This is the Confidentiality Disclosure Agreement Form (CDA) for Phase 0 of the VA BEACH BIO INNOVATION Startup Challenge. Each member of your team, including the team leader, should fill out and submit a CDA form for this challenge.
All team member CDAs must be submitted before your team can be accepted into the challenge. Additional members can be added throughout the challenge via this form.
Saving and Editing your CDA: You must answer all of the required questions (marked by and asterisk*) before submitting and saving your CDA. Once submitted, your form will be saved, and JotForm will send you an email confirming the submission along with an edit link for you to return to your form.
Please email the challenge admin at Jonathan@thecenterforadvancinginnovation.org for any questions or concerns
Team Member Definitions:
Core Team Member: a person who is accountable for deliverables.
Mentor: a person who has domain experience and will actively work with the team on a daily basis as the team needs.
Advisor: a person with domain expertise and provides Q&A sessions for teams.
Collaborator: an entity that can improve a team's probability of success in this challenge; includes seed funders and services firms, e.g., Clinical Research Outsourcers, law firms, etc.
Disciplines: Teams must be cross-functional, representing business, medical, legal and entrepreneurial disciplines. It also may be useful for teams to have computer science and/or engineering expertise, depending on selected inventions.
Background: Teams may consist of members from various backgrounds and organizations.
Team Size: As large as the team leader decides; minimum of 2.
Age: No restrictions on age; participants under the age of 18 are required to sign a waiver.
Recommended Team Member: Seasoned entrepreneur, who has founded a Life Sciences, biomedical and/or health IT company; raised dilutive and non-dilutive capital for that company and have exited either successfully or unsuccessfully. We prefer entrepreneurs that have tenure of at least five years (a minimum of three years) in a start-up and also have had corporate experience
We also recommend that you include collaborators, mentors and advisors on your team; however, they are not mandatory