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First Annual Entrepreneurship Summit Presented by the Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group: Agenda and Speakers
[March 23, 2023]

First Annual Entrepreneurship Summit Presented by the Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group: Agenda and Speakers

The Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group (VCG) will hold its first annual Entrepreneurship Summit on Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 12 PM to 5:30 PM at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The Summit is expected to be one of the largest and preeminent conferences bringing together leaders of various industries within the venture capital and the start-up world.

The event will convene over 45 speakers and 15 panels on Leadership, Investing, and Entrepreneurship and with Advanced Tracks and Discussion Panels discussing topics ranging Perfecting your VC Pitch; Scaling a Startup; Pivoting/Rebranding a Startup; Topics on Fintech, Cybersecurity, B2B/SaaS, Crypto, and Biotech/Digital Health; Breaking into Venture Capital; Starting a Fund; Building Culture in a Firm, and much more.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Steve Fredette, president and cofounder of Toast, a cloud-based restaurant management software tat went public with a market capitalization of $20 billion.
  • Sarah Leary, cofounder of Nextdoor, a hyperlocal social networking service for neighborhoods; Venture Partner at Unusual Ventures.
  • Richard "Dick" Kramlich, cofounder of one of the world's leading venture capital firms, New Enterprise Associates, with assets under management totaling $25 billion; cofounder of Green Bay Ventures; and CEO of the Kramlich Investment Group.
  • Paul English, cofounder and former CTO of KAYAK, an online travel platform sold for $2 billion; founder of Boston Venture Studio.

In addition to these outstanding keynote addresses, we will hear from other industry leaders from top venture capital firms and prominent start-ups.

"The Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group is honored to have assembled such high caliber entrepreneurs and investors to its highly anticipated Entrepreneurship Summit," said Mr. Michael Oved, Director of Strategic Initiatives at VCG and Director of this year's Entrepreneurship Summit.

VCG gratefully acknowledges the many speakers, sponsors, and attendees who have all made this extraordinary event possible. Special thanks to our PLATINUM SPONSOR, the Harvard University Lemann Program on Creativity and Entrepreneurship and GOLD SPONSORS, The Harvard Innovation Labs, The Grid, Xfund, First Star Ventures and Oved & Oved LLP. Finally, a special congratulations to the winners of the Entrepreneurship Award of 2023, who will be recognized at the Summit, Ebi Khalili and Josh Rahmani, both founding partners at Venture Capital Properties and Empire Capital Holdings.

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