Come see the breakthrough technologies and innovations emerging from SoCal's top research labs and institutions.
The First Look SoCal Showcase is the premier annual conference celebrating the best early stage teams commercializing deep tech and life science breakthroughs from SoCal’s top research institutions. The program will feature quick-pitch presentations from the 30 selected teams who will be split into three concurrent domain tracks: Life Science Diagnostics, Life Science Therapeutics, and Tech (Software/Hardware/Materials). Each presentation is followed by panel-led and audience Q&A.
There will also be a private meet and greet space for investors and teams to connect during the event. An investor panel discussion and networking cocktail reception to follow presentations.
Inventors who represent the region’s diversity of STEM talent and ideas
Quick-pitch presentations from 30 selected early-stage companies commercializing scientific breakthroughs discovered and developed in SoCal
A panel of investors on the front lines of deep tech and life science funding
Innovations from SoCal’s top research universities and institutions
Why You Should Attend
Unparalleled opportunities for SoCal startup teams to connect with investors, mentors and other support resources crucial at the early seed stage
Discover plentiful investment opportunities with companies on track to raise series A funding
Network with SoCal’s professional community focused on commercializing deep tech such as venture capitalists and early stage angel investors as well as entrepreneurs, government and business leaders, and senior administrators from the universities.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 1PM to 8PM
9:30 AM Check-in
1:30 PM Welcome + Keynote Speaker
2:20 PM Startup Team Presentations (3 concurrent tracks)
5:30 PM Investor Panel
6:15 PM Networking Reception
How can I contact the organizer about Sponsorship or for exhibiting my organization at the event?
Please contact Steve Gilison at email@example.com about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities for this event.
How can I contact the organizer about speaking?
We would love to hear your suggestions and nominations for speakers. Know that we cannot accommodate all requests. Please contact Steve Gilison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Do you offer group discounts?
Yes, we offer group rates for 3 or more attendees. Please contact Vicki at email@example.com about group rates.
What’s the refund policy?
Plans change, we get it. If you can’t attend, please try to transfer your ticket to a colleague who’d enjoy it (see instructions below). If all else fails, you can get a full refund (minus transaction fees) up to the day before the event. Please see refund policy here.
What is the parking situation?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need. Proceed to the check-in desk and give us your name and company and/or show us your ticket on your mobile phone.
Is my registration or ticket transferable?
If you wish to transfer your ticket, please notify Vicki at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00pm PST on May 29th. Please supply the first name, last name, email, company, title and cell phone number of the person you are transferring the ticket to.
Are there any volunteer opportunities available?
Yes. Please contact Vicki at email@example.com if you would like to volunteer for the event.