Learning How to Swim Among “Sharks”
What to Say and How to Say It
Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:15pm – 8:00pm
Location: Hera Hub
9710 Scranton Rd.,
San Diego, CA 92121
Clear, effective communication is critical to building (and maintaining) positive brand perception, as well as achieving long-term financial success. Missing the mark in how you communicate limits your ability to:
Secure capital Attract and retain customers
Create a high-performing workplace Drive long-term growth and revenue
As an entrepreneur, you’ll be encountering many types of “sharks” as your business grows. Potential investors, existing or potential clients, partners and members of the media are just some examples.
This is a hands-on, high energy workshop where you’ll learn how to effectively communicate with any shark. You’ll learn how to create targeted messaging and then deliver it in a clear, confident and professional manner, particularly under pressure. Industry best practices and proven communication techniques used by seasoned executives working in the Fortune 500 will be shared.
Not only will you learn valuable concepts and ideas, you’ll walk away with completed messaging templates and tools which you can immediately incorporate into your business!
5:30-5:45 Christopher Rhodes, President Drug Delivery Experts
5:45-7:30 – Workshop with Deborah Linggi
Deborah Linggi, Principal Linggi Communications
With close to 20 years direct communications experience, Deborah Linggi has a proven track record in successfully creating, directing and executing global communication programs to help achieve business objectives. Clients and former employers include industry leaders such as: Alcatel-Lucent, Apple, HP, Illumina, Motorola, OfficeMax and Qualcomm. Key areas of expertise are: C-suite/executive communications, communication strategy and messaging, employee engagement, and communication measurement and analysis.
Register today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-how-to-swim-among-sharks-tickets-12709677989
Space is limited. $30/person for members, $50/person for non-members
The event is sponsored by the San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (www.sdentrepreneurs.org). The SDEE was founded by local entrepreneurs in order to provide a voice for the early stage technology startup, to encourage new entrepreneurs, and to sponsor networking and educational events to help develop the skills necessary to bring funding and business to the San Diego area.
Technology Transfer for Startups–How to maximize value by working with the tech transfer office
Wednesday, Aug.13, 2014, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Deborah Slee, Translational research strategist and entrepreneur
Paul Roben, Sr. Dir. Office of Technology Development Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Mary Susan Howard, VP Legal Affairs Genomatica
Jane Moores, Assistant Vice Chancellor Technology Transfer UCSD
Organizer: Jiwu Wang, CEO, Allele Biotechnology/Scintillon Institute
Moderator: Jeff Price, CEO, Vala Sciences/Adjunct Professor, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
How does technology transfer play a role in San Diego startups? Is there a perfect model for licensing from universities and non-profits? How to balance institutional concerns with social benefits? Come and discuss with us.
*Stephen Connelly, Lisa Kennedy, and Brian Russell. Supported by NIH/NHLBI Center for Accelerated Innovation’s support of UCSD Rady School Professor Vish Krishnan’s research. This event is free to the public. Refreshments provided. Donations and sponsorship are kindly accepted.The event is sponsored by the San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (www.sdentrepreneurs.org).The SDEE was founded by local entrepreneurs in order to provide a voice and resources for the early stage technology startup, to encourage new entrepreneurs, and to sponsor networking and educational events to help develop the skills necessary to bring funding and business to the San Diego area.
SDEE Workshop in July 10th!
Writing an NIH/SBIR Grant
Intensive Workshop for Entrepreneurs
Thursday, July 10, 2014, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
For this uniquely structured event we have gathered experts who have successfully written and been awarded SBIR grants. We have experts who will give basic information, best tips, and current practices. This is a breakout session style workshop where you will have the opportunity to ask experienced advisors and business leaders’ questions about the NIH SBIR process.
Strategies, case studies and overview of the grants process
Scott Struthers, CEO Crinetics
Curt Becker, Co-Founder & CEO, Molecular Assemblies
Scott Thacher, CEO, Orphagen Pharmaceuticals
Get your questions answered* Pitch your non-confidential proposal* Discuss & dissect grant strategies.
“Get to Know Your Neighbors”
April 17, 2014 5:00pm
Janssen Research and Development
3210 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Ivor Royston, M.D.
Founding Managing Partner, Forward Ventures
Co-founder of Hybritech, San Diego’s first biotechnology company
Co-Founder, IDEC Corp (Now Biogen Idec)
Member, San Diego Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
Event Organizing Committee
Scott Struthers (Crinetics Pharmaceuticals): Event Chair
Taylor Moyer (Managed Lab Services): Co-chair, Technical Service Providers
Jiwu Wang (Allele Biotech): Co-chair, Reagents and supplies vendor
Ted Jacobs (Cushman & Wakefield): Co-chair, Non-technical service providers
Scott Thacher (Orphagen Pharmaceuticals): Co-Chair, Drug discovery companies
Join us for a structured networking event to help find collaborators, vendors, customers, advisers and investors, jobs, employees and meet your fellow entrepreneurs in your own neighborhood. Attendance is free!
Exhibitors at the Event:
|Denise Carroll||E & K|
|Dave Bagley||Advanced Bio Matrix|
|Zhiyong Wang||ADS Biosystems|
|Christi Norton||Charles River|
|Rodney Harris||1060 Discovery Engineering|
|Eric Jamois||Prestwick Chemical|
|Scott Smith||Molecular Imaging|
|Taylor Moyer||Managed Laboratory Services|
|Scott Struthers||Crinetics Pharmaceuticals|
|Scott Thacher||Orphagen Pharmaceuticals|
|Ted Jacobs||Cushman Wakefield|
|Dana Buckman||Flow Paradigm|
|Claire Weston||Reveal Biosciences|
|Widney Hawthorne||Avitus Group|
|Curt Becker||Molecular Assemblies|
|Dmitry Chaplik||Bend Enterprises|
|Hugh Leslie||Barney & Barney|
|Sridhar Prasad||CalAsia Pharma|
|Sue Prelozni||Sustainable Surplus|
|Richard Egolf||Absorption Systems|
|Angelica LaVallee||Eton Bio|
|Sylvia Norman||Molecular Diagnostics Consulting|
|Mike Troutman||Set It and Forget it|
|Kal Ramnarayan||Sapient Discovery|
|Robin Allgren||B Biodev|
|Yuko Terasawa||ChanTest Corporation|
This event is sponsored by the San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (www.sdentrepreneurs.org). The SDEE was founded by local entrepreneurs in order to provide a voice and resources for the early stage technology startup, to encourage new entrepreneurs, and to sponsor networking and educational services to help develop skills necessary to bring funding and business to the San Diego area.
Summary of past events
To register to give a 30 second pitch at the beginning of the main SDEE events please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SABPA Summer BBQ was a huge success! Look forward to next years and see you all there.