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January 2020

January 30

2020 Olympics Sports & Innovation

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Click Here For Full Details & Registration! Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games are fast approaching. As one of the oldest competitions in strength and endurance, the games have tremendous power to unite the world around our shared fascination with exploring the limits of human athletic performance. Venture Café’s Innovations of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will go behind the scenes with a selection of Tokyo 2020 Olympic sponsors to examine just how multi-national companies and local New England companies…

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Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack — Experience founder and executive of both for & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Maura Moran —Patent lawyer/strategic alliances for Software & Robotics Systems  ::3:00…

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Open Mic Night

January 30 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

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Small Business Spotlight

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

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February 2020

February 06

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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Local Solutions to Global Problems

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Join us as we meet local innovators working to solve some of the world's biggest and most pressing issues. Topics of discussion include food insecurity, inequity in education, gender inequality, failing infrastructure, and what we can do to help.

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Community Talk: Hiring Talent – When Is a Good Time to Utilize an Agency?

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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Staffing agencies are widely available and numerous in the Greater Boston Area. They can represent a challenge to the inexperienced user and sometimes costly. This discussion will equip you with the perspective which staffing companies have on the job market and the ability to assess the cost-benefit analysis of working with them to grow your business. By the end of this session you’ll be able to: Evaluate Agency resources Discover potential entities most suitable to your needs Presented by David Bayuk, Business Development…

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MATERIAL INNOVATION TECHNICAL TALK with Daikin Chemical (FEB. 6)

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Plan to attend this small group session on February 6, 2020. This session will delve into fluorochemical technology and its use in the development of materials, equipment, and devices. You will also benefit from connecting with fellow technologists, researchers, product designers, and engineers. Seating will be limited. Reserve your seat by booking a ticket here: https://venturecafecambridge.org/event/material-innovation-technical-talk-with-daikin-chemical-feb-6/ Presented by Daikin Chemical

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Founders Over 55

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST

The Founders Over 55 Club is a collegial community of startups and companies run by founders in their encore careers. We are a member-led organization to celebrate and educate each other along our professional and personal journeys to start and build thriving businesses over the age of 55. Join us to launch the club at VentureCafe and help shape the agenda! We’ll discuss: What motivates founders over 55? . . . is it all about the money? the life-purpose? the intellectual,…

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Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Kevin…

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Community Talk: Let’s Talk Burnout

February 6 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Employee Burnout is at an all-time high! So how do we counter this? In this session, participants will learn well-being is a skill that they can develop based on neuroscience research. We will focus on two domains: awareness and connection, and leave with tools we can use immediately to maintain a positive outlook for successful relationships at work and in life. Presented by Jung Starrett, Co-Founder, SoulCo

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February 13

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

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Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

February 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

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Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

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Community Talk: How to Build an Organic Audience

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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How to Build an Organic Audience  Marketing dollars are scares for new businesses and startups. Squeezing every penny out of a marketing budget requires operators to master organic audience building through social platforms, search engine traffic, and referrals. In this session, you'll learn how founder Frank Pobutkiewicz grew his online audience by 350% in one year without spending a dollar on paid advertising.   By the end of the session, you'll be able to: Develop a "pillar" or "core" content…

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10 Tips to Help You Grow or Scale Your Digital Advertising

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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Growing your business online can mean time and money. While there is no blueprint every business can use to obtain growth or scale through digital advertising, there are several steps businesses can take to get the results they are seeking. In this workshop, we will go over 10 steps  you can take for  your business using digital advertising. At the end of this workshop, you will have a better understanding of how to: Develop a marketing strategy that leverages digital…

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Sustainability Collaborative

February 13 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST

Hosted by Sierra Flanigan of Coalesce.Earth, Sustainability Collaborative is an ongoing program designed to highlight local solutions and engage the innovation community around global sustainability action. 

