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CMO 2015

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ROUNDTABLE leaders LIFESCIENCELEADER.COM THE CMO LEADERSHIP AWARDS 2015 14 FINDING INVESTORS AND CAPITAL TO MATCH YOUR GOALS By E. Miseta B Y E D M I S E T A Finding Investors And Capital To Match Your Goals It's a nagging uneasy feeling that consumes anyone who's ever developed a new pharmaceutical or launched a new pharma or biopharma company. You need to raise money. You need capital. Otherwise, your company may never get off the ground, or that scientific breakthrough you've been dreaming of will remain just that — a dream. And by the time a molecule is discovered that may hold some potential, putting more money into the company to optimize manufacturing capabilities is not always the first thing on the mind of investors. In fact, landing any type of venture funding, at any time, can be a difficult endeavor. That's why we asked six venture-funding experts to give their advice on how best to pursue the capital that will help your company grow and manufacture your product the way you want it made. Our roundtable panel included the following funding experts: Chris Achar, CEO and founder, Genzum Life Sciences Tiba Aynechi, principal, Novo Ventures Kevin Judice, CEO and founder, DiCE Molecules Julie Papanek, principal, Canaan Partners Jaisim Shah, CEO and board director, Semnur Pharmaceuticals Mahendra Shah, venture partner, Vivo Capital

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