“Start-up Challenge 2.0”

September 27, 2016Presentation
Women in Bio-Chicago

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP co-sponsored Women In Bio-Chicago’s “Start-up Challenge 2.0," held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, from 5:30-8:45 p.m. at MATTER in Chicago, IL. 

This event was moderated by Marshall Gerstein partner Katherine L. Neville, Ph.D. Finalists from women-led Illinois biotech companies delivered short presentations about their company, technology, and products.  A panel of local experts in the investment and startup incubator community provided feedback and selected the winning presentation for a cash award.

The panel included:

  • Alicia Loffler, Executive Director, INVO, Northwestern University
  • Nancy Sullivan, CEO and Senior Managing Director, IllinoisVENTURES, LLC
  • Nicole Walker, Principal, Baird Capital
  • Krisztina Eleki, Executive Director, C2ST
  • Marta New, Associate Director, Corporate Development, Shire
  • Priyanka Rohatgi, Director, AbbVie Ventures
  • Irene Hrusovsky, Principal, Belle Capital
  • Kapila Viges, Director, EnterpriseWorks