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The Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit Returns to Veeva Systems in Pleasanton To Celebrate and Fuel Entrepreneur-Driven Economic Growth
Tri-Valley’s Preeminent Life Sciences Start-Up Event Showcases Region’s VC Growth
PLEASANTON, CA – September 15, 2022 – Since the last Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit in 2019 attracted over 250 attendees, it was a no-brainer to return for 2022. Despite the pandemic, the Tri-Valley area saw $1.62B in capital raised from 2020 to 2022. Tri-Valley life sciences companies displayed not only resilience, but growth, in the face of many challenges, with capital raised in the life sciences sector reflecting an >30% increase in 2021 over 2020.
To recognize and propel this progress, the Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit 2022 will kick off again on October 13, showcasing some of the Tri-Valley’s most promising life sciences companies and start-ups — as well as offer advice on how the founders and vendors from the wider Bay Area can join in on the Tri-Valley’s success.
The summit will present an unparalleled inside look at the Tri-Valley’s burgeoning life sciences industry — an economic analysis from Mirador Capital Partners showed that last year alone, there was $770M in capital provided to the area’s life sciences companies. This upcoming summit offers a glimpse at potential venture capital investments and career moves for Tri-Valley residents and Bay Area residents at large for 2022 and beyond.
“The Tri-Valley has developed a reputation as an ideal location to start and grow life sciences businesses,” said James Langford, Principal at Tri-Valley Ventures and Director of Research at Mirador Capital Partners. “We are continuing to see an increasing amount of innovation and even higher quality of early stage life science companies start their companies here which further strengthens an already robust regional life science ecosystem.”
The Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Veeva Systems, 4280 Hacienda Drive in Pleasanton, California. Tickets are free, but registration is required. Hosted by Veeva Systems and sponsored by Tri-Valley Ventures and Mirador Capital Partners, the summit will open with an analysis of the life sciences in the Tri-Valley investment landscape, The keynote event is a fireside chat with Ben Hindson, CSO, co-founder, and president of 10X Genomics, discussing the various personal and company transitions going from 10X Genomics’ foundation to its current state as a publicly-traded company.
This will be followed by a panel discussion sponsored by Engine Room and moderated by Engine Room co-founder Carole-Lynn Glass examining how Tri-Valley life sciences entrepreneurs and ecosystem leaders overcame obstacles or corrected course while building their companies.
The region has seen continued growth in the life sciences field since 2019, including $1.92B raised in late stage capital and $370M in the earlier stages. These figures include a number of exciting transitions for local life sciences startups including Movano’s IPO, Raydiant Oximetry and Iris Vision’s Series A raises, and the acquisition of Unchained Labs.
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About Our Presenting Host, Presenting Sponsors, and Organizer:
Mirador Capital Partners
MIrador Capital Partners is an investment management firm with a 30-year history of advising individuals, families, institutions and businesses with innovative wealth management solutions. For more information, visit https://miradorcp.com.
About Tri-Valley Ventures
Tri-Valley Ventures is the Tri-Valley’s first and only regionally focused Venture Capital firm. Our mission is to generate value for our investors and our community by providing funding and resources to local, early-stage entrepreneurs. TVV seeks to invest in companies in the SaaS, Life Sciences, and Deep Tech verticals. To learn more, visit https://trivalleyventures.com.
Veeva Systems, Inc.
Veeva Systems, Inc. is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 750 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. For more information, visit https://www.veeva.com.
About Startup Tri-Valley
Startup Tri-Valley is an initiative to grow and strengthen our region by helping more startups succeed. We do this by connecting founders and innovators to a tightly networked ecosystem of resources built specifically for science-based startups. The initiative is sponsored by the Tri-Valley cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and the Town of Danville and i-GATE Innovation Hub partners Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories. To learn more, visit https://
About i-GATE Innovation Hub
i-GATE Innovation Hub is a non-profit organization focused on increasing economic prosperity through entrepreneurship in the Tri-Valley. i-GATE provides startup incubation resources through Daybreaks Labs and connects the regional innovation ecosystem through the Startup Tri-Valley initiative. To learn more, visit https://igatehub.org.
Caption: Join us at the 2022 Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit hosted by Veeva, presented by Tri-Valley Ventures and Mirador Capital Partners, on October 13, 2022 from 5-8:30 pm at Veeva Systems, Inc., 4280 Hacienda Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
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