Balancing Startup Risk and Reward

On November 1st, the UCSF Innovation Ventures' Engagement and Opportunity Development Team and Mubadala Capital's Healthcare Ventures team co-hosted an Investor and Founder Panel Discussion on Balancing Startup Risk and Reward.

Panelists Eric Gomez,  Michael PelliniHani Goodarzi and Nikole Kimes joined Innovation Ventures Moderator Darya Bubman to discuss what it takes to build a team, pitch investors, run a company in turbulent times, and the role universities have in supporting their top-tier talent. The panel discussion was followed by a networking reception where UCSF PIs, students, postdocs, venture capitalists, industry contacts from the OTMA and Mubadala entrepreneurial ecosystem, and OTMA’s Executives-in-Residence and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence had a chance to connect over some appetizers and drinks.