War stories... Life Sciences Diamonds in the rough!

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 PM UTC

Join Startup Grind Kansas City for a conversation with Dr. Michael Weickert, Entrepreneur, Consultant, CEO, drug delivery innovator for a candid conversation about the battles of entrepreneurial startups and those diamonds in the rough that shine through. As CEO of Pacylex he has recently secured Series A funding and the company has it's first clinical study underway.

Virtual event
Fireside Chat

About this event

A fireside chat with Dr. Weickert, CEO Pacylex - an early-stage startup in life sciences. Pacylex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing a precision medicine solution for multiple common cancers. The work that Pacylex is doing is ground-breaking and because of that Dr. Weickert was recently named a CEO to watch by CIOViews, having just closed a Series A funding round and which will allow Pacylex to begin its first clinical study (press release)

With 29 years of experience in the biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical and drug delivery industries, Dr. Michael J. Weickert brings together thought leaders, strategic partners, and investors to develop and market trailblazing products that might otherwise go unnoticed. He has provided international executive leadership for both established and start-up companies. Dr. Weickert has written scores of business plans and the presentations that accompany them, and is an accomplished speaker who has presented at more than 60 national and international meetings, and has won top honors in judged competitions while presenting company stories to investors.

Join Startup Grind Kansas City to learn what it takes to go from business plan to execution, securing funding along the way and knowing when you have a 'Diamond in the rough'.

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  • Michael Weickert





Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC


8:00 PMFireside Chat begins
9:00 PMFireside Chat ends


  • Carolynn Santos

    InDivEquity Partners

    Chapter Director

  • Dakota Shade

    Volunteer, Social Media