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Capital Readiness

Preparing startups for their first sophisticated fundraise from institutional investors

Capital Readiness Program

About the Capital Readiness Program

This 5-day intensive program is designed to prepare medtech, digital health, and healthcare technology startups planning to raise their first round from institutional investors.

An immersive program with actionable outcomes

The Capital Readiness Program equips founders with the know-how to create a capital ready due diligence deal room, helps navigate sophisticated investor and partner capital related inquiry and due diligence processes, and provides direct feedback from industry-relevant investors.

Reserve your spot for our December 2024 Cohort!

Apply Now

Get a glimpse inside the program

Eli Velasquez

Capital Advisor

Upcoming Capital Readiness Cohorts:

What to expect

day one

Capital readiness & deal room requirements

day two

Regulatory review & capital planning

day three

Corporate legal review & intellectual property status

day four

Valuations, vesting & capitalization tables

day five

Mock board meeting & 12 month fundraising plan with milestones

Meet Your Investors-In-Residence

June 2024 Cohort

Dan Sands

Managing Partner, Business Strategy
& Growth
Factor 7 Medical

Anish Srivastava

Senior Program Investor
Telosity Ventures

Julien Pham

Founder and Managing Partner
3CC | Third Culture Capital

Kim Frazier

Executive Director, EC Angels
Entrepreneurs' Center


  • Medtech, digital health, or healthcare technology companies who have raised at least $500k (others may be considered) and seeking to raise $1M - 5M in institutional investment within the next year
  • Able to be on site and engaged for an intensive, one week program​
  • A market need with clear understanding of how the startup will be feasible, impactful, and scalable

The Science Center strongly encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to our diversity initiatives, broadly defined, including of groups that have been historically underrepresented in high-growth entrepreneurship and venture investment.​​

The Science Center has a preference for companies located in the region or looking to establish a presence in Greater Philadelphia.

A glimpse inside the program

Program Partners

Vet your concepts with due diligence partners such as:

Capital Readiness Alumni

Be Capital Ready

Apply now to reserve your spot for the December 2024 Cohort!

Apply now
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