Mr. Biotech Startup To PE
I originally intended to go to Medical School, I scored 98th percentile on the MCAT and was accepted to multiple schools. I happened to join a Life Science Entrepreneurship class my last year of undergrad and ended up founding a biotech company. This experience led me to pursue my passion for healthcare from a business side vs as a clinician.
Undergrad School: BYU
Undergrad Major: Kinesiology
Age: 30, Ethnicity: White
Extracurriculars: Founder and Club President for University Wrestling Club. Built a team that place 3rd and 2nd in annual conference finals, participated in the national tournament, and recognized as an academic all-american. Bilingual teacher for the American Red Cross. Taught classes in Spanish on CPR, emergency preparedness, and other crisis scenarios.
Title: Private Equity Associate
Industry: Venture Capital
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
My biotech start-up raised a 7-figure seed round and conducted both in vitro and in vivo trials. We established collaborations with the CDC and multiple state-level agencies on our research, some of which we ultimately published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Post MBA Goal:
Post-MBA I would like to work with a healthcare-focused investment firm that can add operational value to invested companies.