Networking calendar

April 2014

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Join us this Tuesday morning for our next Sandbox Entrepreneur Meetup! • Meet experts to get advice about your idea! • Connect with other entrepreneurs  • Share your business or non-profit idea! Featured Entrepreneur:Evan Cotreau - Founder of...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014The investor presentation is your primary vehicle for conveying an organized thought process to investors about your business, team, and pathway to success.  Entrepreneurs need well-conceived investor presentations and executive summaries to get the attention of investors...
A lawyer, a VC, and an insurance broker walk into the startup culture scene...this is not a joke, our next event will feature Von Bryant, Associate at Foley Hoag, Julianne Zimmerman, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vodia Ventures, and Rich Leavitt, Principal and Executive Risk...
DescriptionThis course picks up where our CSS Basics class left off - we'll explain positioning and layouts, probably the most challenging part of CSS. Practice is key to understanding layouts, so we'll work through exercises and examples that demonstrate each of the different techniques.Whether...
Description:Boston Python presentation nights are a chance for Python developers to explore new topics in depth. Members or outside experts prepare presentations at a variety of levels, on any number of Python-related topics. By giving Python developers a chance to expand and hone their skills...
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MassChallenge and NSF have come together to help you understand the do's and don'ts of SBIR grants and how to get funding for your startup on Wednesday, April 2. NSF Symposium Details:8:00AM - 9:00AM - Breakfast & networking9:00AM - 11:00AM - Series of panel discussions...
Prominent Boston investors will discuss the current investment climate, recent trends, and what they look for in potential investments:Mackey Craven (http://openviewpartners.com/people/mackey-craven/) – Mackey is an Associate with OpenView Partners. Prior to joining OpenView, Mackey was an...
Semifinalists of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge will present their progress to date. Join us one of Babson's most action-packed events! The Blank Center's B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of...
EdTech Hack Night aims to bring builders (engineers, designers, etc.) interested in Education Technology together once a month to work on projects and share technical skills.  Bring your ideas, your technical skills, and any new or current EdTech projects you would like to work on. Be prepared...
Instructor: Janene AsgeirssonStarting a new company is hard, but putting in place the right legal framework for your business doesn’t have to be... Dive deep into the most important issues relating to founders’ equity with insight from Mick Bain and Janene Asgeirsson, two experts on...
Michael Parrish DuDell is the author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business - the official book from ABC's hit show Shark Tank on how to successfully launch and grow a business from concept to cash.  Description:  The MIT Club of Boston and the MIT Sloan Alumni Association of...
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Description:The Boston Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with exciting Boston-based startups. In 2013 we had over 75 startups across two events and 1000+ job seekers resulting in numerous hires.  At our fall event, employers had over 250 open positions ranging...
An entrepreneurs dream: spend an hour in a roundtable mentoring session with Launchpad angels and other entrepreneurs. Launchpad on Demand sessions are virtual office hours held via Google hangout on the first and third Thursday of every month. Attendance is limited to allow for a 3-3 ratio of...
Need marketing advice? Meet with expert Lois Wisman (http://wobomarcom.com/) and get your questions answered in this one-on-one appointment. You must sign up 48 hours in advance and select a few time slots. We'll do our best to match. See http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours....
Join us at WeWork Seaport for a round-table discussion with Drew Volpe, co-founder/CTO of Locately, a pioneering platform that uses mobile phone apps to help brands understand where consumers are shopping, eating, and playing, and why. Volpe will discuss...
Blood, sweat, and tears were just the beginning. Now, you have to tell your story and sell someone on your startup.You only have a few minutes to get an investor’s attention and convey the essence of your business concisely and convincingly. Don’t let a few words (or lengthy ones) trip you up. Join...
Blood, sweat, and tears were just the beginning. Now, you have to tell your story and sell someone on your startup.You only have a few minutes to get an investor’s attention and convey the essence of your business concisely and convincingly. Don’t let a few words (or lengthy ones) trip you up. Join...
APRIL 3: Networking plus Chance to See How You Team  with Lynne Rittner (click this link to register)We shake up the format of our Networking Program again by having you form groups to try building something. Personalities, steady-state comfort zones, and roles may surprise you.Lynne Rittner,...
Altisource Labs and Friends of Fort Point Channel invite you to the fourth Fort Point Tech Night on April 3rd at G2 Technology Group. Meet your neighbors as well as G2's Robot Bartender and residential DJ.For both newcomers and veterans of Fort Point, this series of...
 Startups, VCs and Supporters of the Innovation Community - it's time again to lace up and battle it out on the hardwood in the Third Annual "Raise the Rim" Basketball Tourney, hosted by EverTrue, CoachUp and TUGG. Join us on April 3rd at Basketball City from...
Join us on April 3rd, 2014 at hack/reduce to hear Daniel Lobo, PhD, a postdoctoral associate at Tufts Medical Center present on how he uses data mining and artificial intelligence to model biological pattern formation. Title: AI in the wet lab: automated discovery of models of biological...
Join Women 2.0 this April for our monthly City Meetup in Boston on Thursday, April 3rd from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. It will be held the 1st Thursday of every month.City Meetup is a Women 2.0 networking event to promote new networks amongst the entire technology ecosystem in...
