Venture Capital Office Hours with Connecticut Innovations
Yale entrepreneurs are invited to bounce ideas off Dr. Margaret Cartiera, a venture capital investment representative from Connecticut Innovations. Margaret will be hosting office hours on the Yale campus, at both the Medical School and Central Campus, and welcomes venture ideas from all industry areas at any stage of development. Interested faculty, postdocs, or students can contact Margaret directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office Hours Schedule
Dec 16, 1-4 pm, OCR 433 Temple
Margaret Cartiera, Ph.D.
Margaret is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, structuring new investments and monitoring portfolio companies for Connecticut Innovations. She is formally trained as a biomedical engineer and has expertise in regulatory affairs, competitive intelligence, market research and operational management. Margaret is a board observer for Skystream and Precipio and manages the Pattern Genomics and Ancera Pre-Seed Fund investments.
She has over 10 years of experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech fields, having worked for companies both large and small, such as Siemens Medical Systems and Carigent Therapeutics. Margaret has held various leadership positions and has been a trusted adviser and consultant to startup companies and venture capital firms. She is a board observer for CyVek.
She earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Yale University, investigating polymer drug delivery systems; a master of science from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on entrepreneurial development; and a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.