【2/26(金)10:00-11:00】BlockbusterTOKYO 2020 第9回 研修プログラム開催のお知らせ
BlockbusterTOKYO 2020 第9回 研修プログラム「ソーシャルメディアを活用した創薬・バイオ系スタートアップの価値向上」をオンライン開催いたします。
2021年2月26日 (金) 10:00 – 11:00
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CEO/ CO-founder at Wild Earth Inc.
Ryan Bethencourt is the CEO of Wild Earth, the leading plant based pet food company in the US. He’s also a Partner at Babel Ventures, an early stage biotech venture capital firm. Ryan has years of experience in leading, building and advising high-growth food and biotechnology companies.
Ryan was previously, co-founder, former Program Director, and Venture Partner at IndieBio and has invested in over 120 early stage biotech startups and served as the head of life sciences at the XPRIZE Foundation.
Mayu Moroshima, Ph. D.
Executive Officer, Beyond Next Ventures Inc.
After working with large pharmaceutical and medical companies as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Mayu Morishima joined BNV to work more closely with startup companies and support raw innovation in Japan. In addition to leading BNV’s life science and biotech investments, Mayu is in charge of BNV’s global expansion and Blockbuster TOKYO program as one of its core management members. Mayu’s goal is to transform innovations in academia, especially in Japan, into actual products that improve people’s lives and society. Mayu’s research experience includes characterization of the mechanism of piRNAs, those have been linked to gene silencing of retrotransposons and other genetic elements while undergoing molecular biology training as a graduate student at Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo. Mayu also studied drug-resistant tuberculosis strains in a genotyping project at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB and HIV (K-RITH) in South Africa.
Caleb B. Bell III, Ph.D.
Beyond Next ventures Inc.
Caleb is a passionate entrepreneur, well-published scientist and enthusiastic investor. He received a business training and PhD in Biophysical Chemistry from Stanford University and spun a Cell Therapy company out of Stanford. Through his Academic training and businesses, Caleb has had many interactions with Japan and is focused on building trans Pacific bridges to support commercialization of life science and biotech innovations and innovators.
Blockbuster TOKYOは東京都が主催し、Beyond Next Ventures株式会社が運営する、創薬・医療系ベンチャー育成支援プログラムです。公式ページはこちら