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Accelerating Startup Partnership and Investment Readiness

VentureWell & M2D2


Date: July 14, 2016

Time: 8:30AM

Location: Boston, MA


  • Licensing and Collaborative Development
  • Tips for Swimming With the Sharks: IP Due Diligence
Welcome to the second of two highly interactive, 3-day workshops co-produced by VentureWell & M2D2. ASPIRE challenges startups to use “Milestone Thinking” as they plan not just for product development, but also for development of a strong business case that can attract the appropriate partners and investors necessary to bring these products to market.


Professional Cropped Dellapa John Mintz

John A. Dellapa


John A. Dellapa is a member of Mintz's Corporate & Securities Practice. He has decades of experience helping life science and technology companies with strategic alliances, licensing and collaborative development transactions, joint ventures, and other operations-oriented deals.
William C. Geary is a patent and trademark attorney with a background in medical technology, polymers and advanced materials, and chemicals. He counsels Mintz clients on all phases of patent and trademark law. Bill's clients include start-ups, large companies, and research institutions.