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Planning for Success: When and How to Develop a Regulatory Roadmap

Regulatory approval is a major inflection point and value driver for companies, yet many wait too long to develop a roadmap for success. To help put things in perspective, San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) hosted a workshop, “Planning for Success:...

The Art of Effective Negotiation

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting Is it the offeror or the recipient that holds the power in a negotiation? Whether you are negotiating a founders’ agreement or an investor term sheet, moving beyond a power struggle to balancing concerns may be more...

SDEE Investor Day with Illumina Ventures

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting In January 2018, SDEE fielded submissions from SDEE member companies who were interested in presenting to Illumina Ventures. Illumina Ventures is an independently managed venture firm focused on early-stage companies. On...

SDEE’s First Investor Day with Wu Capital USA

By Randy Schreckhise and Amy Duncan To kick off the new SDEE Investor Day program, we arranged for SDEE member companies to meet with Hannah Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Wu Capital Investment in October 2017. All SDEE member companies who submitted...

How Relationships Benefit SDEE Members

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. In marketing, we often talk about transactional vs relational marketing. In simple terms, a business transaction is purely about making the sale; the exchange of money for value—i.e., a product or a service. A...

The Entrepreneurs Guide to Navigating BIO Convention

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. In chatting with my colleagues and clients in the life science community, many are unsure of whether the upcoming BIO meeting is a good fit for entrepreneurs. Scientific founders in the throes of starting a new...

Food and Drink Guide to the 2017 BIO Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. The Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions during the 2017 BIO International Convention will be held in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday, June 20, 5:00 - 6:30 pm. This is networking at its finest and not to be missed. During...