Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014
Roles have been reversed and it’s now time for investors to pitch to startups as the University City Keystone Innovation Zone presents its first Funder Fair. Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of presentations on April 3 at Quorum at the University City Science Center.
Designed to highlight the funding options available to early-stage life science and IT companies, the Funder Fair will offer practical, tactile information to attendees as well as the opportunity to network with members of the investment community.
Presenting investors include Angel Venture Fair, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, BFTP Life Sciences Connect, BioAdvance, Delaware Crossing Investor Group, Dorm Room Fund, DreamIt Ventures, Innovation Partnership, Investors’ Circle, Keiretsu Forum, PA Angel Network and Robin Hood Ventures.
Funder Fair Agenda
3:30 p.m. – Registration and networking
4 p.m. – Investor Presentations
5 p.m. – Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. – Adjourn
There is no charge for the event which will take place at Quorum at the Science Center, 3711 Market Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Online registration is available at: http://sciencecenter.cal.basecampbusiness.com/node/697669.
About the University City Keystone Innovation Zone
The University City Keystone Innovation Zone is a partnership of BioAdvance, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University, University City Science Center, University of Pennsylvania, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and The Wistar Institute. It was established in 2004 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Keystone Innovation Zone, a geographically designated zone designed to create a “knowledge neighborhood” that develops technology business communities by aligning talent and resources. UC KIZ partners are committed to working together to ensure that life sciences technology opportunities are developed and supported to maximize the potential of university research, start-up companies and international companies seeking to locate in the region.