Investment and Venture Capital Firm

BioAdvance is a $50M early stage life sciences fund, working with entrepreneurs in the mid-Atlantic region to build strong companies that have the potential to improve human health. Since making its first investments in 2003, BioAdvance has committed $39.24M in funding to 87 organizations developing over 85 products in the diagnostics, therapeutic, medtech, research tools and digital health sectors. BioAdvance portfolio companies have leveraged $2.67 billion in subsequent capital, including proceeds from twelve acquisitions. Eleven products have received FDA approval. Learn more

First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional, relationship-based service, with a solid commitment to responsiveness and action. Our dedicated life sciences team, based in innovation hubs across the U.S., serves the needs of companies at all stages of growth with resources, connections and guidance. First Republic Bank is a member of the FDIC. Learn more.

Flanders Investment and Trade is a government agency that works to facilitate American direct investment projects into Flanders and give support to Flemish companies exporting to the US. Flanders, the northern part of Belgium, is home to world renowned technology clusters in Life Sciences, Climate Tech & Digital Nanotechnologies. Want to know more? Contact us today!

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is one of the oldest financial institutions in the US. With a history dating back over 200 years, here’s where we stand today: We are a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion. We operate in more than 100 Countries. We have over 235,000 employees. We serve millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. We are a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. Our stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. For more information, contact Kathleen Addison, Executive Director – Life Science at Kathleen.addison@jpmorgan.comLearn more.

New Jersey Health Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that supports health-related research and education programs in New Jersey through its Research Grant Program, Innovation Grant Program and its affiliate, Foundation Venture Capital Group, which provides pre-seed investments to help health-related start-up companies established by researchers at Princeton University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rowan University, Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology advance toward commercialization. In addition to providing pre-seed investments, Foundation Venture Capital Group also provides strategic guidance, leadership and business support to all its portfolio companies. For more information, call 908-731-6605. Learn more.

PNC Bank PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For more information, contact Sharon Landgraf at sharon.landgraf@PNC.com or 732-220-3038. Learn more.

For 25 years, Silicon Valley Bank has been dedicated to providing global financial services to some of the most innovative and entrepreneurial companies in the technology, life science, private equity and premium wine industries. Our experience with these industries affords us a deep understanding of our clients’ business models and a high level of comfort with the business cycles inherent to these dynamic markets. Learn more.

Tech Council Ventures is a venture fund investing in early and expansion stage companies across all industries in the Mid-Atlantic region. The fund invests $500K to $2.5M initially and provides additional support throughout the growth of the business. Tech Council Ventures’ principals have 20+ years investing and building promising, rapid growth companies. The fund is affiliated with one of the largest and most active technology councils in the U.S., providing for its portfolio investments an unmatched network of customer, key team recruits. business partner and service provider connections. For more information, please contact Jim Gunton at jim@techcouncilventures.com or Steve Socolof at steve@techcouncilventures.com.

Toppan Merrill, a leader in financial printing and communication solutions, has been a pioneer and trusted partner to the financial, legal and corporate communities for five decades, providing secure, innovative solutions to complex content and communications requirements. Through proactive partnerships, unparalleled expertise, continuous innovation and unmatched service, Toppan Merrill delivers a hassle-free experience for mission-critical content for capital markets transactions, financial reporting and regulatory disclosure filings, and marketing and communications solutions for regulated and non-regulated industries. With global expertise in major capital markets, Toppan Merrill delivers unmatched service around the world. For more information, please contact Michelle Honore Fenley at michellefenley@toppanmerrill.com or 212-229-6585. Learn more.