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MassTLC Sales & Marketing Summit: Building a Lean, Self-Perpetuating Marketing Machine April 4, 2014  |  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM UMASS Boston Growth Hacking: where marketers are forced to find repeatable buying patterns with almost no investment. It’s not a magical new marketing...
 CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY_________________________________________2014 Annual Ad Club Opening Day Celebration!On Friday, April 4th, the World Series Champions Boston Red Sox will play their first home game of the 2014 baseball season against the Brewers at Fenway Park.Coming...
The 3rd Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon is a two-day prize competition to demonstrate the impact of applying information technologies to energy and resource constraints, known as the cleanweb. Entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and business professionals create web and mobile IT...
Description:New England GiveCamp (in it's 5th year) brings together representatives from two dozen New England non-profit organizations and matches them with technical and designer volunteers for a weekend 'hackathon' to work on projects for the non-profit organizations. Projects and organizations...
Becoming a product manager is like becoming a mini CEO. As a PM, you're responsible for all aspects of your product, from overseeing it's development to being one step ahead of your customers. If it sounds like a big responsibility, that's because it is, but it's not impossible to excel in the...
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Join us for the first-ever, most comprehensive mentoring event for women in business!When: Monday, April 7, 2014,7:00am-9:00am Add to my calendarWhere: Seaport Hotel200 Seaport Blvd Boston MA 02210View on MapSuggested Dress: Business Attire To contact Boston...
Tufts University Entrepreneurial Leadership Program is pleased to invite you to join in celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition. Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition
Monday, April 7th12pm – Lunch Networking Reception
1pm – Social Track Pitches
3pm –...
 APRIL 7: Medical Robotics with VGo and Myomo    Click this link to register Discover how these business leaders developed their businesses from the beginning. Learn about the technology used to help the medical field. Discuss the issues around developing and growing a medical...
ABOUT THIS CLASSWe hear about data all the time, but how do you go from processing the vast amounts of data to leveraging it effectively to make business decisions? Leaders need to know what their best data is, how to apply it to strategic decisions, and how to verify data quality. Learn how to...
Description:Boston Python presentation nights are a chance for Python developers to explore new topics in depth. Members or outside experts prepare presentations at a variety of levels, on any number of Python-related topics. By giving Python developers a chance to expand and hone their skills...
Boston AWS Meetup, April 7th. 7 to 9pm.Thank you to Cloud Technology Partners for securing the space for our meetup;  the Horace Mann room in the NERD center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA AND for their sponsoring of food and drink for this meetup. Super!...
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Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them.This...
Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see...
Massachusetts and New England are home to some 35 robotics research and development programs across ten institutions and one of three NSF robotics test facilities in the nation. This broad robotics base just got richer with the addition of the recent joint MA-NY FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)...
Join us this Tuesday evening for our next Sandbox Entrepreneur Meetup! • Meet experts to get advice about your idea! • Connect with other entrepreneurs  • Share your business or non-profit idea! Featured Entrepreneur: Mai Libman, Founder...
Innovation in the medical device space has increased recently as there are many opportunities to capitalize on, however, it also presents unique challenges to entrepreneurs.  Come hear how these challenges are being addressed. This is our second program with co-sponsor, Clark University and we...
http://boston.buildingdatascience.com Deciding to evolve your existing data strategy away from what happened yesterday to what will happen tomorrow requires a well-crafted strategy detailing exactly how data science benefits the organization not only now but also well into the future. In...
TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Boston! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite the judges in under sixty seconds.Whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, dreamer or tech enthusiast, we want to see...
Building off the success of our past showcase events and our expanded membership, we're happy to announce our Spring Showcase Event. We're changing up the format a bit this time with only 2 presentations leaving us more time for Q&A and networking afterward. We'll proud to feature two local...
**********************************Agenda:**********************************From Data-analytics to Data-applications: How Applying Linked-Data Principles to Modular Software Development Enable a New Generation of Collaborative ApplicationsThis talk proposes a new approach to solving one of the...
Logo Design Fundamentals: What You Need to KnowInstructor: Aaron Belyea Your logo is the face of your company, so why would you skimp out on the time and effort necessary to create a great one? In a world where we're bombarded with images every second of every day, you have to come up with a...
Start Up Meet Up: Science and Engineering Edition The Harvard i-lab and Office of Technology Development is bringing together Harvard inventors, entrepreneurs, alumni and more to showcase high potential technologies being developed at the university and that looking to build the right team....
Instructor: Aaron Belyea Your logo is the face of your company, so why would you skimp out on the time and effort necessary to create a great one? In a world where we're bombarded with images every second of every day, you have to come up with a logo that stands out and speaks to your unique...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Business DevelopmentThis is the first class in the April Sales Class Series. The Class Pass will allow you to attend all four of the classes in the series at a discounted price. An individual ticket is for this class only. Marketing Class Series Schedule:Class 1: ...
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Please join us, as we bring highlights of SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas to Greater Boston. Learn what's new in the world of SharePoint 2013 and Office365.  We’ll be diving into several of the hottest topics from SPC 2014, including:- Mobile Firsto Learn how SharePoint...
