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JLABS @ NYC: Meet With…FundRx

10:30 AM — 1:00 PM

Zeshan Muhammedi, Gurdane Bhutani, and Autri Chattopadhyay of the FundRx team will give an overview presentation about their company’s key areas of interest.

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FundRx is a New York based venture capital firm that invests in high impact healthcare and life science startups. On February 8th, Zeshan Muhammedi, Gurdane Bhutani, and Autri Chattopadhyay of the FundRx team will be in attendance to give an overview presentation about their company’s key areas of interest and to meet 1-on-1 with companies that have been accepted after applying online.


FundRx believes deeply in supporting entrepreneurs, and has a community of hundreds of physicians, scientists, and industry advisors who are available to support, mentor, and co-invest into its portfolio companies. Learn more at


Within healthcare, FundRx is sector agnostic and looks at opportunities across the following industries: -Biotechnology
-Medical Devices
-Healthcare IT
-Healthcare Services






10:30 AM | Registration Opens and Networking
11:00 AM | Presentation and Q&A
12:00 PM | Networking Lunch
1:00-5:00 PM | One-on-One Meetings*
*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and been approved. Applications are due January 22, 2018.



Presentation & Lunch
$25 | General Public
$35 | At the door
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on February 7th (or sold out).



One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies
Companies must apply for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period will close on January 22nd, 2018. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance by January 31st, 2018. Acceptance of a one-on-one meeting is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.



New York Genome Center
101 Avenue of the Americas
(1st Floor Auditorium)
New York, NY 10013






Zeshan Muhammedi | CEO, FundRx


Mr. Muhammedi is a founder of FundRx and serves as its CEO.  Mr. Muhammedi  is a serial entrepreneur, having previously held senior management positions at four startup ventures. Most recently, he led business development efforts for AVARX, a healthcare M&A database and technology platform built by Torreya Partners, a leading boutique healthcare investment bank.

To learn more about Mr. Zeshan Muhammedi, click this link.




Gurdane Bhutani | Managing Partner, FundRx


Mr. Bhutani is a founder and Managing Partner at FundRx. Prior to FundRx, he worked in the New York office of Bain & Company as a consultant to clients across the private equity and technology industries. Previously, he worked in the public finance group at Morgan Stanley and at StartUpHealth.

To learn more about Mr. Gurdane Bhutani, click this link.




Autri Chattopadhyay | Director, FundRx


Mr. Chattopadhyay is a Director at FundRx. Previously, he was an associate in Huron’s Life Sciences Strategy practice (legacy Frankel Group) where he worked on a wide range of commercial projects for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

To learn more about Mr. Autri Chattopadhyay, click this link.





About the Meet With… Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by JLABS is to help start-up entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MedImmune Ventures, Mercury Fund, DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, NCI, NCATS, NINDS, Allegory Venture Partners, Clarus Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Astellas Venture Management, and OrbiMed.

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