Q. Does QB3 take equity in startups participating in the Summits?
Q. Will my pitch at the Summit be seen only by investors?
A. Investors and potential industry partners (from large companies). No other entrepreneurs will be present while you pitch.
Q. What funding stage does my company have to be at to apply?
A. Companies looking for early-stage through Series A funding are welcome.
Q. My startup is not a UC spinoff. Can we still participate?
A. Yes, we welcome California startups of all origins.
Q. Can startups from outside California take part?
A. If your company has at least one C-level employee in California, you are eligible to take part.
Q. I'm an investor and I want to be involved but I can't attend the Summit itself. Can I still join the program?
A. Yes, you will still have access to all the information about selected startups through the online platform.
Q. I'm an entrepreneur and I want to apply but I can't make one of the dates. Can we still participate?
A. Unfortunately not; we need entrepreneurs to be here in person on all dates.
Q. What's the difference between the Medtech Track of the QB3 Life Science Pitch Summit and the 2017 Rosenman Innovators?
A. They are the same. On June 21, 2017, the 10 startups selected for the Medtech Track will present to a private group of investors and partners in the morning, and to a public audience at the annual Rosenman Symposium in the afternoon. The 10 startups are eligible to be chosen to receive a wide range of in-kind services such as design support and time in the animal lab.