Networking calendar

May 2015

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Attend Tie StartupCon on May 1 if you're an entrepreneur who knows a good opportunity when you see one! Our event features 50+ expert speakers including CEOs, founders, and angel investors; there will be time to network with like-minded entrepreneurs, mingle with investors, and be mentored by...
In a fast-paced, mock "Shark Tank" format, three innovative early-stage biomedical companies - Quad Technologies, MCC Global Laboratories, and AdvaStim - will deliver 10-minute presentations covering their exciting and unique new products and technologies to an expert panel comprised of four angel...
Join Localytics for Free Beer Friday! Open to EVERYONE in the Boston start-up community, we'll be celebrating the start of spring with snacks, beer and fun.SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE:Boston's own legendary Keytar Bear!!Invite your friends - all are welcome (including job seekers!)May 1st,...
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#Craftology is a fun craft fair for everyone who shares our love for handmade items. Artisans can register and get a chance to showcase and sell their beautiful work in an engaging event. #Craftology will also include free workshops to those who are interested in...
PRODUCTCAMP BOSTON is the only full-day unconference for product managers and product marketers in the Boston area. Because it's an unconference, ProductCamp is organized by attendees, for attendees so you can get the most out of the day.LEARN ABOUT product...
The 7th Annual Geek Girl Boston South TechCon is ON! Over 80 workshopsKeynotePanelsAll-Day Help deskSouvenir TshirtConference GuidebookSwag BagGiveawaysand MORE!Join us for the First, Oldest and Largest Tech Conference of its kind in the areaOpen to all ages, all levels, women and menGo back...
10 U.S. and International High School Teams will be pitching their Business Ideas at MIT on May 2ndMIT Launch offers entrepreneurship programs for high school students, including a summer program at MIT, and now clubs being started at high schools around the world. Being guided through the...
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TelerikNEXT is a gathering dedicated to equipping customers, partners and the broader community with success-fueling Telerik insight. Whether you’re a developer, Sitefinity customer or Telerik Platform fan, TelerikNEXT will help you create one-of-a-kind application experiences to accelerate...
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  AGENDAMonday, May 4Westin Copley Hotel | Training, Partner Events and Welcome Reception8:00am - 9:00pm Registration 9:00am - 5:00pm IoT Training 2:00pm - 5:00pm Global IoT Partner Summit 7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception in the IoT Solutions Expo Tuesday, May 5Hynes Convention Center...
TelerikNEXT is a gathering dedicated to equipping customers, partners and the broader community with success-fueling Telerik insight.Whether you’re a developer, Sitefinity customer or Telerik Platform fan, TelerikNEXT will help you create one-of-a-kind application experiences to accelerate business...
As partners in Project 11 Ventures we like to stay closely connected to entrepreneurs in our community. This is a special chance to spend half a day with Katie Rae, Bob Mason and Reed Sturtevant working closely together to refine and critique your key decisions relating to product design and...
May 4, 2015: Microprocessor system design for early stage product development (click to register)In order to get investors and customers excited about ‘an idea’, it is often necessary to develop a proof of concept. This is as true in the world of control systems  and electronic design as it is...
TCN UpStart Roundtables are monthly gatherings at the Venture Cafe that bring together Boston-area early-stage startups and seasoned entrepreneurs. This free series with The Capital Network, Venture Cafe, and Silicon Valley Bank is a great opportunity for you to ask burning questions about starting...
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  AGENDAMonday, May 4Westin Copley Hotel | Training, Partner Events and Welcome Reception8:00am - 9:00pm Registration 9:00am - 5:00pm IoT Training2:00pm - 5:00pm Global IoT Partner Summit7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception in the IoT Solutions Expo Tuesday, May...
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....
TelerikNEXT is a gathering dedicated to equipping customers, partners and the broader community with success-fueling Telerik insight.Whether you’re a developer, Sitefinity customer or Telerik Platform fan, TelerikNEXT will help you create one-of-a-kind application experiences to accelerate business...
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-...
Learn from experience!  Three accomplished executives will draw upon their years of success to provide you with valuable insights into how they used marketing strategies and programs to help their companies be more successful, more quickly.What was the most important decision made about...
