Panel Recording on 6.11: Accessing Capital in the Time of COVID

Danforth Advisors, Locust Walk, and Mintz joined on Thursday, June 11th from 2-3pm EST for the panel, “Accessing Capital in the Time of COVID: Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices.” During the hour, the panel discussed How COVID-19 impacted the...

Finding the invisible, how to meet Family Offices

Besides calling the Ghostbusters, how does one catch a ghost?  That is the question asked by most life science companies trying to raise capital from family offices, which we define as a non-institutional investor capable of investing $1M or more into an individual...

Navigating the MedTech Fundraising Environment

For many years, the fundraising environment for MedTech companies has been exceedingly difficult. Venture firms that were historically active in MedTech shifted their investment allocations to other areas of life sciences and capital became constrained. New entrants...

Why is Family Office money so hard to find for life science companies?

As an early advocate for the importance of the family office in the biotech financing landscape, I have learned from recent experience what many entrepreneurs already know.  Raising money from family offices is hard. While there are several challenges to attracting...