JLABS @ TMC , John P. McGovern Campus , Houston , TX 77021
November 14, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 14:00 PM (CST)
$10 - $35
On November 14th, 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.
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:
- Medical Devices
- Healthcare IT
- Healthcare Services
Following the presentation, don't miss the 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
10:30am | Registration Opens and Networking
11:00am | Presentation and Q&A
11:45am | Networking Lunch
1:00-5:00pm | 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 October 24th. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on November 13th (or sold out).
FundRx Participating Representatives:
Gundane Bhutani | Managing Partner, FundRx
Gurdane is a founder of FundRx and serves as its Managing Partner. Prior ro 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 Fiance Investment Banking group at Morgan Stanley. He was also on the team that launched StartUp Health, a leading accelerator for Digital Health startups.
Gurdance holds a dual-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.
Zeshan Muhammedi | Chief Executive Officer, 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 inevstment bank.
Prior to AVARX, Zeshan was Managing Partner at Tensile Co, a global venture development firm. Zeshan holds a BS degree from Emory University.
Presentation & Lunch
$25 | General Public
$35 | Onsite
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 November 13th (or sold out).
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies
Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on October 24th. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance by email. Acceptance of one-on-one meetings is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.
About the Meet with... Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by JLABS is to help start-up entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MedImmune Ventures, NCI, Mercury Fund, DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, NCATS, NINDS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Poliwogg, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Astellas Venture Management, and OrbiMed.
JLABS @ TMC
John P. McGovern Campus
2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite J
Houston, TX 77021
Please park in the self parking areas of the McGovern Campus. Grab a Token at the gate and bring it to the event space. We encourage carpooling and using the TMC shuttles.