Serving the Needs of Healthcare Entrepreneurs

Network with peers and industry partners involved in all aspects of the innovation commercialization process.

Our community is comprised of all types of healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, organizations, and investors.

  • Medical Device, Diagnostics and Drug Companies
  • Healthcare IT, Digital Health, Telemedicine
  • Medical Products and Related Medical Services
  • Service Support Organizations
  • Investors

Why Join?


Get Involved

Collaborate with healthcare entrepreneurs and industry professionals to gain access to information, expertise and funding from dilutive and non-dilutive sources.


Get Educated

Learn from industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs in the SoPE network through online publications and discussions, and educational and networking events.


Get Assistance

Empower yourself with tools to launch your idea to the next level using SoPE’s network connections, resources and information direct from healthcare industry experts.


Get Connected

Interact with like-minded professionals and industry partners ready to connect and collaborate at all stages of of the commercialization process.

Jeffrey N. Hausfeld MD, MBA, FACS

Message from the Chairman

SoPE Members and Supporters,

I am pleased to bring you the re-launch of the SoPE Newsletter that Dr. Arlen Meyers began and managed for several years. The new SoPE Newsletter will be published quarterly and will have a new Guest Editor for each edition, first starting with the members of the Board of Directors of SoPE. We will then offer the opportunity for Chapter Leaders and Industry Luminaries to serve as Guest Editors of the Newsletter.

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Upcoming Events to Check Out

SoPE Portland

November Chapter Meeting

Thu Nov 15 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM


All in the biotechnology startup ecosystem are welcome and encouraged to attend. We would like to connect clinicians, any one that takes care of patients, with technology people to help our patients. We would love to have nurses represented! We will have an expert speaker, a 5-minute pitch, and networking.

SoPE Colorado

Establishing a Competitive Advantage

Thu Dec 06 @ 7:00AM - 09:00AM


Most early stage technology ventures fail to get market adoption before they run out of money.  This discussion will identify the reasons for this recurring theme and provide strategies that can improve the odds of getting from idea to market traction. We will present proven tactics that successful early stage technology ventures have utilized to establish user adoption in mainstream markets.

AIMed North America

AIMed North America Shark Tank Competition

Thu Dec 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM


Do you see yourself as part of the next wave of digital disruption in healthcare? AI Med North America is inviting submissions from some of the most promising early stage start-ups from the healthcare eco-system to pitch to its very own panel of hand-picked expert Sharks. SoPE President & CEO Arlen Meyers will be co-moderating.

EBD Group

China Showcase at BioTech Showcase

Sun Jan 06 @10:00AM - 06:00PM


Capitalize on cross-border opportunities. China Showcase is the must-attend event focused on facilitating cross-border collaborations. Gain access to 450+ industry investors and leaders from China, US and EU.

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