Life Science Nation Newsletter  | April 27,  2017  |  Issue 211

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Life Science Investor Mandates (Apr. 20  - Apr. 26)
Invests in Repurposed Drugs and New Combinations in CNS and Respiratory Diseases
Invests Opportunistically in Drugs and Devices
Makes Multi-Stage Investments in Biotech and Medtech
Looking to In-License or Acquire Innovative Late Stage Drugs and Devices
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By Colin Widen, CEO, Boston Innovation Capital

Boston Innovation Capital (BIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of LSN Holdings, became a FINRA-registered broker dealer in 2016. BIC works alongside LSN's other two divisions (LSN's Investor Platform and Company Platform, and the RESI Conference Group) to support early stage companies in forging connections with investors, major pharma firms and other strategic players in the life science world.

With a year of operations under our belt, BIC has expanded its services to support both startups and investors in building early stage connections based on a good fit between buyers and sellers of new life science innovations...
By Dennis Ford, Founder & CEO, Life Science Nation; Creator of RESI Conference Series, LSN

Having a clear and consistent identity and message-or brand-that differentiates you is a critical requirement in establishing yourself as an investible identity to your prospective capital providers.

Many life science executives falsely believe that only consumer goods companies must invest in branding. Many also believe that their technology is so compelling that it will speak for itself. The reality is that branding is equally important in the life sciences, especially when it comes to raising capital, and that selling even the best of products takes some work...

By Natasha Eldridge, RESI Conference Manager, LSN

In San Diego on June 19th, the Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference will bring a new, early stage focused discussion venue for startups and investors who are visiting BIO week and want more opportunities to connect. What makes RESI different? At our last event, RESI on MaRS in Toronto, we asked our key stakeholders this question and here's what they told us.

Ying Tam - Head of Digital Health - MaRS Discovery District 

"All the research says that one of the critical elements for an entrepreneur ecosystem, especially in health, is funding and investment. It takes a long time to nurture a health company, to get it to market and commercialization and scale. So, investment is critical for the development of a startup in health. RESI brings in a whole set of investors from across North America and across the world...