Venture Café’s LAUNCH! Entrepreneur Workshop Series is a new educational program designed to introduce early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs to key topics and principles to help build, launch, and scale successful businesses. The 8-week series will survey a host of topics from ideation to launch. Each workshop will be taught by successful entrepreneurs and subject-matter experts experienced in building, launching and scaling ventures.

This new workshop-style format is designed to have participants leave with practical knowledge that can be immediately applied to their ventures.


  • Come with at least one idea that you could think through during the workshop.
  • While this series is open to any entrepreneur or aspiring entrepreneur, the contents of the workshops are geared toward tech-enabled business.
  • Registration is required. Please register for the entire 8-week series here or register for each topic by visiting the individual workshop event pages here in Eventbrite.

Location: Cloud City Conference Room at 101 Main Street, Kendall Square, 14th Floor


Workshop 5: Company Formation: Company Structure and Team

This workshop will help you make critical decisions about selecting a company structure and building an early team that aligns with your mission and values.

Instructors: Jessica Manganello & Victoria Dew

Jessica Manganello is a business attorney with New Leaf Legal, a flat fee firm that provides corporate and IP services to emerging and small businesses and artists.





Victoria is the Founder of Dewpoint Communications, a consultancy dedicated to helping businesses grow faster, stronger, and smarter through great company culture, communication, and leadership.





Unlike other Venture Café events, registration is REQUIRED for this workshop series.  For complete session descriptions and registration, please visit www.vencaf.org/launch.

April 18, 2019