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Boston companies: Get feedback on Feb 14 from the best mentors in town

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If you’re an entrepreneur based in the Boston area and are building the next big disruptive tech company, join us for a private feedback session with three of the top tech mentors in town.

VentureBeat is on a world tour. We’re prowling to find the most exciting products to write about and to invite to the upcoming DEMO conference. The next DEMO takes place April 17-19 in Silicon Valley.

The free pre-DEMO Boston session will give your company a great opportunity to pitch and receive friendly feedback from the best mentors Boston has to offer. We’re teaming with Antonio Rodriguez, partner at Matrix Partners, (top right), Katie Rae, head of Techstars Boston and Project 11, (middle right) and Fred Destin (bottom right), partner at Atlas Venture, where the meetings will take place. I’ll be there too.

Antonio Rodriguez (Partner at Matrix Partners), Katie Rae (head of Techstars Boston and Project 11) and Fred DestinWhether it’s advice on your pitch style, your business model, your technology, or go-to-market strategy, we’re there to help. And of course, we’re not there to publicize your company until you’re ready for it. So this can be considered off-the-record.

For 21 years, DEMO has proven to be an incredible launch platform for startups, fast-growth mid-level companies, and even large cap, publicly traded corporations to show off their new tech products to an extensive, influential media audience. Over the years, companies such as Palm, Salesforce, VMware, TiVo, WebEx, Adobe and more recently Fusion-io (the newly public company), and SuccessFactors (which sold to SAP for 3.4 billion) launched some of their earliest products at DEMO. Now, it’s your turn.

We’ve made a lot of changes at DEMO to make sure we get the very best companies there. The DEMO Scholarship Partner Program makes DEMO free for many early stage companies. And we’re holding the event in San Francisco, to make sure we get the globe’s top tech press there, as well as members from the wider ecosystem, from investors to corporate development executives from the largest tech companies. That way companies can get wide publicity and do important deal-making on the side.

If you’re interested in presenting your company on February 14 at the Atlas offices in Cambridge, MA, please fill out this form. If you’re selected, we will get in touch with you immediately to explain the details. You can also see our full DEMO tour schedule online here.

We look forward to seeing you in Boston!


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