SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpace.com, the global hubsite for the life sciences industry, has begun offering a host of services aimed at supporting the efforts of life sciences entrepreneurs. The BioSpace.com Start-Up Channel has been developed with the goal of accelerating innovation in the industry by focusing on the unique needs of those involved with creating start-up companies. This newest addition to the site expands on BioSpace.com's existing content and commerce services, which the company provides for its community -- the Internet's largest audience of life sciences professional, governmental and academic individuals and organizations. "The significance of entrepreneurship and the crucial role it plays in scientific progress has been well established in today's landscape," said Scott Clarke, CEO of BioSpace.com. "Our goal is to provide easy accessibility to resources critical for advancement in the life sciences. The Start-Up Channel is an extension of that dedication to the vital realm of entrepreneurial science." In creating the Start-Up Channel, BioSpace.com has applied its established expertise as a leading life sciences website and service provider to develop what is essentially a microcosm of its global hubsite. BioSpace.com currently offers a range of services targeting what the company has defined as the basic needs of the life sciences industry: information, products & services, people, and capital. With the Start-Up Channel, the company has catered solutions to these needs for an audience of start-up companies and their constituents. Ongoing enhancements and the addition of educational resources to the channel, combined with BioSpace.com's existing suite of services for the life sciences community, will create an all-encompassing resource that helps entrepreneurs bring their innovations to market. "Our global hubsite now provides venture-backed companies or those seeking venture funding with the tools necessary to effectively progress in a competitive market," said Aylene Lambert, Product Director for BioSpace.com. "This new service provides a number of targeted resources for young companies and entrepreneurs, as well as an opportunity for increased exposure within the investment community." Among the resources and services currently available at the BioSpace.com Start-Up Channel (http://www.biospace.com/startup/index.cfm) are: RE
SOURCES -- Start-Up News - Breaking and archived news on life sciences start-up companies from over 550 worldwide sources, including top-tier mainstream and business publications, scientific journals and news wires. -- Start-Up Money Raised - News regarding funding and investments in start-up companies and developments in the venture capital market. -- Start-Up People - Breaking news and archives tracking the career moves of key talent. -- Start-Up Features - Exclusive pieces written by BioSpace.com editorial staff and select third-party articles focusing on current industry trends and developments. SERVICES -- Start-Up Company Profiles - Comprehensive corporate profiles to help establish presence among BioSpace.com's community; the largest audience of life sciences industry individuals and organizations on the Internet. -- Start-Up Events - Event listings emphasizing partnering and entrepreneurial showcases for both the life sciences and venture capitalist communities. -- Start-Up Jobs - Careers within start-up companies categorized by company and region. About BioSpace.com BioSpace.com (http://www.biospace.com) is the global hubsite for the life sciences industry. The company has created a point of convergence for those who work in the industry by providing content, community, and commerce on a feature-rich platform. BioSpace.com is dedicated to accelerating discovery in the life sciences by facilitating exchange crucial to the industry through the application of contextual commerce, an end-to-end e-commerce solution. BioSpace.com attracts over 2 million page views per month from over 400,000 unique visitors seeking real-time industry news, information resources, investment data, company profiles, stock quotes, employment listings, and an innovative business-to-business (B2B) supply solution developed cooperatively with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).