Investor Spotlight: FundRx

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Investor Spotlight: FundRx

JLABS @ Toronto , 661 University Ave , Toronto , ON M5G 1M1

October 03, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 15:30 PM (EST)

$10 - $35


Let's get more solutions to patients. The Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) Meet with… Series helps life sciences entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners including corporate venture, VC's, Angels and other investment entities.

On October 3rd, Zeshan Muhammedi, CEO & Gurdane Bhutani, Managing Partner, of the FundRx team will be in attendance to give an overview presentation about their company's key areas of interest and to meet 1-on-1 with companies that have been accepted after applying online.

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and been approved. Applications are due September 8, 2017. Apply Here.

Program Overview:
FundRx is a New York based venture capital firm that invests in high impact healthcare and life science startups.

FundRx believes deeply in supporting entrepreneurs, and has a community of over 2,000 physicians, scientists, and industry advisors who are available to support, mentor, and co-invest into its portfolio companies. Importantly, FundRx offers flexible, founder-friendly capital and rarely takes board seats -- we believe in letting great entrepreneurs run their own companies and in making sure we're only providing the support you want. Learn more at FundRx.com.

Within healthcare, FundRx is sector agnostic and looks at opportunities across the following industries:

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Healthcare IT
  • Healthcare Services

Following the presentation, don't miss this opportunity to introduce yourself to the team during the networking lunch. And finally, for those companies who apply online and are approved, one-on-one meetings with FundRx will provide an intimate forum to discuss your company.

Agenda:
10:30 AM | Registration and Networking
11:00 AM | Presentation and Q&A
12:00 PM | Networking and Lunch
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and be approved. The application period ends on September 8, 2017.

Fees:
$15 | General Public
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on October 2nd (or sold out).

Location:
JLABS @ Toronto
661 University Ave, Suite 1300
Toronto, Ontario

FundRx Representatives:
Gurdane Bhutani | Managing Partner, FundRx
Gurdane is a founder of FundRx and serves as its Managing Partner.
Prior to FundRx, Gurdane worked in the New York office of Bain & Company as a consultant to clients across the financial services, private equity, and technology sectors. Previously, Gurdane worked in the Public Finance Investment Banking group at Morgan Stanley. He was also on the team that launched StartUp Health, a leading accelerator for Digital Health startups.
Gurdane holds a duel-degree in Computer Science and Public Policy from Duke University, where he was an Angier B Duke scholar. He also pursued study at Oxford as a recipient of the Lord Rothermere Scholarship.
Connect with Gurdane:   Connect on LinkedIn

Zeshan Muhammedi | CEO, FundRx
Zeshan is a founder of FundRx and serves as its Chief Executive Officer.
Zeshan is a serial entrepreneur, having previously held senior management positions at four startup ventures. Most recently, Zeshan led business development efforts for AVARX, a healthcare M&A database and technology platform built by Torreya Partners, a leading boutique healthcare investment bank.
Prior to AVARX, Zeshan was Managing Partner at Tensile Co, a global venture development firm. Zeshan holds a BS degree from Emory University.
Connect with Zeshan:   Connect on LinkedIn


JLABS @ Toronto

About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS. About Johnson & Johnson Innovation Johnson & Johnson Innovation focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson's global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, and our Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. For more information please visit www.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JNJInnovation.

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