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Michael Heltzen

Board Member at Copenhagenomics Foundation

CEO at Cardea Bio Inc.

La Jolla, California

Michael Heltzen's Work Experience


Board Member at Copenhagenomics Foundation

October 2010 to January 2013

CLC bio (sold to NYSE:QGEN)

Director of Partner Sales / Seed Investor

September 2007 to March 2010

CLC bio A/S

Marketing & Financials / First employee / Seed Investor

October 2004 to February 2006

Michael Heltzen's Education


MBA summer school

Skive Business College

Danish HHI

1998 to 2001

Geswister Scholl Gymnasium

1997 to 1998

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We produced one of the first ever conferences in Europe to focus on Next Gen Sequencing and NGS Bioinformatics

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Board Member at Copenhagenomics Foundation @ Copenhagenomics We produced one of the first ever conferences in Europe to focus on Next Gen Sequencing and NGS Bioinformatics From October 2010 to January 2013 (2 years 4 months) Director of Partner Sales / Seed Investor @ CLC bio (sold to NYSE:QGEN) Responsible for indirect sales, and business development, globally. From September 2007 to March 2010 (2 years 7 months) Marketing & Financials / First employee / Seed Investor @ CLC bio A/S Pre-startup planing and preparations. Later the focus was setting up, running and optimizing different small departments within CLC bio in the early days. Responsible for the monthly financial reporting, all kind of admin and the initial Marketing and Sales projects. From October 2004 to February 2006 (1 year 5 months) "Mayor of Innovation", Board Member and Co-founder @ Startup City Denmark The tech startup network and power-house (incubator) in Aarhus, Denmark From August 2011 to August 2015 (4 years 1 month) Chairman @ BlueSEQ Innovations Inc. Genomics and Life Science Business Development, Innovation Management, Strategy Consulting and Company Creation + Acceleration From September 2010 to January 2019 (8 years 5 months) Greater San Diego AreaVice President @ BGI Europe Responsible for Europe, helping with international partnerships and aiding in turning the very fast growing organisation into a more international and business minded culture. From February 2010 to July 2010 (6 months) Auditor Trainee @ Deloitte Worked on small, medium and large sized companies (auditing and accounting) From September 2003 to December 2004 (1 year 4 months) Chairman and Co-Founder @ EXO Incubator EXOi partners up with people and companies to build and enabling new exosome technologies, products and companies!See for more info! Greater San Diego AreaChairman & Co-Founder @ Nanosens Innovations Inc. Merged with Cardea Bio Inc.BRINGING PRECISION TO PRECISION MEDICINE - via new nanotechnologyAt Nanosens Innovations Inc. we build nanosize capturing technologies and combined them with ultra sensitive biosensor technology from our partner CARDEA, and that way allow for a brand new way of insight to what is happening in the DNA biology in and around us. From March 2018 to September 2019 (1 year 7 months) Greater San Diego AreaGlobal Business Developer / Seed Investor @ CLC bio A/S - Doing Business Development for CLC bio, a global bioinformatics company selling bioinformatics solutions and Genetics/Genomics R&D platforms to Pharma., Biotech Industry, Research organisations and Universities around the world.- Participating in setting up and optimizing the global sales and service network. From February 2006 to September 2007 (1 year 8 months) Sales Ass. / Backpacker @ ScanAsia / Asia Lived and worked in Manila, the Philippines, for half a year. Backpacked in Nepal, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam - for more than half a year. From September 2001 to October 2002 (1 year 2 months) CEO @ Cardea Bio Inc. At Cardea Bio Inc. we are first-in-history to commercially scale manufacture and sell a brand new type of biology-based transistors, that are used as Digital Biosensors, allowing for detecting the actually signals that makes up biology and not just proxy signals, like most other life science detection technologies until this point in time. Until now biology has had to bend and break for us the observers, so we could observe it somehow optically. It is time for us to think about BIOLOGY AS TECHNOLOGY - technology so advantaged and powerful that no human will ever be able to build it - and use that power to observe and learn from biology in its natural states and balances.Our long term goal is to enable a new branch of the internet - the Internet of Biology - allowing everybody access to the knowledge, information and technology that biology has developed and build up over 3+ billion years... Greater San Diego AreaSeed Investor via Genomics Investment Syndicate/BlueSEQ Investments @ Private equity and investing NB) I WILL BE TAKING A BREAK FROM STARTUP DUE DILIGENCE AND SEED INVESTING to focus on Cardea.Successful hi-tech startup (pre-seed, seed and A rounds) investing for many years. It started with me being a super young IT stocks day-trader back in the 90s and developed from there.I currently hold investments in unlisted companies in the tech space of Genetics, Genomics, Omics tech. (e.g. DNA RNA & Protein technologies, Sequencing, Biosensors, Bioinformatics, Exosome, Synthetic Biology, Life Science & Clinical Research and Testing tools) via startups doing the business and market applications of those technologies like Liquid Biopsy, Dx Testing, Precision Medicine and Digital Biology based Drug Development companies. Global

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