ACC and JLABS host free workshop for STEM entrepreneurs

The ACC Bioscience Incubator hosts a free workshop to help entrepreneurs connect with investors 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 25, at its offices in ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.).

Hosted in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JLABS)​, the workshop, called “Sell Your Science: Best Practices for Developing an Effective Non-Confidential Pitch Deck,” features experts of the craft sharing practical tips on becoming more effective in communicating a business’ story to angel investors and venture capitalists to increase chances of successful fundraising.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Tom Luby, head of JLABS, Texas, Johnson & Johnson Innovation. Previously, Tom was the Senior Director of New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston where he focused primarily on cardiovascular & metabolic; infectious diseases and vaccines; and neurobiology.

Dr. Tom Luby, JLABS

“We are happy to partner with JLABS and bring this workshop to Austin, where so many innovators are working to transform health care and the life sciences,” says Dr. Tyler Drake, director of the Bioscience Incubator. “Students interested in entrepreneurship, start-ups, or cutting edge technologies are also encouraged to attend.”

Advanced registration is required. Light food and refreshments will be provided.

For more information about the workshop, contact Phillicia Crawford-Lee at phillicia.crawford-lee@austincc.edu or 512-223-7162.

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