What is Lean Product Development? How can it dramatically improve your company's product development performance? Come spend an evening with Ron Marsiglio, Founder and President of Knowledge/PD and LPPDE Board Member as he addresses these and other topics about Lean Product Development. 
Each month, ten companies bring new products to the event and the social media community turns out to blog, tweet, post pictures and video, add product mentions to LinkedIn and Facebook, and otherwise help spread the word. In the last four years, the events have helped to:- Launch more than 550...
This is the kick-off event of a Career Analytics series aimed at:(1) helping the community learn new analytic techniques and software skills with this event covering APIs (2) providing new insight into leveraging data science for job and career decisions.Attendees will be walked...
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Neil Gordon of NR Gordon & Co. and Edouard LeFevre of Foley & Lardner LLPRaising Capital? We'll Show You the Road (and Help You Avoid the Roadblocks)Register to Attend this EventMany entrepreneurs initially fund their companies with their own money and money from friends and...
The 2014 Future of Open Source Survey:Adoption, Growth and OpportunitiesJoin open source leaders from Black Duck Software, Fidelity Investments, Forrester Research, North Bridge Venture Partners and Red Hat as they provide a full report on the state of the open source...
(Disclaimer: Because of SEC regulations, we can only allow expert investors to be in the meeting. Entrepreneurs are not allowed to solicit investments of any kind. Also, just to set the expectation right, we rarely see any VC. You can drop by anytime, and leave anytime without offending us....
(Disclaimer: Because of SEC regulations, we can only allow expert investors to be in the meeting. Entrepreneurs are not allowed to solicit investments of any kind. Also, just to set the expectation right, we rarely see any VC. You can drop by anytime, and leave anytime without offending us....
The 4th Cloud And Big Data Summit 2014will focus on the area of cloud computing enhanced by latest developments related to infrastructure, operations, and services available through the global network. Panels, sessions and workshops of this international conference  are...
Need marketing advice? Meet with expert Lois Wisman (http://wobomarcom.com/) and get your questions answered in this one-on-one appointment. You must sign up 48 hours in advance and select a few time slots. We'll do our best to match.See http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours....
Join Babson for the 2014 B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge! Hear the nation's top entrepreneurship students and alumni present their ventures - and compete for $20,000 in cash! The Blank Center's B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have...
The weekly Venture Café serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality.   These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees...
For the last 20 years Joe Caruso has served has been an “Advocate for entrepreneurs” as a mentor, coach, and personal advisor to CEO’s and entrepreneurs. In recent years, he has served an investor, advisor and active director with dozens of companies, public and private. He also maintains an active...
Meet Stephen Davis, a business growth strategist who has been a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs for over 20 years. He is Founder of CXO Advisory Group, a company that works with businesses, entrepreneurs, and service providers to accelerate revenue growth. Steve helps you strategize to build a...
Investors Collaborative (iC) provides venture capital to select early stage companies in a wide range of industry sectors including software, IT, biotechnology, clean technology, healthcare, energy, communications, hardware, and professional services. They seek to help individuals developing...
Maia Heymann is Senior Managing Director at CommonAngels. She’s worked with dozens of companies in both Palo Alto and Boston during her 20+ year career as an angel investor, venture capitalist, and tech banker. Her portfolio of personal investments includes over 24 companies. Currently she sits on...
The weekly Venture Café serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality.   These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees...
Marty Sack has mentored more than 200 start-ups over the last two years as a volunteer for SCORE. He brings with him the mentoring resources of more than forty additional successful executives, CPAs, small business owners, and other experts in diverse areas of business and non-profits--all...
Monthly Mini-Hacks, organized by CIC, YouthCITIES, and Belmont High School teacher Josh Goldfine, aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack at Venture Café. After...
Nixon Peabody's Capital Connector is a referral program that matches their clients and contacts with qualified investors that are seeking live investment opportunities. Nixon Peabody has particularly deep ties in Technology, Life Sciences (including biotech and medical devices), Healthcare,...
Many entrepreneurs come up with a great idea that meets a need in the market and succeed in finding customers who will be early adopters, but they wait too long to choose the right business model to translate their idea and customers into profits. In this talk, we’ll review a variety of business...
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOPGreat startups often come from founders who had their idea while working a separate job. In this class, you’ll develop a clear, 30-day roadmap to evaluate your potential startup idea without quitting your job. Along the way, you’ll learn how to drastically mitigate the risks...
Bring your devices and creativity for some hands on tech time.Adam Stroud will be our guest speaker for the Boston Software Engineers April Meetup.Adam will show us some good Android development practices to take your Android apps to a higher level.He is also is the co-author of ...
Join us for a discussion on How Startups Get Their First Customers! Topic OverviewYou've built your product, but now you need to get people to buy it. How do you find your first set of customers/early adopters? What are the different avenues for you to find your potential...
MassTLC would like to welcome all game developers and exhibitors for PAX East to our 5th annual party to celebrate the local Massachusetts gaming industry and all it has to offer.Join us to see firsthand how Massachusetts has become a leading gaming hub and the amazing community of game...
