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BackBay Communications Sponsors Harvard Business School’s 27th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference

January 21, 2021

BOSTON, January 21, 2021 – BackBay Communications, a leading integrated financial services, public relations, content and digital marketing firm, today announced it is once again a sponsor of the annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, a student club conference at Harvard Business School.

In its 27th year, the one-day event, being conducted virtually for the first time, will take place on Saturday, February 6. Conference panels will feature a wide variety of leading alternative investment professionals, including general partners, limited partners, intermediaries, and industry consultants, among others. Private equity and venture capital panel topics will include healthcare, growth equity, secondaries, family offices, the state of private equity, seed funding, impact investing, and many others.

“We are pleased to again sponsor the HBS Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference,” said Bill Haynes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BackBay Communications. “We’ve enjoyed being involved for nearly the past decade with this important event, which, given our focus on serving private equity clients, is essential for staying on top of industry trends. We are continually impressed with the roster of industry-leading firms and talented professionals who participate in the HBS conference, one of the leading student-run events of its kind.”

Additional event sponsors include: EY, Kirkland & Ellis, Covington, Fried Frank, ROI Rocket, Dechert, BCG, First Republic Bank, AlphaSights, RSM, Choate, and Preqin.

In addition to the HBS Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, BackBay has served as the PR/marketing partner for several private equity and venture capital industry and university-affiliated events, including ACG Global, London Business School Private Equity Conference, Northeastern University Alternatives Conference, SuperReturn, Yale Private Equity Conference and Wharton Private Equity Conference. A leader in providing public relations, content marketing and branding services to private equity firms, BackBay has represented more than 80 private equity and venture capital firms in a variety of capacities from ongoing outsourced retainer relationships to projects such as announcing new fund formations, spinoffs, fund closings, new investments and exits, awards, and other firm news, as well as writing thought leadership articles for firm executives. For more information on BackBay’s private equity and venture capital experience, please visit:

About BackBay Communications
BackBay Communications is an integrated public relations, content development and digital marketing firm focused on the financial services sector including asset managers, private equity and venture capital firms, financial technology companies and impact investment firms. BackBay aims to help clients build their brands and drive new business. BackBay is highly regarded for thought leadership initiatives and relationships with the media. For more information, please visit

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