In her role as a US Partnerships Manager at MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, Kara focuses on supporting existing relationships with MassChallenge’s sponsors and partners. Through customized interactions with partners including formal pitch days, employee engagement opportunities, participating in innovation roundtables, Kara’s goal is to connect Fortune 500 companies to the most promising early-stage ventures in a meaningful way for both parties.
Kara graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Management Consulting and Economics. While a student, she co-founded ProMazo, a company that enables students to work virtually during the academic semester for partner companies ranging from Fidelity Investments to startups. Outside of her involvement in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Kara volunteers with and fundraises for nonprofit organizations that support adults and children with developmental disabilities and rare disease.
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