Start-up Assistance

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

Next available dates:

 July 17th (limited availability), August 7th, and August 21st 

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


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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