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WIB-Boston and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Present 4th Annual WHM Event: “The Lobster Pot"
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WIB-Boston and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Present 4th Annual WHM Event: “The Lobster Pot

When: Thursday, March 29, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST
Where: Shire
650 East Kendall Street
Cambridge, MA  02142
United States
Contact: WIB-Greater Boston

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Come to WIB-Boston’s famous Annual Lobster Pot, where women-led startups make their pitch to leading Boston area women investors. New this year, our investor panelists will share general wisdom, experience and insights valuable to all entrepreneurs and start-ups. The event will take place at Shire Pharmaceuticals’ 650 Kendall Square location and typically sells out, so register soon! 


·  Janice Kranz, Ph.D., Eikonizo 

·  Laura Indolfi, CEO, PanTher Therapeutics 

·  Nancy Briefs, CEO, Digital Cognition Technologies 

   Barbara Tate, CEO, Tiaki Therapeutics



·  Moderator: Marian Nakada, Ph.D., VP, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

·  Jackie Grant, Ph.D., Senior Associate, SV Health Investors

·  Annie Mitsak, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Omega Funds

·  Ruchita Sinha, Senior Director of Investments, Sanofi Ventures

·  Christine Brennan, Partner, Merck Research Labs Ventures Fund

Whether you are starting your own company, raising money, or just want to celebrate powerful women, this is one event you can’t afford to miss.

Walk-Ins Accepted?


* - Walk-ins will be accepted at the door until event capacity is reached.



5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.           Registration

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.           Teams pitch and receive feedback on their ideas

7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.           Networking


Pricing Information

Members: $25

Non-Members: $55


Special Pricing for Guests

When registering, members can register guests at member price


Parking Information

·         Metered Street Parking Available

·         Kendall Square Garage

·         Kendall Square South Garage

·         42-72 Linskey Way Parking

·         84 Athenaeum St Garage


Public Transit Information

Local T Stop: Red Line Kendall


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