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Startup Cafe with John Flavin, Executive Director of Chicago Innovation Mentors and Serial Entrepreneur
Startup Cafe is an entrepreneur speaking series that shares experiences and wisdom of successful technology entrepreneurs that have a local connection with people working in the Research Park and community. John L. Flavin, MBA is the Managing Director, Flavin Ventures, LLC and Executive Director, Chicago Innovation Mentors, a consortium of Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory and iBIO Institute/Propel catalyzing university-based complex technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. John has led two successful NASDAQ IPOs, and has raised over $220 million in private and public funding with 20 years of experience in the life sciences field focused on entrepreneurial finance and operations. He currently manages a growing portfolio of companies that Flavin Ventures has formed or is co-developing with other venture firms in the life sciences arena.