MedLabs InnoTalk Series
15 Questions that Investors Want Answered in Your Startup
Tuesday, February 15th, Online Zoom Webinar
In this InnoTalk Event, we are delighted to have Max Shapiro with us. Max is the founder and CEO of PeopleConnect. He is also the producer of weekly PitchForce pitch events, which have a 10 year history and feature tech companies pitching to panels of Angels and VCs. Max has been known as one of the most connected people in Silicon Valley, connected to over 20,000 people on LinkedIn. Joining as moderator, Dr. Gary Goldman is an investor, co-founder, and board member of numerous healthcare and technology organizations.
The one-hour-long webinar consists of a welcome intro by Dr. Gary Goldman, a 40-minute informative speech by Dr. Walter "Buzz" Stewart, and a Q&A session.
ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
What are the 15 key questions that will determine whether investors want to invest in your company?
What are some guidelines for answering these questions?
How to get investors interested in your business?
Live Q&A Session for all attendees
Founder and CEO of PeopleConnect
Max Shapiro is a serial entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of PeopleConnect a 22 year old executive search firm which helps early-stage high-tech companies find the talent they need to succeed. The company’s clients are in technology, biotech, clean tech, apps, services, medical devices, and consumer products.
PeopleConnect has the most unique recruiting model in the world! It’s called Employees Without Paychecks. The company places people at startups who are willing to work for options only for the first three months of their employment.
Shapiro is also the producer of weekly virtual PitchForce pitch events featuring both cannabis and tech companies pitching to panels of Angels and VCs. PitchForce is now in its 10 year.
Shapiro was a co-founder of the Runway Innovation Hub located in the Twitter building in San Francisco.
He is also an Angel investor and member of ArcView.
He has been called one of the most connected people in Silicon Valley, connected to over 20,000 people on LinkedIn.
Gary Goldman MD, DDS MBAc
Founder of the Global Health Impact Network and Global Health Impact Fund
Dr. Goldman is a dynamic physician business leader and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building, managing and advising multiple organizations. Founder of the Global Health Impact Network and Global Health Impact Fund, Gary has a passion to drive change in healthcare working in collaboration with those on the front line. A self-confessed ‘tech geek’ with a passion for digital health and how it can transform our lives.
Originally started his career with an MD from Drexel University College of Medicine and a DDS from NYUCD. Founder and medical director for Obstetric Anesthesiology at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley CA for 20 years.
Gary has accumulated a wealth of experience by building, investing, and advising numerous companies helping many start their journey to becoming successfully established businesses. He is an investor, co-founder/ board member of several corporations, focused on accelerating digital health.
Widely recognized as a thought leader in digital health innovation and startups, Gary has a passion for people, technology and patients. His mission is to help transform patient care with systems and companies built by healthcare experts from the front lines.
The companies he has advised have raised multi-million dollars. He serves as a mentor and advisor to startup accelerators such as Medlabs (a partnership between GHIN and ZGC) and is planning to do more work in this field in the coming year helping great ideas flourish.