Sustaining Western PA’s Life Sciences Economy

Supporting promising innovations in:

BIOTECHNOLOGY TOOLS

IMPROVE BIOTECH AND PHARMA DISCOVERY

EARLY AND FOLLOW-UP FUNDING
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DIAGNOSTICS

EXPLORE NATURE OF MEDICAL CONDITIONS

FUELING START-UP VENTURES
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HEALTHCARE IT

OPTIMIZING DATA ACQUISITION, STORAGE AND USE

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS
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MEDICAL DEVICES

CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT INSTRUMENTS TO TREAT AND CURE

ARRANGING INVESTOR INTRODUCTIONS
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THERAPEUTICS

BIOLOGICS AND CHEMICALS FOR THERAPEUTIC ACTION

TARGETED PRODUCT/SERVICES CONCENTRATIONS
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Where Breakthrough Ideas Realize Full Potential

Proven strategies for companies at every stage:

SEED

A JUST-CONCEIVED OR NEWLY FORMED COMPANY

CORE PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVICE
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EARLY STAGE

COMPANY WITH CORE MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT

POSITIVE CASH FLOW
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GROWTH

RECEIVED FINANCING AND GENERATING REVENUE

MARKET, PRODUCT, AND WORKFORCE EXPANSION
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MATURITY

PROFITABLE AND PUSHING FOR ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NEXT GENERATION AND GLOBAL MARKET SERVICES
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We All Know What’s in a Number

Since beginning operations in 2002 PLSG has generated:

$20M

TOTAL IN COMMITTED INVESTMENTS

SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
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180

INVESTMENTS IN 74 COMPANIES

CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMS
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Over
$900M

LEVERAGED ADDITIONAL CAPITAL FOR OUR REGION

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION
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$8.1M

FOR LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES THROUGH PLSG ACCELERATOR FUND

CAPITAL ACCELERATION
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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse CEO reports increased investments in first quarter 2014


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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse CEO John Manzetti reports increased investments in first...

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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse reports increased activity during first quarter 2014.

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Carmell Innovation Showcase Winner at ACA 2014 Summit

Alan West wins the judges award for the best life sciences presentation for his delivery of his vision and company direction for Carmell Therapeutics. Carmell is completing a clinic trial in South Africa or their REPAIR TM "bone putty" product, and will be first entering the market in Europe. Carmell is developing products that safely promote bone growth and soft tissue healing while naturally reducing infections and complications.

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Facebook IconApril 10, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Client Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse featured in today's Pittsburgh Business Times. http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/techflash/2014/04/plsg-says-1q-investments-rose.html

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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse reports increased activity during first quarter 2014.

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Facebook IconApril 5, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Business Briefs: PLSG managing member announces $265K closings

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/04/05/Business-Briefs-143/stories/201404050019

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Business Briefs: PLSG managing member announces $265K closings

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PLSG managing member announces $265K closings South Side-based life sciences investment firm Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, managing member of the PLSG Accelerator Fund, announced that during the first quarter of the fiscal year it has seen more than $265,000 in closings from portfolio compani...

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Top 5: Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, Innovation Works investment recipients

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This week, the Pittsburgh Business Times ranked the largest Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, Innovation Works investment recipients.

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Facebook IconApril 5, 2014 at 11:56 pm

Cognition Therapeutics raises $6M from angel groups, private investors.

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2014/04/03/cognition-therapeutics-raises-6m-from-angel-groups.html?surround=etf&ana=e_article

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Cognition Therapeutics, Pittsburgh-based life sciences firm focused on treating Alzheimer's...

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Cognition Therapeutics Inc. has a $10 million goal. The company focuses on developing treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Jean Peters So proud of Cognition Rx and CSO Susan Catalano!

April 6, 2014 at 1:34 am

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Facebook IconApril 2, 2014 at 5:32 pm

Angel Investing Up In Region Including Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Business Times.



http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/financial-district/2014/03/angel-investing-up-in-region-including-pittsburgh.html

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Mid-Atlantic heats up for angel group deals, dollars, according to Halo Report from Angel...

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Investments by angel groups were up nationwide last year, and in Mid-Atlantic region.

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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Executive Discuss Top Concern - Pittsburgh Business Times


http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2014/03/21/life-sciences-executives-discuss-top-concerns.html

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Pittsburgh life sciences executives discuss top concerns - Pittsburgh Business Times

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The alliance will allow Pittsburgh companies to connect with venture capital firms throughout the country and bring more life science opportunities to the region.

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Facebook IconMarch 20, 2014 at 3:13 pm

Medrobotics Corporation Receives CE Mark for the Flex System


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Medrobotics® Corporation Receives CE Mark for the Flex® System

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RAYNHAM, Mass., Mar 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Medrobotics Corp., a medical robotics company, announced today that the Company received the CE mark for the Flex® System and will initiate a limited commercial launch of the product in select European markets. "The Flex® System is the first robot-assi...

