Episode 168

Raising $70 Million and Going Public with Dr. Steve Fox

This week on The Exit: This is an incredible story of Dr Steve Fox bringing together some of the best minds in the country to change the world of teeth hygiene forever. Raising $70 Million, Dr Fox created a patent to remineralize, restructure, harden and strengthen teeth, improving oral care all over the world. He released 68 patents, took the company public and had the best performing stock in the United States in the first quarter of 1997 across all 3 exchanges. After such astronomical success, Dr Fox left that company and spent the subsequent 18 years coming up with his next product. This is a story of perseverance and fortitude, as well as launching a great product at the right time.

Dr. Steve Fox is an experienced entrepreneur, doctor, educator, author, and CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the biotech and consumer product industry. Steve is the Founder and Chairman of Akelos Inc, a pharmaceutical company developing non-addictive, non-opioid drugs for the treatment of neuropathic chronic pain. Earlier in his career Dr. Fox founded Enamelon Inc., and eventually sold it to Church and Dwight.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drstevefox/

Website: https://www.akelosinc.com/ 

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Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.

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