Are you getting ready to raise seed investment for your company? On May 5th ENET will host a panel of leaders from the Boston seed and angel investing community who will answer your questions about how they make investment decisions. No presentations. No slides. It will be just you, the panel, and...
This event is sponsored by Akamai.Java and Games: Realtime Cloud-Backed Leaderboards with Google App EngineThe presentation will cover the lessons learned building the Google App Engine (GAE) server architecture for various multiplayer games. Topics will including several architecture attempts that...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Marketing & PRThis is the second class in the April/May Marketing Class Series.Search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising can provide huge opportunities to reach your customer base, but if not managed properly, they can quickly become unprofitable. This...
About This EventThinking of learning to code, but getting lost in the alphabet soup (AJAX, PHP, CSS, etc)? Whether you're interested in building your own web sites and applications, or looking to change careers, our class will introduce you to the world of web development (and programming in...
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  AGENDAMonday, May 4Westin Copley Hotel | Training, Partner Events and Welcome Reception8:00am - 9:00pm Registration 9:00am - 5:00pm IoT Training2:00pm - 5:00pm Global IoT Partner Summit7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception in the IoT Solutions Expo Tuesday, May...
Prominent Boston investors will discuss the current investment climate, recent trends, and what they look for in potential investments.Panelists:Gaurav Jain, Founder Collective: http://www.foundercollective.com/founders-Gaurav-JainJennifer Jordan, MassVentures: http://mass-ventures.com/...
2015 New England Innovation Awards Keynote Speaker:Alan S. McKimChairman and Chief Executive OfficerClean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.Norwell MA5:00 PM - Registration Opens5:30 - 6:30 PM - Cocktail Reception6:45 - 9:00 PM - Awards Program and DinnerAll entrepreneurs know, great ideas are...
**Our campus is located at 179 Lincoln Street. Please use the main entrance on Surface Road (across from the Chinatown Arch). We are located on the 4th floor, where you’ll know us by our blue Startup Institute signage.**At Startup Institute, we believe in career love.Join Program Director Allan...
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Event InformationFor the twelfth year, Mass High Tech will honor New England’s female technology and business leaders. These women are innovators who are helping to build new companies and drive established tech companies in new directions. They will be recognized at a breakfast awards event for...
Social Media is everywhere, constantly demanding more of our time and attention: - How can you use Social Media successfully without becoming consumed by it?- How do you best balance effectiveness and efficiency in the new digital age?If you want to know more, do not miss the 5th Social...
  AGENDAMonday, May 4Westin Copley Hotel | Training, Partner Events and Welcome Reception8:00am - 9:00pm Registration 9:00am - 5:00pm IoT Training2:00pm - 5:00pm Global IoT Partner Summit7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception in the IoT Solutions Expo Tuesday, May...
Join us in for lunch and a discussion with Intronis and Security Management Partners Learn about best practices you can implement today to help safeguard your businessHow to implement risk classification.Data backup, security and disaster recovery. Define what a security...
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...
A life long serial entrepreneur, Jere Doyle is now an adviser and investor to many start-ups and a passionate coach to many CEO's through both Doyle Enterprises and The Oyster Angel Fund. He helps Founders and CEOs grow their companies and nurture success—and his main focus is on how to launch...
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...
Exploring trends in life extending research and technology and their potential for monetization.Life extending technologies and research are evolving exponentially, from induced pluripotent stem cells (IPS), pharmacogenomics and embedded technologies to naturally derived alternative therapies and...
Dan Kriegsman of Kriegsman and Kriegsman IP Law is back by popular demand as he, Ed Kriegsman and John Ottiviani of PSH present  the various forms of IP, what they mean, when to use them, and even when not.Last year, his tips on fair use, copying images from Internet, and even using clients...
Cocktails and conversation: After networking with your peers, a panel of powerful, influential women in business will share experiences, tools and tactics used along their paths to success. They'll answer questions like:At what point did you decide you wanted an executive-level position within your...
