Heather and Sam are Business Development Managers with the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. Heather specializes in tech companies in Philadelphia, and Sam handles the life sciences Industry in our city. Each provide hands on support to businesses from startups to successful enterprises. Sam and Heather will be at Quorum to help you and your business thrive through access to in-house Commerce programming and to connect you with resources available via partner organizations. Join us to learn about the resources available to you through the City of Philadelphia.
JLabs Presents: Lessons in Herding Cats: Business Development for Life Science Companies
The business development professional's purpose is to optimize optionality and long term value at each stage of a company's life. How do you determine the direction that will add the most value to your company? How do you avoid the constant pursuit of "shiny objects"? How do you know when it's the right time for a strategic partnership?
As a premier signature event of PACT, the PACT capital conference is the longest running and largest venture conference on the East Coast and has hosted countless top entrepreneurs, companies and investors from early stage, growth stage and mature technology companies. PACT has a long tradition of uniting these key players and draws more than 1,000 participants in attendance over the course of two days. This conference has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Recent keynote speakers have included Bill McDermott of SAP, Steve Case of AOL and Jeff Fluhr of StubHub. This year will examine Success through Collaboration, in start-ups, enterprises, and investors.