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Susan Froshauer (former CEO CURE\, co-founder Rib-X Pharmaceutica

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Startup Grind New Haven
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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Froshauer served as President and CEO of CURE (now BioCT) from 2013 through Oct 2017. BioCT provides education, entrepreneurial resources, and advocates on behalf of the bioscience industry in Connecticut.Today, she is VP of CURE Collaborations, LLC, a leader of the CURE Commons accelerator programs, and an Entrepreneur in Residence at Yale’s Office of Cooperative Research. She is also a board member of Carogen, LambdaVision, Bioxiness, Thames River Innovation Partners.Earlier in hercareer she was a co-founder and CEO of Rib-X Pharmaceuticals (now Melinta). During her 11 year tenure she led the company through $160mm of investment and development of novel antibiotic treatments.Susan received aPh.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Harvard University anda B.A. from Connecticut College. Earlier in her career she served as aResearch Scientist and Licensing Executive at Pfizer.Please see the Parking Map for parking directions. Agenda 5:30 pm: Food & Friends 6:30 pm: Fireside Chat 7:30 pm: Networking --- Speaker Susan Froshauer - CURE Susan served as President and CEO of CURE (now BioCT) from '13 through Oct '17. Today she's a leader of the CURE Commons accelerator programs, an EIR at Yale OCR and a board member and advisor to many bioscience companies. She led Rib-X Pharmaceuticals (now Melinta)as CEO and cofounder for 11 years, raising $160mm in capital and guiding the development of novel antibiotic treatments. Hosted By Nicholas Caplan, New Haven Chapter Director Nick has worked in a wide rangeof industries: in a chemical plant making alcohol, in finance coveringmedia companies and in corporate finance at a tech company. Today he ispassionate about supporting entrepreneurial activities in New Haven aswell as exploring passion projects including a project supporting kids entrepreneurship and another helping people use networks and teams for good. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneursaround the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator ( NBCUniversal LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainmentand connectivity. Local Sponsorss Elm City Innovation Collaborative ( City of New Haven,Economic Development ( Partners District New Haven ( District offers affordable office space, scalable coworking environments, andthe room to grow innovative businesses of any size. Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce ( The mission of The Greater New Haven Chamber is to provide unrivaled member services and lead regional economic growth through bold and effective advocacy. The Grove( The Grove is a new kind of space encouraging and supporting people in their work and the development of the new ideas that are solving the social, environmental, economic, and urban problems we face today. The Grove is more than just a space, it is a dynamic community of social innovators, independents, artists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers that are the new face of New Haven. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire,and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned onthe road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunitiesto connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into astrong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind. --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW
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Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
470 James Street,New Haven,CT,06513