Melissa Withers (RevUp by Betaspring)

Pivotal - 145 Broadway, 3rd Floor Cambridge, 02142
Boston
Wed, May 18, 2016, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Melissa Withers is Managing Director of Betaspring. Betaspring has accelerated 92 companies and the portfolio has raised $65MM in follow-on funding and produced four exits. In 2015, Betaspring launched RevUp--the first accelerator for revenue-driven companies. She is also co-founder and director of Founders League, a co-working community in Providence, as well as a MassChallenge mentor and judge.

• Managing Director at RevUp, the first accelerator for revenue-first startups, pioneering a novel non-equity approach for building better companies.

• Experienced startup mentor advising ventures on PR, communications, customer discovery/engagement, marketing, team building, and management.

• Unique role developing communications for the Human Genome Project, one of the largest publicly funded science ventures in U.S. history, part of 6+ years service at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT

• Co-founder of the Business Innovation Factory, a leader in the design and testing of new and disruptive business models.

• 15+ years experience in strategic communications and public relations.

• Masters Degree in technical communications, special focus on emerging technologies.

Speaker

Melissa Withers

Melissa Withers

RevUp by Betaspring

Melissa Withers is Managing Director of Betaspring. Betaspring has accelerated 92 companies and the portfolio has raised $65MM in follow-on funding and produced four exits. In 2015, Betaspring launched RevUp--the first accelerator for revenue-driven companies. She is also co-founder and director of Founders League, a co-working community in Providence, as well as a MassChallenge mentor and judge.

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When

Wednesday, May 18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Where

Pivotal
145 Broadway, 3rd Floor Cambridge02142

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