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Scaling Your Business: Lessons From Immigrant Entrepreneurs

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Have you ever wondered how to build a company as an immigrant entrepreneur in the US?

Join Ellis Project and Shoobx for a conversation about Scaling Your Business: Lessons From Immigrant Entrepreneurs to learn how some of Boston's superstar international founders have navigated their unique set of challenges, including raising funding, assembling a great team and, last but not least, obtaining the right visa.

This panel will feature:

Julianne Zimmerman, Managing Director of Reinventure Capital

For more than 25 years Julianne has been putting technology to work for the greater good in the US and abroad. Along the way she has contributed in a variety of roles: Co-Founder of a seed-stage investment firm; VP of Communications at a utility-scale energy storage company; Co-founder and Director of Business Development of a biofuel company; VP of Engineering at a water purification company; and trusted mentor, board member, advisor, or consultant to many more. She also frequently serves as a judge for technology and entrepreneurship competitions, including the annual ILC Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.

Snejina Zacharia, Founder & CEO of Insurify
Snejina is a founder of Insurify, the first virtual insurance agent for car insurance shopping. Insurify is disrupting insurance shopping with artificial intelligence. Snejina has global experience developing and growing new businesses in the US and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
Snejina holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management
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Raj Aggarwal, CoFounder, Localytics
Raj Co-Founded Localytics in 2009, and as CEO until 2017 created the leading mobile engagement platform that is used by many of the world’s top brands. Prior to Localytics, Raj spent 12 years building a variety of technology companies. He was a management consultant focused on mobile with Bain & Company and Adventis. At Adventis, Raj worked alongside Steve Jobs at Apple to develop the business framework for the iPhone and led the formation of the multi-billion dollar Disney Mobile venture in Japan. Previously, Raj held sales and marketing leadership positions at Proco Machinery and Requisite Technology. Raj completed his MBA with Honors from the Ivey School of Business and London Business School.

The discussion will be moderated by Jason Furtado, Founder & CEO of Shoobx, who is also the son of immigrants from Portugal.


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