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Harvard College Venture Partners “Evening of Ventures”

October 18, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Interested in entrepreneurship and/or venture capital? Do you want to start a company or join a startup? Want to meet awesome people in the industry?

Evening of Ventures is a one-day conference on October 18th from 3-5 pm at Harvard’s Boylston Hall. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about startups and venture capital from top-notch entrepreneurs and VC partners from the Boston area. This year, the event will consist of two panels followed by an intimate meet-and-greet with panelists and other student entrepreneurs. Food, drinks, and swag will be available.
Our rockstar entrepreneurs panel includes:
Our incredible VC panel includes:
Questions? Email Brian Truong. RSVP above.

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.

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