The West was won by innovators, investors, and prospectors

who understood  the value of discovery

and accepted the challenge of investing in new frontiers.

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Today innovators across the Rocky Mountain Southwest Region are pioneering new ways to :

  • Prevent disease and improve health.

  • Provide more timely and accurate diagnostics

  • Personalize therapies so that the right patient gets the right treatments at the right time and has the best possible outcome

  • Engineer medical devices that improve the quality of life 

  • Utilize the best of information technology to promote healthy behaviors, manage disease, and improve care. 

Join us to meet a new generation of biotech and healthcare pioneers at  White Hat Investors 2020, the biotech and healthcare investor conference that showcases the best of the Rocky Mountain & Southwest Region at the Phoenix Convention Center on September 15 & 16, 2020 at the high point of Arizona Bioscience Week.

Arizona Bioscience Week Partnering

Each person registered to attend ANY event during Arizona Bioscience Week (AZBW) event will receive an invitation to AZBW Partnering.   This is your opportunity to connect and engage with Arizona's vibrant bioscience and healthcare community. Look for the people you want to connect  to and reach out!  If that person agrees to meet with you, the system can even help by scheduling your meeting.  

AZBW Partnering invites will be extended to registered attendees beginning August 15. 2020.


Is White Hat for You?  


"The Arizona bioscience community is one of the best kept investment secrets in the western United States.  White Hat attracts large and small investors and provides a chance to support new life science companies and make some money in the process!"

White Hat 2020 co-chair Jason Jardine


32 Exciting Presenting Companies

  • Diagnostics Companies

  • Therapeutics (Drugs and Biologics) Companies

  • Medical Device Companies

  • Health IT, Telemedicine, and mHealth Companies

White Hat Presenting Companies are selected from applications submitted from companies across the Rocky Mountain Southwest by a panel of life science investors.


Who should attend?

  • Angel Investors

  • Family Offices

  • Venture Capital Firms

  • Institutional Investors

  • Strategic Investors

  • Supporting Organizations

Investors receive complimentary registration for both the opening reception  at the AZBio Awards & Life Science Fiesta and the full day White Hat Life Science Investor Conference. 

The White Hat Life Science Investor Conference is held every two years.  Alternating years are supported by the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference in Colorado. The fundraising metric is based on SEC reports filed by White Hat presenting companies in the years following their appearance at White Hat.

Investor is defined as a representative of a family office, investment fund, corporate investment /business development professional for life science oriented firms (strategic investors), granting foundations, venture capital firm, and accredited investors

(Accredited investor status is subject to validation/certification when requesting complimentary registration.)


White Hat 2020 Presenting Companies will be announced in the summer of 2020  



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White Hat is a signature component of Arizona Bioscience Week.

White Hat is  a signature component of Arizona Bioscience Week.