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Boston Beta :: Startup Strategy Series

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Boston, MA

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Boston Beta Startup Strategy Series

Presented by McCarter & English, LLP


Funding the Next Big Thing

Boston Beta will kick off the first event of its Startup Strategy Series on February 2, 2012 with a discussion focused on "Funding the Next Big Thing." Each of our speakers is an investor and has worked at or founded startups before arriving at their current position.

 

       

Graham Brooks

Graham Brooks

Graham is a principle at .406 Ventures, where he is involved in the investment and portfolio management process and leads the university outreach initiatives. Graham started his career as a software developer and consultant for ALK Associates. He then co-founded Accentus, a company specializing in technology solutions for the financial trading industry. Most recently, Graham was Business Development Manager at Bose Coporation where he led teams that identified, evaluated, and structured strategic investment and acquisition opportunities within the digital media and consumer products markets. He received his MBA from Dartmouth and has a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.

 

 

Matt Witheiler
Matt Witheiler
Matt is a Principal at Flybridge Capital Partners, which covers companies and technologies across the IT sector. He is involved in financial technology, digital media, and semiconductors at Flybridge and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of FirstGrowth Venture Network. He completed his MBA at Harvard and spent seven years in the high technology industry prior to joining Flybridge. He also served for four years as co-owner and Senior Hardware Editor of the successful hardware review website, AnandTech.com, where he helped build one of the world’s largest hardware review sites.



Dustin DolginowDustin Dolginow
Dustin is a Principle in the Technology group at Atlas Venture, focusing on payments, SMB and consumer-facing innovation. Before joining Atlas, he founded Social Swipe, an online platform for generating reviews at social venues with the swipe of a credit card. He started his career working on structured finance products in the Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers after graduating with high honors from Middlebury College where he holds a degree in politics and a minor in economics.

Schedule

6:00 - 6:45: Registration; Otto Pizza & PBR

6:45 - 8:00: Panel and Q & A

8:00 - 9:00: Social hour 

 

Location

MassChallenge Headquarters

  • One Marina Park Drive, 14th floor Boston, MA 02210
  • Using GPS: 55 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

 

About The Series

Boston Beta's Startup Strategy Series, Presented by McCarter & English, LLP, is a quarterly discussion to enliven, educate, and connect Boston's founders and entrepreneurs with strategies and insights from Boston's leading investors and founders.

You're also invited to join us on February 9 at Boston Beta :: Student Startup Edition, the second installment of our signature mixer for Boston’s founders, hackers, students, investors, visionaries, media professionals, et cetera. The evening will feature sixteen startups from top U’s in the Boston area and the conversation that ensues when the Boston entrepreneurship community collaborates under one roof.



Sponsors

McCarter & English, LLPMcCarter & English is a firm of over 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia and Wilmington. In continuous business for more than 160 years, the firm is among the oldest and largest law firms in the United States, servicing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to mid-market and emerging growth companies to individuals.

MassChallengeMassChallenge is a non-profit organization that connects early stage entrepreneurs to the resources they need to launch high-growth, high-impact businesses immediately.
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55 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210

Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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