Should I Get Off the Sidelines?:
Deciding When to Start a New Company


Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6-9 pm EST
Hosted by Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase St, Purchase, NY 10577
In Collaboration with SOPE, the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

You’ve been thinking about creating a company around your ideas- your research, your innovations, your solution to a problem that can move healthcare forward.

How do you know when you are ready to take that step? Experts will discuss their direct experience in shepherding new ventures. We’ll discuss:

  • Determining whether your idea is an asset

  • Packaging your intellectual property for investors

  • Knowing what you don’t know

  • Inventing local, competing global

We are hosted by Manhattanville College, a private liberal arts college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Their support for our ongoing programming is stimulating fresh relationships that can benefit our entire life sciences cluster. Thanks!

This program is a collaboration with the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs. We appreciate their history in empowering physiciance to innovate healthcare through innovation.

About Our Speaker(s): Larry? Additional? Physician/Entrepreneur?

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Scott Locke counsels clients on the procurement, enforcement, and licensing of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He provides solo inventors, start-up businesses, and well-established companies across diverse industries with strategies and tools for maximizing the return on their investment in their ingenuity, creativity, and goodwill. His clients include innovators in the fields of pharmaceuticals, delivery systems, diagnostics, siRNA technologies, Cas9 related technologies, gene therapies, and medical devices.

Rania Nasis, MD, Director, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE), Co-Leader, SoPE New York Tristate Chapter
The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) is a global biomedical and healthcare innovation network with membership open to all healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and industry stakeholders. SoPE was founded in 2011 by three physicians who shared a common vision - to empower physicians and other professionals to innovate healthcare through entrepreneurship. SoPE continues to gain momentum across the United States, Turkey, China and the United Arab Emirates, as well as with industry partners who directly support our members' efforts. Members include doctors, nurses, dentists, healthcare entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, academics, IT professionals and industry representatives.

Michael Welling, Co-Founder & Chair, Westchester Biotech Project; Partner, Meridian Risk Management