Author Archives: Samantha Truex

Just a Little Patience: In-licensing from Biopharma
March 20, 2018

This blog was written by Samantha Truex, an Atlas Entrepreneur-in-Residence, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. People who know me well will agree that patience is not one of my personal virtues.  That said, I recognize

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To IPO or Not To IPO
October 25, 2017

This blog was written by Sam Truex, former CBO of Padlock and Synlogics, and current Atlas EIR, as part of the From the Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. Funding for biotech companies has been abundant this year. As covered the first

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Option Or Warrant: Alternative Structures For A Future Acquisition
November 15, 2016

This blog was written by Samantha Truex, former CBO of Padlock Therapeutics and Atlas Entrepreneur-in-Residence, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. The search for creative deal structures that strike a “win-win” balance is a noble one.

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Beyond Biotech M&A: What Comes Thereafter
September 22, 2016

This post was written by Samantha Truex, former CBO of Padlock Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. Biotech M&A is all the rage these days. Allergan has acquired four small companies in the past couple

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Biotech BD Transactions: The Soft Stuff
June 27, 2016

This blog was written by Samantha Truex, former CBO of Padlock Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. I grew up in a setting where “continuous improvement” and “total quality management” were household terms, as unusual

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