BostInno de Mayo is back! And after the worst winter in Boston's history, it can't come soon enough.In true BostInno fashion, we're celebrating summer early this year with our 4th annual BostInno de Mayo – bigger and better than ever. Join us in throwing the 'Official Boston...
About This ClassCOST: $30Great products address the real needs of real people. Many companies risk bringing products to life without hearing customers' needs because their design teams don't have a way to bring the customer "inside" where product development happens. UX designers use personas to...
 Registration InformationOnline registration is available until: 5/6/2015Register »Details       Agile Product Owner vs. Product ManagerNOTE: This session is close to capacity. As of April 30th, only a few registrations are available online. We will NOT be...
Note: Come and network at Venture Cafe from 5:00 onwards. This event is FREE, register online on the website http://strategytoshelf.splashthat.com  Strategy to Shelf: An Insider's View on Bringing Food Products to MarketThe challenges of bringing a food product to market can be...
The challenges of bringing a food product to market can be daunting. Thinking that you have a great idea, and making it a reality, can be worlds apart. How many times have you heard the words: “We were undercapitalized.” This is one of many statements, that food owners say, time-and-time again....
The ClearCompany team is growing fast and hiring for all departments. Stop by our open house to meet the Hiriing Managers, learn more about who we are and what we do, and how you might be able to fit in!
About This WorkshopCOST: $75You’ve probably heard of growth hacking, but do you really understand what it is? In this workshop, you’ll not only learn about growth hacking and the methods that come with it, you’ll also be able to start applying new strategies to significantly increase your customer...
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 The 2015 Hackster Hardware Weekend Roadshow is coming.The Hackster Hardware Weekend is a celebration of makers, open source hardware and the Hackster community across America. From Seattle to NYC and everything in between, we are hitting the road driving an original DeLorean DMC 12 to run the...
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 The 2015 Hackster Hardware Weekend Roadshow is coming.The Hackster Hardware Weekend is a celebration of makers, open source hardware and the Hackster community across America. From Seattle to NYC and everything in between, we are hitting the road driving an original DeLorean DMC 12 to run the...
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 Google Adwords advertising can provide huge opportunities to reach your customer base, but if not managed properly, it can quickly become unprofitable. This class series will help Google AdWords users to identify errors and waste within their accounts and create an optimization plan.In this...
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Come to The Venture Forum’s May 12 meeting, 5:30pm-8:30pm in WPI’s Rubin Campus Center, and hear about successful go-to-market strategies from keynote speaker Michael Detarando, president and CEO of Incom, the world’s largest supplier of fused fiber optic solutions. The meeting topic is “Reinvent...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Marketing & PR This is the third class in the April/May Marketing Class Series. Many edtech companies are selling products with an order size of less than $10,000.  How can you effectively and efficiently sell to schools and districts?This class cover:...
Customers For The Win!Everyone knows service has an amazing ROI. So what is the best way to create great customer service in your organization?This event will pit two forms of service, phone and live chat, against each other to see which one can help you deliver satisfying, fast and effective...
About This WorkshopWhether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, getting involved in the Python community will put you on the fast track to honing your skills. In this class, you’ll learn all about Python - including how to get started, what advantages...
General Assembly is partnering with DogVacay to bring you "Yappy Hour: Pups & Popsicles", a dog-friendly happy hour to celebrate the warm summer months coming our way. Bring your furry friend for some summer time fun including dog + human treats, prizes, and more!All pups must be on a leash and...
About This ClassGain hands-on tactics for generating leads at the top of your sales funnel. In this class, you’ll learn actionable tactics that you can apply to your business to create a repeatable, sustainable lead generation process. We’ll cover how to identify your target market in a way that...
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Entrepreneurs, startups, and angel investors should all have a good understanding of the various financing structure available to them. Join DLA Piper’s Jay Sullivan and Itai Nevo at CIC Boston on May 13th for lunch and to explore the pros and cons of convertible debt vs. equity funding, helping...
Across Massachusetts, life sciences companies and healthcare organizations are collecting data: genome sequences, drug screens, clinical trial data, electronic medical records, claims data, and even patient-reported data. How we connect, analyze, organize and use that data presents an opportunity...
