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Why Some Companies Succeed and Others Fail

Thursday, February 22, 2024 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM) (EST)


Join investors and entrepreneurs to hear from leading Silicon Valley investor and founder of the Failure Museum, Sean Jacobsohn, who will discuss why some companies succeed and others fail. 

Sean’s talk, which he is also giving at Harvard Business School and MIT the same week, will focus on some of the most prominent company and product successes and failures and lessons to be learned. There will be time for Q&A on any topic. 


5:30 - 6:15 PM | Wine Tasting and Appetizers 

6:15 - 7:15 PM | Program 

7:15 - 8:30 PM | Networking Reception with heavy appetizers and drinks

Sean Jacobsohn is a partner at Norwest Venture Partners, the second oldest venture capital firm in the country and investing out of a $3B fund. His investment focus is early-stage business application startups, while the firm also invests in healthcare, security, infrastructure, consumer, and private equity. Prior to Norwest, he was a go-to-market executive at three software startups he joined at the series A stage who later went public. As the founder of the Failure Museum, 

Sean has amassed an exclusive collection of swag from over 500 companies that went bust and he shares their stories of what ultimately led to their failure. Read the article about the Failure Museum here.


Greenberg Traurig, LLP
One International Place Suite 2000
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Thursday, February 22, 2024 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM) (EST)
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