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Long Island Capital Alliance Announces Participants for Healthcare Capital Forum on September 27, 2017

Melville, NY – September 22, 2017 – The Long Island Capital Alliance (“LICA”), Long Island’s leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization, today announced the presenting companies and investor panelists for its Healthcare Capital Forum to be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The capital forum will feature presentations by companies which have connections to the Long Island region and are building business around innovative healthcare products and services.

Henry Schein, Executive Mark Mlotek will deliver the keynote address at the capital forum. Four companies will present to an audience that will include venture capital firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and angel and high net worth investors. Each of the companies selected by LICA for presentation at the capital forum possesses unique technologies to enhance clinical outcomes and improve healthcare processes with strong catalysts for growth. A panel of investment professionals will be on hand to review the presentations, offer their insights on the presenters’ commercial viability and prospects for market success and provide expert commentary on investment conditions in the broader technology technology sector.

Healthcare Capital Forum on September 27, 2017 — Participants

Keynote Speaker

Mark E. Mlotek , Executive Vice President, Chief Strategic Officer, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC)

Mr. Mlotek is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer and a member of the Company’s Company’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Committee of Henry Schein, Inc., one of Long Island’s largest public companies. In his current role, Mr. Mlotek has three main priorities: worldwide merger and acquisition activity for the Company; business development, including important supplier partnership arrangements; and worldwide strategic planning. Prior to joining Henry Schein, Mr. Mlotek was a partner in the law firm of Proskauer Rose, LLP and counsel to the Company, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and tax law. Mr. Mlotek graduated from the Columbia University School of Law with high honors in 1980.

Panel of Investors:

The following investment professionals will participate in the investor panel at the Healthcare Capital Forum:

Barry Salzman, Investor & Healthcare Operator

Mr. Salzman is a Managing Director for Compass Partners LLC, a merchant banking and financial advisory firm that specializes in middle market companies and corporate restructuring. Mr. Salzman joined Compass Partners LLC in July 2007, the same time at which he became a Board Member and Principal owner of BP Gamma Medical Supply Company. Prior to July 2007, Mr. Salzman served as Board Chairman, President and Principal owner of Becker-Parkin Dental Supply Company. After 20 years at Becker-Parkin, Mr. Salzman sold the company to Henry Schein Inc., after which Mr. Salzman served as President of Surgery Works, LLC.

Eric Feinstein,  Managing Director, Northwell Ventures

Northwell Ventures is the venture fund investment arm of Long Island, NY-based Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals, over 550 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. Mr. Feinstein Eric runs investment activities for the venture capital fund, driving portfolio growth, and commercializing new, innovative healthcare concepts within Northwell. He brings a wealth of experiences in the venture and private equity worlds, having made investments into and serving on the boards of several later-stage medical device and healthcare service businesses, as well as running long-term revenue growth engagements for consumer-focused companies. Mr. Feinstein Eric has also served in an operational capacity as the interim CEO for Healthflix, a healthcare IT start-up focused on patient engagement.

Christian Carlson, PhD, Director, Crosstree Tree Capital Partners

Dr. Carlson Christian has over five years of investment banking experience, working with  a variety of clients, including life science tools, services and software companies as well as biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies. He Christian began his investment banking career with 11T Partners, a Healthcare and Life Sciences focused investment bank in New York.  11T Partners recently combined practices with Crosstree Capital Partners, a leading investment bank specializing in pharmaceutical services and technologies, diagnostic products and services, and life science tools.

Presenting Companies

Arfona: Offers the capability of 3D printing of flexible dentures that provides an affordable and cosmetic option for patients missing teeth. The company is based in Westbury, NY.

Ecosoft Health: Proprietary Patient Relationship Management platform that establishes bi-directional digital communications channels between patients and healthcare providers for pre- and post-care needs. The company is based in Wantagh, NY.

Healthsapiens:  Cloud-based telehealth provider available 24/7/365 to meet the needs of consumers, employers, providers and health insurers. The company is based in New York City.

Vascular Simulations: Stonybrook based company duplicates the cardiac cycle with a functional left atrium and ventricle to aid with various vascular pathologies. The company is based in Stonybrook, NY.

LICA is hosting the Healthcare Capital Forum on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at 68 South Service Road, Melville, NY, 11747. The capital forum provides an opportunity to meet capital providers, entrepreneurs, industry executives and businesses seeking capital, as well as to hear a panel of industry experts discuss financing alternatives for emerging healthcare companies.

About Long Island Capital Alliance

Since 1984, the Long Island Capital Alliance (, formerly known as Long Island Venture Group, has been promoting business growth on Long Island. LICA seeks to create a productive and business-friendly environment that will afford area businesses access to the resources necessary to compete successfully in today’s markets. LICA serves as a focal point for the exchange of ideas among new and existing business enterprises, successful entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers. Through quarterly capital forums and special meetings, LICA brings together members of the region’s business community, and has been recognized as the place to turn to when small businesses need equity, debt, or other financing, or for investors to find an attractive investment opportunity.

LICA’s mission is to encourage economic development on Long Island by facilitating capital formation for a broad range of companies in various industries, from early stage to mature, middle market, closely held and publicly-traded businesses. LICA accomplishes this primarily through education, networking, quarterly capital forums, periodic special educational meetings, and alliances with other regional organizations. LICA brings together members of the region’s business community and serves as the finance arm for significant local business and organizations.

For more information on LICA and its next event, please contact LICA today or register online at

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Jordan Darrow

Darrow Associates, Inc.