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Listen Up, Startups: Why You Need a Board and How to Build One


Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: M2D2, Lowell, MA

A thoughtfully selected board can provide valuable experience, insights, and guidance that can help your startup achieve its goals with more speed and less pain.

Join this expert panel — featuring life sciences industry investors and mentors—on June 11 to learn how to assemble the right board for your business.

Panelists include: 

  • John P. Condon — Of Counsel, Mintz; M2D2 Advisory Board; M2D2 $200K Challenge Mentor
  • Nancy Briefs — Co-Founder/President/CEO, AltrixBio; Entrepreneur In Residence, UMass Lowell; Angel Investor and board member of life sciences/medtech companies
  • Bill Yelle — Executive Chairman, Envisia Therapeutics; Adjunct Faculty, Manning School of Business; advisor to several entrepreneurial startups
  • Rick Williams — Founder and Managing Director, Williams Advisory Partners Board member and nationally published thought leader with CEO and board point of view


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John P. Condon


John P. Condon is a Member in the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets Practice, where he focuses on corporate and securities law matters, with emphasis on the life sciences and technology industries. He represents issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions and advises public companies on a broad range of corporate governance and securities compliance matters, including SEC and stock exchange requirements.