MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents New Year's Resolutions for Startup Founders
CAMBRIDGE, MA, Jan 04, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
On January 9, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will host an
Innovation Series event "New Year's Resolutions for Startup Founders"
featuring Katie Rae, Managing Director of Tech Stars and founder of
Project 11, and Jean Hammond, investor and member of Hub Angels and
Launchpad Venture Group.
Every entrepreneur or new venture will experience challenges and even
crises. Recovering successfully from mistakes and learning from
failures are requisite skills for winning entrepreneurs. Katie Rae
and Jean Hammond have significant experience mentoring and guiding
founders through the minefields of building a viable company. This
candid discussion will share what they have learned and insights
applicable to all startups.
Katie Rae joined TechStars in 2010 as Managing Director, specializing
in rapid product development and customer growth strategies for
Internet businesses that scale. She is also a founder of Project 11,
a firm that invests in and assists early-stage startups. She has
spent her career building significant Internet businesses in the
community, self-publishing and search spaces.
Jean Hammond is a successful serial entrepreneur with more than 20
years of experience in the high-tech industry. Now an investor and
member of Hub Angels and Launchpad Venture Group, Jean gained
abundant C-level experience prior to her current role. Most recently,
she served as the interim CEO for JAM Technologies.
This event is sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
5:30pm to 6:00pm: Registration
MIT Stata Center, Room 32-123
32 Vassar Street, Cambridge,
Registration and information:
Pricing: Tech Entrepreneurs: $20, Business Professionals $20,
Non-members: $45. Students from all universities are free with
college ID. Pre-registration is encouraged.
About The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
The MIT Enterprise Forum of
Cambridge is one of the 27 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise
Forum, Inc. The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge builds connections
to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they
reside. The Forum produces over 70 seminars, panel discussions, case
studies and networking events yearly.
MIT ENTERPRISE FORUM OF CAMBRIDGE CONTACT:
MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
Barb Ewen (for MIT Enterprise Forum)
CHEN PR, Inc.
SOURCE: MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
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