Women, Angels and Success in Life Sciences
Phoenix, AZ • March 16, 2015
Golden Seeds is leading the charge to counter the myth that women, angel investing and the life sciences don’t mix. One of the nation’s largest and most active investment groups, Golden Seeds focus...
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM EDTSeasons 52 (Biltmore)
2502 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Golden Seeds is leading the charge to counter the myth that women, angel investing and the life sciences don’t mix. One of the nation’s largest and most active investment groups, Golden Seeds focuses squarely on funding high-potential, women-led businesses.
Please join us on Monday, March 16 for lunch at Seasons 52 when Loretta McCarthy, managing director of Golden Seeds, is joined by Scarlett Spring, President of VisionGate and Heidi Jannenga, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Office of WebPT, will share insights into women’s success in angel investing in the life sciences and healthcare IT.
Women have been demonstrably successful in leading life science and healthcare IT firms – many of which are funded by angel and VC investors. Hundreds of Angel investors have flocked to Golden Seeds for the opportunity to invest in women-led businesses. Want to learn more?
Golden Seeds’ mission rests on extensive research that concludes that gender diverse teams produce better returns on equity. Since 2005, Golden Seeds’ members – today over 275 strong – along with its venture funds, have invested over $70 million in more than 65 exciting women-led enterprises. Golden Seeds has investments and members throughout the country.
Scarlett and Heidi will join Loretta for an insider's view of what it takes to succeed in this challenging and exciting sector. What are their value creation strategies? What challenges do they face once funding is secured? Who has inspired them along the way?
VisionGate offers revolutionary 3D cell imaging technology to detect diseases in humans. Its first commercial product focuses on lung cancer detection. WebPT provides EMR (electronic medical records) software to physical therapy, occupational therapy and SLP practices to enable them to manage their practices with greater efficiency and professionalism.
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