Why you should become a speaker
Connect with the Venture Café community of innovators, experts and maybe even investors or future clients.
Test your ideas, products and services and get genuine feedback from the Venture Café’s community of early adopters.
Share your knowledge with eager minds and give back to the Venture Cafe Community.
Build your personal and professional brand by positioning yourself as a thought leader in your field.
Experiment, try new things and get inspired! Venture Café’s community is a great place to have fun with peers!
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Do you have an inspiring story to tell, a workshop you want to lead, or some wisdom to spread? Contribute to our program.

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Please be as detailed as possible. We'd also love to know why this topic is important to you. If this session has been presented elsewhere, let us know where else and when you have presented it.
Sessions typically range from 45 minutes to 1 hour. Let us know if you require more time.
We will take your response into account, however, we are unable to guarantee availability.
If this is your first time presenting this topic, we still encourage you to submit this session. We look forward to reading it!
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We want ideas that help people understand innovation on a broader and more applicable level.

Venture Café offers a reflection of the diverse, talented and entrepreneurial innovation community of Cambridge and the Greater Boston region. Thursday Gatherings provide an intentional space to the innovation community with access to high-quality educational programming and conversations. Every Thursday startups, small businesses, academics, corporates, investors, students, and governmental organizations convene, connect, and build relationships at Venture Café.

Our goal is to host new, exciting, thought-provoking content to fuel conversation. We inject new ideas and perspectives, helping to spur innovation on a broader and more applicable level.