White Hat Life Science Investor Conference – October 2018

Join us to meet a new generation of biotech and healthcare pioneers at  White Hat Investors 2018, the biotech and healthcare investor conference that showcases the best of the Rocky Mountain & Southwest Region at the Phoenix Convention Center on October 3 & 4, 2018 at the high point of Arizona Bioscience Week.


The team from White Hat Health Ventures LLC  will be on hand October 3 & 4, 2018 in Phoenix for the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference which is produced by AZBio in partnership with the state biotech associations of Southern California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, and Utah.

A key component in Arizona’s life science ecosystem, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) is the only statewide organization exclusively focused on Arizona’s bioscience industry. AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.

“White Hat 2018 provides angel investors, family offices, venture capitalists and social impact investors the opportunity to see a cross section of exciting early-stage companies, and the opportunity to hear from industry veterans,” shared Dirk Karsten Beth, White Hat 2018 chair and founder of Hyalescent Ventures. “We have lots of choices when investing in innovative companies and other ventures. White Hat 2018 puts companies that can make a lasting social impact in the spotlight.”

White Hat 2018 will feature presentations from 32 Exciting Life Science Companies

  • Diagnostics Companies
  • Therapeutics (Drugs and Biologics) Companies
  • Medical Device Companies
  • Health IT, Telemedicine, and mHealth Companies

White Hat Presenting Companies are selected from applications submitted from companies across the Rocky Mountain Southwest by a panel of life science investors.

“People often ask why we named this investor conference White Hat,” added Joan Koerber-Walker, President & CEO of AZBio and Managing Member of White Hat Health Ventures LLC. “Cowboys are icons of the Rocky Mountain Southwest. The ‘good guys’ and gals wore white hats. Today, the white hat symbolizes the investors who support companies that are creating life-saving and life-changing innovations.”



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