Start-up Assistance

Request a free consult today! Fill out this brief Start-Up Assistance Request Form HERE

We offer pro-bono consultation services to life science companies to help develop the Washington life science entrepreneurial community. Our Start-Up Assistance program can help provide advice related to:

  • company formation and start-up business basics
  • business plans
  • pitch development and practice
  • sources of dilutive and non-dilutive funding
  • regulatory and reimbursement strategies
  • business operations
  • company management
  • sales and marketing strategy

Our Start-up Assistance program also serves as the introductory meeting to apply for our WIN Mentoring Program.

Want to learn more? Please contact Laura Sconyers at

Next Available dates: March 27 and April 3 

Chris Porter, PhD, our Medical Technology and Biotechnology Consultant, has over 40 years of experience in the medical device and biotech industry in both major corporations (3M, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer) and early stage medical companies. He is a serial entrepreneur with 42 patents and he has been influential in introducing over 35 medical products.


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