Please join us for a limited seat luncheon at the new Venture Development Center at UMass Boston. Attendees can expect an overview of new venture start-up and planning considerations oriented to those contemplating a venture as well as existing business owners. Topics will include the entrepreneurial lifestyle, feasibility, business strategy, financing, business resources, and strategies for navigating the current economic environment. You will have the opportunity to ask specific questions about your venture.

This lunch will be led by Mark Allio, Regional Director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network at UMass Boston, a former strategy consultant, non-profit administrator, and entrepreneur. Joining Mark will be William Brah, Founder and Executive Director of the Venture Development Center, Boston’s new business incubator.

This working lunch program is hosted by TCN’s professional service sponsors in New England to provide tactical level information designed to accelerate entrepreneurial development and fundraising processes for Boston-area startups.

The Venture Development Center is Boston’s leading startup incubator for technology and life science companies.