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Jessica Torres

Jessica is a Marketing & Web Content Manager in the marketing department at BIO. She keeps all the content for the business development conference event web pages up-to-date, optimizes email marketing campaigns to increase open and click-through rates, and leverages emerging social media tools to increase engagement among attendees at industry conferences and events. After a long day of marketing and social media strategy, she goes home and blogs about marketing and social media strategy on her personal website, and on Twitter.

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Congratulations to the 2015 Buzz of BIO at the BIO Investor Forum Winners!

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BIO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 BIO Investor Forum Buzz of BIO contest, which recognizes highly innovative companies in the biotech sector. Taking place October 20-21, 2015 at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California, the 14th Annual BIO Investor Forum will focus on investment opportunities for early stage and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. “This year’s Buzz of BIO winners exemplify the diversity of companies and Read More >

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Opportunities for VC Funding Abound in San Francisco

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If you’re an emerging biotech company looking for your first round of funding, the BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco may be your best bet to connect with the right investors. Small biotech startups are finding massive success in the Bay Area as venture capitalists turn their gaze from social networking and tech companies towards the biotechnology industry. Investors are realizing that the rewards for supporting early stage biotechs are potentially greater than for supporting Read More >

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Joint U.S.-Brazil Communique Demonstrates Commitment to Collaboration

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In June, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met with President Barack Obama to reaffirm their commitment to strengthening traditional ties, expand trade, and investment cooperation by issuing a Joint Communique which recognizes the work sharing potential of each country. This important milestone in U.S.-Brazilian diplomatic relations underscores the importance of supporting bilateral biofuels and biomedicine innovation by eliminating obstacles to the growth of investment, research and innovation. BIO invites you to learn more about the effect Read More >

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Watch-Out Tech Industry, Biotech is on the Rise in San Francisco

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When thinking about the industries that make up San Francisco’s vibrant economy, biopharma is often overshadowed by the Bay Area’s reputation as a tech hotspot. But in reality, health care outpaced the tech sector in 2014 by generating over $28 billion in economic activity and employing over 20% of San Francisco workers. The Bay Area is a hub of innovation for growing biotechs looking to connect with the right investors, which is why BIO chose Read More >

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Congrats to the 2015 Buzz of BIO Winners!


We’re very pleased to announce the winners for the 2015 Buzz of BIO contest of the BIO International Convention. You voted for your favorites, and it was a tight, interesting race! Remember, you can still apply to present at the BIO International Convention. Presenting companies received 118% MORE partnering meetings at BIO 2014 than non-presenting companies, on average. Learn more and apply here. We’re pleased to introduce you to our winners: Pipelines of Promise Vascular BioSciences Read More >

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