The goal of a startup company is to provide a financial return for investors. Investors use an entrepreneur’s previous success as a surrogate that they possess the right skills and relationships to achieve an exit. With the majority of startups failing, what do these people know that the rest of us don’t?

Innovation, Commercialization, and Start-Ups in Life Sciences details the methodologies necessary to create a successful life sciences start-up from initiation to exit.  Investors gain an appreciation for the necessary data, partnership, processes to be acquired and the constituencies that must be satisfied to realize their hopes for return.