SOURCE: OneMedPlace

OneMedPlace

April 22, 2010 14:11 ET

OneMedPlace Announces "2010 New York OneMedForum" Finance Conference for Private and Public (Microcap) Medtech, Biotech and Health Information Companies

Save the Date: June 29-30, Roosevelt Hotel, New York City

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) -  OneMedPlace announced today that its "2010 New York OneMedForum" finance conference will be held June 29-30, 2010, at New York's historic Roosevelt Hotel. The goal of "2010 New York OneMedForum" is to connect private and public (microcap) medtech, biotech and health information companies with a global group of active healthcare investors. Companies that are invited to present at the conference will be those with accomplished management teams, strong investor support, breakthrough technologies built on strong science, strong IP portfolios and partnerships with leading academic institutions.

The event will kick-off with a welcoming reception on Tuesday evening, June 29th, as well as a closing reception on Wednesday evening, June 30th. More than 100 companies are expected to present. There will be separate tracks for public and private companies in each of the following areas: "Medical Devices and Diagnostics," "Biotech and Therapeutics" and "Health Information."

"We are excited to take the concept that has been very successful in San Francisco and bring it to our home market of New York," said OneMedPlace Founder and CEO Brett Johnson. "New York is the global capital of finance and media, and it has an increasing focus on the life sciences. Inviting the most promising emerging companies to connect with New York's financial and media communities can help these emerging companies access the capital and visibility they need to be successful. A key focus is to attract investors from European financial centers, and we have formed a partnership with Gershon Capital, an investment firm based in Geneva, to help anchor this effort."

"We are pleased to be a major sponsor of this very special event because it will serve the urgent need of introducing promising emerging companies to active healthcare investors both in the U.S. and Europe," said Justin Schreiber, Partner, Gershon Capital, an investment firm that provides advisory services and capital raising solutions for emerging healthcare and life science companies. 

"2010 New York OneMedForum" Advisory Board Members include: Darren Black, SV Life Sciences; Bill Brennan, Brennan Investment Partners; James Cha, Trevi Ventures; Jonathan Cope, Lincoln Park Financial; Teo Forcht Dagi, HLM Venture Partners; David Gould, Merlin Nexus; Anne DeGheest, MedStars Capital; Eugene de Juan, Forsight Labs; Stacey Feld, Physic Ventures; David Gershon, Gershon Capital; Jonathan Korngold, General Atlantic; Charles Lawrence, The Chasson Group; Ira Leiderman, Long Trail Advisors; Michael Liang, Baird Venture Partners; Art Margulis, Cognitive Capital; Peter Nordberg, Nordberg Capital; Jeff Ramson, ProActive Capital Group; Salvatore Saraceno, Griffin Securities; Josh Scheinfeld, Lincoln Park Capital; Tim Shannon, Canaan Partners; Ronald Trahan, Ronald Trahan Associates Inc.; Christopher Velis, Medical Capital Group; and Caleb Winder, Excel Venture Management.

For further information about "2010 New York OneMedForum", contact Cemile ("Gem") Gokmen at 212-734-1008 or cgokmen@onemedplace.com.

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