Deloitte’s* Life Sciences & Health Care practice is among the largest in the world, leveraging the extensive knowledge and experience of 9,000 professionals in 99 countries through the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited network of member firms. Deloitte offers a distinctive menu of integrated professional services to address the specific needs of the life sciences and health care industries.
Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC) is a leading investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, public finance, institutional brokerage, investment management and research. Founded in 1895, the firm is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S. and in London, Aberdeen, Zurich and Hong Kong. Learn more at piperjaffray.com.
For over 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.
The Nerdery is a digital consultancy of strategists, designers and engineers. who create digital products and services that better people’s lives and drive business outcomes. In Minneapolis, Chicago, KC and Phoenix, The Nerdery’s core services are mobile applications, web applications, websites, systems integration and digital consulting.
The CVCA is the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. We are focused on broadening industry awareness through market research and networking opportunities so that our members can make the best decisions for their investments. We also advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable environment for investment. The CVCA works alongside its members (private and public sector firms managing the vast majority of venture capital and private equity in Canada) to improve the industry and drive innovation and growth.
OCTANe drives technology innovation and growth by connecting ideas and people with resources and capital. Its members represent technology and medical technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel innovation in Southern California. The organization has helped more than 800 companies via the LaunchPad™ SBDC accelerator. LaunchPad™-certified companies have received more than $1.7 billion in investment and equity exits. OCTANe annually welcomes more than 7,000 people to its programs and events. More than 2,000 business leaders throughout the region are OCTANe members.
Founded in 2007, PitchBook is the financial information technology provider trusted by leading investors, companies and advisors. Their core offering is the PitchBook Platform, award-winning data and analysis software that makes it easy to analyze private and public companies, global M&A, private equity and venture capital activity, along with the limited partners, investors, funds and advisors involved. In addition to providing technology and custom research services, PitchBook also publishes a daily newsletter and quarterly reports detailing key industry activities and trends. PitchBook is based in Seattle, WA, with offices in New York City and London.