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Jeremy Halpern

Co-Chair, Emerging Companies Group; Co-Lead, Food and Beverage Group / Boston

Overview

Jeremy Halpern is a partner and co-chairs Nutter’s Emerging Companies Group. Jeremy also co-leads the firm’s Food and Beverage group. Jeremy’s practice focuses on emerging companies, private equity, venture capital and angel financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, executive and team compensation matters, and general start-up support for high growth companies in technology, life sciences, and the food and beverage industry. 

Concurrently, Jeremy is a member of the board of The Capital Network, a Boston-based nonprofit serving entrepreneurs seeking high growth capital, serves on the Advisory Board and the Executive Education Committee of the MBI Health Program, and on the Advisory Board of Pintley, a MassChallenge 2011 finalist company providing marketing solutions to the craft brewers and bars, and The Bowdoin Group, a premier executive recruitment firm. He continues to serve as a mentor at MassChallenge and LearnLaunch, an expert advisor at the Innovation Hub at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and as a speaker, reviewer, judge, or mentor for MIT HackingMedicine, HackingPediatrics, the Mass Tech Transfer Center, the Mass Life Science Center, M2D2, BranchFood, Startup Institute, and the UCLA/Harvard Food Law and Policy Conference.

Previously, Jeremy served as the Managing Director of Edible Ventures, an angel group investing in food and beverage brands, and on the Board and Investment Committee of MassVentures, an early stage venture capital fund geared toward technology companies in Massachusetts. Jeremy taught entrepreneurial leadership at Tufts University for nine years and co-founded a company in the mobile technology synchronization space.

Bio information at:
LinkedIn
The Capital Network

Experience

Experience

  • Zagster, Inc.

    Nutter advised Zagster, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of modern, flexible bike share services, in securing $15 million in growth capital.

  • Kombrewcha

    Nutter represented Kombrewcha (the first alcoholic Kombucha) in its sale to a strategic acquirer.

  • Deep River Snacks

    Nutter advised Deep River Snacks, makers of premium better-for-you snacks based in Connecticut, in its sale to Arca Continental, the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and parent company of Wise Snacks, Bokados, and Inalecsa. Nutter had been long time general counsel to Deep River Snacks, and had advised the company in its ongoing commercial dealings, intellectual property matters, and its venture capital transactions. 

  • Wandering Bear Coffee

    Nutter advised Wandering Bear Coffee, a cold brew coffee maker, in its recently completed $8 million Series A equity round of financing.

News & Insights

News

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Honors

Honors

  • Boston Business Journal “40 Under 40” 2012

Education & Admissions

Education

University of California, Los Angeles, J.D.

University of California, Berkeley, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • California

Industry Expertise

Jeremy serves as a mentor at MassChallenge and LearnLaunch, an expert advisor at the Innovation Hub at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and as a speaker, reviewer, judge or mentor for MIT HackingMedicine, HackingPediatrics, the Mass Tech Transfer Center, the Mass Life Science Center, M2D2, BranchFood and Startup Institute.

Noteworthy

Boston Business Journal “40 Under 40,” 2012

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