Founders & Funders on Zoom: Dr. Ben Dake, Founding President @ Aerovate Therapeutics, Inc.

4th March 2021 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.
Disruptive technology is challenging players in every industry

After a successful start of the 2nd season of Founders & Funders we will hear this week Thursday 4 March (1.15pm – 2.30pm, UK time) from: Dr. Ben Dake, Founding President @ Aerovate Therapeutics, Inc.

Aerovate Therapeutics is a Boston-based biotechnology company founded in 2018 focused on developing drugs that meaningfully improve the lives of patients with rare (cardiopulmonary) disease. Ben conceptualized and secured seed funding to create Aerovate. He built a team of 20+ consultants and FTEs and in 2020 raised $73M in series A funding from top-tier biotech investors to fund the company through an efficacy trial in an orphan indication.

Before Aerovate, Ben was first bitten by the entrepreneur bug as a founding member of an IT venture. Moving on to pursue his scientific interests, he earned degrees in virology and cell biology focused on the human papillomavirus and breast cancer metastasis before becoming a VC at a multi-stage biotech firm helping to establish their venture strategy. Ben looks forward to an engaged discussion around the experience of building out a virtual biotech team from scratch, raising money during a pandemic and how his life experiences contributed to a unique perspective that sparked Aerovate on its journey.

To attend, please email Christiaan de Koning, SBS

Details

Date:
4th March 2021
Time:
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
Book now

Organiser

Saïd Business School
Phone:
+44 (0) 1865 288800
Email:
mmarketing.events@sbs.ox.ac.uk
View Organiser Website

Latest news

International Women’s Day events (Feb & March) 2023

IDEA will be hosting a calendar of events and workshops to celebrate International Women's Day 2023. From 21 February to the end of ... Learn more

Emily Gill, Co-founder of Levra

Emily Gill, Co-founder of Levra

Emily is the co-founder of Levra, an immersive virtual reality (VR) coaching solution that improves the interpersonal communication of employees. Learn more

The New Entrepreneurship Hub

The University of Oxford is launching a new (and still unnamed) initiative that will transform the way in which entrepreneurship is ... Learn more

Sanoma Jean, Founder of Aya Therapy

Sanoma Jean, Founder of Aya Therapy

Sanoma Jean is the founder Aya Therapy an intelligent patient management platform reducing burnout for mental health care practitioners. Learn more

Enterprising Oxford

Tell us a bit about yourself and see information and resources relevant to your needs.

Get in touch

10 + 8 =

Copyright © 2022 Enterprising Oxford | Site by Herd