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Presentation from @DreamItVentures acclerator program

posted Feb 28, 2012, 6:22 PM by Andrew Rosenthal

The DreamIt Ventures Accelerator presentation will take place at the iLab at 3:30 on Thursday, 3/1. For those interested in attending the Rock Fellowship presentation, it would be great for you to come by for the first 30 minutes of this event.


presentation by:
Mark Wachen (HBS '94), Managing Director, DreamIt NYC

Jess Bloomgarden (HBS '12), CEO/Founder, Aftersteps

Working on a startup?  Come to this special session to learn about the benefits provided by startup accelerator programs. Learn what accelerators are, what it takes to get accepted, and what the programs provide including seed money, mentorship, office space, and much more.

The session will be led by Mark Wachen, the Managing Director of DreamIt NYC, one of the world’s premiere accelerator programs.  Wachen was previously the Founder/CEO of Optimost, the company that pioneered multivariate testing on the internet, and was acquired in 2007 for $52 million.  Joining Mark will be Jess Bloomgarden, the CEO/Founder of Aftersteps (and current HBS student).  Jess, who was a member of the DreamIt NYC 2011 class, will share her experiences at DreamIt, and discuss the benefits she received from being in an accelerator program