This Thursday, in addition to office hours, we’re having an education technology theme night. To start, we welcome Andrew Joseph, Co-Founder of TenMarks (Amazon) for TCN UpStart Roundtable. For the second half of our theme night, LearnLaunch and Teachpoint host a pitch session and product showcase.
We hope to see you Thursday,
Thursday, July 24, 2014
3:00 – 8:00 P.M. | Venture Café in Session
3:00 – 4:30 P.M. | Office Hours: Brad Curley
Brad Curley is an experienced angel investor (Boston Harbor Angels), board member (Sialix), and advisor (CPA, KPMG) to early stage companies. Get feedback while discussing fundraising alternatives and also strategies about raising seed stage, angel, and VC capital.
3:00 – 5:00 P.M. | Office Hours: Michael Frank
Michael Frank is a seasoned, results-driven technology company executive with 35 years of experience in operating, investment, and advisory roles. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs to help start-up and early-stage companies in business strategy, business/corporate development, fundraising, management mentoring, and board structuring. His experience and network of senior technology professionals can help accelerate a company’s path to revenue. Michael focuses on software, communications, and Internet infrastructure markets. His particular interests include cloud computing, digital media, e-commerce, enterprise computing, Internet infrastructure, and mobile/wireless technologies.
3:30 – 5:30 P.M. | Office Hours: Jerry Blakeley
Jerry is a serial entrepreneur who sold his last company in 2007. Since then, he has worked as a Counselor for SCORE, providing free mentoring services to startups and in-business clients wanting to grow their businesses. He can help with validation of new business ideas, business roadmaps, and marketing plans. His experience includes sourcing test and measurement products in Asia and distribution in the USA and overseas and he has setup offices in Taiwan, China, and Hong Kong where he travelled widely and often.
4:00 – 6:00 P.M. | TCN UpStart Roundtable with Andrew Joseph, Co-Founder, TenMarks (acq. Amazon)
TCN UpStart Roundtable, a monthly gathering, brings together Boston-area early-stage startups and seasoned entrepreneurs. This free series from The Capital Network, Venture Café, and Silicon Valley Bank is a great opportunity to ask burning questions about starting a company and meet other like-minded entrepreneurs in a casual setting. This Thursday, hear from Andrew Joseph, Co-Founder of TenMarks, an Amazon company.
5:00 – 6:00 P.M. | LearnLaunch Pitch
LearnLaunch and TeachPoint are co-hosting a pitch night. A select group of early stage entrepreneurs will have the chance to showcase their products to an audience of educators and edtech entrepreneurs.
After the showcase, learn more about the participating companies listed below and provide feedback about their pitches at their respective tables in the Café.
Companies pitching include: