Event Address

New York Genome Center
101 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10013
United States

The Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) Meet with… Series helps life sciences entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners including corporate venture, VC's, Angels and other investment entities.


Versant Ventures Partner Carlo Rizzuto will present an overview of the firm and investment strategy.  Following the presentation, Dr. Rizzuto will meet 1-on-1 with companies that have been accepted after applying online.

Versant Ventures is a leading healthcare investment firm committed to helping exceptional entrepreneurs build the next generation of great companies. The firm’s emphasis is on biotechnology companies that are discovering and developing novel therapeutics. With $2.4 billion under management and offices in the U.S., Canada and Europe, Versant has built a team with deep investment, operating and clinical expertise that enables a hands-on approach to company building. Since the firm’s founding in 1999, more than 70 Versant companies have achieved successful acquisitions or IPOs. For more information, please visit www.versantventures.com.



  • 10:30 AM | Registration Opens
  • 11 AM | Presentation and Q&A
  • 11:45 AM | Networking and Lunch
  • 1-5 PM | One-on-one Meetings*


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*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and been approved. Applications are due September 20, 2018.


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