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Community Talk: Emotional Awareness For Good Decisions

February 13 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Ever wondered how your tenor and emotional presence effects your team? How about managing expectations between stakeholders? Developing clarity in our emotions is what self-awareness is about. This matters to entrepreneurs and team leaders because we use emotion to inform cognition to make good decisions. In this session, participants will learn a tool to become more aware of their emotions and apply it to a big source of emotional reactions for greater stability. Presented by: Jung Starett, Principal & Co-Founder,…

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Community Talk: Patent Strategy for Entrepreneurs – Claims, Inventorship & Ownership

February 13 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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Startups often find it difficult to understand patent claim language and to sort out complex inventorship and ownership issues on their patents. In this seminar, we will discuss how patent claims work as well as the law regarding inventorship and ownership. By the end of this session you'll be able to: Read a patent claim and understand its scope. Identify the factors that determine whether someone qualifies as a co-inventor or co-owner on a patent. Prevent or mitigate potential disputes…

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Sustainability Collaborative: Integrating Sustainability into Venture Café Global

February 13 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
Venture Cafe (Octave) CIC, 5th Floor, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, 02142, 1 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States

Last year, a team of four sustainability graduate students in Sweden conducted research on five active Venture Café sites around the world for an international masters Thesis. The findings were laid out in terms of programming and operations and offer a set of recommendations for actions that individual sites and the network as a whole can adopt. In this session, team member and long-time sustainability advocate Sierra Flanigan will provide information on context, process, and findings around what Venture Café…

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February 20

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

February 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

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Community Talk: Lessons in Lean

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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Lean appears to be the new buzz word in business with large companies touting its benefits.  What if we told you that Lean can be adopted by anyone, any business? Its simple yet elegant philosophy has helped save millions of dollars for enterprises and in this session, Diana Branch will explore with participants the concept of Lean.  We will talk through what it is, why it’s challenging yet so easy, and how it can benefit you and your company. By the…

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StartHub Founder Series

February 20 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

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Community Talk: Want Your E-mails to Stand Out? Write a Good Headline!

February 20 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
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Consumers are bombarded with emails, communications, and offers that make it hard to break through the noise and have your message heard. In this presentation, attendees will learn how to stand out from the crowd by creating an irresistible headline that can't be ignored! Presented by Lori Lennon, Founder, Thinkubator Media

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Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

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February 27

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

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Corporate Inno Connect 2020

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Save the date for Venture Cafe’s Corporate Inno Connect, taking place on February 27, 2020. This event is designed to help corporates and startups form better collaborations to catalyze sustainable innovation. This event will also help entrepreneurs understand the specific problem-sets corporate innovators are battling and practical ways to co-create on solutions.Registration is not required but it is encouraged. Click here to register!

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Open Mic Night

February 27 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

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Small Business Spotlight

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

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Material Innovation Venture Cafe Cambridge Daikin

MATERIAL INNOVATION TECHNICAL TALK with Daikin Chemical (FEB. 27)

Plan to attend this small group session on February 27, 2020. This session will delve into fluorochemical technology and its use in the development of materials, equipment, and devices. You will also benefit from connecting with fellow technologists, researchers, product designers, and engineers. Seating will be limited. Reserve your seat by booking a ticket here: https://venturecafecambridge.org/event/material-innovation-technical-talk-with-daikin-chemical-feb-27/ Presented by Daikin Chemical

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March 2020

March 05

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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Patent Strategy for Entrepreneurs – Patentability, Application Process & Prosecution

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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Startups often ask whether their technology qualifies for patent protection, and if so, when the appropriate time in their R&D cycle to apply for patents would be, how much to disclose in their applications, and how to deal with their applications being rejected. In this seminar, we will discuss the patentability requirements (including patentable subject matter, novelty, non-obviousness, and sufficiency of disclosure), the patent application process, and prosecuting applications. By the end of this session you'll be able to: Identify…

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Community Talk: Patent Law Essentials – What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
VenCaf Startup Education Community Talk 300 x 300

Patent protection for inventions is a valuable component of business strategy for startups and established companies. This workshop covers the basics of U.S. patent law, including the patent application process, prosecution, litigation, and licensing. We will discuss what recent developments in patent law mean for inventors, and draw examples ranging from the computer software to the pharmaceutical industries.

