2015 was a record year for capital raising and investment in biotechnology & medical technology in Australia. Worldwide the investment landscape is experiencing sweeping, disruptive change, with increases in private investing, a dominance of Venture Capital and Angel investments and the ascendancy of equity crowd-funding. The Australian government is looking to introduce a crowd-sourced equity funding scheme, and create tax incentives for early-stage investors through the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Hear our speakers outline the trends that are reshaping the investment landscape in Australia and across the world, and what it means for biotechnology, medical technology and health innovation here in Melbourne.
Dan Bennett is the Managing Director at OurCrowd, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, who last year raised $1.5 Million for Global Kinetics Corporation.
Laura McKenzie is the CEO and Director at Scale Investors, a growing angel investor network that focusses on female entrepreneurs, who have invested $3.5 Million in female led businesses since 2013.
Tuesday, 23rd February
7:20am – Registration
8:00am to 9:00am – Presentation
Level 8 – Room 803
123 Queen Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
CEO & Director, Scale Investors Ltd
Managing Director, OurCrowd
(Prices include GST)