Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market

BioscienceLA 4130 Overland Ave, Culver City, California, United States

​Are you looking for guidance on raising capital for your venture? We invite you to our upcoming in-person Founder’s event in Culver City, “Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market. ​Join us for this exclusive event to get your questions answered by an expert panel of VCs from Zhenni Liu (MaC Ventures); Jeff Bocan (Okapi Venture Capital);...

AMA with Leading Innovation Law Firm: Wilson Sonsini

Virtual via Zoom

The Alliance Series, Fundraising in Today’s Market, continues with an “Ask Me Anything” conversation. This event series is for founders looking to level up their fundraising game and gain insights from investors and experts who can help SoCal founders prepare for fundraising. This month, ask your questions about raising capital to leading innovation law attorney,...

San Diego Day Cruise

20 of San Diego’s most committed innovation leaders representing top biotech firms, venture capital firms, universities, founders, and ecosystem builders climb aboard Chim Chim for a SD Day Cruise. Thanks to Carol & John Gallagher for hosting us on their amazing 62 foot catamaran Chim Chim.

Caltech Campus Tour & Roundtable

The Athenaeum 551 S Hill Ave, Pasadena, California

Agenda12:15Andy intro by sharing a conversation had w/ Gary Michelson after First Look.12:20Gary set up luncheon conversation before the group orders lunch12:30Order lunch12:40Alex grounds Gary's thesis with research1:00Lunch arrives1:10Open up to what other people are doing

Defeating the Cyber Threat

Clocktower Ventures 225 Santa Monica Blvd, Floor 10, Santa Monica

A conversation featuring Kimberly Wong, Peter Loo and Erick Herring

First Look SoCal 2023

Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, United States

The First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase is an annual conference celebrating the best very early-stage startups commercializing deep tech and life science breakthroughs from SoCal’s top research institutions.  The primary goal is to connect founders with investors, mentors, and executives with invaluable subject matter expertise to provide credible guidance and pre-seed/seed stage funding crucial to...

Fundraising in Today’s Market | AMA

Virtual via Zoom

The Alliance Series, Fundraising in Today's Market, continues with an "Ask Me Anything" conversation. ​​This event is for founders looking to level up their fundraising game and hear from local investors actively investing in SoCal companies.  ​​This month, you can ask any questions you have about fundraising with two active Los Angeles investors: Raphael Leopold...

Alliance/Techstars Leader Roundtable: Digital Transformation

The Alliance for SoCal Innovation and Techstars host a tour of the USC Viterbi Maker Space followed by a roundtable discussion on digital transformation. AGENDA 3:00 - Arrival & registration 3:15 - Tour of Baum Family Maker Space 3:45 - Welcome & introductions by attendees 4:20 - Panel Discussion 4:55 - Moderated roundtable discussion with all...

SVP Founder Alumni Reception

The Alliance is hosting an Alumni Reception for the SoCal companies accepted into the SoCal Venture Pipeline (SVP). This invite-only event will celebrate the entrepreneurial journey of the SVP Alumni companies with food, drinks, and good company with fellow founders in a fun relaxed atmosphere. The SVP Alumni will also hear from a panel of...

Edwards Roundtable & Tour

Edwards Lifesciences 1 Edwards Way,, Irvine, California

This is an invite-only event. A private tour of Edwards’ campus and labs, followed by a roundtable discussion on the bio-design process and concluding with a luncheon privately catered at Edwards. Connect with an impressive group of SoCal’s premier life science and healthcare innovation leaders to discuss the ins and outs of the bio-design process...

Innovation Discussion and Tour of Illumina

Illumina 5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, California

Join us for a packed morning of discovery and connection. We’ll start with a private tour of Illumina’s campus and labs, followed by a roundtable discussion about the strategies and challenges of building an innovation portfolio, and conclude with a delicious luncheon at La Jolla’s Seasons 52. Event Sponsors

SoCal Ecosystem Leadership Forum 2022

BioScienceLA Collaboration Hub 4130 Overland Ave, Culver City

Thank you to our generous sponsors: VerizonAmazonAnnenberg Tech | Annenberg FoundationBe Courageous Sunstone Management BioscienceLA See more photos of the day: Here are photos of the graphic recorder illustrations that captured the content for the day: 1. Overview 2. Lightning Round Speakers 3. Breakout Group Themes and Synthesis Check out the summary report of...