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Material Innovation Venture Cafe Cambridge Daikin

Material Innovation 2020

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Café will host Material Innovation 2020 on March 5, 2020. We welcome Daikin Chemical’s research team for a night discussing materials science and applications with 5G implementation and medical devices. Learn ways to partner with Daikin Chemical for product development using the cutting-edge of fluorochemical development. This event will bring together technologists, scientists, startups, corporations, and other materials science stakeholders to discuss the future of fluorochemicals in the wider context of technological applications. Learn more about the market and…

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Community Talk: Processing Difficult Feedback

March 5 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EST
VenCaf Startup Education Community Talk 300 x 300

This session is about self-regulation: moving from compulsion to choice when a sudden, strong emotional reaction occurs. (Think: Someone pushes your button!) Participants will learn how to detect signals in their bodies and minds, get data from their emotions, and choose an appropriate response in the heat of the moment. Presenter: Jung Starett, Principal & Co-Founder, SoulCo LLC

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March 12

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

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Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

March 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Youth CITIES Calendar Image

Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

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Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

March 12 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

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March 19

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

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Defense Innovation Night, Presented by BAE Systems Inc.

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA

Full details coming soon!

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StartHub Founder Series

March 19 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

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Community Talk: Pivot to Profitability: How to Refocus Your Startup and Reduce Your Cash Burn

March 19 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
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Building a profitable startup gives you control over your own destiny. You can decide when to fundraise, scale or sell. Profitability creates leverage.  Whether you are bootstrapping your startup or stuck between fundraising rounds, in this session you will learn how to pivot to profitability, focus on the metrics that matter, and build the foundation for profitable, scalable growth. Concepts covered include:  assessing your current situation the intersection of innovation accounting and cash flow actionable vs. vanity metrics rooting out…

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Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

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March 26

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

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She Connects 2020

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Stay tuned for full details!

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Open Mic Night

March 26 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

Find out more »

Small Business Spotlight

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

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April 2020

April 02

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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April 09

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

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Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

April 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

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Youth CITIES Networking Contest

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
Youth cities mini hack

Each year, Youth Cities hosts a networking contest following their Mini-Hack and these students will be developing their networking skills by engaging the community. So, if one of these hungry young entrepreneurs-in the-making strikes up a conversation with you, engaged them back!

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Affinity Group: Founders Over 55

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

The Founders Over 55 Club is a collegial community of startups and companies run by founders in their encore careers. We are a member-led organization to celebrate and educate each other along our professional and personal journeys to start and build thriving businesses over the age of 55. Join us to launch the club at VentureCafe and help shape the agenda! We’ll discuss: What motivates founders over 55? . . . is it all about the money? the life-purpose? the intellectual,…

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Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

April 9 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

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April 16

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

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StartHub Founder Series

April 16 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

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Sustainability Collaborative

April 16 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT

Hosted by Sierra Flanigan of Coalesce. Earth, Sustainability Collaborative is an ongoing program designed to highlight local solutions and engage the innovation community around global sustainability action. 

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Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

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April 23

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

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Open Mic Night

April 23 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

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Small Business Spotlight

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

Find out more »

May 2020

May 07

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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May 14

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

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Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

May 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Youth CITIES Calendar Image

Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

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Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

May 14 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

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May 21

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

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StartHub Founder Series

May 21 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

Find out more »

Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

Find out more »

May 28

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

Find out more »

Open Mic Night

May 28 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

Find out more »

Small Business Spotlight

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

Find out more »

June 2020

June 04

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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June 11

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

June 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

Find out more »

Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

June 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Youth CITIES Calendar Image

Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

Find out more »

Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

June 11 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

Find out more »

June 18

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

Find out more »

StartHub Founder Series

June 18 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

Find out more »

Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

Find out more »

June 25

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

Find out more »

Open Mic Night

June 25 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

Find out more »

Small Business Spotlight

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

Find out more »

July 2020

July 02

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 25, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

Find out more »

July 09

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

Find out more »

Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

July 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Youth CITIES Calendar Image

Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

Find out more »

Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

July 9 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

Find out more »

July 16

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

Find out more »

Affinity Group: Founders Over 55

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

The Founders Over 55 Club is a collegial community of startups and companies run by founders in their encore careers. We are a member-led organization to celebrate and educate each other along our professional and personal journeys to start and build thriving businesses over the age of 55. Join us to launch the club at VentureCafe and help shape the agenda! We’ll discuss: What motivates founders over 55? . . . is it all about the money? the life-purpose? the intellectual,…

Find out more »

StartHub Founder Series

July 16 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:45 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

Find out more »

Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

Find out more »

July 23

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

Find out more »

Open Mic Night

July 23 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:25 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

Find out more »

Small Business Spotlight

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+ Google Map

The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

Find out more »

August 2020

August 06

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone  — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Debbie Lin — Exec. Director, Boehringer Ingelheim. Raising Capital & Strategy  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty Sack —  Experience founder and executive of both profit & non-profits  ::3:00 – 5:00 ::…

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August 13

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our adviser page here for our full roster. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker   ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced hardware and software entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Kevin Wiant — Business development, Sales and Marketing  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Marty…

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Youth CITIES Mini-Hack

August 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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Monthly Youth CITIES Mini-Hacks aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After a collaborative discussion, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP: http://youthcities.org/monthly-mini-hacks Presenter: Youth CITIES

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Intro to Venture Café: How to Maximize Your Experience

August 13 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
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If you are new to Venture Café, drop in for this overview of what the Café has to offer and how you can make the most of Café Night events around the Greater Boston area. You will walk away with an understanding of the history of Venture Café Foundation, Café Night programming, community values, becoming a contributor, how you can plug-in to the ecosystem and make a few new friends. This session rounds up with a Q&A. Presented by Shaheen…

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August 20

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Eric Ashman — Startup executive and advisor. Strategic planning, scaling, fundraising  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jessica Manganello — Business attorney and legal structuring guru  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Jodi-Tatiana…

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StartHub Founder Series

August 20 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT
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StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings where we invite a startup founder from our ‘Startup to Watch’ program to share their startup story in a conversational setting. This free series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company Contact Melissa Yee at Melissa.Yee@vencaf.org if you would like to be considered for the Series!

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Volunteer Info Session: Join Our Family!

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Hey there! If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a New Volunteer Info Session. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to get involved and how you can use your unique talents and skills to improve the quality of connections made at Venture Cafe. The session will include: The role Venture Café plays in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, both locally and globally An overview of volunteer opportunities: Greeters, Technology, Social Media, Casual Bartending and more The value in…

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August 27

Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

August 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga — Former KPMG partner current part time CFO for startups  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone — Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker  ::3:00 – 5:00 :: Ed Friedman — Experienced Hardware and Software Entrepreneur  ::3:00 – 5:00…

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Open Mic Night

August 27 @ 5:25 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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This series introduces Café Night participants to structured methods of making new connections. Five participants are selected for a 60-second intro pitch to the community followed by huddling with interested participants. Sign-up here to be considered to intro yourself this week:https://venturecafecambridge.org/entrepreneurapp/

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Small Business Spotlight

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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Venture Café Cambridge, One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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The Small Business Spotlight gives Greater Boston area startups operating in the food and beverage space an opportunity to gain exposure for their growing ventures. Use this time to engage 200 - 500 consumers in market testing, hear feedback and build an organic customer base! Apply here to be considered for our next Small Business Spotlight: bit.ly/vc-startupapp

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