1100 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, California 94025

Alternative Financing: The Deals of the Down Economy
Thuursday, March 5, 2009 | 3pm-6:30pm | Menlo Park, CA

Confirmed Speakers:
Adam Bristol, Portfolio Manager & Investment Researcher, Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P
Osama Tagaya, CEO, Angel Capital Network
Andrew McMillian, Principal, 5AM Ventures
Douglas Comstock, Director of the Innovative Partnerships Program, NASA
Lead Facilitator: Scott M. Iyama, Corporate Lawyer, Emerging Companies Group Member, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Invited Speakers:
Shirl A. Ruddin, Director/Deputy Chief Financial Officer, National Science Foundation
Thomas Brewer, Senior Program Officer, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Jo Ann Goodnight, Program Coordinator Director, Division of Special Programs Office of Extramural Programs, NIH SBIR/STTR
Event Description:
Funding in today's down economy has become an issue of large proportions. VCs and other traditional funding sources are becoming harder and harder to find, and the money pool is drying up... Or are companies just not looking in the right place? Join our panel to hear the industry's best kept secret on alternative financing. Find where the deals are happening, and how to be the first in line. You will have the opportunity to meet with lenders from different financing sectors to learn where the deals of the down economy are.

You will learn:
* How to identify alternative financing opportunities
* How to structure the deal
* What to expect with alternative financing relationships
* What are the relative advantages of alternative financing
* What are the risks of alternative financing

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This event is typically sold out, therefore please register early to secure your spot.

* Partners Network: $40 * Pre-registration: $45 * General Admission: $55.

Official Website: http://www.sjbiocenter.com/event/ev_2009Q1-AlternativeFinancing.html

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