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Wed, Feb 16


Online via Zoom

Startup Funding in Health Tech w /VCs: KP Ventures, Vinaj & Cura

The FI Health Accelerator Program.

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Startup Funding in Health Tech w /VCs: KP Ventures, Vinaj & Cura
Startup Funding in Health Tech w /VCs: KP Ventures, Vinaj & Cura

Time & Location

Feb 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST

Online via Zoom

About the Event

Do you have a startup that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this interactive, online fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice. It will feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses and investors funding companies. Learn expert tips, the pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more.

Meet the Speakers:

Faye Sahai: As an innovation leader and inclusive change advisor, Faye invests in startups and advise companies in innovative and inclusive strategies to drive transformation for companies including AIG, Schwab, Deloitte Consulting, Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente. She is Managing Director of Telosity Fund at Vinaj Ventures. She has Launched the AIG Global Innovation Center, managed the Kaiser Permanente Innovation Lab and Fund for Technology, and assessed, piloted and scaled thousands of products and services such as: care anywhere apps, robotic couriers, blockchain smart contracts, artificial intelligence for self-service, wearables for workers safety, mobile apps for safe driving.

Liz Rockett is Managing Director of Kaiser Permanente Ventures which invests in healthcare IT, digital health and tech-enabled services in healthcare. She also serves as Board Director at Big Health, Everytable, OssoVR, and Kit Check, board observer to DexCare and Omada Groups, and LP advisor to Rock Health.

Orrin Ailloni Charasis Founder and Managing Partner at Cura Capital, serves on the Board of Directors at UCSF Health Hub, and is General Partner at Global Health Impact Fund. He also co-founded Hermes Life Science Ventures.

Uli Chettipally is a physician, researcher, author,  innovator. He is the Founder and President of InnovatorMD and  also founded Sirica Therapeutics, a robotics/VR device for autism. He built an award-winning Clinical Decision Support platform at Kaiser Permanente. His book, "Punish the Machine! The Promise of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare" is available on Amazon.

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their startup
  • Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products

What are some of the Topics?

  • The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company
  • How to make yourself more attractive to investors
  • How to utilize online fundraising networks and platforms, like AngelList, Gust, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo.
  • How to meet and work with different sources of capital, such as friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, government grants and loans, and more.
  • and more...

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