Boomtown: Austin’s Next Startup Surge in Life Sciences

Friday, March 8, 2024
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The quiet chatter is now booming conversation. The investment and startup community is targeting the next big wave of innovation: life sciences. It is a term that encompasses a broad range of disciplines: biotechnology, biochemistry, genetics, cellular biology and more. Recent advances in AI and other technologies have supercharged these fields that will change our lives. Many of the newest and most exciting technologies come from Austin companies. Venture capital and industry have taken notice as they compete to identify the most promising opportunities, particularly through collaborations with UT and the Dell Medical School.

Sponsored by


Jim Breyer

Founder/CEO, Breyer Capital

Thomas Cahill

Founder and Managing Partner, Newpath Partners, L.P.

Andre Esteva

Founder/CEO, ArteraAI

Claudia Lucchinetti

Dean, Dell Medical School/SVP for Medical Affairs, UT Austin


Jay Hartzell

President, UT Austin