Speaking Gigs

I do a lot of speaking on investing and entrepreneurship at a variety of events. I've had a couple of requests for a posting of upcoming sessions, so here it is. Titles link to event pages, as appropriate.

I’ve also included links to recorded sessions, as well as the entire history of old sessions.

Upcoming events:


none scheduled

Video appearances and podcasts:

January 11, 2017: Angel Invest Boston, Episode 3 (iTunes Podcast) (Google Play Podcast)  with Sal Daher. More information and transcript here.

August 28, 2016: Language of Business, Episode 12, WBIN-TV with Greg Stoller. This is my segment:

November 11, 2013: The Language of Business, Episode #8 Needham Public Access TV with Greg Stoller. My individual segment: 

(also here)

Recorded events:

February 21, 2017: Maximizing Entrepreneurial Success, Post-Funding. Video:

June 16, 2016: The New Equity Crowdfunding Rules and You, with Ed DamianoChristopher Mirabile, and Jerry O’Connor, sponsored by TCN. Video:

(also here)

July 22, 2014: Signing Your First Investor: Seed Financing and Convertible Debt LIVE from MassChallenge, sponsored by TCN. Video:

March 12, 2014: Funding Tips for Startup Ventures, Northeastern Heath Sciences Entrepreneurs. Video: 

(also here)

December 12, 2013: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Convertible Debt, TCN Live Hangout with Bob Bishop of Goodwin Proctor

Past events:


December 7, 2017: Panelist at Hult Business Challenge, Hult International Business School

November 29, 2017: Panelist at Giant Health Event, London, England

November 8, 2017: TCN Venture Fast Track pitch competition and mentor lunch

October 24, 2017: European Life Sciences Shark Tank with TCN

October 19, 2017: WeBos Funding Options speed networking with TCN

July 27, 2017:  Angel Funding Part 2 – Due Diligence with Ray Riley and Kathy Parks, sponsored by TCN

July 10, 2017: Five Minute Pitch to Investors at TechSandBox in Hopkinton, MA

June 14, 2017: Applying for Angel Funding- Part 1: An Angel’s Perspective with Catherine White and David Verrill, sponsored by TCN

February 22, 2017: Judge at Startapalooza, WeWork Boston, MA

January 5, 2017: How to Crowdfund Your Startup with Ben Hron of McCarter & English, CIC, Cambridge, MA


November 17, 2016:  Angel Funding Part 2 – Due Diligence with Jessica McLearEric Evans, and Lynne Riquelme, sponsored by TCN

November 10, 2016: 6 Months On: Equity Crowdfunding Rules and You, with Stephen CatanzanoJessica McLear, and Jerry O’Connor, sponsored by TCN and Venture Café.

October 5, 2016: Apply for Angel Funding from an Investor’s Perspective with Jodi Collier and David Verrill, sponsored by TCN

July 13, 2016: Piranha Pond at TechSandBox

June 16, 2016: TCN UpStart Roundtable with Grace Xiao of Kynplex

April 21, 2016: Angel Funding Part 2 – Due Diligence with Jean Hammond & Norm Meisner, sponsored by TCN

April 12-15, 2016: Panelist, Cornell Hospitality Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable & other panels at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 

March 22, 2016: Apply for Angel Funding from an Investor’s Perspective with Shelby Chamberlain & Norm Meisner, sponsored by TCN

March 17, 2016: Piranha Pond at Clark University, sponsored by 128 Innovation Capital Group

March 14, 2016: Panelist, Peptide Symposium East, Cambridge, MA

March 7, 2016: Speaker, Ahmedabad University / Venture Studio, Ahmedabad, India

March 3 & 4, 2016: Foreign DelegateIndiaSoft2016, Mumbai, India

January 28, 2016: Invest Smart - Doing the Deal with Will Bernat, sponsored by MIT Enterprise Forum


October 13-16, 2015: Mentor & Judge for Sikorsky Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Kiev, Ukraine, sponsored by CRDF Global

June 18, 2015: Apply for Angel Funding with an Investor’s Perspective with Christopher Mirabile, sponsored by TCN

June 9, 2015: TCN Venture Fast Track in Boston. A great one day introduction to venture funding

March 18, 2015: Building a Business at CIC, sponsored by McCarter & English

February 26, 2015: Apply for Angel Funding with an Investor’s Perspective with Jean Hammond Christopher Mirabile, sponsored by TCN


October 24, 2014: Pitching Your Business to Investors with Jess McLear and Jim Woodward, sponsored by 128 ICG

October 14, 2014: Apply for Angel Funding with an Investor’s Perspective with Jean Hammond, sponsored by TCN

July 22: TCN Signing Your First Investor at MassChallenge with Bob Bishop and Olivia Dufour

July 24: Piranha Pond at TechSandBox in Hopkinton, MA

May 28: TCN Venture Fast Track in Boston. A great one day introduction to venture funding

May 7: Early Stage Funding in Boston, sponsored by StartOut

April 30: Piranha Pond in Salem MA, sponsored by 128 ICG

March 25: From Zero to Sixty: The One-Minute Pitch Practice, sponsored by TCN

Tuesday, February 4, 2014, IBM Connecting Companies with Capital

Friday, January 24, 2014: Raising Capital in 2014 hosted by 128 Venture North


Friday, November 22: Access to Capital hosted by the Business Development Division of the BRA withTed AcworthMark Allio, & Shereen Shermak, moderated by Rich Pellagrini

Monday, November 4: MIT Smart Start. I'll be on a panel with Sheryl Schultz and David Verrill discussing early stage financing

Thursday, October 24: TCN Venture Fast Track. I'll be on the 9:15 panel with Panos Panay talking about funding options (hint: it's really about building a business, and knowing why kind of business it is), and I'll also be at the Mentor lunch

Tuesday, October 22: How to Apply for Funding: Advice from an Angel Investor with Jean Hammond & Christopher Mirabile, sponsored by TCN

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