NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – ConnectBiotech www.connectbiotech.org today announced the launch of a unique business networking site dedicated to the life science industry, targeted to venture capitalists, institutional investors, sell side analysts, investment bankers and company management.
ConnectBiotech is intended to help members communicate broadly and more efficiently with friends, colleagues and coworkers in the life science community. The website enables new relationships to be created and old ones rekindled with the latest technology. Members can create individual and company profiles, connect to contacts, network at conferences, navigate social media, request investor or business development meetings and search for detailed information on companies.
"We have been exploring the concept of using a new social media platform to best bring together our industry and provide a secure network for them to share information, including one-on-one meeting requests, conference agendas, as well as travel suggestions," stated Thomas Fechtner, founder of ConnectBiotech. "With the initial trial-launch, we are excited to already have greater than 1900 members, including senior management from leading companies, institutional investors, sell side analysts and other thought leaders in the life science industry."
To apply for membership please go to www.connectbiotech.org. While membership is free of charge, it is subject to approval.
Key features include:
- Conference Connect
Lists the companies attending a conference or other event. Ability to directly request meetings with company representatives attending.
- Event Calendar
Extensive list of all upcoming scientific and investor events.
- Event Review
Peer reviews should ease the conference selection process and quickly allow members to seek information.
This feature allows you to track companies and will send you a real time update when a particular company is added to a conference.
- Trip Locator
Members can join events and manually add trips to discover networking opportunities with fellow colleagues traveling to the same conference or city.
- Corporate Event Support
This offers your company a cloned event page of ConnectBiotech's comprehensive Event Calendar on your corporate site to attract visitors and make yourself available for 1x1 meetings.
- Company Database Search
Currently over 18,000 companies are searchable in the database.
- News & Blogs & Twitter
Easily add news to the site that others can follow. Also contains an aggregated list of many companies participating on Twitter.
- Task Control / Personal Notes
Private notes members can create which are private..
- Special Member Benefits
Discounts hotels, restaurants, etc.
For more information on the site and too apply for membership please go to www.connectbiotech.org.
Media Contact: Thomas Fechtner ConnectBiotech, (646) 875-8661, firstname.lastname@example.org
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