DescriptionState Senator Karen Spilka joins us for the next Women in Entrepreneurship Series event on May 13State Senator Karen Spilka will discuss her personal story and path to leadership and her work in the Massachusetts legislature to improve the partnership between government and the tech and...
Driving Innovation Between Technology, Government, Universities and InvestorsThe convergence of new technology such as low cost sensors, cloud computing, analytics and microgrids will put entrepreneurs at the forefront of an entirely new platform… the smart city. Come meet the people who are...
Join the North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) for its monthly BASH (Business After Standard Hours), an evening of networking with local technology and business professionals, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Misselwood House, Oak Room at Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly...
Thrilled, that is what we are -- May MIN #74 will find us in a newly open, gorgeous location at Mercedes Benz of Burlington.  Come check out the space and the  "13" new products showcasing at the event. May 13th at 6pm! MIN #74 is also part of "Social...
Hi Everyone,This will be the first of many Startup Bowling events! They will all take place at Sacco's Bowl-Haven in Davis Square.Payment for the event will be collected at the door!  VENUE INFO: For those who do not know, Sacco's is candle pin bowling Inside the alley, there is...
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Digital Marketing DemystifiedGrow Your Business Like Never BeforeAre you at a company of 1-200 employees? Do you need to learn effective strategies using the most dynamic digital channels, including social media, mobile, and video? You want to learn how to use measurable methods, like social media...
Thinking of applying to the LearnLaunch Accelerator program for edtech startups? Join us for a Google Hangout to learn how our program can help drive product and market development so that your company can secure the resources you need to grow. 

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Are you tired of the same old networking events? Join us for a Speed Networking & Speaker Event that will change the way you think of networking. Do you want to Network for Success? Networking is about more than just collecting business cards. It's about creating relationships. We...
Do you have questions about finding a mentor? Perhaps you want to know what it means to be a mentor to someone else? What about maintaining a successful relationship with one?This event will focus on effective mentoring - providing guidance, advice, and experiences to help you make the most of your...
Do you want to Network for Success?Networking is about more than just collecting business cards. It’s about creating relationships. We welcome you to join WITI and Edith M. Onderick-Harvey, President of Factor In Talent.Edith will share the what, why and how of networking that will lead to real...
Congratulations to our 2015 MITX Awards Finalists!The MITX Awards is the largest and most prestigious annual awards competition in the country for digital marketing and technology innovation, bringing together 1,200 of the best and brightest minds in the digital media, marketing and technology...
About This EventMeet other startup-ers at Women 2.0 City Meetup Boston. City Meetup is Women 2.0’s networking event held on first Thursdays of every month. The event is hosted in over 20 cities globally with the mission to connect, inspire and advance authentic relationships in the tech ecosystem....
About This EventIt’s finally Spring here in Boston! Celebrate the warm weather and kick back and enjoy some refreshments, make new friends, and meet up with old ones at the Sleek Digital Marketing Happy Hour.Join your fellow digital marketers and Boston’s brightest marketing stars for a fun evening...
About This ClassMost people who sign up for a product won’t go on to become habitual users of that product. So what can you do to change that?This class will teach you how to build an onboarding experience that makes users say, "Wow, this product is going to improve my life." One part marketing,...
About This ClassInstagram is one of the hottest apps out there and just waiting for your business to take advantage — its user base is massive and highly motivated to buy. But how do you acquire followers? And how do you convert those followers into buyers?This intermediate to advanced class is...
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Join us for the fourteenth annual UXPA Boston conference at the Sheraton Boston Hotel!Learn about and discuss critical topics in usability and user-centered design with practitioners, students, and experts in the field. This conference offers unique content and one-of-a-kind learning opportunities...
Digital Marketing DemystifiedGrow Your Business Like Never BeforeAre you at a company of 1-200 employees? Do you need to learn effective strategies using the most dynamic digital channels, including social media, mobile, and video? You want to learn how to use measurable methods, like social media...
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Join Boston’s best and brightest entrepreneurs as we learn from some of the top bootstrappers in the country. We’ll be exploring:How to build an early team with a tight budgetValidating a business modelWhen to start sellingLegal pitfalls for entrepreneursMarketing & PR for your...
