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WIB Entrepreneur Center Presents April Founders Forum – From Idea to Formation

April 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our April Founders Forum, From Idea to Formation, with guest speaker Snell & Wilmer attorney Sarah Hibbard. Sarah will discuss choosing an entity structure for your startup and the steps you should consider taking to start your new business. She will also share tips on preparing for corporate due diligence while securing financing for your new business.

Speaker Bio

Sarah Hibbard

Sarah Hibbard, Corporate Attorney in Life Sciences & Technology at Snell & Wilmer

Attorney and former in-house general counsel, Sarah Hibbard, helps technology, life sciences, and digital health companies create a strong legal foundation and position themselves for growth on the journey from research to commercial success, drawing on in-house start-up and multibillion-dollar company experience. Her focus includes general corporate governance, private debt and equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as structuring and negotiating intellectual property and commercial transactions such as licensing and tech transfers, collaborations, pre-clinical and clinical research, research and development activities, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Sarah was general counsel for a San Diego-based biotechnology company operating in the oncology space. Her experience includes biotech, medical device, and aesthetics, as well as hardware and XaaS technologie.


April 3, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm