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Upstart Roundtable: EdTech Innovation with Asad Butt, Partner at LearnLaunch Accelerator

TCN UpStart Roundtables are monthly gatherings at the Venture Cafe that bring together Boston-area early-stage startups and seasoned entrepreneurs. This free series with The Capital Network, Venture Cafe, and Silicon Valley Bank is a great opportunity for you to ask burning questions about starting a company and meet other like-minded entrepreneurs and resource providers in a casual cafe setting.


Asad Butt, Partner, Learnlaunch Accelerator

Asad Butt Is a Partner with LearnLaunch Accelerator, an edtech focused startup program. At LearnLaunch Accelerator, he oversees day-to-day activities, program creation and implementation, and sourcing of the edtech startups. Asad is a media and tech professional with over 12 years of experience working in both the creative and business sides of startups, media production companies, non-profit organizations, and broadcast news outlets. His first foray into edtech was in 2005 when Mr. Butt worked for Empower Peace, a non-profit that implemented cutting-edge digital technology to connect high school students in the Middle East to their peers in the U.S. Mr. Butt earned an M.B.A., M.S. in Media Ventures, and an M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Bates Colleges.

Pete McDonald, Relationship Manager at SVB & Member of the Startup Coalition

Pete is the Relationship Manager the Emerging Technology Practice at Silicon Valley Bank. Pete has over 20 years of experience working with startups and works primarily with early stage Technology and Life Science companies. Pete moderates The Capital Network’s Upstart program which is a series of fireside chats with entrepreneurs held at the Venture Cafe (CIC Cambridge) once a month.problems.

External Event Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:30pm