About This EventAre you an entrepreneur embarking on your startup journey? A product manager in a startup? Or someone looking to transition into a role as a product manager?Come listen to John McEleney, current CEO of OnShape and former CEO of SolidWorks (the mid-range industry leader in 3D product...
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Learn what it takes to be a programmer while meeting great startup folks! Join Launch Academy and Krash for a Happy Hour with Sean Lindsay, VP Engineering at Tapjoy. Come kick back after work, throw back a few (free) beers, and grab some food while learning about what...
In today’s difficult investment climate, entrepreneurs should have the maximum understanding of the impact of proposed financing – before they talk to investors.This session will not only explain terms such as:pre-moneyfully diluted equityoption poolpercentage ownershipweighted average anti-...
PLEASE NOTE: In order to keep things fair, we currently have a badge limit of 5 tickets per day per person. If we determine that you are ordering under different names and multiple addresses, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately.In 2004 the folks at Penny Arcade decided they wanted a...
 Realizing Higher Revenues with Software PricingA Practitioner's Workshop Series event with expert Jim Geisman, Founder and Principal of Software Pricing Partners, Inc. Realizing higher revenues and profitability from your software offerings means getting your pricing "right enough"....
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Bummed out you missed Ship It! Saturday last time? Did you deploy a beta version of your application and want to add another feature? Or do you just have a bug you need to rid your code of? If so, Ship It! Saturday is the event to be at on April 12. The eight-hour long hackathon at Mission...
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIESBuilding basic websites is not what it once was. Being a front-end web developer today means not only knowing HTML/CSS, but also Javascript, as well as the many frameworks using these languages.Over three weekends, this workshop series covers how to make the shift from...
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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIESBuilding basic websites is not what it once was. Being a front-end web developer today means not only knowing HTML/CSS, but also Javascript, as well as the many frameworks using these languages.Over three weekends, this workshop series covers how to make the shift from...
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Description:Members: FreeGuests: $20About this event:These seasoned entrepreneurs take the stage for seven minutes each, sharing stories of how they built their companies and what they wished they could have avoided in retrospect. From public failures to private headaches, expensive mistakes to...
We're getting together for a meetup. Come by, talk and trade bitcoin. 
Instructor: Emily GreenStartups make pitches all the time; to potential investors, for sure, but also prospective employees, customers, landlords, and more. Do you really need that 20-slide PowerPoint deck? Maybe not -- but with the stakes so high, it's worth your best effort. A presentation can...
We're getting together to talk about Bitcoin hardware, both mining and buying. We'll have some mining hardware on-site as well as hopefully an ATM.
Boston / Cambridge SEO Internet Marketing Networking GroupWe invite local Boston SEO, affiliate marketing and search engine marketing professionals in New England area to join us.Location:Robbins Library700 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MAParking available behind Average Joes. Mention this meetup...
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The NEVCA will host Joe Avellone, democratic candidate for governor, at the CIC on April 15th as the second in a series of gatherings with leading candidates for Governor of Massachusetts. Joe Avellone has served in various management leadership roles throughout his distinguished private and public...
Join us Tuesday morning for our Sandbox Entrepreneur Meetup!• Meet experts to get advice about your idea!• Connect with other entrepreneurs • Share your business or non-profit idea!Featured Entrepreneur & Expert:Russ Klein, Founder of Hack...
Jim Geisman offers his expertise on Software Pricing. Sign up 48 hours in advance for an opportunity to pick his brain - at no charge to you! Check out Jim's biography here (http://www.softwarepricing.com/aboutus/Management.cfm) and then register here:https://tech.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=...
Alan has been a VC and Angel, investing in several noteworthy companies. He's here to help. Pre-reg required for a 45 minute slot with him. More info athttp://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours.htmlor see registration linkhttps://tech.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=...
OPEN HOUSE TUESDAYS in APRIL! FREE co-working spaces! Come try it out!
OPEN HOUSE TUESDAYS in APRIL. FREE day Co-working! Come try it out!
Sometimes your first customer or partner can be found in a well structured strategic relationship with an 800-pound gorilla- a large, corporate partner.Join our panel of entrepreneurs and their corporate partners for an in depth discussion on strategic relationships and how everyone can benefit.Our...
PurposeOperationalizing Data ScienceOnce the business decides to invest in data science, leaders soon realize that efficiently delivering insights is a complicated and confusing process. Making the right decision about the team to hire, tools to buy or build and the processes to create to...
Join Metis and thoughtbot for a Happy Hour with special guest Bob Mason, co-founder of Brightcove. Come by after work for some cocktails, pizza, and Q&A with Bob about the spirit of entrepreneurship and it's growing impact on building the next generation of software engineers in our community!...
There's a lot more to typography than you think. Although it's often overlooked, the right typeface can lay the groundwork for establishing a beautiful layout for your website or app. Choose the wrong one, however, and it'll leave your users feeling like something just isn't quite right.How can you...
The Ideation Framework How can you effectively learn if people will use (or buy) a new product idea before you built it? Josh Wexler, CEO of the Occom Group, will share the process that they use to help anyone (7th graders to C-level executives) validate new product ideas before they are built...
