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Startup Cafe with John Flavin, Executive Director of Chicago Innovation Mentors and Serial Entrepreneur

Event Type
University of Illinois Research Park
EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive
Feb 28, 2013   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Office of Technology Management

Startup Cafe is an entrepreneur speaking series that shares experiences and wisdom of successful technology entrepreneurs that have a local connection with people working in the Research Park and community. John L. Flavin, MBA is the Managing Director, Flavin Ventures, LLC and Executive Director, Chicago Innovation Mentors, a consortium of Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory and iBIO Institute/Propel catalyzing university-based complex technology commercialization and entrepreneurship.  John has led two successful NASDAQ IPOs, and has raised over $220 million in private and public funding with 20 years of experience in the life sciences field focused on entrepreneurial finance and operations.  He currently manages a growing portfolio of companies that Flavin Ventures has formed or is co-developing with other venture firms in the life sciences arena.

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