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Mastering the Business of Life Science

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Presented by the Mansfield Bio-Incubator

As a highly educated science expert, you’re developing the next best medical breakthrough. Yet, great science is necessary but not sufficient to succeed in the long run. Mastering key business aspects is also critical. These include: raising money, managing that money, developing a commercialization plan, and thinking about global markets. Conversely, ignoring these essential business development tenets would likely set you up for failure.

Come hear a panel of experts speak on critical tips to master the business side of the science!

Learn about:

  • Critical components of an effective strategic plan
  • Due diligence to perform to align your science and business
  • Steps to improve your odds of success
  • How to raise the right money at the right time
  • Timing to consider global markets
  • The biggest mistakes and how to avoid them

Geared for early-stage entrepreneurs, investors, and business development professionals in life sciences.


kristinkingKristin King, Member/Investor Boston Harbor Angels

Kristin King is an experienced biotech exec, serial intrapreneur, investor and strategic advisor to startups developing biotech solutions. Starting her career designing stents, a patent inventor for JnJ’s drug eluting stent, and progressing through marketing, strategic, and commercial leadership roles she has contributed to some of the world’s most meaningful programs at top biotech firms including Ansell Healthcare, Becton Dickinson, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Vascular, and Pfizer. She has an MBA from NYU Stern in Marketing & Finance, and a BS in Bioengineering & Math from Syracuse. Kristin is a high energy leader, passionate about helping teams to advance healthcare solutions.


jason krausJason Kraus, Venture Capital Investor; Startup Consultant and Advisor; Entrepreneur; 20k+ connections

Jason Kraus serves as a partner in the EQx Fund, specializing in deal flow. He has experience in the venture arm of a private family office and as a member for the Boston Harbor Angels. Jason founded a startup advisory firm, Prepare 4 VC, to coach entrepreneurs through the fundraising process and create more powerful pitches. He is also a co-founder of commercial real estate and early stage investment firm Equity Venture Partners.


jack malleyJack Malley,  Principal in Withum

Jack Malley founded and was managing partner of Jensen & Malley Company, a Waltham-based business consulting firm formerly associated with Malley & Franey Financial Group. Now, as a Principal in Withum, the nation’s 22nd largest advisory and accounting firm, Jack leads their OASYS Group, specializing in financial systems and operational consulting. He is an expert at assisting start-ups, investors, specialty lenders and established private and public companies in various stages of growth. Jack received his BA in economics from the College of the Holy Cross, and his MBA in accounting and finance from Northeastern University.


tony martignettiTony Martignetti, Leadership Coach, Inspired Purpose Coaching

Tony Martignetti is a leadership coach with a specialty in working with leaders and their teams to navigate through change and unlock their true potential. Tony supports leaders in gaining clarity so they can make better decisions, improve their leadership skills and ultimately increase their impact. Before sharing his experience as a coach, Tony was a finance and strategy professional with experience working with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies including Genzyme Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Sarepta Therapeutics.


Wendy Pease squareWendy Pease, President, Rapport International

Wendy Pease is owner of Rapport International, a company that eliminates spoken and written language barriers around the world by offering written translation, spoken interpretation,  keyword and brand name testing, and global communications consulting in 200+ languages. Prior to this, she served in corporate senior management positions in international marketing and business development, including roles at PAREXEL and Biogen. She has an MBA from Dartmouth College, and a BA in Foreign Service from Penn State. Wendy has lived in Mexico, Taiwan and the Philippines and is passionate about languages, cultures and communications.


Rapport International specializes in multilingual communications, providing language translation and interpretation services that are accurate and culturally appropriate.  We use the right voice, correct terminology to avoid liability, customize services to your needs, and deliver on time and within your budget. And with our 100% satisfaction guarantee, you can trust that it’s done right.  Contact us today if you would like more information or to get a free quote


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Rapport International specializes in multilingual communications, providing language translation and interpretation services that are accurate and culturally appropriate. We use the right voice and the correct terminology to avoid liability, customize services to your needs, and deliver on time and within your budget. With our 100% satisfaction guarantee, you can trust that it’s done right. Contact us today if you would like more information or to get a free quote.

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