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Starting a Company on a Visa: Pathways for Immigrant Founders in the US

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Starting a company on a visa - pathways for immigrant founders in the US

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Join us for a panel discussion on pathways for immigrant founders featuring Manan Mehta, founding partner at Unshackled Ventures along with Bill Brah, Executive Director of the Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at UMass Boston, and Dr. Mariana Matus, CEO and Co-Foudner of Biobot Analytics.

Panelists include:

Manan Mehta - Co-Founder of Unshackled Ventures

Bill Brah - Executive Director of Venture Development Center and Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at UMass Boston

Dr. Mariana Matus (MIT PhD '18) - CEO and Co-Founder of Biobot Analytics

The panel will be moderated by Professor Michael Cima, Associate Dean of Innovation at the MIT School of Engineering.

Unshackled Ventures started in 2014 to help immigrant founders succeed faster. Unshackled gives immigrant entrepreneurs the opportunity to innovate and tackle some of the US’s biggest problems by providing access to capital, a unique network of co-investors, and full immigration support including visa sponsorship and employment. The fund invests in first-time entrepreneurs at the earliest stages and is sector agnostic.

For students interested in working with Unshackled during the school year, Unshackled is bringing its fellowship program to MIT. Learn more here.

This event is co-sponsored by Brex & First Republic Bank and is open to the public. No registration required.

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