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MBBP Held Series A Venture Capital Financing Event at Cambridge Innovation Center on 2/2/2017 02/06/2017

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MBBP’s corporate partner Scott Bleier moderated our VC group’s event, “Series A Venture Capital Financing: A Review of 2016 and a Look Forward to M08465002017″ at the Cambridge Innovation Center on Thursday, February 2nd. Scott led our panel of VC and angel investors through a series of critical questions regarding raising capital. Additionally, the presentation included a review of 2016 Series A financing activity and preferred stock terms, and a forecast of financing activity for 2017.

Make sure you’re on the invite for the next Venture Capital event! Read more on our VCs and Startups blog or sign up for VC Alerts.


Panel 3 of Life Sciences Series To Be Held On September 22nd! 08/31/2016

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JMH Headshot Photo 2015 (M0846571xB1386)On Thursday, September 22nd, MBBP will host the third panel of our Life Sciences Series, “Funding Models in Biotech“.  The panel will be held at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) from 4:30pm – 6:00pm.

The panel will discuss today’s financing environment for emerging biotech companies, and the many complexities facing these companies in their attempts to find investors.
Corporate Partner John Hession will moderate the panel, which includes the following experts:

Josh Hamermesh, Vice President, Locust Walk

Steve Gullans, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management

Dana Callow, Managing General Partner, Boston Millennia Partners

View the full event details and registration information.  Register soon – seating is limited!

M&A Considerations for Venture-Backed Companies – Register now! 04/27/2016

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MBBP to host a panel of experienced deal makers who will provide an insider’s perspective on what it takes to successfully position a venture backed company for sale and get a deal done. These panelists include Brady BohrmannTed Gillick, and Douglas Melsheimer. They all represent unique perspectives of a buyer, seller, and banker and each bring years of experience in venture-backed M&A.

Topics that will be addressed include positioning your company for a successful exit, various stakeholders in an M&A transaction, buyers assessing strategic fit, and best practices to ensure a smooth transaction and done deal.

The event will take place on Thursday, May 19th at 4:00pm at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Seating is limited – Register here.



Series “A” Venture Investing in 2012: Will We Turn the Corner? 02/08/2012

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On February 2nd, MBBP hosted a VC event at the Cambridge Innovation Center which involved a review of 2011 Series “A” deals as well as a look into 2012 with an impressive panel of leading venture capital partners who discussed:

  • Where are pre-money valuations headed?
  • Will there be an increase in the competition for deals?
  • How will the interaction between angels and venture funds change in 2012?
  • What sectors will be hot in 2012 and which will not?
  • Investment into New York’s Internet and digital media companies overshadowed Boston’s startups in 2011. Are we seeing a temporary aberration?
  • Exit strategies — Will M&A and IPO activity increase in 2012?

If you were not able to make it to the event, feel free to see the BBJ article “To seed or not to seed? 4 VCs share their strategies” to read what these panelists had to say.

The ABC’s for Life Sciences Entrepreneurs: From Start-up to Exit 03/04/2010

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MBBP invites you to a complimentary series that will cover the basics of starting and growing a life sciences company. The seminar series, “The ABC’s for Life Sciences Entrepreneurs: From Start-up to Exit” will kick off on March 23, 2010, and will be held at the Cambridge Innovation Center located at One Broadway, Cambridge, MA. Each session will run from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, and will present an opportunity for attendees to participate in an engaging and interactive discussion on a variety of topics.

This 4-part series will focus on legal and business issues specific to life sciences companies.

For more information or to register for any session, please contact Jaclyn Jefgood or call 781-622-5930.

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