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...

Five Tips to Successfully Raise Family Office Capital

When the financial crisis of 2008 hit and many VCs went out of business, capital available for entrepreneurs with a molecule and a dream dwindled dramatically.  The surviving VCs are now much stronger yet bifurcate between early-stage, in which they start the...

5 Mistakes an Entrepreneur Makes When Raising Capital

As part of our upcoming Locust Walk Institute course on raising capital for companies, we put together a list of five mistakes an entrepreneur makes when raising capital. Each of these will be covered in depth during our course:  The company story is too long Having a...