Pizza and Entrepreneurship

Wed, February 20, 20196:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pizza and Entrepreneurship, 
Duncan Walker, of Reddit and Pedro de Almeida of BusWay.
Location: Student Center Atrium 6:00 Pm to 8:00 PM.

Duncan and Pedro will facilitate discussion about what is an entrepreneur, listening to and discussing business ideas and starting a business.

Pedro de Almeida founded BusWays after growing up in different countries in Latin America. With BusWays, Pedro and his team represented Boston College at the ACC Inventure competition, where the ACC's best entrepreneurs battle it out Shark Tank-style! Pedro ran the BC Accelerator in 2018 and is now a Venture Partner at Contrary Capital, a decentralized student-run venture fund that invests in top entrepreneurs throughout the US.

Duncan Walker is the co-founder of Jebbit, a data platform that helps consumers get 100% control over their own data. Jebbit was founded at Boston College and currently employees 55 people, having received over ten million dollars of investment since 2013. Duncan has advised over 100 student startups as the Managing Director of SSC Venture Partners, a volunteer-based Venture Fund, Accelerator, and Mentorship network for Boston students. Duncan is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Boston College and is working with Pine Manor College to support PMC students interested in entrepreneurship.