Finding Funding

May 12, 2020 • 12:00pm- 1:00pm

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Event Description

Most successful biotech companies need a large amount of capital to bring their products to market. There are three basic methods for funding a biotech company – grants, equity investments, and corporate partnerships. Join this one-hour session to hear about some of the advantages and drawbacks of each of these methods, and how to create an overall strategy for funding your company.


This event is complimentary to ULP Residents. Please contact Samuel Cho at for more information.

This event is complimentary for eligible SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation clients. Please contact Hanah Khaled at for more information.

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Molly B. Schmid Ph.D

About Molly:

Molly is an expert in Life Science Technology and Commercialization. She is the Senior Consultant at SBDC at UCI Beall Applied Innovation Center Specializing in high potential SoCal startups, biotech startups, and all companies seeking SBIR or STTR funding.

She also is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering.With also the accomplishment of being a previous assistant proffesor at Princeton University!

She recieved her PhD in Biological Sciences at the University of Utah.

Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Whether you’re looking for guidance with starting your new tech venture, obtaining angel or venture capital, or looking for SBIR/STTR assistance, we’re here for you!

The SBDC @ UCI Applied Innovation is a resource for any high-technology, high-growth, scalable venture from both the Orange County and UCI ecosystem that needs assistance with business planning, business development and funding-readiness. The center hosts several VC and Angel investors on site, as well as various ecosystem partners and industry professionals who work closely with the entrepreneurs.