NEXT VIRTUAL MEETING
October 22, 2020
Rana V. Gupta
Manager, Felsuma LLC
Director Faculty Entrepreneurship, Boston University
"Geckskin - a functional, sustainable &
high performance bio-inspired adhesive technology "
Rana Gupta is Director, Faculty Entrepreneurship at Boston University. In that role he is responsible to help researchers bring their ideas to market.
Mr. Gupta is also a Manager of Felsuma LLC, a company founded to commercialize a new mechanical adhesive platform technology, GECKSKIN, spun out of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Previously, Mr. Gupta was CEO of HistoRx, a cancer diagnostics company and a Yale spinout. He ran HistoRx for six years until selling the company to Novartis AG in September 2012. Previous to Histo Rx, Mr. was Managing Director at Navigator Technology Ventures (NTV). NTV was an early stage venture capital firm spun out of Draper Laboratory and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Concurrently, for the past ten years, Mr Gupta has been teaching at the Boston University Questrom School of Business's entrepreneurship program in the areas of entrepreneurship finance, strategy, innovation and technology development.
Additional experience includes other startup and entrepreneurial initiatives, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals in Beijing, China, and Arthur D. Little (consultancy) in their Cambridge, US and Bangalore, India offices.
Mr. Gupta holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University's Stern School of Business, and BA in Mathematics from Earlham College.
DATE: Thursday October 22, 2020
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