SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

INVESTING IN HEALTHCARE

Saturday, May 5th, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Hall A3

HEALTH TECH

The U.S. spent $2.6 trillion on healthcare in 2010; this is expected to double by 2020. Why so expensive? And why has healthcare been so resistant to the innovations that could bring costs down; why is it still so time-consuming and difficult to bring effective solutions to market? The creation of each new technology enables a tool, a therapy, or a diagnostic: a cell, a protein, even an app. But the process underneath isn’t just complex in the science and engineering of it, but in the go to market. a16z bio fund general partner Dr.Vijay Pande will be speaking on who the stakeholders are in this process. What’s the process from inception to approval to market, and how do go-to-market models differ? What should founders know at the beginning of each path?