C-Levels Connect: Business Finance Brainstorm + Ask Anything


January 15


06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/c-levels-connect-business-finance-brainstorm-ask-anything-tickets-83553156741

Boston New Technology .com

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/boston-new-technology-com-10639698166

Foley Hoag, LLP

155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210

Boston, MA, US, 02210

21+. Join us to:

  • Meet and Network with other C-Levels

  • Hear short talks on Business Finance from accomplished founders

  • Discuss Business Finance

  • Ask your questions on Business Finance and other topics

  • Enjoy dinner with beer, wine and more, courtesy of Brex

C-Levels Connect is a new event series dedicated to enabling local executives to share ideas and advice, learn from each other and form partnerships, for business growth!

Tickets are $75 or free for C-Levels of funded USA startups (> $200k per year in business),  or C-Levels of USA companies with > $200k in annual revenue, who are attending C-Levels Connect for the first time. Attending C-Levels can attend future events at 50% off.


Alec Stern - Entrepreneur  Speaker  Mentor  Investor, America's Startup Success Expert

Alec Stern – Entrepreneur * Speaker * Mentor * Investor, “America’s Startup Success Expert” and selected to the Influence 100 Authority List by Influence Magazine. Alec is Co-Founder of Constant Contact, Reaching Grasper Cane and Most Cardio, and is a Limited Partner at G20 Ventures. Alec has more than 25 years of experience as a founder investor and hyper-growth agent for companies across various industries. He is an innovator with extensive expertise in growing and scaling companies, startup and operational growth, go-to-market strategy, strategic partnerships and more. Learn more about Alec here.

Brad Blazar - Author, Speaker & Network Host at Learn to Soar Network and Founder at 5 Star Capital

Brad Blazar – Author, Speaker & Network Host at Learn to Soar Network and Founder at 5 Star Capital. Brad went from junior broker to millionaire founder of an oil company at the young age of 23. He then lost it all and went broke. After discovering some major mindset shifts, he was able to reinvent himself and reaised over $2 billion for other companies, including closing record-breaking sales, including one that was worth $11 million. Today, Brad is the founder of Beliefology, a concept and program that helps entrepreneurs overcome limiting beliefs that are holding them back from  greater success in life. Brad is a captivating speaker and Author of the #1 Rated Book for Young Entrepreneurs, “On The Wings Of Eagles – Learning to Soar in Life.” Learn more about Brad here.

Prithvi Tanwar, Attorney at Foley Hoag, LLP

Prithvi Tanwar, Attorney at Foley Hoag LLP. Prithvi serves as general corporate counsel to early and growth stage technology companies that are building innovative products and services that are changing business processes and the way individuals use and interact with technology on a daily basis. Prithvi and his team provide practical, relevant and actionable legal advice based on their hands-on understanding of their clients’ products and business goals. They’ve helped founding teams incorporate companies, protect their intellectual property, raise capital financing, establish clear and defined internal guidelines and procedures, negotiate and enter into commercial agreements, address legal issues that arise in day-to-day operations, and successfully exit. Increasingly, Prithvi’s practice involves representing companies that have built mature teams and stable products overseas and are seeking to have a legal presence in the US, to raise venture capital from US sources, or access to the US market, while still retaining their foreign operations.


Chris Requena

Chris Requena – Lead OrganizerBoston New Technology and BDR, CapeStart

Chris is an app/software innovator, business grower, community builder and people connector. Since 2011, Chris has led the tech and startup group, Boston New Technology, growing it into one of the largest in the world. BNT is a network of 14 meetup groups that reach 50k members! BNT startups get extensive publicity and support from the community at monthly events and via BNT’s network. Chris works in business development for CapeStart, which offers the best value for enterprise-class software, app and web development services. See CapeStart’s free $5k new client offer below. Chris greatly enjoys collaborating with clients and users to design and build innovative solutions that solve problems. Chris also co-founded hubEngage, a platform for employee communication and engagement. Follow @CERequena @BostonNewTech @CapeStart

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Foley Hoag Boston Law Firm

Foley Hoag LLP – No industry moves faster or makes a bigger impact on the way we live than the technology industry. Technology innovators in software, hardware, gaming, entertainment and telecom turn to Foley Hoag LLP to help secure and maintain their leadership positions in this competitive industry. Our attorneys provide a comprehensive array of legal services for companies in all stages of development, from conception through profitability and beyond. www.FoleyHoag.com  / 1-617-832-1000

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6:00 pm – Networking with C-Levels over drinks – beer, wine & soda

6:30 pm – Welcome & Introduction with dinner served. Voice your challenges and questions around Business Finance.

6:35 pm – Short Talks on Business Finance with Alec Stern and Brad Blazar

7:00 pm – Business Finance Discussion

7:30 pm – Open Discussion

8:00 to 9:00 pm – More Networking (optional)

Directions & Parking:

Foley Hoag is in the Seaport West building (155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA – main entrance is on B Street).

Public Transportation:

Foley Hoag is in the Seaport West building, right next to the MBTA Silver line World Trade Center Station. Walk 1 block north on World Trade Center Ave and you will see the building on your left. You can also walk there in 15 minutes from the MBTA Red line South Station.

Driving directions:

Use this Google Map to Foley Hoag. Parking meters are usually available on Summer St, while there are some along Congress St, Seaport Blvd, E Service Rd and Boston Wharf Rd. LAZ Parking at 390 Congress St is $15 after 5 pm – enter from Boston Wharf Rd. Use this Google Map to park in their lot. Just a bit further away are the SP Plus Channelside lot ($8 after 3 pm), with entrances at 41 Necco St & 45 Binford St and the VPNE Garage at 10 Necco St ($10 after 4 pm).

Upon Arrival:

Please bring photo identification and check in at our desk in the lobby, to pick up your name tag and security access tag. Take an elevator to the 13th floor. Enter the open glass doors and walk down the hall to your right. The coat closet and restrooms will be on your right, before you reach the meeting space.

Attendance Terms:

BNT is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and inclusive event experience for all members/participants. To attend, event registrants agree to these Attendance Terms, which are summarized on the registration page for this event and in the confirmation email sent to registrants.

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