Session 4 – Cross Border Investments
Date: 25 July (Thursday) 14:00 – 17:40 Venue: 3F, Bldg. A, CTBC Financial Park, Ballroom A
Jerome Shen was the President and co-founder of Allgenesis Biotherapeutics Inc., a new drug development company addressing the unmet medical needs in the ophthalmology areas since 2014. Before Allgenesis, he was the executive of the venture capital firms in Cheng Xin Ventures and Xinchen Ventures for 20 year years, focusing on investment in the life science and biotech/pharmaceutical industry. He has intensive and extensively working experiences with bio-scientific entrepreneurs in the startup businesses to help them grow the corpotatess' value.
In addition to the venture capital businesses, he also took the lead in several biotech start-ups, responsible for corporate development and strategic initiatives and planning. Dr. Shen was the Secretary-General of Taiwan Biotech Association, a non-profit organization, from 2005 to 2008. The mission of Taiwan Biotech Association was to provide services to the industry members in business development, human resources, and training programs.
He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.