The Techstars Winter 2014 companies are looking to hire amazing talent!Are you a rockstar Marketer, Developer, Designer, or Salesperson? Come meet the founders and learn about the companies.RSVP via the Eventbrite link: https://tsjobfair.eventbrite.com Admission is FREE! - Sign up while...
Depending on the nature of your start-up, a mobile app can make or break the enterprise. App development can feel like a whole other world and lack of information often poses a barrier to entry for many young companies. In this 2-class series, Michelle Darby will give you the scoop...
Java and Big Data Analytics: SciDb and How to avoid Big HasslesComplex analytics should work as nimbly on extremely large data sets as on small ones. You don't want to think about whether your data fits in-memory, about parallelism, or formatting data for math packages. You'd like to use your...
Free event! Come learn about 8 innovative and exciting technology products and network with the Boston/Cambridge startup community! Each presenter gets 5 minutes for product demonstration and 5 minutes for Questions & Answers. Please follow @BostonNewTech and use the #BNT40...
Event DetailsJoin us for discussion by the top HR researchers on the use of big data in hiring and retaining key employees, including Data Scientists.Have questions about Big Data and HR? Contact MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association 
Level: BeginnerTrack: Business DevelopmentThis is the second class in the April Sales Class Series.Enterprise sales deals can make or break a startup's growth cycle. Make sure you are prepared when a prospect comes calling.In this class, learn everything you need to know about how to cultivate...
ABOUT THIS CLASSYou have the product idea. Now you need clearly defined goals to determine the course of action when taking it to market. Leveraging research to learn more about your target audience can help you. In this class, you’ll learn how to utilizing marketing research and analysis can help...
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No harm, no foul - get in front of the money people and get advice. You must sign up 48 hours in advance and select a few time slots. We'll do our best to match.See http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours.html or the Calendar for who's here and when or register at https://tech....
Let it be decided, you shall join us for an evening of verbal battle!Come be part of a great debate where area entrepreneurial and tech communities verbally duke-it-out on timely issues. Why? To hash things out in public, build some awareness, raise some money for good causes and of-course have...
How does it work, how do  you stay alive and survive to profitability?   Is the return on investment there to change an industry?Is your passion the rapidly growing business of sustainable  housing technology & design?         ...
About 80% of available jobs are never posted online. For the jobs that do make there way to the internet, the average number of people that apply is 118. Only 20% of those applicants get an interview. Startups present yet another challege. They are tight-knit, like a family, and finding a candidate...
ABOUT THIS CLASSFinding new customers is a challenge for every business, and getting started with AdWords as a customer acquisition channel can be confusing, expensive and time consuming. In this gentle introduction to AdWords, we will walk through the AdWords interface and explore campaign...
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Please join the Boston Business Journal for this annual event in learning and honoring how these top companies continue to keep the pace!When: Thursday, April 17, 2014,7:30am-10:30am Add to my calendarWhere: Westin Copley Place10 Huntington Ave Boston MA 02116Suggested...
(Disclaimer: Because of SEC regulations, we can only allow expert investors to be in the meeting. Entrepreneurs are not allowed to solicit investments of any kind. Also, just to set the expectation right, we rarely see any VC. You can drop by anytime, and leave anytime without offending us....
An entrepreneurs dream: spend an hour in a roundtable mentoring session with Launchpad angels and other entrepreneurs. Launchpad on Demand sessions are virtual office hours held via Google hangout on the first and third Thursday of every month. Attendance is limited to allow for a 3-3 ratio of...
Need marketing advice? Meet with expert Lois Wisman (http://wobomarcom.com/) and get your questions answered in this one-on-one appointment. You must sign up 48 hours in advance and select a few time slots. We'll do our best to match.See http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours....
  Attend an Open Call where you will be given the opportunity to do a 1-minute pitch of your business/product/idea to a member of the Casting Team -- just like you would as if you were on the show. Come prepared to wow and dazzle us. Only the first 500 applicants are guaranteed to be seen...
This limited-seat luncheon brings some of Boston’s most experienced attorneys to provide two hours of deep instruction to entrepreneurs struggling to understand the complexity of high growth investments. Sample terms sheets will be provided and analyzed.Working lunch programs are hosted...
The weekly Venture Café serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality.   These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees...
Mark Allio is Regional Director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center's (MSBDC) Boston office and its Minority Business Center. MSBDC is part of a national public business assistance program representing a three-way partnership between the Small Business Administration,...
KSA Third Thursday: Getting Capital, Going Public, Going Global Citibank helps the local businesses go global and global businesses succeed locally. Built on 200 years of history, Citi Commercial Bank has met the world’s toughest challenges and seized its greatest opportunities. It is part of...
Please join us for the premiere of our new headquarters in Davis Square! Appetizers and drinks will be served. Open House will begin at 5:30 and end at 9:30. We truly hope that you can make it for this special night! The clypd office is located .2 miles from the Davis Square Station (Redline...
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOPBootstrap is one of the most popular front-end frameworks for building responsive websites; in this workshop, students will discover how to use Bootstrap as a foundation in their next web design projects.TAKEAWAYSDownload Bootstrap and learn how to incorporate it into an HTML...
