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Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Matt Giovanniello

Date: 2/6

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Join us for lunch and networking with Matt Giovanniello! Matt Giovanniello, CSOM ‘18 has had a deep passion for technology since before he could speak. Coupled with his love for entrepreneurship and great interest in healthcare fueled by his family, Matt co-founded Frenalytics, a healthcare technology company for a web application he patented as a sophomore in high school.

Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Rachel Klausner

Date: 2/12 (Wednesday)

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Join us for lunch and networking with Rachel Klausner, the Founder and CEO of Millie! Millie is a company dedicated to charitable giving. Millie's platform matches users with high impact nonprofits personalized to their preferences and giving behavior. The company is on a mission to connect young people with organizations working hard to change the world to making giving easy, accessible, and a part of our everyday.

Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Peter Bell

Date: 2/13 (Thursday)

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Join us for lunch and networking with Peter Bell of Amity Ventures! Discuss Peter's journey as an investor and entrepreneur, and network with Peter and other interested students. Peter Bell focuses his energy and expertise on partnering with entrepreneurs to build companies of consequence. Currently, Mr. Bell’s thematic areas of focus include: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Digital Health, Cyber-security, Internet of Things, Autonomous Logistics, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Personal/Mobile Commerce, Payments, and Enterprise Software.

Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Christina Quinn

Date: 2/14 (Friday)

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Christina is a Senior Associate at HarbourVest Partners where she is in charge of scaling firm-wide investor relations and accelerating growth through technological solutions. Christina has held various roles at HarbourVest related to marketing, product and content, and commercial operations. Prior to working at HarbourVest, Christina held positions at Havener Capital Partners in sales and marketing. 

Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Lauren Wedell

Date: 2/20 (Thursday)

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Lauren is an Associate at Battery Ventures, an investment firm which invests in cutting-edge businesses in markets including application software, IT infrastructure technologies, consumer-internet and mobile services, and industrial technologies. Battery Ventures backs companies at stages ranging from seed to growth and private equity, and invests globally from offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel. Prior to her role at Battery Ventures, Lauren worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at William Blaire. She also has experience interning in venture capital and private equity at Accomplice and Yellow Wood Partners. 

Startup and Entrepreneurship Fair

Date: 2/20

Time: 4:30-7pm

Location: Murray Function Room

Save the date for the Shea's Center annual Startup & Entrepreneurship Fair. Join the Boston startup community -- full of fun and passionate dynamos who love what they do. Meet the faces behind various companies such as Drizly, Panera, Mavrck and more, that're looking for people like you to join their fast-moving and changing environment. 

Lunch with an Entrepreneur: Adrien Nussenbaum

Date: 2/26

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Carney 452

Adrien is the CEO and co-founder of Mirakl a global leader in online marketplace platforms and provider of Mirakl Marketplace Platform, a SaaS-based, secure and highly scalable platform which allows brands to host transactions between buyers and sellers of products. Prior to founding Mirakl, Adrien co-founded All-Instant, an instant messaging solution. He later worked at Deloitte on the Restructuring Team advising retailers undergoing turnarounds and transformations. Adrien then co-founded Splitgames, a marketplace dedicated to video games, later acquired by FNAC.


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