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Jay Schwartz States At End Of Day Angels Should Invest In Best Team

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  • Date Added : 6/2/2005
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Jay Schwartz

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  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
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John J. Schwartz, Ph.D. has been an academic, entrepreneur, angel investor and startup consultant. He has been successful in raising over $7MM in equity to co-found a pharmaceutical database and a biotechnology company and has helped other ventures raise substantial capital as well. He is a member of the MIT Venture Mentoring Service where he is among a group of experienced entrepreneurs and executives who assist and guide early-stage companies founded by the school's alumni, faculty and students. He is also a member of Keiretsu Forum, a national angel investment group, where he is an active private investor and serves as the co-chair of biomedical investment due diligence committee for the Boston chapter.

Schwartz received his B.S. in Microbiology from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.S. in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology both from New York Medical College. Dr Schwartz performed postdoctoral research at MIT and stayed on as a research faculty member where he had his own lab. He has experience in the development and approval of diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics.

But at the end of the day, I invest in the team. Not just their accomplishments on paper. But there is a certain chemistry that has to obtain. And I have not had a problem with those investments that I have made. I wouldn't necessarily recommend investing in teams that you can't work with in a ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 19 Paul McManus Shares Background of Millenia Partners
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 3 min. 25 sec.
Video 2 of 19 Rick Berenson Discusses Role as Venture Capitalist In Putting Together Strong Team
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Rick Berenson
  • 1 min. 44 sec.
Video 3 of 19 Jay Schwartz Discusses Role of Angel Investors and Background of Keiretsu Forum
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 3 min. 7 sec.
Video 4 of 19 Paul McManus Discusses Advantages of Fully Formed Management Team
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 1 min. 10 sec.
Video 5 of 19 Rick Berenson Discusses Importance of Finding Correct CEO To Lead Scientific Team
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Rick Berenson
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 6 of 19 Jay Schwartz States Importance of Angels Investing In Companies They Understand
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 1 min. 1 sec.
Video 7 of 19 Jay Schwartz States At End Of Day Angels Should Invest In Best Team
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 0 min. 41 sec.
Video 8 of 19 Jay Schwartz States Reality That Many Inventors Fear Losing Control Of Their Knowledge
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 9 of 19 Paul McManus Shares Thoughts on Role of Advisory Board
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 1 min. 11 sec.
Video 10 of 19 Paul McManus Discusses Growth of Advisory Board As Company Grows
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 0 min. 38 sec.
Video 11 of 19 Rick Berenson States Advisory Board Should Bring Expertise and Lend Credibility
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Rick Berenson
  • 1 min. 0 sec.
Video 12 of 19 Jay Schwartz States Shares Thoughts on Company Team and Role of Advisors
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 13 of 19 Paul McManus States Advisory Board Members Should Play Integral Role and Not Just Be For Appearances
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 0 min. 59 sec.
Video 14 of 19 Jay Schwartz SharesThoughts on Putting Together The Pitch
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 0 min. 50 sec.
Video 15 of 19 Paul McManus Provides Comparison Between Science Team and Business Team
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 0 min. 51 sec.
Video 16 of 19 Paul McManus States One of Biggest Mistakes Is When CEO Doesn't Release Control Of Operating Issues
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Paul McManus
  • 1 min. 15 sec.
Video 17 of 19 Rick Berenson States Biggest Mistakes Are Trying To Do It All Yourself and Not Hiring On the Right People
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Rick Berenson
  • 0 min. 50 sec.
Video 18 of 19 Jay Schwartz Shares Thoughts on Inventor Transitioning To Entrepreneur and Experience That Come From Being In the Trenches
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 2 min. 5 sec.
Video 19 of 19 Jay Schwartz States Management Team Should Have Different Backgrounds and Communicate Well
  • Invention to Venture - June 2005 - Session 5 - Building the Venture Team
  • 6/2/2005
  • Jay Schwartz
  • 0 min. 0 sec.

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