Founding CEO for MetaPower

Posted: 1/7/2019

Location: Silicon Valley, Seattle, San Diego (alternative locations depend on candidate)

The successful candidate will lead a startup company and commercialize a unique proprietary metamaterials-based power beaming technology aimed at delivering high levels of power directly where it is needed. Market opportunities are varied; spanning battery-free drones, remote energy-charging, indoor wireless power sources, or surveillance. The successful candidate will refine the scope, develop a plan and direct the business toward a chosen market sector. With the advantage of significant capital already invested in building a working prototype system and a small team of engineers already working on this project, the successful founding CEO will lead the commercialization of this technology as an independent company. Armed with strong intellectual property and working capital, this opportunity provides the foundation for a successful independent company.

The successful candidate will have experience transitioning promising, in-development technology to the market space. The candidate should have a sufficient technical background to engage with the team on development and commercialization issues, and ideally should have experience in creating go-to-market strategies that access commercial and government customer segments. With the strong support and investor network available to ISF Incubator, the CEO candidate will be responsible for raising the initial funding round (Series A) for MetaPower, and successfully spinning it out as an independent company.

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Interested? Please send your resume to hantoniadis@intven.com.

 

Founding CEO for Lactive, Inc

Posted: 3/7/2019

Location: Silicon Valley, Seattle, San Diego (alternative locations depend on candidate)

The company will develop a smart breastfeeding monitor that will measure milk supply from the mother and the level of infant’s milk consumption. The technology is based on proprietary methods that monitors real-time changes in breast volume. The monitoring system is also integrated with a crowd sourcing software application that is designed to link mothers sharing the same experience. The prototype is currently under development in partnership with Washington State University for technical development and data analysis.
Founding CEO will lead the spin-out and commercialization of this technology as an independent company. The company will be provided with strong intellectual property, working capital, and a sensor prototype already under development. The CEO will be responsible for building out the management team, laying out the business strategy and successfully securing venture funding.
5+ years of experience in commercializing technologies in software and/or hardware space. Experience with e-commerce sales and marketing in the maternity field is preferred. Proven record of commercializing technologies in maternity market is a bonus.
Experience at a startup and successful track record in new business formation, early customer adoption and new product introduction is required.
An aptitude to raise venture capital.
Demonstrated experience in business development, particularly in a new category. Product creation is a key requirement.
A can-do attitude and a willingness to “roll-up the sleeves” to get things done.
International commercial experience is preferable and a willingness to travel.

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Interested? Please send your resume to vhrechka@intven.com.

 

Founding CEO for Kota Biotherapeutics

Posted: 4/26/2019

Location: Seattle, Silicon Valley, San Diego, Boston, New York (alternative locations depend on candidate)

The successful candidate will lead a first of its kind, newly formed biotech startup company based on proprietary engineered B cell immunotherapy technology. The technology has the potential to treat cancer, infectious diseases, and autoimmune disorders. The successful founding CEO will lead the fundraising and product development of this technology as an independent company. Armed with strong intellectual property, working capital, and early prototype work completed already, this opportunity provides the foundation for a successful independent company. The successful candidate will be responsible for ultimately building out the management team and business strategy.

5+ years’ experience as a CEO in the biotech area. Proven experience in the formation and building of biotech companies. Experience in preclinical and clinical drug development, and the FDA regulatory environment is required. Knowledge of current therapies in cancer, infectious disease and autoimmune disorders is preferred. Knowledge of the field of immunology is a bonus.
Experience at a startup and demonstrated record in new business formation, new sector creation, early customer adoption success, and successful new product introduction is required.
Demonstrated ability to raise capital from private equity (e.g. venture capital), with knowledge of value creation inflection points.
Demonstrated ability to recruit a management team and create a collaborative culture. Experience in biotech business development, particularly in new product category, product creation is a bonus.
A can-do attitude and a willingness to “roll-up the sleeves” to get things done.
International commercial experience is preferable and a willingness to travel.

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Interested? Please send your resume to hantoniadis@intven.com.