DescriptionNow we're getting to the nuts and bolts of web sites: server side coding! Maybe you've built some static pages up to this point, but what if you want to have users log in to store information about them? You're going to need a way to communicate with your server and a database to store...
Key Traits of Innovative Product Managers with Jeff Lash Product Management best practices researcher and advisor at SiriusDecisionsEffective product management is more than just visiting customers and writing requirements. Innovative product managers possess certain traits that allow...
You want to commercialize your thesis. Or perhaps you have met a dynamic technical co-founder focused on an existing problem. Either way you will need to license the core Intellectual property from the University. The right IP licenses can make the difference in raising capital for your company and...
Competition.  Cool Companies.  Cocktails & Community.Come and join us for some delicious food and drink, an evening of innovative technology demos from cool companies and all the people you want to meet in one place, having fun! A showcase of creative companies going head-to-head for...
Instructor: Shelley SteigerwaldIt’s easy to get lost in the marketing weeds. Social media, email, webinars, blogs, website updates, infographics, referral campaigns, events, contests, PPC, PR, SEO …  What should you do first? How should you spend your limited limited resources...
It’s easy to get lost in the marketing weeds. Social media, email, webinars, blogs, website updates, infographics, referral campaigns, events, contests, PPC, PR, SEO …  What should you do first? How should you spend your limited limited resources for maximum impact? This...
Sustain for the Future and the Babson Energy and Environmental Club have teamed up to bring you an evening of Networking, Cocktails and Conversation with renowned leader in Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Asheen Phansey.   Asheen will be sharing...
Want to hack on some hardware? Come join us to get hands on experience with arduino, raspberry pi, and elementary robotics. You’ll get to work with other students and more experienced hackers on some basic hardware/electronic projects.We'll split into groups based on technology (arduino, raspberry...
The need for 21st century mindsets and protocols has sparked unprecedented interest in “design thinking”, a human-centered, prototype-powered and foresight-driven process that generates new ideas and creative energy as effectively for products and services, as it does for business models and...
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Event Details#HackBostonStrong - Give Back for Boston is a 26.2 hour hackathon held in honor of the 118th Boston Marathon, show support for the 36,000 runners andpay tribute to all those affected by the tragic events of last year's marathon. We're inviting teams to join us at Intrepid Pursuits to...
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Can you imagine yourself solving one of the world's largest problems? Do you get excited talking with your friends about how innovative the latest inventions are? Want to meet students and professionals that share those same thoughts?  Look no further, Boston's Innovate Possible Campus...
Aspirations in Computing is a talent development pipeline initiative of the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) designed to increase women's meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and...
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APRIL 21: Preserving Equity: Finding Non Dilutive Financing (click to register)The Marathon of Preserving Equity Financing for Life Science Startups is challenging but very possible. While most interest in startup funding revolves around capitalization via angel or VC sources or perhaps via new...
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Looking to find a new way to fund your business? Or, interested in being an investor?We have assembled a panel of experts who have been active in understanding this disruptive (in a good way) method of funding a company in exchange for equity... all with out the investor needing the high income...
OPEN HOUSE TUESDAYS! FREE work spaces! Skip the crowd and come try it out!Deal of the month: Signup 1 month, get 1 FREE!
Recent educational exams continue to show U.S. students’ math and science scores lagging behind other developed nations.  Cambridge is rich in STEM resources, and many stakeholders are invested in giving young people the opportunities they need to thrive as the next generation of STEM...
 This upcoming Tuesday, the Sandbox will be combining our Student Showcase with our Entrepreneur Meetup!This is the only event in 2014 you will have the opportunity to engage with our student entrepreneurs.See Lowell and Lawrence's top student entrepreneurs showcase ventures such as a...
Steve Mulder Presenting:Data and Design: BFFs or Frenemies?For some UX/design teams, anything that comes out of analytics, research, and testing is suspect - like a mugger that could rob us of creativity and innovation. There are traps to avoid so that data doesn’t imprison design. So how do...
Tuesday April 22nd, MassConnect-Boston is happy to announce it's next Boston area professional networking event at Julep Bar in the heart of the Financial District.Join us from 6-9pm for free appetizers and a casual business afterhours to build and develop business connections.$10 pre-reg, $15 door
Join us to unveil Linkapedia in Boston!  As part of a multi-city tour, we welcome people to test out, demo and explore our stealth mode discovery engine.  Now there's a GPS for the internet.Over 95% of the world is now connected by cell phones. We are building the Linkapedia and a...
Marketing to consumers may seem all glorious and fun, but believe it or not, selling software and services can be too - if you do it right. When you apply B2C techniques to B2B marketing, you’ll give your brand – and your sales – a serious boost. Join four stellar B2B marketers who combine data,...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Business DevelopmentThis is the third class in the April Sales Class Series.Inside sales is a sales technique that involves outbound inquiries, often via phone or email. A salesperson will use various techniques to close a sale remotely (i.e. without an in-person meeting...
Philip Tellis, Chief Architect at SOASTA and author of boomerang.js, will give the following talk:The very first requirement of a great user experience is actually getting the bytes of that experience to the user before they they get fed up and leave. In this talk we'll start with the basics and...
