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Crimson Conversations: Bootstrap If You Can

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Panel discussion with three bay area entrepreneurs who have successfully bootstrapped their businesses.

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Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs(HAE) Bay Area chapter is launching a monthly event series - Crimson Conversations. Every event will be a great opportunity to meet and learn from your fellow alumni.

Our first event will focus on bootstrapping and panelists will share their experience bootstrapping their ventures. This will be first in a series of events throughout the year around non-dilutive financing options.

Panelists:

Robert Tillman AB'78

Bob has founded multiple companies including Thunar Medical, Sierra Photonics, Sunshine medical instruments, Digital Globe and RRT Partners. Previously, Bob has served in CxO capacity at multiple technology companies. Bob started his career in M&A and venture capital. He has served on the boards of over 20 companies.

Ganesh Nair SM'06

Ganesh is the founder and CEO of Karma Nuts, an emerging brand in natural foods industry. Karma Nuts' Wrapped Cashews with a nutrient skin coating were included in 2020 Grammy awards gift bags. Previously, Ganesh was at Johnson & Johnson for 9 years with roles including strategic planning and business development. Ganesh has Master of Science from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology, MBA from UCLA and Bachelors in Technology from University of Kerala. Website: http://karmanuts.com

Eli Salomon JD'06

Eli is the co-founder and CEO of Voga Coffee. Voga manufactures Ground Control Cyclops, winner of the 2018 Specialty Coffee Association Best New Product Award (Commercial Equipment), considered the industry's highest honor for commercial coffee equipment. Ground Control is the world's first automated immersion batch brewer. It consistently brews at commercial scale a sweeter, more full-bodied and less bitter cup of coffee than any manual or automated brewing method. Website: http://vogacoffee.com

Agenda

  • 5:30 - 6pm: Introduction & Networking
  • 6pm - 6:45pm: Panel Discussion
  • 6:45pm - 7pm: Q&A
  • 7pm - 7:30pm: Ideas / Startup pitches
  • 7:30 - 8:30pm: Networking

Event details here.

Get more information about Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs at www.harvardae.org. Become HAE member at www.harvardae.org/join

If you'd like to be a part of the HAE Bay Area chapter leadership / volunteer team or if you'd like to partner with HAE to host events, please email pvirk (at) harvardae.org

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