Alec Stern

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G20 Ventures

 More than 25 years of experience as a founder and hyper-growth agent for companies across industries including Constant Contact. Alec is a primary member of Constant Contact's founding team as one of the original 3 in an attic and was with the company for 18 years from start-up, to IPO, to acquisition. 


Performing hundreds of keynote addresses Worldwide, Alec has become known as America’s Startup Success Expert for his popular sessions at conferences like Powerteam International, Habitude Warrior, City Summit and Secret Knock. While on tour, Alec has shared the stage with the likes of Ashton Kutcher, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hanson.


As one of the Northeast's 20 most accomplished entrepreneurs, he is a limited partner in Boston-based G20 Ventures which provides early traction capital for East Coast enterprise tech startups. Alec is also an angel investor in a number of rising startups.


Alec advises a variety of early stage companies and serves as a judge, mentor and advisor for nationally known startup accelerators and programs including TechStars, MassChallenge, MIT Start Smart, Lean Startup Challenge, the Stevie Awards and the United Way Youth Venture and speaks at Universities including Harvard and MIT.


Alec is an appointed member of the City of Boston Neighborhood Innovation District Committee and the CityStart Boston Civic Innovation program and Boston’s Small Business Advisory Council. Alec was honored for his contribution to the Boston Main Streets program with a Certificate of Appreciation award presented by the late Boston Mayor, Thomas M. Menino.


Specialties: Startup and Operational Growth, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital SaaS Models, Small Business, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development, Channel Partnerships, Vertical Market Penetration, Go-To-Market Strategy, The Prospect/Customer Funnel (Acquisition, Conversion, Retention, Lifetime Value), Digital Marketing Best Practices.