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3:00 pm

Café Night at Kendall in Session

A weekly program offered by The Venture Café Foundation. Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater Boston every Thursday. Mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs, find serendipitous connections, get advice and feedback during office hours, and attend entrepreneurship- and innovation-focused events. Café-goers are expected to participate in a […]

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Office Hours: Vinit Nijhawan – University Spin-Off Advice

Vinit is an entrepreneur, investor and academic: - Led Boston University Office of Technology Development, launched 8 VC backed spinoffs - Teach entrepreneurship and technology development to graduate students: MBA, ENG, LAW, MED - Co-founder of LearnLaunch EdTech Accelerator - CEO and/or Founder of 5 startups - Past Partner at Key Ventures and Board of […]

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Office Hours: Marcus Yee

Marcus recently left IBM after more than 20 years of services to join force with an IBM Watson business partner and a predictive software startup. He sees the future as one of predictive. Any startups or enterprises that process the predictive capabilities will have the competitive edge. He has over 20 years of sales and […]

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Office Hours: Robert Donahoe – IP Strategies

Talk strategy with a fellow innovator and founder who maintains an active IP Legal practice. Bob Donahoe focuses on “getting to yes” – assisting founding teams achieve their business goals with a strategic and efficient approach. He currently represents startups and global companies in technologies such as medical device, wearables and software. Bob recently led […]

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Office Hours: Bill Larrenaga

Bill is a Director with The CFO Center, the largest international provider of CFO resources, services and solutions to the small and medium sized enterprise sector. Bill was previously a Partner of KPMG LLP, one of the Big Four CPA Firms. He has extensive experience working with senior management and Board of Directors in high […]

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Office Hours: New Leaf Legal

New Leaf Legal, focuses on creatively developing Corporate, Entertainment, and IP infrastructures for their start-up clients as well as helping established companies embark on new and entrepreneurial paths. Stop by the Cafe to talk shop! Reserve 30 minutes with New Leaf Legal here.

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Office Hours: Chuck Goldstone

It's about the story. Startups often falter, not because their technologies aren't good, but because the stories they tell about them aren't. We'll chat about both content and intent: Stepping back to find the right message for each audience (be it investor or market), making it clear and engaging, making it memorable (differentiating it from […]

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Office Hours: Melissa Yee

Are you new to the Greater Boston startup scene or would you like some personal guidance on navigating the community? Meet wiith Melissa Yee, Editor of StartHub.org -- a comprehensive, centralized online platform designed to connect, support, & grow Greater Boston’s world-class tech and early-stage community. Her insight and knowledge of the ecosystem will help […]

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Office Hours: John Bailey – Finance

For more than 20 years, John Bailey has worked in accounting and finance roles from startups to Fortune 500 clients. John has advised numerous startups and is also a mentor at MassChallenge and Cornell University. Gain insight on basic Finance needs, complex financial modeling, strategy, financial planning, cash flow management, and everything in between. Just […]

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Office Hours: Marty Sack

Marty Sack has mentored more than 200 start-ups over the last two years and is a regular business mentor at the Venture Cafe. As a Certified SCORE Mentor he brings with him the resources of more than forty additional successful executives, Venture Capitalists, Marketing and Digital Marketing experts, small business owners, and other Professionals from […]

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Office Hours: Joe Caruso

For the last 20 years Joe Caruso has served has been an “Advocate for entrepreneurs” as a mentor, coach, and personal advisor to CEO’s and entrepreneurs. In recent years, he has served an investor, advisor and active director with dozens of companies, public and private. He also maintains an active consulting practice dealing with structuring […]

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Office Hours: Le Zhang

Le is the founder and CEO of Squadle, an IoT platform company that helps automate multi-unit restaurant operations for the likes of Sonic Drive-In and Chick-fil-A. Squadle is backed by 500 Startups, Bolt VC, Accomplice, Walnut Ventures, and more. He is named in several patents in the IoT field. Le has experience building technology companies […]

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6:30 pm

StartHub Roundtable with Gwen Burlingame, Co-Founder of Minus the Moo

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

StartHub Roundtables are monthly gatherings at the Venture Café featuring a guest startup speaker from StartHub’s Startup to Watch program. Bringing together the Greater Boston startup community, this free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company, all in a […]

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