Thursday Gathering

Connecting Innovators to Make Things Happen

What is Thursday Gathering?

The Venture Cafe Cambridge Thursday Gathering operates as part of the Venture Cafe Global network which has a mission to connect innovators worldwide. Each Thursday, our community of entrepreneurs, funders and corporate innovators convene to build community, skills and most importantly build each other up.

While we seek to reach as many innovators as we can, we aim to build strong communities, not just big crowds.

  • Conversations are the central purpose of the Thursday Gatherings. It’s an opportunity to meet like-minded innovators to create meaningful connections, exchange ideas and forge new collaborations. Solicitations are not allowed during these events so please no hard selling.
  • Programming in the form of workshops, talks, series, pitch event, fireside chat etc. Organizations seeking to host programming during one of the weekly Thursday Gatherings can request to participate in each community.
  • Startup Scrubs showcases. Thursday Gatherings feature local startups who want to share their prototypes and new products.
  • Office hours with experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and service professionals are available each week.
  • Volunteer and help us make Thursday Gatherings happen every week. We need greeters, bartenders, kiosk attendants and really nice people to help make this happen each week.
  • Sponsor Thursday Gatherings as a way to show your support for Venture Cafe and the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Weekly, monthly, quarterly and in-kind sponsorships are available in each location.