The Pavlok Shock-a-ThonBringing together hackers and innovators to test-drive our newly open API with PAVLOK development units (made in Boston, Meet the Team!). Winners will receive Pavlok wristbands, limited edition swag, and other excellent goodies.There will be free food, a BulletProof Coffee...
About This WorkshopBring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software, used by designers and illustrators who want to create digital graphics, logos, illustrations, and original typography. This workshop is designed to get you up and running...
About This WorkshopIn increasingly complex times, innovation and collaboration skills are becoming vital to businesses, and both principles are essential in Design Thinking. This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live...
About This WorkshopDive head first into HTML & CSS. This workshop takes a project-based approach to HTML & CSS. By distinguishing good code from bad, participants will focus on learning a subset of the good parts in order to make something (quick and) awesome.Tackle the barebones of how to...
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May 18, 2015:  Accountable Care -- Paying for Outcomes in the World of Medicine   (click ro register)The world of medicine is changing, and hopefully, for the better. In this fireside chat, we will talk about the change from fee for service, that medical providers had as their...
WistiaFest 2015Join us May 18th-20th in Cambridge, MA for hands-on learning, video marketing expertise, and fun.  MondayMay 18thWelcome Reception6pm at the Wistia Office Stay tuned!We've got a lot up our sleeves, including the speaker lineup, workshop topics, and a few fun...
Multimedia, new graphic tools, visual storylines, interactive content, automated story-writing software, hyperlinks and emerging virtual reality are just some of the new capabilities that journalists use today to tell a story.RegisterJournalism is being digitally disrupted just as the music, movie...
Steve Blank is a retired serial entrepreneur-turned-educator who is changing how startups are built and how entrepreneurship is being taught. He created the Customer Development methodology that launched the lean startup movement, and wrote about the process in his first book, The Four Steps to the...
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If you are a CEO or a CFO of a high growth startup, it is vital to understand how to value your company correctly.Here is a quick list of questions this lunch will help you answer:Do you offer or are you planning to offer your employees stock options? Do you know the difference between ISOs and non...
May 19: Alternative Funding - Non Dilutive (non equity) financing and grants Both state and Federal monies are available to help support truly innovative scientific and technological innovation, especially those involving significant investment to get to proof of concept or early product. This...
The term 'Lean Start-Up' may mean different things to people involved in different business sectors, but the bottom line for everybody is the same. Lean startups focus on getting to marketed products or to significant product development value inflections with minimum expenditures of capital and...
Level: BeginnerTrack: Marketing & PRThis is the last class in the April/May Marketing Class Series.Partnerships with established companies can be a great way for edtech startups to amp up their ability to reach their potential market. Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study...
MADE@ MassChallenge welcomes anyone interested in learning about Arduino to a public workshop. This class is open to everyone! Who should go?This workshop is for anyone who has never played around with Arduino before and those who have played around a little bit but aren’t entirely sure about...
About This EventIn collaboration with City Awake and Impact Hub, this free class is an orientation to social impact and geared to get you acquainted with the exciting community of impact in Boston.We're going to talk about what social impact is (and isn't), do some hands-on, engaging activities,...
Hey BosYE!On May 19, join us at The DCU Center of Excellence in Fintech to hear from the City of Boston's new "Startup Czar," Rory Cuddyer.Rory has a big task ahead of him in acting as a liaison to the startup community and representing the community's needs in City Hall.Our May session is...
Subrata Das, President and Chief Scientist, Machine AnalyticsDr. Subrata Das is the founder of Machine Analytics and is a well-known expert in the fields of data fusion, computational intelligence, and business analytics. Subrata’s technical expertise includes theory of probability of statistics,...
About This ClassFrom Twitter to Facebook to Tumblr to smartphones to ATMs, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) power our digital lives. In this session, we will discuss the basics of APIs: what they are, how they work, and why they matter. We will look at the APIs that power several popular...
About This ClassWe are not experts. The people using the products that we aspire to design are the real source of knowledge. They demand cohesive and engaging experiences that relate to them and they're fast to jump ship if you can't deliver. Organizations need to learn how to empathize with their...
