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Welcome to Venture Café

Connecting innovators to make things happen.

Weekly Community Connections

We convene the largest selection of entrepreneurs, funders, and enterprise innovators in New England.

Signature Entrepreneur Programs

Entrepreneurs look to Venture Café to gain advice, learn tips and strategies to accelerate their ventures, and showcase theirs  innovations to our growing community.

Monthly Conferences

Monthly conference-style events focus on one robust industry

driving innovation in the Greater Boston region.

Venture Café New England, a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) non-profit which has championed small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs by providing free services in New England for over 10 years, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Vidaña as President, as well as a new name – Innovation Studio as it supports the movement for social equality.

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Why Venture Café?

Your Relationships are More Important than Your Idea.

You may have a great business idea but without relationships, your chances of launching a successful business in isolation are low. Venture Café exists to help you connect, learn, knowledge-share, and launch a successful business. We are an inclusive community of entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, funders and corporate innovators connecting each Thursday at One Broadway in Cambridge, MA.

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Founder Stories

Meet Adjoa Edzie, Founder at Gruuvv

Meet Adjoa Edzie, Founder at Gruuvv

Gruuvv is an online peer-to-peer marketplace platform where DJs and customers connect. While working as a receptionist at a local radio station, Adjoa Edzie would often receive requests for DJs, and created a DJ program there. She decided to return to school for her...

Meet Tuan Ho, CEO at ScholarJet

Meet Tuan Ho, CEO at ScholarJet

ScholarsJet connects college students/recent grads with internships and entry-level employment through fun and friendly hiring competitions that award scholarships and student loan repayment as prizes. At the age 10, Tuan Ho immigrated to the US from Vietnam with his...

Meet Stephanie Campbell, Co-founder at Thank You Tees

Meet Stephanie Campbell, Co-founder at Thank You Tees

Thank You Tees is a T-shirt apparel company that brings awareness to the countless contributions of Black Americans. As a public health practitioner, Stephanie was aware that the vaccination process actually came from an enslaved person named Onesimus. However, when...