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MDG PitchFest 2020 - Tuesday March 3
Learn to Pitch like a Pro from
Experienced Innovators and Investors

Watch Them Sharpen Their Pitch Before Seeking Funding

Each medical device startup entrepreneur will present
the company’s value propositions and fundraising efforts to an expert panel.

Following each presentation, the panel will discuss each company’s funding efforts and provide guidance to help it sharpen its plan.

The presenting company entrepreneurs are seeking
capital in the form of Seed or Series A funding.

There will be an audience Q&A session after the presentations.

Special Location

Draper Auditorium
Hill Bldg, 1 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA


A select group of four entrepreneurs with a medical device ready to go for a round of funding will give their pitch to a panel of experts who has been formed to help them succeed. 

Rick Williams - PANEL MODERATOR 
Rick is a nationally published thought leader with a breadth of experience as an executive and board director for technology companies, including medical technology, software, and financial services.
Joining Rick on the panel will be David Fogel of Mass Medical Angels and Swifton CFOs, John Hession of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC and Bill Reynolds of Argenta Advisors


Event Sponsors


Feb 5
Neurological Diagnosis and Repair

Technological Advances and Opportunities in Treatment of the Brain, Mind and Nerves
Thank you for
Joining Us
for a discussion on the ongoing challenge
of nerve repair.
Mirret El-Hagrassy, MD
was the Moderator for our panel, who presented the science behind some of these advances, along with successful businesses resulting in this developing arena.
Ivica (Ivan) Ducic, MD, PhD
Until recently, the mainstay of nerve tissue repair was simply uniting the injured or cut ends of the damaged nerves. This is an ongoing challenge with uncertain outcome, prolonged recovery, and suboptimal function.
Bill Edelman
Bill provided an overview of ESStim™ and highlight clinical results in target patient populations and discuss commercial implementation strategies.
Leon Morales-Quezada, MD, PhD
Dr. Morales-Quezada presented the principles behind noninvasive brain stimulation, and current applications for neurological rehabilitation. He discussed the technology development and the future of combined therapeutics with pharmacological and technology-driven interventions for neuromodulation.

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March 3

Funding Your Medical Startup

March 25

Identifying Unmet Needs:
The Rise of Open Source
and DIY Medical Devices

MDG Welcomes our
New Sponsorship Chair

Tracey Dodenhoff

Tracey has a long
dedication to entrepreneurism, medical devices, the device industries, and the basic science and technology which impacts medicine. Please welcome our outstanding new Chair of Sponsorship.

MDG Boston is seeking support for its Regis College Projection Screen Fund

Details and Donation Link Here


Our New Annual Sponsors

Regis College offers Strategic Partnerships with corporations to extend the benefits of a Regis graduate and doctoral education to a diverse group of working professionals. Benefits include discounted tuition, flexible program formats and more.


Peter Madras, MD, President MDG, Provides his Perspective


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MDG Program Central

2nd Monday,
5:30 - 8PM

Will be Call-In Only
This Month


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MDG Board Meeting

Thurs, 2/27/2020


Boston Engineering


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Iris Stammberger, MDG Board Member, received a WEST Award on Jan 25th.
Iris was honored at WEST’s 10th annual giving back award event in the category of “WEST SUPPORTER”. At WEST Iris has been facilitating workshops on operational excellence and lean management where participants learn how to improve work outcomes using behavioral science and scientific management principles.

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