The Founder Talks speaker series is hosted by Launch Lab X GEO and features remarkable Harvard alumni leaders with incredible entrepreneurial stories.
This session is open to anyone in the Harvard community — current students, alumni, staff/faculty, and affiliates.
Transitioning from an initial Seed investment to a Series A round is a critical step for the long-term success of many ventures. Learn from Joanna Griffin on how to build a roadmap and key milestones to get you ready for your next fundraising event.
About the Speaker
Joanna is the CEO and founder of AllHere, an EdTech company improving attendance and student success with mobile messaging powered by AI. Before founding AllHere, Smith taught middle school mathematics and served as Director of Family Engagement at a charter school in Boston. After extensive research and launching her own chronic absenteeism campaigns, Smith formed AllHere to support school and district leaders looking to improve learning and life outcomes for K-12 students. AllHere is now recognized as a leading innovator in developing and implementing comprehensive attendance intervention solutions with schools around the U.S. Joanna is a graduate of Harvard Extension School.