The Healthtech VC podcast – From big pharma to biotech startups & investing

Hosted by Dr Fiona Pathiraja, Founder and Managing Partner of Crista Galli Ventures, The Healthtech VC podcast features conversations with ambitious startups, outstanding investors and visionary leaders in the healthtech space. 

Fiona recently spoke at the UKBAA’s Future Forward: Investing in Health Tech event, sharing her insights and perspectives on the opportunity for investing in healthtech. We are thrilled to share Fiona’s recent podcast with angel investor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Francis Crick Institute, Barbara Domayne-Hayman. Barbara was also part of our Future Forward: Investing in Health Tech event, so what better way to spotlight both Fiona and Barbara than to share this podcast episode with you. 

Episode Overview from The Healthtech VC:

From a PhD in chemistry to big pharma and biotech to startups and now investing, Barbara successfully navigates a portfolio career.

Today, she sits on the investment committees of the Cambridge Enterprise seed fund and Life Arc’s seed fund. She is also the entrepreneur in Residence at the Francis Crick Institute in London. She also runs the KQ Labs accelerator, helping data-driven scientists and health founders commercialise their ideas. Two of our portfolio companies, Mendelian and Charco Neurotech, have been through the KQ Labs programme.

An alumna of the London Business School Sloan programme, Barbara has fearlessly navigated multiple career transitions, from big pharma to biotech to startups and investing. Today, she is also an angel investor and a member of the Cambridge Angels angel investor network.

By UKBAA 21 Jun 2022