events strengthen community
and showcase innovators
Participate in AGENCY events to learn the latest trends, dig deep on complex topics, and meet innovators who are forging the future of aging and longevity. Produce an event with AGENCY to give visibility to your company's thought leaders and showcase your ideas. Together, we'll drive conversations with stakeholders and the community, and give a stage to emerging talent, startups, and creative companies who are helping consumers live longer and age better. Events include: lectures, symposia, hackathons, curated roundtables, pitchfests, reverse-pitches, and many other formats. Contact us to sponsor/design a custom event with AGENCY, or if you'd like us to recommend compelling speakers for your own event.
AARP Innovation Labs | Aging 2.0 | Babson College | Benchmark Senior Living, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston | Boston Society of Actuaries | Boston University, Innovate @BU | Eileen Tell Consulting | EforAll | Fidelity Investments, MA Investor Centers | FinTech Sandbox | Global Coalition on Aging | Harvard Catalyst | John Hartford Foundation | MA eHealth Institute | MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs | MassMEDIC Association | MIT Enterprise Forum | MIT Hacking Medicine | Procter & Gamble, P&G Ventures | SCORE Mentoring | Society of Actuaries | SOMPO Digital Labs of Japan | Tufts Health Foundation | Third Half Advisors | UBS | University of Rochester | Venture Cafe Global | Wentworth University, Accelerate | Worcester Polytechnic, Practice Point | World Health Congress
Age-Friendly Advisors | Aneufit | Attn: Grace | Care Academy | Care Clever | Care.Coach | CareOff | Care-Wallet | Choose Your Reader | Slumber by EHG | eMotionRx | embr Labs | Hidrate | HomeAgain Transitions MA | imaginostics | LifePod | Life-Notes | Livindi | LVNGBook | MA Housing Navigator | MeetCaregivers | PongTech | React Neuro | Robur Health | Sackner Wellness | Sunu | SweetMobility Cane Wraps | WaBu | Wearologie | Wellzesta | WatchRx | WheelPad | Zibrio
Past Event Highlights
AGENCY Founders Over 55+ Club:
The Art & Practice of Your Ask
guest speaker: Diane Darling, Networking Strategist
In reaching out to start or grow your business, how do you form a concise and thoughtful “ask” when you need ideas, advice, leads or other inputs? Join us to learn some frameworks for making effective asks, then practice your asks in several rounds of “give & get” speed networking. You’ll hone your message, develop confidence, and leave chock-full of contacts and ideas.
with host Danielle D. Duplin (AGENCY), and F55+ Steering Committee: Mary J Cronin, Doug Dickson, Ramesh Advani, Paul D. Michaels, Jerry Wolosenko
Venture Cafe Miami
Cafe Conversations - Aging with Choice
Procter & Gamble
The global pandemic is a clarion call to entrepreneurs and innovators across all sectors to help millions of consumers worldwide age with choice, dignity, and joy. Add your voice to the community conversation on innovating for self-care.
Presented by Chetan Parekh, Innovation Portfolio Leader, P&G Ventures; Danielle D. Duplin, AGENCY, with host Leigh-Ann Buchanan, Executive Director Venture Cafe Miami
AGENCY Founders Over 55+ Club:
Angel Investing to Launch Your Encore Startup
Learn the unique, and useful, ways that angel investors can help fund your startup to get it off the ground and continue to be your ally as you grow your business.
Presented by Anita Brearton (Golden Seeds and Mass Ventures); and Detlef Rethage (LaunchPad); Tim Ericson (Zagster); with host Danielle D. Duplin (AGENCY)
Encore Boston, LaunchPad, Golden Seeds, MassVentures
Venture Cafe Global
P&G Ventures: Scouting for Solutions for the World's Aging Populations
Procter & Gamble
What does the world's largest CPG company look for in partnering with a startup to help consumers age with choice and dignity? How can products that serve one consumer demographic be reimagined to appeal to an older demographic? Join us for 'The Happening', a global gathering of Venture Cafe's around the world on the same day to innovate for our collective "better new normal".
Presented by Betsy Bluestone, Commercial Discovery Leader, P&G Ventures; with host Danielle D. Duplin, AGENCY
AGENCY Pitchfest for Vitality
AARP Innovation Labs
How might we improve the vitality of older adults with innovation for well-being, fitness, nutrition, or lifestyle?
Join us at Virtual Venture Cafe and watch high growth startups as they pitch their creative solutions to help people choose how they live as they age. You'll meet expert judges and influencers in the agetech community, and see which startup advances to the AARP Innovation Labs Grand Pitch Finale.
with host Danielle D. Duplin