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March 20, 2014 at 2:26 pm
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Facebook IconMarch 6, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Pittsburgh's PHRQL takes nutrition to the grocery store.


http://www.keystoneedge.com/innovationnews/PHRQL030614.aspx

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Pittsburgh's PHRQL takes nutrition to the grocery store

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PHRQL ("freckle") a Pittsburgh startup, is growing thanks to software that makes it easier for grocery stores to offer on-site nutritional counseling.

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Facebook IconFebruary 24, 2014 at 3:14 pm

South Side incubator boasts huge success rate
#CogRx

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/5110783-74/incubator-companies-pittsburgh#axzz2uFikEaLS

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South Side incubator boasts huge success rate

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Not every company spawned by so-called 'business incubators' makes it. But four out of five have that were started by the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse ...

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2014 at 3:53 pm

Treatspace announces Release 2.4.0. This provides key features that power the world’s most innovative enterprise health network.



https://treatspace.treatspace.com/blog/secure-messaging-appointment-requests-and-mobile

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Treatspace

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Treatspace is a health care practice and organization in Pittsburgh PA. Their locations: Carnegie Mellon, and Alphalab.

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Facebook IconFebruary 14, 2014 at 7:58 pm

Your American Story radio, Raja welcomes a pair of local business leaders onto the show to discuss the contributions they’re making to improving the overall climate for businesses, both large and small, in Western Pennsylvania.



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Episode 47 (Featuring Don Charlton & John Manzetti)

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On this edition of Your American Story radio, Raja welcomes a pair of local business leaders onto the show to discuss the contributions they're making to improving the overall climate for businesses, both large and small, in Western Pennsylvania. -When a person typically thinks about a greenhouse,

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Facebook IconFebruary 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm

R&D Credits Valuable. Letter to the Tribune Review from John Manzetti.

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R&D credits valuable

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Trib readers might be interested to know that in addition to the Keystone Innovation Zone tax credit program described in Melissa Daniels' news story '202 ...

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Facebook IconJanuary 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Reaches $20 Million Milestone In Investments.

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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Reaches $20 Million Milestone In Investments. 2014 Kicks Off with New Investment and Commitment to Unlocking Full Potential of Region's Life Sciences Companies.

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Facebook IconJanuary 30, 2014 at 8:00 pm

John Manzetti interviewed by KDKA Joe Delano, The Sunday Business Page.


http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/the-sunday-business-page/

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Facebook IconJanuary 20, 2014 at 9:04 pm

PLSG CEO Manzetti contemplating second fund.

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/financial-district/2014/01/plsg-ceo-contemplating-second-fund.html

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PLSG CEO Manzetti contemplating second fund - Pittsburgh Business Times

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I caught up with Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse President and CEO John Manzetti over the MoneyTree Report’s breakout stats on capital invested in Pittsburgh-area companies last year.

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Facebook IconDecember 25, 2013 at 2:49 pm

CogRX in Pittsburgh is on its way to developing a therapeutic to not only stop the progression of this disease but potentially reverse it. Reach out to the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse for more information on this amazing company!

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Facebook IconDecember 18, 2013 at 3:33 pm

WQED Pittsburgh Innovators Project - Cognition Therapeutics

WQED Pittsburgh, The WQED Pittsburgh Innovators Project

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Cognition Therapeutics | WQED Pittsburgh Innovators Project

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Following this, Dr. Catalano joined Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and led the team that discovered the Aurora kinase inhibitor R763, licensed to Serono for $135M in 2005.

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Facebook IconDecember 9, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Dennis Yablonsky honored by W&J as one of two Entrepreneur of Year Award.

http://www.observer-reporter.com/article/20131117/NEWS08/131119395#.UqXhc_RDvzj

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W&J to honor 2 with Entrepreneur of Year Award

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Washington & Jefferson College will honor David A. Ross, president and co-founder of Atlantic Realty Companies, and Dennis Yablonsky, chief executive officer of the Allegheny Conference, as Entrepreneurs of the Year at its 27th annual Entrepreneurial Leadership Dinner Thursday at the Duquesne Club i...

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Facebook IconDecember 9, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Cernostics raises $1.4M in Series B funding.

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/techflash/2013/12/cernostics-raises-1m-in-series-b.html

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Cernostics raises $1.4M in Series B funding - Pittsburgh Business Times

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A Pittsburgh-based life sciences company has raised $1.4 million in Series B funding for its work on a next-generation cancer diagnostic tool.

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Facebook IconNovember 18, 2013 at 3:31 pm

CMU launches a record 36 companies in 2013


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CMU launches a record 36 companies in 2013 - Pittsburgh Business Times

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At an event Wednesday, Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh announced a record 36 new startup companies were launched by the university this year.

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Facebook IconNovember 18, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Pitt plans new innovation institute

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/innovation/2013/11/pitt-plans-new-innovation-institute.html

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Pitt plans new innovation institute - Pittsburgh Business Times

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The University of Pittsburgh announced Thursday it is launching a new Innovation Institute, which aims to advance entrepreneurship, commercialization and economic development at the university.