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Capital Readiness

A 5-day program designed to prepare startups to raise capital

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Erika Dillard, Founder and CEO of PopCheck Technologies

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.

Get a glimpse inside the program

Eli Velasquez

Capital Advisor

Secure your spot for our Spring 2024 Cohort

  • Cohort Dates: March 25 - 29, 2024

    apply now

    Applications close February 2nd

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

December 2023 Investors in Residence

Taja Lester

Founder, Managing Partner, &
Board Chair of Health Equity Capital

Lebone Moses

CEO of Chisara Ventures

Roberto Rodriguez

Founder & General Partner of Sequential Ventures

Dan Sands

Managing Partner, Business Strategy & Growth for Factor 7 Medical

Anish Srivastava

Managing Partner of Telosity Ventures
& CEO of Vinaj


  • 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

Secure your spot for our Spring 2024 cohort

Apply now
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