About: The FastTrack Dinner series is a community of young professionals who are dedicated to advancing their careers and lives through personal mastery and reciprocity. We seek to get better at everything we do, with a spirit of sharing and building a community that values helping each other...
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In one day... Engage and connect with global business and industry thought leaders. Acquire actionable insight through leading academic research. Explore the newest enterprise technological innovations.The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a community of CEOs, CIOs and senior IT executives who connect...
Growing the Innovation Economy in Massachusetts: Staying Competitive by Being CollaborativeNearly 40% of all jobs in Massachusetts are in the innovation economy, according to research done annually by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. The organization’s CEO, Pamela Goldberg, is a former...
Whether a business has two employees or 100, there are some general employment laws and HR requirements that all businesses need to be aware of and follow. Employers that are not aware of employment laws are not exempt from fines. This interactive session will discuss the key areas and strategies...
About This EventDash is the easiest tool to learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Come meet and work alongside other hackers in the making as we navigate our way through fun online tutorials. You'll walk away with a better understanding of front-end web development and will meet like-minded friends who...
Bring your projects, questions, and get help from other local MongoDB developers!Got an idea for a lightning talk? Just leave a tweet-sized description when you RSVP and we'll help you get set up. We're looking for 5m talks that are tutorials, walkthroughs, talks, discussion topics, and production...
This event and content is hosted by our friends at Bullhorn in Boston. Gordon Burnes, their CMO, will facilitate a discussion around popular SaaS Marketing metrics, the SaaS Marketing funnel and Sales Enablement. http://www.bullhorn.com/about/#leadershipHope to see you all there, and looking...
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Join our experts in an overview discussion of financial projections. Learn the key metrics that will get investors to notice you, as well as those that will get you rejected. If you have no idea where to begin with your financial projections, this program is for you.Experts -Heather Onstott, Launch...
Marcus has over 25 years of sales and sales consulting experience at IBM working in multiple sales and business development roles. He specializes in sales process consulting to shorten sales cycles to customers and to empower IBM business partners. Prior to his current role of working with startups...
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...
Don Greenstein, a conflict manager for over 25 years coaches individuals and teams in creating positive collaboration, when difficult conversations and differences exist among entrepreneurs/business owners. He has helped individuals identify and value differences turning them into strengths while...
Meet with Steve Davis, a business growth strategist who has been a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs for over 20 years. He's 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...
Jerry is a serial entrepreneur who sold his last company in 2007. Since then, he has worked as a Counselor for SCORE, providing free mentoring services to startups and in-business clients wanting to grow their businesses. He can help with validation of new business ideas, business roadmaps, and...
Sick of PowerPoint? Tired of boring meetings? Learn how to hold visual meetings! Visual meetings use drawing and visual frameworks to keep meetings focused, save time, engage your team, and have fun doing it. In this hands-on workshop you will learn the fundamentals of visual meetings, basic...
YEi Start in France: Grow your business in France, a gateway to Europe! Deadline is May 27, 2015. The Office for Science & Technology of the French Embassy in the United States is pleased to announce the launch of the 10th edition of the Young Enterprise initiative (YEi Start in France), an...
The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is a lifeline for the state’s smaller medical device companies, offering inventors and executives easy, affordable, and coordinated access to world-class researchers and resources at the Lowell and Worcester campuses of the University of...
Are you a founder of a startup? If so, come join other founders for a peer-to-peer discussion group to talk about the challenges you're facing and to share advice. Leverage the founder community knowledge to grow your business! Sign-up for more information and to join the roundtable here.
About This EventLadies Lounge is a monthly series curated by Just Us Gals and hosted by WeWork and General Assembly in the Fort Point Lounge where we bring together influential women entrepreneurs focused on a central theme. This month's event will focus on Design.We'll be hearing from...
 About This ClassHeard the buzz about Lean Product Development? Got an idea that you want to bring to the market using Lean Product Development techniques? Learn the basics of techniques for validating an idea, building a minimum viable product with limited resources, and measuring its success...
