Nina Vellani

Director

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Nina Vellani

VoxCell BioInnovation

Director

Dr. Vellani is an innovative and dynamic business leader with an exceptional combination of entrepreneurial mindset, strong scientific background and demonstrated success in developing cutting-edge health research technologies into innovative therapies and new company creation. As a founder of four venture capital funds, and a seasoned investor, Dr. Vellani has mentored and guided many early-stage companies into successful product and portfolio planning, securing seed and venture funding, assisted with term-sheet negotiations, licensing agreements, market evaluation/needs, competitive analysis, market penetration and value proposition. She has provided strategic planning, fostered alliances and helped develop strategic partnerships. Dr. Vellani is passionate about building, mentoring and inspiring high-performing collaborations and teams to creatively advance innovative therapies and technologies, and drive the creation and acceleration of new companies, while enhancing stakeholder value. She expedites business and project goals through in-depth understanding of scientific and operational needs, identification of barriers to success, and closely monitoring execution while maintaining strategic overview. Dr. Vellani earned her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Medicine and B.Sc. from the Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia.