The Big Pitch

When: April 17, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: LabCentral, 700 Main Street, North Cambridge, MA

The Big Pitch challenges startups from LabCentral, BioLabs, Harvard Life Lab & Activate to a quick pitch competition. Expect curve balls from the audience and get feedback from angel investors.

LaunchBio and LabCentral are partnering to bring Larger Than Life Science to Cambridge for the second time in April! Larger Than Life Science is a free event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for life science and healthcare innovators. Join us for an evening of unconventional conversation. Join LaunchBio for an evening of Big League Fun! The Big Pitch challenges companies from LabCentral, Harvard Life Lab, Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs and Activate to go head to head in our quick pitch competition. Audience participation is requested so expect some curve balls and b be prepared to score the pitches. Our fan favorite will win tickets to a RED SOX game. The event will be emceed by coach Tamsen Webster with expert judges Jeff Arnold and Katina Dorton. AGENDA PITCH | 4:30-5:00pm First Round Catch 5-minute pitches from promising early-stage biotechnology startups. Score each pitch and listen to judge’s feedback at the end. • Kernal Biologics • UrSure • PhagePro, Inc HUDDLE | 5:00-5:30pm Pitches People Say ‘Yes’ To Learn how to build an irresistible case for your company with expert pitch coach Tamsen Webster. Get the green light from investors. PITCH | 5:45-6:15pm Second Round Catch 5-minute pitches from promising early-stage biotechnology startups. Score each pitch and listen to judge’s feedback at the end. • Dyno Therapeutics • UCHU Biosensors Inc • Broad Institute Microbial Community NETWORKING | 4:00-6:30pm Enjoy refreshments and make connections throughout the event. PITCH COMPANIES Kernal Biologics uses deep learning and synthetic biology to develop cancer cell-specific immunotherapy. UrSure makes urine tests that measure adherence to medications with an initial focus is on drugs that prevent and treat HIV. PhagePro develops bacteriophage-based products to help prevent bacterial infections in the world’s most vulnerable communities. Dyno Therapeutics develops technologies for safe, efficient and targeted in vivo delivery of new gene therapies and genome editing therapies. UCHU Biosensors designs wireless intra-oral sensors that enable users to track key metrics and take control of their health.

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