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NewCo Boston Host Company Fun Facts – William Brah, Founder, Venture Development Center


William Brah, Founder, Venture Development Center

1. Why Boston?
Learn something new every day. 

2. What’s the one word to describe how people will feel after leaving your NewCo session?

3. What trophy do you want on your mantle?
Giant check from AT&T, Samsung or Panasonic

4. In the past few months, what is the smallest change you made that had the biggest positive result?
Wrote a personal take on a business topic, and got lots of likes. 

5. What book do you think everyone on your team should read?
Ways of Seeing by John Berger

About the Venture Development Center: The VDC opened in 2009 with one simple goal in mind: to make it easier for exceptional entrepreneurial teams with important ideas – no matter what university they attended – to take the strategic step from their university setting to a more commercial environment where they can obtain the data required to secure investment and launch their companies. Today, we are proud to be launching some of the best startup companies anywhere, and to be stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts.

Want to learn more? Visit Will and the VDC team inside their office on April 27, 2016 during NewCo Boston!

Session Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Session Description: Nowhere else in the city will you meet a group of 28 year olds, who within one year raised $500,000,000 to write suicide message to cancer cells. Scientific American selected SQZ Biotech as 1 of the top 10 World Changing Ideas. Join SQZ and the VDC for an in-depth and focused look at the simple device that is changing the world.

Learn More & Register at bos.newco.co

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