1st Pitch Ecosystem


Medidata

Medidata is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, transforming clinical development through its advanced applications and intelligent data analytics. Founded in 1999, Medidata is the largest homegrown technology company in NYC, providing cloud-based solutions for over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations.    


Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) is an integrated research facility and network that will accelerate life sciences innovation in medicine, devices and other technologies to improve human health. ILSE identifies and attracts scientific innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders and bring them together in a manner unique to our region to: Foster the identification of early innovation and expedite its translation into medically and commercially viable solutions Develop a culture of entrepreneurship and train the […]


Blue Cactus Consulting

Blue Cactus Consulting focuses on improving its clients’ operational efficiencies, identifying market opportunities, and maximizing value from technology and strategic advantages.   We work with technology based companies, mostly in life sciences, and assist with business strategy and technology commercialization – monetizing technologies.


CapGenic Advisors

CapGenic is a company dedicated to helping clients succeed in the marketplace. We excel in merger and acquisition intermediation, corporate development, alliance building and capital formation guidance with a focus on analysis, formulation, refinement, and implementation of successful business strategies. Our team of consultants—all of whom are highly qualified and possess extensive experience—act as business strategists and financial advisors to our select clients. We distinguish ourselves from other firms by providing partner-level participation in each […]


Pryor Cashman

The Life Sciences Practice at Pryor Cashman has more than 30 years of experience addressing the challenges facing entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses in this industry, as well as counseling many established, start-up and mid-stage companies.  As a result of our long-standing relationships with leaders in the commercial and academic sectors of the life sciences community, we are intimately familiar with the many considerations that drive our clients’ decisions and are known for our quick-thinking and […]


Baker Hostetler

BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast, our more than 900 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth. We have five core practice groups: Litigation, Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Tax. Within these groups are several large specialty practices, including […]


JQA Partners

Our team has launched or relaunched several ethical pharmaceutical products, managed corporate communications for dozens of small companies and has overseen scientific communications activities for countless more.  We have more than a decade of proven experience in managing relationships with advocacy groups, research institutions, investigators and patients in order to ensure mindshare in the media and professional arena.  We’ve worked with some of the foremost brands in the industry such as Roche, Eli Lilly and […]


McCarter & English

McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of over 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia and Wilmington. In continuous business for more than 160 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America. Clients come first at McCarter & English. Their goals and priorities are what count. Our job is to listen to our clients, stay on top of the frequent changes that can affect […]


Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, […]