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StartHub Founders Series: Laura Carpenter, CEO of Abridge News

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District Hall

75 Northern Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

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StartHub Founders Series are monthly gatherings at various Venture Café sites. This program features guest startup speakers to share their startup stories (best practices, hurdles, etc) in a conversational setting.

This month StartHub Founders Series is coming to District Hall, and it will feature Laura Carpenter, CEO of Abridge News which is a political news platform that makes it easy to engage with the best opinions on different sides of a debate.

This series is a great opportunity for you to get engaged, ask questions, & learn more about what it takes to start a company! Registration required.


Agenda:
6:00-7:00PM Conversation & Q&A
7:00-7:30PM Open Networking
7:30PM Event concludes


About the Founder:

Laura Carpenter is the co-founder and CEO of Abridge News, a political news platform that makes it easy to engage with the best opinions on different sides of a debate. Abridge News reaches readers through an iOS app, website, and daily email newsletter, and has received coverage from outlets including Nieman Reports, the Atlantic, Editor & Publisher, and NBC Boston. Laura’s also a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, and has held multiple national leadership positions at the firm. Laura graduated with highest honors from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Nuclear Engineering. She recently graduated from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar.


Laura Carpenter


Questions? Contact StartHub Editor, Melissa Yee (melissa.yee@vencaf.org)

Interested in sponsoring one of our programs? Contact Head of Development, Ruth Saunders (Ruth.Saunders@vencaf.org)

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