Inventors and startup founders are invited to attend a new panel series offered by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV). This four-part series will help inventors and founders avoid blind spots and learn best practices for launching and scaling successful startups.
Session 2 is scheduled for April 19 at noon and future session dates will be announced soon.
Four-part startup panel series with veteran startup CEOs, mentors, and industry partners
- Session 1 – Idea Stage and Planning
- Session 2 – Getting it Off the Ground
- Session 3 – Important Nuts and Bolts
- Session 4 – Scaling and Keeping it Going
- Open to the public
- Designed for JHU faculty and students, potential CEOs, and early-stage startups
- Limited number of in-person seats may be available later in the spring
- Monthly from March-June
- 12-1 PM
- Virtual via Zoom
SESSION 2 DETAILS
- The plan
- One-year Operating Plan – What? Why? How?
- Building the team
- What roles?
- How do you structure equity for scientific and business founders versus first team members?
- Advisory board
- Roles, who and why
- Raising capital
- When are you ready?
- Why should you?
- What to look for in an investor
- Jesse Christopher – CEO, Longeviti Neuro Solutions
- Dan Roche – Founder, Qualytics / JHTV Mentor in Residence
- Ellington West – CEO, Sonavi Labs
FUTURE KEY TOPICS
- Company formation best practices
- General corporate governance considerations
- Establish compensation
- Understand funding options
- Build the operating team
- Milestone management
- Manage HR, talent and documentation