LifeScienceFest | APPLY TO PRESENT

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS, FEES, DEADLINES & TERMS

COMPANIES WILL MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
Market Opportunity of $500M to $1B+ | Revenue Potential of $50 - $100M in 3-5 years| Well articulated strategy for market dominance | Strong barriers to entry and IP protection | Key management in place| Capital needs of upto $2M Seed Stage), $5M - $7M (Series-A) OR under $20M (for late stage) | Partner or Customer traction| Geographically located in Americas | Demonstrable exit strategy for investors

SEGMENTS
Medical Devices | Clinical Diagnostics | Drug-discovery Tools & Services | Therapeutic Projects| Infectious Disease Screening Tools & Services |Wireless Health | Telemedicine | Healthcare IT | Personalized Medicine and much more..

HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS
Since LifeScienceFest is a venture conference, you MUST be a company seeking funding.   And you must have your submission materials ready for us - executive summary(template)  AND investor presentation.  The Executive summary must be in our template, but the investor pitch can be any format or even incomplete. The more we know about your business or idea's merit and investment appeal, the better it is and it increases your chance of selection. Please email your investor presentation materials to info@lifesciencefest.com. Once the submission is complete, there's a three-stage selection process including screening, 1x1 interviews and then ranking of the finalists to arrive at the Top 16 companies.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES 
Application Deadline : No later than JUL 25 2012 midnight PST
Finalists Announcement : JULY 31, 2012 (you may be informed earlier)
Finalists Planning call : AUG 3, 2012
Print-ready Exec Summaries Due:   AUG 4,2012 
Coaching & Dry-runs : Week of  AUG 6th, 2012 (Web-based, Remote)
Live Dry-run : AUGUST 12, 2012 (in San Francisco Bay Area)
Venture Conference: AUGUST 15, 2012

FEES: 
There is no fee to apply, but those companies selected to present must be a registered attendee. Additional attendees from the same firm can attend for $299.

The registration covers coaching, a number of dry-runs, templates, assistance, registration fee for two attendees and investor follow-ups and introductions post-conference. As an alumni, you also get access to our  global investor network with personalized introductions. You must agree to our coaching and dry-run process if you get selected.  Please note that you must confirm to the registration fee, coaching process and deadlines in order to be considered for this conference.

INVESTORS: 30+ active investors will be in attendance through out the day. Each of the investor judges will also complete a detailed feedback form with specific recommendations on what you can do to improve your chance of getting funded which will be reviewed post-event. A partial list of investors scheduled to be at the conference can be found here.

CONFERENCE DAY - AUG 15, 2012
On August 15th ,the day of the conference, each presenting company will have about 18 minutes allotted for your presentation. This is split into a 12 minute formal presentation, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A, exclusively from the investor audience. You'll also obtain written feedback from each of the investors that will be shared with you within one week after the event and a post-event followup discussion with Investorfest Media team.

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Call us at 415-946-4038 between the hours of 7 AM and 6 PM PST or email us at info@lifestciencefest.com

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