Networking Events

Strategic advice and early partnerships are crucial for a developing startup. With this in mind, we have designed events and resources to allow you to network with leaders in your field, learn, and build your own success story.

  • QED@QB3: QB3 Entrepreneurs’ Discussion speaker series
  • The Entrepreneur and Investor Roundtables is a unique event designed to facilitate introductions, dialogue and connections between life science entrepreneurs and investors. This event provides early-stage companies with an accessible first step into the capital markets while providing investors a first look at investable innovations. The Entrepreneur and Investor Roundtables event is well known for its iconic ‘speed-dating’ format and has attracted more than 40 investor groups. Each year, VCs, angels, corporate venture and other investors listen to brief pitches from dozens of biotech entrepreneurs. A program of CLSA, the Entrepreneur and Investor Roundtables generate typical registrations of 150 to 200 people.
  • CLSA’s Pharma Partnering Day program provides pharmaceutical companies and high quality, small therapeutic companies the opportunity to participate in targeted one-on-one meetings, providing access to novel technologies for co-development. Partnering days have featured active pharmaceutical R&D organizations including Shire, Bayer China, BMS, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Alexion and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. CLSA is instrumental in attracting these organizations to participate in the Pharma Partnering Day program and in coordinating these events for members.