Navigation Links
Entrepreneurial Profile: Kelly Henrickson, founder of Prodesse, Inc.

One day back in 1992, someone telephoned Dr. Kelly Henrickson, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and offered to pay him $25,000 for 1 ml. of fluid with a mo......

Full article >>> minutes. But neither Henrickson nor the professional fund-raiser, whose services cost Henrickson $1500, was able to convince anyone to invest in the fledgling business.

"So I went to a bank," Henrickson said. "Banks will loan doctors money. They loaned me some money just on my name."

Henrickson used his bank loan to rent 1,300 feet of lab space and to buy some equipment. Orders p......

Full article >>> By the end of 2001 the company had grown to eight employees. "Things were going very well," Henrickson recalled.

Henrickson was proud that his company's flagship product, Hexaplex, could detect the seven most common lower respiratory viruses, including several varieties of influenza. But he believed that if he could invest more time and money in research and development, his employees co......

Full article >>> himself thinking. "Let's get some money in here."

Henrickson recalls that after partnering with TechStar, developing a professional business plan, and working with accountants to put together a set of financial projections, he was able to raise $1.5 million in venture financing from angel investors very quickly.
<......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Teresa Esser 09/01/04


Related biology technology :

1. Entrepreneurial Profile Carol Bartz, CEO of Autodesk, shares secrets of success
2. Entrepreneurial Profile Kelly Hansen, CEO of Neohapsis, Inc.
3. For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund
4. Entrepreneurial Spirit Infectious in Milwaukee
5. IT Fusion to Enhance Milwaukees Entrepreneurial IT Climate
6. Leadership insights from co-founder of Yesmail
7. John Bergman, co-founder of Guild Software
8. At Berbee, president replaces founder as CEO
9. Online Kiosks founder Mike Strand uses contest to screen new business plan
10. Third Wave co-founder shoots for small target in latest project
11. WTN Interview: Alex Bratton: EmailRXs founder on viruses and spam
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 24, 2021 , ... ... Life Sciences and Healthcare firms of all sizes, adds depth to its team ... specialist. Pardillo, who earned his doctorate in computational chemistry from Florida International University ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 24, 2021 , ... ABI Wellness, ... and reporting approach designed under CEO Mark Watson, today announced a webinar dedicated ... featuring guest speakers Dr. Cameron Clark, Neuropsychologist and Founder of Sharp Thinking, and ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... ... The Xtalks editorial team is pleased to announce the launch of the ... joined by editorial team members Ayesha Rashid, Sydney Perelmutter and Mira Nabulsi to discuss ... including insights from industry experts. , The Xtalks Life Science podcast will feature ...
(Date:3/23/2021)... Conn. (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2021 , ... ... develops solutions for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, recently unveiled ... applications. , Not all microbes are created equal: some are easy to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 25, 2021 , ... Phlexglobal announced ... Planet Group, has selected Phlexglobal and its innovative regulatory SaaS software, PhlexSubmission, as ... a comprehensive review of five regulatory software companies, with the review team including ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... 25, 2021 , ... The 2021 Virtual Conference on Clinical Trial Supply-Europe ... More and more, clinical trial supply conferences are featuring speakers and forums that ... Asymmetrex’s founder and CEO, James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., presented a talk ...
(Date:3/23/2021)... ... March 23, 2021 , ... G-CON Manufacturing (G-CON), the ... by Matica Biotechnology (Matica Bio), a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) specializing ... the cleanroom build out for its new GMP production facility in College Station, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):