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In September 2018 , the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) will be holding its monthly meeting from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at the Law Offices of Adler Pollock & Sheehan, 1 Citizens Plaza, Providence, RI.

We are going to have a Paneled Discussion entitled “The current state of life science startups in Southern New England”.  Biomedical innovation is one of the five most advanced growth areas of the state’s economy, according to the 2016 Brookings Institution study on competitive strategy for Rhode Island.  And this event will be an opportunity to hear from a panel of experts and startup founders about the current landscape, and what’s being done to support entrepreneurs and create a start-up ecosystem right here in our own backyard.

Time:  September 2018, 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Location:  the Law Offices of Adler Pollock & Sheehan, 1 Citizens Plaza, Providence, RI

Purchase Tickets: follow this link here

 discussion panel

Carol Malysz, M.B.A.

Executive Director of MedMates

Carol Malysz is the Executive Director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s life sciences technology network group.  MedMates’ mission is to grow the life sciences economy in Rhode Island by attracting, bringing together and advocating for talent and resources to support the life sciences community throughout southeastern New England. Founded in 2013, MedMates members have deep experience in the fast-changing life science fields, ranging from startups to mature companies to everything in between.

Carol's long history of supporting Rhode Island entrepreneurs include her experiences with: the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) Rhode Island,  the Association of Women’s Business Centers, the Business Expansion Division at the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, and BusinessFirst - an online collaboration of 17 RI service provider organizations that streamlined the delivery of business development assistance to RI small businesses.

Emily Wanderer

Director of Programs

Emily believes in creating social equality through business. She serves as the Director of Programs at Social Enterprise Greenhouse supporting do well, do good entrepreneurs from ideation to scale with networks and resources. 

Emily came to SEG to lead the re-launch of SEG's blended learning Accelerator program in 2014. Over the last three years, Emily and the SEG team has developed and supported this and other technical assistance programs as mechanisms for creating sustainable positive social impact in Providence and beyond. SEG works across all industries but has a focus on Health & Wellness, Food, and Environment. SEG's volunteer network of over 250 business and community leaders provides expertise to more than 200 social enterprises per year.

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