2022 PCI Ventures at Pennovation Works Showcase [event recap]

The PCI Ventures at Pennovation Works Showcase was hosted on Thursday, October 27th, to celebrate Pennovation Works' 6th Anniversary and PCI Ventures' 12 years of service to the Penn community. The Showcase brought together a diverse group of entrepreneurs, faculty members, investors, and industry leaders for an evening of education and networking. Startup companies from the PCI Ventures portfolio and Pennovation Works member companies participated in a poster and demo session, see the full list of featured companies below.

During the program portion of the evening, guests heard from Gavin Kenneally, Founder and CEO of Ghost Robotics and Jerri Ann Thatcher, CEO of FloBio as they shared their startup journeys. A recording of their presentations can be viewed here. Gavin, accompanied by a Ghost Robotics Vision 60 ground drone, presented the company’s customer focused development history and demonstrated the robot’s ability to adapt to new environments. Jerri Ann guided us through her experience leading the development of a Penn Spinout, navigating the challenges presented by the pandemic and achieving success despite those unforeseeable hiccups.  Following the presentations, The PCI Ventures 2022 CEO of the Year Award was presented to Jerri Ann for the significant progress she has made with FloBio and exemplifying the PCI Ventures mission.



Companies featured at the 2022 PCIV at Pennovation Works Showcase included

* Penn Affiliated