2020 Life Sciences & Healthcare Nonprofit Pitch Challenge - Brought to you by MassBio and Life Science Cares

November 4, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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A Pitch Event for Life Science and Healthcare Non-profits in Massachusetts Designed to Stimulate Innovation, Visibility and Connections

Be sure to join us for this unique event as five finalists pitch their nonprofit organization to our expert panel of judges. Network with some of the leaders from nonprofit, for profit, philanthropy and VC world.

Why should you submit an application for a chance to pitch your mission? Pitching the mission is an essential skill for a nonprofit organization and being able to do it effectively makes a huge difference in fundraising and recruiting support.

Not sure if this event is for you? Hear what our previous winner Dr. Laura Kleiman of Reboot Rx (formerly Cures Within Reach for Cancer) has to say on how the 2018 Nonprofit Pitch Challenged helped her move forward the organization’s mission to find cures for cancer through drug repurposing.

Still wondering how this event will be of benefit to your organization? The first prize winner will receive a one-year MassBio nonprofit membership and a $2,500 cash award courtesy of Life Science Cares. First and second runners-up will receive gift cards of $250 and $150 respectively. All the finalists will also be offered free professional coaching on how to structure and deliver their pitch prior to the event.

Who should attend? This event will be engaging for everyone, from those interested in supporting and growing our local life sciences and healthcare nonprofits, to those who would like to launch a nonprofit of their own!

Non-profit Pitch Agenda:

3:00pm – 3:15 pm:          Introductory remarks/rules of the road/introduction of judging panel

3:15pm – 4:00 pm:          Pitch competition—5 pitches, 5 min presentation + 5 min for questions from judges

4:00pm – 4:15 pm:          Speed networking reception while judges deliberate to select competition winner

4:15pm – 4:30pm:           Winners announced, photos taken, final networking

Sponsored by MassBio, our Nonprofit Forum Working Group, and Life Science Cares. Special thanks to Life Science Cares for their partnership and support.