Director of Business Development
Ms. Misrach Mitiku is Director of Business Development at Berg Capital Markets. Misrach is focused on client relations and alliance management. Misrach has over 20 years of broad Biopharmaceutical and capital markets industry experience including business development, equity research analysis and product development.
Prior to joining BCM, Misrach was a Business Development Consultant at Protagonist Therapeutics, a $200 Million market capitalization clinical stage biotech company. Misrach was responsible in identifying and developing potential partners including BD outreach, managing the due diligence process, developing deal structures, and out-licensing agreements.
Previously Misrach was Buy-side research analyst at EOS Holdings LLC, a $30 Million private hedge fund focusing in the Energy and Biotech sector. While at EOS Misrach cultivated strategic partnerships with dozens of industry experts, investors, analysts, and founders to source and generate profitable investment opportunities.
Prior Misrach was an Investment Analyst at Maryland Venture (now TEDCO) a private equity and venture capital firm that makes direct investments to a seed stage companies in diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, healthcare equipment and medical testing. Misrach was responsible for developing an investment thesis, conducting due diligence, structuring and negotiating deal terms and agreements and partnering with other investment firms executing deals.
Misrach has deep expertise in financial modeling, business intelligence, market research, commercial development, product planning and positioning for success in the clinical, marketing, and partnership opportunities.
Misrach held Program Director, Scientist, and Sr. RA positions at The University of Maryland (School of Public Health), BioReliance Co. (now MilliporeSigma), VaxGen Inc., and Medimmune (now AstraZenecca). Her scientific work has been published in premier scientific journals, including the Journal of Virology.
Since 2014, Misrach has served as an Advisor to entrepreneurs in California Life Science Association’s “FAST” advisory program in San Francisco Bay Area. Misrach holds an M.B.A (Hons) from the University of Maryland University College and B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of California Davis. Misrach currently lives in San Francisco, enjoys running, hiking, biking, traveling, cooking, wine tasting and spending time with friends and family.