Social Impact

In-person session

December 3, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welcome to Social Impact at Venture Café Cambridge!

Every year, in December, Venture Café recognizes and celebrates entrepreneurs and companies that consider profit and impact equally important. On December 3, we will convene the innovators who launch, run, fund, and support social enterprises that work to eradicate the world’s toughest problems. Learn about the causes that are predicted to get the most funding next year, meet local entrepreneurs who have managed to grow successful ventures during a global pandemic, and stay to shop at the Innovation Studio’s Winter Market. Please follow this link to subscribe to the Holiday Market!


2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) FIRESIDE CHAT | Scaling for Impact

Social Impact Entrepreneurships is when mission driven organizations aim to solve social issues ranging from education to human rights, and anyone interested in tech for good. To create a lasting impact though, you must be able to scale.

Join this Fireside chat with Social Impact Investor Vera Schroeder along with Niousha Roshani, Co-Founder of Global Black Youth, as they delve into their experiences and worldview from varying perspectives as to what it takes to scale a mission driven organization.

3:00 – 4:00 PM (ET) PANEL | Social Impact During Covid

Crises are known to spark innovation and facilitate creative solutions. Meet local entrepreneurs who are innovating the way we see food, publishing, and accessible housing. These businesses not only thrive during COVID, but also make an impact on the community! Join us for a celebration of ingenuity, entrepreneurship, and social impact!

4:00 – 6:00 PM (ET) DEMO | Innovation Studio Winter Market (Must sign up for Winter Market > Here)



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December 3, 2020