Are you working on research you believe will have a huge impact, but are asking yourself what now? Don’t miss this event!
DETAILS: Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by Brigham Ignite that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of commercialization experts on your research. You will receive immediate feedback with the opportunity for assistance in applying for our grant programs which can provide up to $200,000 per project, business coaching, and project management.
You will have ten minutes to pitch your ideas
There will then be ten minutes of questions & discussion with our experts.
Expect this session to last no more than 25 minutes
Deadline to sign up for this event is December 10, 2021
You must be a researcher or clinician, of any level, at Brigham and Women's Hospital
This is a virtual event and will be conducted via Zoom
Once you register on eventbrite, you will be contacted with a quick series of questions to help us pair you with a like-minded expert
Our team will contact you to schedule an exact time on December 14 that works for us both
THE FAST PITCH BASICS
Pitches should emphasize potential commercial value
Presentations should be no longer than 10 minutes
Pitch slide decks are welcome, but not expected
THE BEST ADVICE WE CAN GIVE: You only have ten minutes, so focus on the unmet need, your novel solution, your differentiation, and the next steps.
Q: Do I need to have slides?
A: Not necessary, but might help to articulate your idea quickly.
Q: How formal will the pitches be?
A: You will be pitching to 1-2 experienced biotech executives through Zoom. Allow time for their questions and be prepared for them to ask several questions.
Q: Can I present confidential information? A: Everyone hearing the pitches has signed confidentiality agreements.