Each year, winners from the $100k New Ventures Competition participate in Roadshows in New York City, San Francisco, and Boston. The teams of Tufts entrepreneurs meet with partners from venture capital firms, as well as angel investors, and dozens of Tufts alumni/ae. The Roadshows are an opportunity to pitch their business ideas, network with industry leaders, and potentially obtain funding for their startup.
The Tufts Entrepreneurship Center, in conjunction with Silicon Valley Bank, will be hosting the Boston Venture Capital Roadshow in September. This year, 9 winning teams from the 2019 $100k New Ventures Competition will participate in the event to pitch their ventures to Boston's best seed-level venture capitalists.
Free Flow Wines, founded by Jordan Kivelstadt, E04, has changed the way the wine industry deals with packaging wine. Shifting away from bottle to stainless steel kegs for on-premise consumption, the company is shifting the paradigm in an otherwise stagnant industry.
Gavin is President & CEO of Kaon Interactive, a 3D interactive sales & marketing company. Gavin Finn teaches entrepreneurial marketing and sales, entrepreneurship for computer scientists, new product development, and engineering management. At Kaon Interactive he is responsible for the company’s strategic, financial, product, and customer relationship strategies.