Investors & Industry Unite

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum is the premier healthcare investing conference, uniting active investors with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with promising startups.

Over 300 innovative thought-leaders, prominent industry players, venture capitalists and angel investors will gather in Chicago in March, to discuss latest trends in reimbursement, a status update on healthcare accelerators, best approaches to commercialization and new business models in healthcare and beyond.

Attendees will have the chance to hear from and interact with leading healthcare experts and startup companies spanning the medical device, diagnostics, health & digital IT, biotech and pharma sectors. It’s a great opportunity to network.

The MidAmerica Forum is the best place to learn about opportunities to invest in the thriving technology and innovation community that characterizes the healthcare industry.

Anyone interested in knowing the trends and up-and-coming startups in the life sciences and healthcare should attend.

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2015 Speakers

Carter McNabb
Carter McNabb

Managing Director, River Cities Capital Funds

Geeta Vemuri, Ph.D., M.B.A
Geeta Vemuri, Ph.D., M.B.A

Vice President, Head of Baxter Ventures

Jan Garfinkle
Jan Garfinkle

Founder and Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures

Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen

Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie Consulting, LLC

Michael Sturmer
Michael Sturmer

Senior Director, Consumer Health Engagement, Cigna

Tom	Olenzak
Tom Olenzak

Managing Director Strategic Innovation Portfolio; Director Corporate Development and Innovation, Independence Blue Cross


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Bronze Sponsors
SP6_Silicon Valley Bank

Lanyard Sponsor

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SP5_Sage Growth Partners


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