99% of startups will not get venture capital. Is your startup in the 1%? Learn how to increase your probability of starting a successful startup with Lou Berneman, Founding Partner, Osage University Partners. He will discusses how VCs approach investments and how funds, like Osage's, work with entrepreneurs and technology transfer offices to support university-originated startups.
- How venture capital funds work
- What VCs are looking for in the <1% of companies they choose to fund
- How universities can help catalyze start-up success
Co-sponsored with Harvard Office of Technology Development.
NOTE: We will have a direct "Longwood to i-lab" bus for this event (one trip). More info will be sent to registrants.
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District.The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. it provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative coworking space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard commnunity as a whole.