In Person

2024 Life Sciences IPO Summit: The Journey From the Lab to the Boardroom

May 28, 2024
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
Event details
May 28, 2024
11:30 am – 6:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
505 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Event summary

With the IPO market on the cusp of a significant rebound in the upcoming year, Cooley, Connor Group, DFIN, Nasdaq, Newfront and Alpine Rewards co-hosted an exclusive Life Sciences IPO Summit at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.

Whether an IPO is on your near-term radar, or a liquidity event is a bit further down the road, this summit provided life science leaders with strategic foresight into the public company journey. Through a carefully curated lineup of panels, attendees learned firsthand about the experiences, challenges and triumphs of life sciences executives who have recently navigated the IPO journey.

This event included:

  • A capital markets update
  • A venture capital and private equity perspectives panel
  • A public company readiness panel
  • An all-new sports and business crossover panel

Featured agenda item

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | 1:05 – 1:50 pm PDT

Venture Capital and Private Equity Perspectives

Cooley partner Denny Won moderated a panel that featured a discussion on IPO readiness in the current market between venture capital and private equity investors Michele Colucci, founder and managing partner of DigitalDx Ventures; Dr. Neel Varshney, founding partner of Patient Square Capital; and Nola Masterson, managing director of Science Futures Management Company and lead investor at Portfolia Femtech Funds.

For more information, please email Erica Koljonen.

This content is provided for general informational purposes only, and your access or use of the content does not create an attorney-client relationship between you or your organization and Cooley LLP, Cooley (UK) LLP, or any other affiliated practice or entity (collectively referred to as “Cooley”). By accessing this content, you agree that the information provided does not constitute legal or other professional advice. This content is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction and you should not act or refrain from acting based on this content. This content may be changed without notice. It is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up to date, and it may not reflect the most current legal developments. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Do not send any confidential information to Cooley, as we do not have any duty to keep any information you provide to us confidential. This content may be considered Attorney Advertising and is subject to our legal notices.