The event is one of the largest life science venture capital conferences in the Southwest and featured more than 40 industry and investment speakers. Among more than 600 attendees were venture capitalists and other investors, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, business leaders and service providers.
About The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is Rice University’s nationally recognized initiative devoted to the support of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education and the launch of technology companies. It was formed as a strategic alliance of three Rice schools: the George R. Brown School of Engineering, the Wiess School of Natural Sciences and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. Since inception in 1999, more than 1,700 early-stage companies have presented at the 170+ programs hosted by the Rice Alliance and raised more than $3.3 billion in funding.