Organization News

From Startup to Publicly Traded Company: Story of Corbus Pharmaceuticals

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Wins Exit of the Year Award
Corbus Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage drug development company targeting rare, chronic, and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases with clear unmet needs. One of the great successes in the Boston Harbor Angels portfolio, Corbus was awarded Exit of the Year at the annual end-of-year general meeting in December 2017. Yuval Cohen, CEO of Corbus Pharmaceuticals and Mark Tepper, President […]

Go Write the Ad: Tips from David Friend, CEO and Co-founder of Wasabi

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
Wasabi Wins IT Startup of the Year
This past December, the Boston Harbor Angels hosted its annual end-of-year general meeting. During the meeting, Wasabi was honored as IT Startup of the Year. Wasabi is a new cloud storage company. After the awards, Mic Williams, President and Founder of Boston Harbor Angels, interviewed David Friend, CEO and co-founder of Wasabi. During the interview, Friend shared some history about […]

Boston Harbor Angels Awards Portfolio Companies at Annual Meeting

Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top three elite angels groups in the US, recognized three portfolio companies at its annual end-of-year general meeting.
Exit of the Year Award: Corbus Pharmaceuticals on NASDAQ
Biotech Startup of the Year Award: Astrocytes Pharmaceuticals Inc.
IT Startup of the Year Award: Wasabi
The meeting featured interviews with Yuval Cohen, CEO of Corbus Pharmaceuticals and Mark Tepper, President & Chief Scientific Officer of Corbus Pharmaceuticals; and David Friend, CEO and co-founder of Wasabi.
The group also honored Mic […]

What Are Investors Looking For?

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
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As fundraising is an area that entrepreneurs often have questions about, the Summer Venture Program invited three investors to share their side of the story. We were privileged to have Natalie Bartlett of General Catalyst/Rough Draft Ventures; Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels; and Jason Frishman, Founder of NetCapital provide their insights. The three panelists represented “Investors of […]

Boston Harbor Angels Sponsors Babson’s Summer Venture Showcase

Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top three elite angels groups in the US, is proud to sponsor Babson College’s Summer Venture Showcase. This Babson signature event will be hosted at The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
The summer accelerator of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, the Summer Venture Program is a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of student entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate […]

Caribbean Angel Ecosystem is in Motion

The following post is from Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels.
Last week I had the opportunity to visit Jamaica to attend the first Angel Forum for the Caribbean region.
The event was sponsored by many organizations including the Canadian Government and the World Bank.
I met some exceptional people and saw firsthand the energy of entrepreneurship in these markets. The ecosystem is taking shape and the collaboration among the different angel groups and nations will result in some interesting results. […]

Intellectual Property and Patent Law

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
David Powsner
Earlier in March, the Boston Harbor Angels held an Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent Law Workshop at Nutter, a sponsor of Boston Harbor Angels. David Powsner, a Partner in the Intellectual Property Department, and a member of Boston Harbor Angels, facilitated the session. Powsner shared the different types of intellectual property, questions to ask when it comes to IP and resources for further investigation.
Intellectual property […]