PTC “Venture In” Event Series Connects Tech Companies to Capital

The Pittsburgh Technology Council, in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, is pleased to announce the formation of  Venture In, a new series of programs  aimed at strengthening relationships between Pittsburgh’s entrepreneurial community and the nation’s leading venture capital organizations.

The first session, scheduled for Friday, March 4, 2011, will focus primarily on the life sciences industry, with featured speakers from Bain Capital Ventures and Triathlon Medical Ventures. Bain Capital Ventures is the venture capital arm of Bain Capital, which has more than $65 billion in assets under management.  Focused on seed through late-stage growth investments, Bain Capital Ventures targets investments in business services, healthcare, internet & mobile, and software companies.

Triathlon Medical Ventures is a Midwest-based venture capital firm that invests exclusively in the life sciences. They provide equity capital to early and expansion stage companies with proprietary biomedical technology platforms or products addressing significant human healthcare needs.

Finally, this panel will also include participation of John Manzetti, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, who will serve as the moderator, and Eric Kline, a leading business and finance partner at  Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

If you are interested in learning more about this program, please contact Brian Kennedy at bkennedy@pghtech.org.