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Ann Arbor Spark

NEF Panel: How to Impress Investors with Your Business Plan Financials

Thursday, April 15 2021 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm

New Enterprise Forum invites you to join the NEF April Forum online, followed by a virtual networking event with forum attendees.

Panel: How to Impress Investors With Your Business Plan Financials

Moderator: Jack Miner, CIO, TEDCO
At TEDCO, Jack stewards diligence and investment processes, leads the Builder, Seed and Maryland Venture Funds and investment portfolios to maximize the financial return, and ensures a lasting impact for the State of Maryland. Jack recently spearheaded 20Fathom’s HealthSpark in Traverse City, Michigan to engage provider, payor, and patient organizations to provide support for rural healthcare and this underserved patient population.


Jeffrey Basch: co-founder and CFO, Fifth Eye Inc.
Jeff co-founded Fifth Eye, an Ann Arbor venture funded company that develops intuitive real-time clinical analytics to improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital costs.

John Freshley: president, Fresh Venture Development & co-founder, Bioscience Navigators
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, John Freshley is a high-energy entrepreneur, company builder and leader that has founded, launched, and/or led 10 early-stage life science companies over the past two decades.

Mike Klein: CEO, Genomenon, Inc.
Mike is the CEO of Genomenon, an Ann Arbor venture funded company, commercializing a genomic search engine that leverages Artificial Intelligence to organize the world’s genomic knowledge and put it at the fingertips of clinicians to diagnose patients suffering from rare diseases and cancer, and researchers to create precision medicine targeted at these diseases.

Alumni Presentation
A showcase presenter from the past is invited to return to present an update on their business and share lessons learned.

Eran Bashan, PhD is CEO and chairman of Hygieia. Hygieia’s d-Nav® Program was created to improve and simplify insulin treatment to make a difference and help more people who are on insulin therapy succeed. The d-Nav® program uses an FDA-cleared app to identify glucose patterns and automatically recommend an insulin dose each time the patient injects. Eran has over 20 years experience in leadership, execution, research, innovation, and team building. He co-founded Hygieia in 2008 and demonstrated his ability to bring products from ideation to commercialization.

At the conclusion of the Forum, stick around and network with your fellow attendees over Zoom. We will break out into smaller groups so that you can rub virtual elbows with the movers and shakers of Ann Arbor’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Featured Stakeholder: Detroit Development Fund