Global Café Network

OUR NETWORK IS GLOBAL

Please join us wherever and whenever you can! In town for a visit? Join us at the Venture Café Thursday Gathering. Same great event and programming everywhere. Interested in learning about the local innovation ecosystem? We’d be happy to show you around. We operate in cities around the globe with more on the horizon.

vc_boston-full-color-logoAs the birthplace of of the Venture Café movement in 2010, Venture Café Foundation operates Boston-area innovation activities and spaces, including: (1) Venture Café Cambridge,home of the weekly Thursday gathering, based at CIC Cambridge; (2) Roxbury Innovation Center, the city’s first neighborhood innovation center focused on community entrepreneurship and economic development; and (3) District Hall, Boston’s civic innovation hall also known as the “living room” of the city’s innovation ecosystem, in the Seaport neighborhood.

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vc_st-louis-full-color-logoSt. Louis was Venture Café’s first expansion out of the Boston area. Founded in 2014, Venture Café St. Louis serves a booming innovation scene in the Cortex Innovation Community and beyond. Venture Café operates its weekly Thursday gatheringand additional programming at CIC St. Louis, along with two satellite events – Venture Café 39 North at the Danforth Plant Science Center and Venture Café No Ceilings at the LaunchCode Mentor Center. And last but not least…book your next event at Innovation Hall, St. Louis’ premier civic innovation hall or help transform local education through EdHub St. Louis.

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Rotterdam is Venture Café’s first global expansion. Launched in 2015, Venture Café Rotterdam has quickly become a premier European hub for innovation. Venture Café Rotterdam operates its weekly Thursday gathering and additional programming at CIC Rotterdam, in the heart of the city. In partnership with CIC, Venture Café is also a facilitator for Startup Visa, which enables experienced entrepreneurs from around the world to found and grow their companies in Rotterdam.

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Venture Café Miami is the convener of the city’s hustling and bustling innovation scene, and is the network’s gateway to Latin America! Founded in 2016, Venture Café Miami operates its weekly Thursday gathering and additional programming at CIC Miami, in the center of Miami’s new innovation district, Converge Miami. Venture Café Miami is also transforming their own neighborhood, a historically underserved community, through Overtown Connect.

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Launched in 2017, Venture Café Winston-Salem is mobilizing the city’s budding, vibrant innovation community as a center-point of the Innovation Quarter. Programming officially kicked off in May 2017, with the weekly Thursday gathering – you can find them every week at Bailey Power Plant’s Turbine Hall convening the innovation and entrepreneurship community of the whole Piedmont Triad community.

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Venture Café Tokyo is the network’s first presence in Asia, launched in March 2018! Venture Café Tokyo is making waves building a vibrant local innovation community across many diverse sectors. Visit the Weekly Thursday gathering in Mori Tower and check out what’s happening!

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Venture Café Philadelphia powered by Quorum, launched in November 2018 in partnership with the University City Science Center and CIC Philadelphia. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Venture Café Philadelphia convenes the innovation ecosystem week through the weekly Thursday gathering, across neighborhoods, industries, and communities.

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Venture Café Sydney launched in February 2019, in partnership with Macquarie University in the Macquarie Park Innovation District. Located in the heart of a booming innovation district, Venture Café Sydney is breaking down barriers between entrepreneurs and corporations to transform innovation in Sydney and beyond. Visit the weekly Thursday gathering to see what it’s all about!

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Global Leaders

Timothy Rowe (The founder and CEO of CIC)
マサチューセッツ工科大学(MIT)にてMBA取得。ボストンコンサルティンググループ、三菱総合研究所などを経て、1999年にCICを創業。ボストン、セントルイス、マイアミ、ロッテルダム等で展開。ケンブリッジイノベーションセンター(CIC)はMITやハーバード大などがある米ボストンの起業支援施設です。創業から約20年、携帯OSのアンドロイドなど数多くのスタートアップを輩出してきました。ボストンをシリコンバレーと並ぶ米トップ級のイノベーションハブに押し上げた立役者です。

Travis Sheridan (The president of Venture Cafe Global Institute)
カリフォルニア州出身。大学では組織心理学を専攻。スタートアップ支援を15年以上にわたって行ったのち、2014年にエグゼクティブディレクターとしてVCGIに参画する。2017年1月より現職。