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Join New England Venture Capital Association for Beers with John Katzman
Hosted by NEVCA & KPMG
Tuesday, February 19th
5:30 to 7:30 PM
KPMG, One Broadway, Cambridge, 15th floor
NEVCA's popular "Beers with" series is back! This month, we feature an edtech pioneer who will give you a window into how he scaled three game changing companies: The Princeton Review, 2U, and Noodle. At Noodle, John is building a recommendation engine to help anyone find educational opportunities at all levels, from K-12 to college, grad school, weekend classes, and professional development.2tor is an edtech company that partners like with prestigious universities such as Vanderbilt and the University of North Carolina to offer online degree programs. In 1981, Katzman founded The Princeton Review and served as its CEO until 2007. He also serves on the Board of several for and non-profit organizations, and is the co-author of five books and many articles.
NEVCA's "Beers with" series offers VCs and entrepreneurs a chance to hang out and have a no holds barred conversation with an array of visiting founders and investors. Past guests include Foundry Group's Brad Feld. Beers with John Katzman will be facilitated by Bessemer Venture Partner's Kent Bennett.
* This event is open to NEVCA members, entrepreneurs and sponsors only. Please RSVP.
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New England Venture Capital Association
The mission is to make Massachusetts the best place in the world to start and grow new companies.
Representing more than 700 venture capital professionals from 90 top firms--from micro-seed funds to corporate VCs, technology to life science--the NEVCA's membership collectively manages more than $50 billion in investor capital.
Guided by the principle that returns on venture captal return are a function of the quality of founder, idea, and environment into which it is invested, the NEVCA serves its membership by championing the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The NEVCA focuses on Four Pillars:
- Building relationships among VCs and founders
- Promoting Boston’s innovation infrastructure
- Engaging students in the thriving startup community
- Advocating for policy that furthers growth and entrepreneurship