In recent years a wide range of new technologies have disrupted traditional data management. We're now in the middle of a revolution in data processing methods. Choosing allegiances in a revolution is risky. In this talk I'll present the underlying causes of the revolution and predict how the data...
Brad Feld '87 has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars. Description:  The MIT Club of Boston and the...
Our next meetup will feature presentations about how to create and maintain feedback cycles important to your organization. Going beyond the technical details of server monitoring, we'll talk about what metrics to keep track of and how to keep the signal/noise ratio down. Examples: Jenkins build...
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 YOU'RE INVITED!A SHOWCASE OF MASSACHUSETTS' STARTUP RESOURCES & COMMUNITY FOR ALL ENTREPRENEURS  MassChallenge has assembled a showcase to highlight the most important component for any entrepreneur: ACCESS TO RESOURCES! Startups are invited to explore the extensive...
ABOUT THIS CLASSCreating a solid sales pipeline is the first step to be a successful salesperson. Before you reach out to your first potential customer, it’s important to have the process in place to target them, move conversations forward, and project future success. Whether you are at an early...
Join us for a speed dating style event at which students and emerging designers will meet in small groups to ask questions, start conversations, and casually network with design professionals.This event will allow students and emerging designers to ask questions to professional designers to hear...
Kicking off a local group for SaaS enthusiasts. We'd like to promote networking, discussions and collaboration between people and comoanies working in the SaaS space. 
Junior Developer Meet and GreetLooking for smart, hungry developers to join your team? Come meet our graduates at General Assembly. They're well-versed in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and Ruby on Rails. You can check out their portfolio of web applications and talk to them about possible employment...
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We are well beyond anointing 2014 as yet another "Year of Mobile." Mobile is firmly entrenched in our work and everyday lives - and it's no longer about what handheld device we use, it is now a mindset and a way of life.The change from mobile as device to mobile as a behavior changes the game for...
(Disclaimer: Because of SEC regulations, we can only allow expert investors to be in the meeting. Entrepreneurs are not allowed to solicit investments of any kind. Also, just to set the expectation right, we rarely see any VC. You can drop by anytime, and leave anytime without offending us....
Need marketing advice? Meet with expert Lois Wisman (http://wobomarcom.com/) and get your questions answered in this one-on-one appointment. You must sign up 48 hours in advance and select a few time slots. We'll do our best to match.See http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours....
Save the date for the next LearnLaunch Kids & Families Peer Learning Group meeting. We will let you know the speaker soon.To register, you must be a member of the LearnLaunch Kids & Families Peer Learning Group. 
 What is Startup Institute's TalentExpo?Startup Institute's TalentExpo is one of the best events of the season. We've turned the traditional career fair on it's head by putting our talented student body on display, demo-day style. Students with diverse backgrounds and skill sets will be...
The weekly Venture Café serves as a physical nexus for helping innovators and entrepreneurs find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality.   These Thursday evening gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees...
Meet with Stephen Davis (LinkedIn), a business growth strategist who has been a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs for over 20 years. He is Founder of CXO Advisory Group, a company that works with businesses, entrepreneurs and service providers to accelerate revenue growth. Steve helps you...
Investors Collaborative (iC) provides venture capital to select early stage companies in a wide range of industry sectors including software, IT, biotechnology, clean technology, healthcare, energy, communications, hardware, and professional services. They seek to help individuals developing...
Join us during our monthly office hours for one-on-one PR mentoring sessions. Startups and entrepreneurs will walk away with the tools and resources to launch their company or product, implement an online marketing strategy and get their stories heard. Not in the Boston area? Not a problem. We also...
Meet the Spring 2014 Betaspring CompaniesJoin us on April 24 for Betaspring's Spring 2014 Open House at 5:30pm.  What you'll find: Meet the companies participating in our Spring 2014 session, catch up with our alums, Betaspring mentors, and the people & companies driving our...
You’ve figured out your value prop, you’ve got a great product under development. Now what? VCs often qualify deals as being a “feature” a “product” or a “company.” Which do you have and how will you get where you want to go? Think beyond UX and Architecture to Whole Product, Ecosystems, and...
On Thursday, April 24th, at 6pm, join the March Communications team for ourLast Thursday networking event. Last Thursday is an informal monthly networking event for fellow members of the Boston technology, PR and media communities.We host these informal networking events at...
Now we're getting to the nuts and bolts of web sites: server side coding! Maybe you've built some static pages up to this point, but what if you want to have users log in to store information about them? You're going to need a way to communicate with your server and a database to store that...
Essentials of Product ManagementInstructors: Angela DeFranco, Maggie Georgieva, Matt Schnitt Becoming a product manager is like becoming a mini CEO. As a PM, you're responsible for all aspects of your product, from overseeing it's development to being one step ahead of your customers. If it...
Mike Wood, a Microsoft Azure MVP out of Kentucky, is our featured speaker. Mike works as a Developer Evangelist for Red Gate Software, focusing on the first commercial Azure tool many of us used "back in the day" (now known as CerebrataCloud Storage Studio). Mike's featured talk is A...
Come and hack with us at Leaf's amazing new offices - and join us for a wine tasting!The only thing you need to bring is a laptop, charger, and something you want to build or learn. 6:30 - Hang out, chat & mingle7:00 - Wine tasting starts7:45 - Go around and introduce yourself and what you...
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 Our Startup Events are weekend long competitions lasting about 48 hours, where 150-200 entrepreneurs create health, fitness, and sport technologies. Regardless if you’re a seasoned programmer, fitness buff, or marketing maven, we will test your physicality and mental grit. Hackfitters...
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 Our Startup Events are weekend long competitions lasting about 48 hours, where 150-200 entrepreneurs create health, fitness, and sport technologies. Regardless if you’re a seasoned programmer, fitness buff, or marketing maven, we will test your physicality and mental grit. Hackfitters...
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 Our Startup Events are weekend long competitions lasting about 48 hours, where 150-200 entrepreneurs create health, fitness, and sport technologies. Regardless if you’re a seasoned programmer, fitness buff, or marketing maven, we will test your physicality and mental grit. Hackfitters...
Assemble at the Grand Finale of the Cambridge Science Festival to witness the culmination of two weeks of design and fabrication by eight teams of sentient robotic warriors bravely battling each other behind a barricade of bulletproof glass. See a video from last year'...
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 BWH iHub Pilot Shark TankCalling all health-tech start-ups, healthcare hackers, and dreamers! We are excited to announce the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) iHub Pilot Shark Tank Challenge! This is a *brand* new initiative to connect health tech entrepreneurs and hackers with clinical...
April 28: Sales Will Never Be the Same: Selling IT in the Cloud Era (click to register)$20 in advance or $30 at the door.IT is in the midst of a major transformation, driven by the cloud and mobile computing. Likewise, IT sales is evolving from the traditional glad-hand model to one driven by...
Note: This event is 21+ only.  DrinksOnTap is a social meetup for Boston area mobile developers (iPhone, Android and more). Come meet for a drink and catch up on all the new mobile developments at our next DrinksOnTap event - Monday, April 28, 2014 at Ned Devine's...
The road to launching a new web or mobile application usually starts with the creation of a minimum viable product (MVP). A MVP is more than a prototype but less than a fully-featured app and can help you engage a particular audience, such as potential investors, strategic partners, hires, or test...
Measuring Anomalousness in Statistical Models As the complexity of IT environments and the quantity of data people gather increases, proactively managing the health and security of these environments requires increasingly sophisticated monitoring tools. Rule based systems are either becoming...
Moderator:Danielle Sheer, VP & General Counsel, CarbonitePanelists to date:Danielle Duplin, VP & Executive Program Director at Fidelity Investments Curator & Executive Producer, TEDxBostonTrish Fontanilla, Vice President of Community & Customer Experience, ...
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Are you on the hunt for high potential software development talent?Launch Academy has trained 35 world-class beginners so that they can work for you! They are ambitious overachievers that are actively seeking full time positions as Junior Web Developers.WHAT HAVE LAUNCHERS BUILT?During the program...
Starting to look for interns, contract workers or providing equity in lieu of pay? Or, growing and bringing in your first real employees? Ask Phil Lockwood about exempt vs. non-exempt, tax, 1099 and avoiding the department of labor DOL on your doorstep! See this page for more info and the link to...
DescriptionIn this class we'll explore winning strategies for online portfolios and résumés. On the job market? Seeking more clients for your freelance business? Artist, entrepreneur, academic, and/or business owner, no matter what your career focus, having an online presence is a...
Starting a new company is hard, but putting in place the right legal framework for your business doesn’t have to be...Dive deep into the most important issues relating to raising capital for your company with insight from Mick Bain and Janene Asgeirsson, two experts on start-up law from...
Spring is a time for new beginnings, both for the earth and for us.  As we spring forward into warmer weather, we thought what better way to celebrate these new beginnings than by hosting a demo and drinks event showcasing some amazing green and health tech companies here in Boston. Mix...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Business DevelopmentThis is the last class in the April Sales Class Series.As an edtech startup, one way to increase revenue is to develop partnerships with established companies, such as digital content providers. Partnerships are also a great way to increase your...
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It takes just the right set of investors to help get a new company up, running and successful. Hear about the journey – and lessons learned – of local entrepreneur Charles de Gaspe Beaubien, founder of Beverly -based travel company Groupize, as he navigated a path to raising start-up capital. De...
Applications to present at this event are currently being accepted.Application deadline is 5 PM, Monday, April 21, 2014Download Entrepreneur GuidelinesApply to PresentPlease note: There is a $50 application fee required in order to be considered. A selection committee will choose the top 8...
There has never been a better time to bring technology and business innovation to health care.  Hospitals, practice groups, and insurance companies are busy re-engineering the care continuum, and are actively looking for solutions that will help them thrive through the Affordable...
BostInno presents an in-depth, all-encompassing look ahead at the first ever Boston UpFrontBoston UpFront will take a deep dive into what's next for Boston and what the coming year has in store. Through three short feature films with top influencers who are...
 
 
 

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