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The Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival is a week-long celebration of innovators, visionaries, and artists who are shaping small cities. The Festival occurs at dozens of venues throughout downtown Charlottesville. 

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Thursday, April 12 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Placing Bets on the Next Medical Breakthrough: Life Science Investment Almost Full

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What do smart investors look for in biotech and medical device startups? Are we unlocking the industry’s highest potential, and what can founders do to streamline the transition from research to market?

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Bobby Chhabra

Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. A. Bobby Chhabra is the Division Head of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and is the hand and upper extremity consultant for the University of Virginia Department of Athletics. He maintains a busy clinical practice and along with his administrative and teaching activities, has... Read More →
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Bob Creeden

Managing Director, UVA LVG Seed Fund
Bob Creeden, Managing Director of the  UVA LVG Seed Fund & New Ventures at the UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) supports the creation of high-quality ventures based on University technologies and leads the day-to-day operations of the $10 million investment fund. Since joining... Read More →
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Kyp Sirinakis

Managing Partner, Epidarex Capital
Ms. Sirinakis has more than 25 years of experience in creating and growing companies both as an early-stage venture investor and a senior executive in various technology and life science companies. As the Co-founder and Managing Director of Epidarex Capital, she is responsible for... Read More →

Thursday April 12, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Violet Crown - Theater 6
  Health & Biotech, Summit