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MedCity INVEST Announces Keynote Talks Focusing on the Role of Venture Capital, Social Impact Investing and Technology and Healthcare Investing

      MedCity INVEST – April 12-13 in Chicago At MedCity INVEST, active investors connect with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with over 40 of the most promising healthcare start-ups that span the biotech, medical device, digital health, diagnostics, pharma, and regenerative medicine sectors Over 300 healthcare experts, industry leaders, active investors and entrepreneurs […]

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MedCity INVEST – April 12-13 in Chicago

At MedCity INVEST, active investors connect with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with over 40 of the most promising healthcare start-ups that span the biotech, medical device, digital health, diagnostics, pharma, and regenerative medicine sectors

Over 300 healthcare experts, industry leaders, active investors and entrepreneurs will be in attendance at this premier healthcare investing event April 12-13 in Chicago to discuss the latest trends in investing, the business of medicine, the best opportunities and more. See complete agenda.

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INVEST will feature three leading healthcare leaders who will describe new approaches to healthcare, what’s working, what’s not and their vision of the future. They are:

  • Glen Tullman, chairman and CEO of Livongo Health, on how technology is revolutionizing healthcare investing
  • Bobby Franklin, president & CEO of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), on the role of venture capital in today’s healthcare investing environment
  • Bruce Bloom, president and chief science officer at Cures Within Reach about the evolution of social impact investing

Glen-Headshot-8-14-768x715 origGlen Tullman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Livongo Health Pitfalls and Possibilities:  What Happens When Technology Revolutionizes Healthcare Investing

Glen Tullman is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Livongo Health. A successful healthcare entrepreneur, he is co-founder and Managing Partner of 7wire Ventures, an investment firm focused on healthcare and education. Tullman most recently served as CEO of Allscripts, where under his leadership, revenues grew from $30 million in 1997 to more than $1.4 billion in 2012.

Glen has also been featured recently in The Undercover Recruiter: 7 Super CEOs Who are Saving the World.

Franklin-Headshot1Bobby Franklin, President & CEO, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Why Venture Still Leads in Healthcare
Franklin will provide a status update on venture capital in healthcare: how shifts in healthcare challenge outright the traditional approach of venture capital in the sector, and a vision of how venture is not only growing with the times, but will remain a critical and central part of the success of America’s next great medical breakthroughs.

Bobby Franklin is President & CEO of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), whose membership includes thousands of individuals guiding the formation and growth of innovative startup companies. Franklin has over 25 years of experience in advocacy and public policy.

Chicago, IL - The 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting - Bruce Bloom at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting here today, Sunday May 31, 2015. More than 30,000 physicians, researchers, health care professionals, cancer survivors and patient advocates are expected to attend the 51st Annual meeting at the McCormick Convention Center. The Annual Meeting highlights the latest findings in all major areas of oncology from basic through clinical and epidemiological studies. Photo by © ASCO/Todd Buchanan 2015 Technical Questions: todd@medmeetingimages.comBruce Bloom, President and Chief Science Officer, Cures Within Reach (@CuresWReach)

Beg, Borrow and Steal: Repurposing Non-Healthcare Financial Instruments to Drive New Treatments to Patients 
Bloom will describe how financial instruments used in other business sectors can be repurposed in healthcare: to deliver more treatments, reduce and manage direct healthcare costs, positively impact patients and payers, and provide opportunity for investors and industry.

Dr. Bruce Bloom is President and CSO of Cures Within Reach, a charity saving lives by repurposing approved drugs and devices to deliver a dozen fast, safe and affordable treatments for diseases that had no effective therapy. He founded CureAccelerator™, the global online repurposing research collaboration platform driving more treatments to more patients more quickly.

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MedCity INVEST is the best place to meet and network with healthcare leaders and discover the up-and-coming trends in digital health and the life sciences. Don’t miss this important event.

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MedCity INVEST will be held April 12-13 in Chicago at the Four Seasons. MedCity INVEST is considered to be the premier national healthcare investing event based in the Midwest. For more information, visit the MedCity INVEST web site and register here.

The event is a unique partnership between MedCityNews.com, the country’s most important site for insight on the business of healthcare innovation, and the Mid-America Healthcare Investors Network, an alliance of investors from throughout the Midwest and beyond.

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