Minneapolis Life Sciences Boot Camp

Event Details
September 2024
12:45 PM - 8:30 AM CDT
2000 IDS Center
3rd Floor Business Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis , MN 55042

Please join Ballard Spahr and special guests, Pam York (Founder and Managing Partner of Capita3) and Russ Straate (Director, Venture Center of the University of Minnesota), for a half-day program designed for early-stage life sciences companies in the Twin Cities. Our experienced team and guests will draw on decades of experience to share their thoughts and ideas on:

  • The Phases of an Emerging Life Sciences Company - Best Practices and Lessons Learned

  • Raising Capital - Key Considerations in the Challenging World of Funding

  • Inside Life Sciences Technology Commercialization - The University Perspective

There will be a networking lunch following the main programming.


Scott D. Marty, Ph.D.
Co-Leader, Life Sciences Industry Group

Ryan J. Udell
Co-Leader, Life Sciences Industry Group

April Hamlin

Barbara Lano Rummel

Pam York
Managing Partner, Capita3

Russ Straate
Director, Venture Center
University of Minnesota Technology Commercialization Group


Capita3 is an early stage venture capital fund investing in women startup founders and the companies they're building. 

At the University of Minnesotathe Technology Commercialization Venture Center team is responsible for leading the formation and launch of new companies based on a broad range of technologies coming out of the University's research enterprise.

CLE Credits:

This program is approved for 2.5 CLE credits in CA, NY, & PA; and 2.8 NJ CLE credits. MN CLE credit is pending. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will be provided for the purpose of seeking CLE credit in other jurisdictions.

For more information, contact Julianne Garrity at garrityj@ballardspahr.com.

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