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VENTURE CAPITAL PANEL

(Focusing on HealthTech)
Investment and latest trends in HealthTech

  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
500+
Portfolio Startups
100M+
Capital Raised
3,000+
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CONNECT WITH LEADING VCs

Our distinguished panel of VCs will discuss how the present recessionary environment is impacting venture investment in the healthtech space. We will cover investment, deal flow, portfolio management, opportunities, and more. After the panel discussion, we will see pitches from four premier healthtech startups.

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    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

About us
About us

PANELISTS

Jay Whitehead
Chairman & CTO, ReentryCenters & CEO
LinkedIn

Jay Whitehead joined League Network, PBC as CEO & Co-Founder in 2016. Jay Whitehead is a serial entrepreneur in IT-enabled workforce services, B2B media and fundraising, now CEO & co-founder of League Network PBC, an Assisted Fundraising and media platform for tournament, league and club leaders in the $15.3B youth sports market. He's also Chair of the Board of Visitors of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), and board of BigData@Rutgers.
Jay has founded or led 15 US, Canadian and European companies in media, tech-enabled services and social enterprise including CRN, PC Mag, Daily Journal Corp, UPSIDE Magazine, TriNet, EmployeeService.com, Outsourcing Today, HROToday.com, HROWorld.com, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, CRO Summits, SharedXpertise, Vistance, TicketsForCharity.com, PeopleDoc and Major League Hacking. Jay wrote The Post-Carbon Economy (2009). Jay has raised 9 figures of investor capital for his companies, and delivered 5 liquidity events. He has completed 72 marathons toward his goal of 100, and is a dual US-French citizen.

Dr. John Lee Allen
Managing Partner, RYSE Asset Management
LinkedIn

Dr. John Lee Allen is a venture capital investment professional with a track record across healthcare, as a physician, research scientist, and technology entrepreneur. With an engineering and life sciences background, his focus spans healthtech and biotech. John has published widely and leads a global team of Venture Analysts as a Principal at GoingVC. He developed an implantable biotech device as a neuroscience PhD student at Oxford University, leading him down the path as a serial tech entrepreneur and angel investor. He took a leading role at Specsavers to support their global expansion into hearing care and was appointed national NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow.
John holds a degrees in Medicine and Surgery from Imperial College London, an undergraduate degree in engineering, and has held innovation and research roles at the World Health Organization, National University Hospital Singapore, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Harvard University.

Danielle D'Agostaro
Principal Partner
LinkedIn

Danielle D'Agostaro is the Principal Partner at WV Ventures, a $100M VC joint venture between Advocate Aurora Health, Foxconn, Johnson Controls, and Northwestern Mutual. Danielle is an experienced operator with a demonstrated history in early stage startup investments.

Prior to WVV, Danielle spent 7 years building the Alchemist Accelerator into the leading enterprise accelerator in the country where she was Managing Partner and COO. In that role, not only did she run the daily operations of the company, but she also invested in and worked with over 400 companies such as LaunchDarkly, Rigetti Quantum Computing, and Cobalt.io. Before that she worked at Adobe Systems as a digital marketer and developed marketing initiatives for UC Berkeley's campus restaurant's division. She has a passion for food, wine, and film and sees startup founders as the most inspirational people she has ever met.

Anita Gupta
Founder
LinkedIn

(PANEL MODERATOR)

Anita Gupta is a Northern Virginia-based entrepreneur. She most recently founded KiwiTech in 2009, a unique eco-system for startups, and drove sales and marketing across the firm. KiwiTech has provided technology, investment, financial and crowd-funding services to the 500+ startups in its eco-system. Anita was also a founder of Aptara in Fairfax County in 1988. At Aptara, Anita was responsible for leading the sales and marketing team, and the company quickly grew from the original three founders to well over five thousand employees. Aptara was named to the INC 500 list in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and became the largest publishing services company in the world, before a successful exit in 2012.

Anita is focused on promoting women in business and technology through KiwiTech’s Female Founder events, TiE Women, and other initiatives. Anita has been featured in the Marietta College’s alumni magazine, Trailblazer.

*Additional panelists are being confirmed

PRESENTERS

Anthony Prestigiacomo

CEO & Founder

ROBERT TISDALE

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

KEISHA MANNING

CEO & FOUNDER

*Presenters are being confirmed

AGENDA

July 13, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM CHECK IN & WELCOME NOTE
2:05 PM TO 2:10 PM INTRODUCTION
2:10 PM - 2:45 PM PANEL DISCUSSION
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM STARTUP PRESENTATIONS