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The challenge of financing today's Midwest life science companies

In our world of Midwest life sciences, one of the most difficult issues has been achieving funding to successfully propel companies along a pathway to commercial launch of products and some kind of positive cash flow.

There are now 48 Midwest VC groups in 16 states with combined capital of $2 billion under management that are affiliated with the ever-......

Full article >>> al syndication takes place. Deal syndication means that theres usually at least one or two lead funds on a deal that help bring in two or more VCs. A recent example of Midwest deal syndication is the successful financing round of Missouri-based biotech company Kereos, which raised $20 million.

So where does that leave an early stage company? There a couple avenues aside from seeking V......

Full article >>> n some creative efforts undertaken in this area in a number of states (particularly in Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin). The problem is that most of these efforts are limited to $200,000 or less. While TIF financing can be higher than this amount, it usually involves some kind of multimillion-dollar construction effort and is usually city-centric.

Another source of biotech funding: Pa......

Full article >>> I>net present value (NPV) calculation of the profit streams to look at how much money is going to the innovator company and the partner company. The earlier the stage of development of the companys product, the lesser share the innovator company will pick up.

The closer the product is to the market, the more the innovator companys share of NPV profits increases.



Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 10/17/05


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