How do you hold on to your equity while still growing your business? A lively and informative discussion about non-dilutive sources of capital used as an alternative, bridge, or complement to equity financing. Entrepreneurs and specialty providers will share their experience tapping into and...
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Present to VCsOpen to all EntrepreneursEVERY ENTREPRENEUR GETS A TABLE – WE BRING THE INVESTORS TO YOU!Digital Media – High Tech – HealthcareEvery Start-Up gets to pitch before our team of Investors. The audience finds out what’s coming up in the market and what VCs are really looking for!After...
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 #BNT54...
About This Class SeriesSo you’re dangerous enough to build things using JavaScript. You’ve created some apps, big or small - enough to be feeling good. But every time you make a change to your code, you get that itch… Am I breaking something? Am I introducing bugs? Do I need to go double-check to...
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Dr. Iain Kerr, CEO of the Ocean Alliance, a Gloucester, MA-based organization recognized as an international leader in whale research and ocean conservation will discuss how they are using robotic technologies for non-invasive sampling and monitoring to learn about whales and the ecosystem’s health...
About This EventCOST: FREEToo many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they will be lauded as experts on the merits of their work. But that’s simply not true anymore.To advance your business or your cause, you have to inspire others to listen and take action. In this...
Many start-ups have great ideas but struggle when it comes time to bring the product to market and have difficulty in selecting a market to focus on. Defining your optimal target market and identifying the ideal prospect will help you streamline the effectiveness of your marketing, shorten the...
Cyber attacks against companies of all sizes appear to hit without warning, leaving management teams in a state of crisis. Though, what if it were possible to predict an attack before the first shot was fired and if so, what would a proactive cyber defense strategy look like? Our panel of renowned...
This Month's Dive:Appcues empowers amazing user onboarding experiences through interactive guided product tours. Presenting From Appcues will be Spencer Davis, the startup’s Head of Engineering, who will take a dive into their front-end stack as well as their server-less backend. For a sneak...
Stay on Track with BloggingEvery year, blogging becomes a top priority. You resolve to blog more often, on schedule, and easily. Every year, though, for many of us, blogging falls by the wayside. Join us for a 2-hour workshop that will kick off your 2015 blogging without the usual roadblocks. We'll...
**Our campus is located at 179 Lincoln Street. Please use the main entrance on Surface Road (across from the Chinatown Arch). We are located on the 4th floor, where you’ll know us by our blue Startup Institute signage.**At Startup Institute, we believe in career love.Join Program...
About This EventCOST: FREEWe're teaming up with Rally Sports to bring together the top running apparel brands in Boston. With a panel consisting of product and marketing managers, you'll learn how these companies find and engage customers, and build compelling narratives for their products.Join us...
Hi Everyone,Round 2 of Startup Bowling will take place on May 27th at 7PM!We will collect money at the event!  No need to try and pay ahead of time.VENUE INFO: For those who do not know, Sacco's is candle pin bowling Inside the alley, there is a great pizza place called Flatbread and they even...
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The Internet of Things Summit brings together entrepreneurship, science and technology to re-work the future and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. The event will showcase the opportunities of the internet of things and the potential for a positive impact on business and society. 
From multinational high-tech companies to financial services companies and retail giants, ServiceRocket has extensive experience providing innovative business solutions using the Atlassian technologies.  We've worked with clients to develop:Procurement management solution for LinkedInBroker...
Stephen Davis is a business growth strategist – as well as the Founder of The CXO Advisory Group, a firm providing interim COO and VP Sales and Marketing services.  He works with businesses, entrepreneurs and service providers who want to accelerate revenue growth to the next level and seize...
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,...
Maia Heymann is Senior Managing Director at CommonAngels Ventures. 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...
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...
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...
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...
As an entrepreneur and educator, Jacquie works globally and locally, advising businesses, leaders, and organizations in planning and managing innovation, ventures and projects. She was founder/president of a successful international development firm for 35 years. In 2012, she started up the Sun...
MIT Startup Exchange (STEX) is a platform where the world's most innovative companies and startups can connect to collaborate or partner on new technologies and markets. They are particularly looking for MIT-connected startups that are not aware of their offering. At the heart of the initiative...
