  

DoD SBIR/STTR  Jim Greenwood, of the Greenwood Consulting Group, shares his experience with the SBIR and STTR programs at the Department of Defense.