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2:59 pm

Cafe Night at Kendall in Session

November 2, 2017 @ 2:59 pm - 8:00 pm
Venture Cafe, CIC, 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, 1 Broadway
Cambridge, MA United States

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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3:00 pm

Café Night at Kendall in Session

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Office Hours: Michael Gale

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Michael Gale of WithumSmith+Brown, has an extensive background in US and International Taxation. In addition to working for PWC, Michael has run a top Pharma company US Tax department as well as business aspects of a startup. This gives Michael a good background to talk about the tax, accounting, and funding concerns of companies from […]

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Office Hours: Chuck Goldstone

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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: Jacquie Kay

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As an entrepreneur and educator, Jacquie works globally and locally, advising businesses, leaders, and organizations in managing innovation, ventures, start-ups and projects. She founded two for profit companies and was founder of the Asian Community Development Corporation, a non-profit corporation. For 35 years, she ran WPI, Inc., a successful international development and training firm. She […]

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Office Hours: Al Chase

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Al Chase is the Founder of White Rhino Partners, an Executive Coaching and Executive Recruiting practice based at CIC. Dr. Chase provides coaching for a variety of start-up Founders, CEOs, and other leaders Topics most often covered in coaching start-ups include: hiring, team building, strategic planning, investor and board relations, branding, communication, and leadership […]

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Office Hours: Marty Sack

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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Japan Innovation Night

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Japan Innovation Night Join us for Venture Café’s first ever Japan Innovation Night, a gathering of Japanese entrepreneurs, community leaders, and changemakers in the Greater Boston Area. Venture Café hosts a weekly event that attracts innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors in the Boston innovation ecosystem. On November 2nd, the focus of the night will be on […]

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3:30 pm

Office Hours: George Mabry

November 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

George is an active consultant, mentor and angel investor in the Harvard, MIT, and Boston entrepreneurial communities. With degrees in computer science and business, George co-founded a market research company that was acquired by a global bio-pharmaceutical service provider in 2008. If you are seeking feedback on your business concept, come prepared with high-level materials […]

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Innovation in Japan: Millennial Perspectives

November 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Innovation in Japan: Millennial Perspectives Session part of Japan Innovation Night Come hear Japanese youth speak about their experiences in the growing innovation ecosystems in Japan. Graduate students from MIT and Babson College will be giving PechaKucha* talks about the history of innovation, business and social trends, and the growth of entrepreneurship in Japan. With […]

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5:15 pm

Women & Social Entrepreneurship (JWLI)

November 2, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Women & Social Entrepreneurship (JWLI) Session part of Japan Innovation Night Fellows of the Fish Family Foundation’s Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI) give us first-hand insight into the social issues Japan currently faces, as well as the ways in which their organizations will help tackle these challenges. JWLI empowers Japanese women to become leaders and […]

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5:30 pm

Info Table: Tech Planter Demo Day

November 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Global TECH PLANTER accelerator program DEMO DAY is coming to Boston on Nov 15. TECH PLANTER is a unique international seed acceleration program for deep-tech startups. TECH PLANTER brings the best companies from their Asian accelerator to DEMO DAYS in cities around the world. These DEMO DAYS are an opportunity for local companies and […]

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Kendall Connect – Open Mic Night

This new series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. This week the Kendall Connect approach will be an “Open Mic”. Five participants will be selected for a quick intro pitch to the group followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week: http://bit.ly/2hOFsrQ.

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Japan Innovation Night – Demo and Info Tables

November 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venture Cafe (Cafe Tables) CIC, 5th Floor, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, 02142, 1 Broadway, 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Venture Cafe Tables are a great way to gain exposure through our online and offline channels. During our Japan Innovation Night event, Venture Café will give a selection of the area’s Japanese start-ups, programs, inventors and researchers an opportunity to showcase their work to the Boston community. Demo Tables: Land Art "Ashanti Domino" Lyriko mui […]

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6:30 pm

Global Business from Tokyo to Boston – Panel Discussion

November 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Global Business from Tokyo to Boston - Panel Discussion Companies from all over the world come to Boston/Cambridge to tap into this area’s unique academic institutions, talent, and innovative ecosystem. Japanese businesses are also eager to connect with researchers and entrepreneurs in Greater Boston to help expand their innovative initiatives. They are also here to […]

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