George is an active consultant, mentor and angel investor in the Harvard, MIT, and Boston entrepreneurial communities. With degrees in computer science and business, George co-founded a biotech market research company that was acquired by a global bio-pharmaceutical service provider in 2008. If...
Interested in learning more about what it is like to be a part of the LearnLaunch Accelerator program? Come visit LearnLaunch and hear from Asad Butt, LearnLaunch Accelerator's Operations Director about what the program. Agenda (5pm-6:30pm):Tour of LearnLaunch CampusPresentation by Asad Butt,...
The Tufts Biomedical Business Club (TBBC) is a student run organization whose mission is to cultivate business leaders in the health and life sciences. TBBC is a growing community of graduate, medical, dental and nutrition students, postdocs, physicians, scientists and alumni. It provides members...
Get advice from Dr. Sheldon Borkin on growing and funding your company. Sheldon leads Strategic Angels which helps larger software companies become involved in the innovation economy. He is a mentor at both Techstars Boston and MassChallenge, and also a member of both Launchpad Venture Group and...
Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) is a state agency focused on driving statewide adoption of Health Technology and Economic Development in Digital Health sector. MeHI is in the process of launching a set of initiatives that would connect people and resources across the Digital Health ecosystem...
The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is a lifeline for the state’s smaller medical device companies, offering inventors and executives easy, affordable, and coordinated access to world-class researchers and resources at the Lowell and Worcester campuses of the University of...
Join swissnex Boston, venture lab, HULT Business School and MassChallenge to see impressive company presentations at the Global Pitchfest 2015! As part of the Venture Leaders Boston Bootcamp, 30 entrepreneurs from all over the world will be going head-to-head for the title of Global Pitchfest...
Are you a founder of a startup? If so, come join other founders for a peer-to-peer discussion group to talk about the challenges you're facing and to share advice. Leverage the founder community knowledge to grow your business! Sign-up for more information and to join the roundtable here.
About This EventSome of Boston’s biggest companies are playing in the innovation space and making some big waves. Working for an entrepreneurial and creative organization doesn’t have to mean working for a startup - many large institutions value new ideas and are doing cool things right here in...
This event is presented by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), a global learning company specializing in content, services and cutting-edge technology. Come meet the engineers of HMH Labs. HMH Labs is a place for designers and developers across the organization and beyond to...
John Maeda is Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also Chair of the eBay Inc Design Advisory Board. He actively bridges technology, design, and leadership. His work as an artist, graphic designer, computer scientist and educator earned him the distinction of being named...
About This WorkshopNothing is worse than launching a killer product or service and not being able to get people to care about it. Community management is often a hard concept to grasp — whether you need strategic or tactical help, this class will cover the breadth of conceptual topics, strategic...
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The Internet of Things Summit brings together entrepreneurship, science and technology to re-work the future and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. The event will showcase the opportunities of the internet of things and the potential for a positive impact on business and society. 
 SPEAKERS:     Joe RaczkaVP Corporate DevelopmentDyn Kyle York Chief Marketing Officer DynKyle and Joe have grown Dyn from scrappy dorm room startup to an industry leader in improving internet performance. To do this, they’ve needed to grow extremely...
Join swissnex Boston, venturelab, HULT Business School and MassChallenge to see impressive company presentations at the Global Pitchfest 2015! As part of the Venture Leaders Boston Bootcamp, 30 entrepreneurs from all over the world will be going head-to-head for the title of Global Pitchfest...
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About This WorkshopCOST: $175SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence. We will use a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure...
Join student entrepreneurs from four Boston public high schools at the 2015 BUILD Youth Business Plan Competition. Cheer them on as the students compete for a top prize of $1,000!  2015 BUILD Youth Business Plan Competition Saturday, May 30th 10:00 am - 3:30 pm |...
About This ClassCOST: $75Hoping to take your blog to the next level? Join us for an interactive workshop filled with practical tips and tricks to creating and managing a successful, and potentially lucrative, blog. This workshop will look at blogging as a business and what it takes to make an...
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