Networking calendar

October 2014

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MongoDB Boston is an annual one-day conference for developers, architects and operations professionals looking to deepen their knowledge and expertise of MongoDB. Join us at MongoDB Boston to:- Discover the exciting new features in our most recent release- Learn directly from MongoDB...
Endicott College’s aggressive energy efficiency enhancements, carbon footprint reduction measures, green construction methods, and educational programs have reduced the school’s electricity use by 7 percent while increasing recycling by 40 percent and organic grounds management by 15 percent. In...
Join us for a one day conference celebrating the user experiences that change the way we work, live, and play.The event is made up of a series of lectures from leaders in UX, design, and business from companies like Google, StumbleUpon, Aereo, Blade, Change Collective, Sapient, Drizly, and more....
Access to experts is by scheduled appointment slots on the date that the Expert is at TechSandBox. We schedule 45 minute blocks of time. Access to Experts is offered to Members pro bono and to non-members as space allows, though we'd love to have you join. Can’t do it all yourself anymore?...
October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, FREE 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...
Whether it’s retail, co-working, maker space labs or residential setups, the future holds many possibilities for reflecting the needs of tomorrow’s creators, workers and residences. This Innovation Series program will feature stories from our speakers on how a conscious spatial design or...
Boston Social Mixer!Designers + Geeks is a social meetup open to everyone interested in startups, technology, design, art, and all things geeky. Join us to network with other designers + geeks, form collaborations, and make new friends.ConnectWe post discounts & freebies here:Our Newsletter...
CloudStock, the social network for the stock market, is getting ready for a full launch and would like to invite you to celebrate! Come on down to NGIN to meet the team in person, have some snacks, and do some networking.Register for the event here: http://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-Professional...
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October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free Office Hours are designed to facilitate networking opportunities between edtech entrepreneurs and industry experts. During these free, 30-minute sessions, entrepreneurs can get advice and feedback on their products or ideas.Thursday, October 2 10:00 AM-12:00...
If you are planning to offer anyone stock options – including employees and consultants – then you NEED to understand how to value your company correctly. If you run afoul of the 409A rules, you and your employees could have a very unpleasant tax surprise.In this workshop, we will cover:The...
Come mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs! Find serendipitous connections, meet VCs for office hours and attend E&I-focused events. www.vencaf.org Venture Café alpha is an invitational prototype, with invitations extended to the entrepreneurial, innovative and creative communities around...
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 with 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...
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...
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...
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center in partnership with the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center, invites you to apply for MassCEC Catalyst Program Awards. The Program stimulates the commercialization of clean energy technologies developed in Massachusetts by awarding up to $40,000 to help...
October 2: LinkedIn for Business: How to Use it to Gain Business Karma Are you wondering how to connect with prospective customers, industry experts, development resources or even VCs? LinkedIn is a very powerful tool and yet there’s an etiquette to using it. • Why you shouldn’t get annoyed when a...
 Would like to invite you to attend anAfterhours Fall EventA tremendous opportunity to meet some amazing people!!Thursday October 2nd6:00-9:00pmsponsored by:With Guest Speaker and Founder of Inside TrackerGil Blander PhD18 years of experience in ahletic performance, systems biology,...
Venture Café Foundation has partnered with EcoMotion to bring the Sustainability Collaborative to monthly Venture Café gatherings during the first Thursday of each month. Sustainability advocates are given the chance to share and participate in a collaborative discussion around sustainability...
Do you have a business or non-profit idea?Pitch it at the EforAll All Ideas Pitch Contest for:Thousands of dollars in cash prizesFeedback from industry prosNetworking opportunities with investors Over 100 people usually attend these contests, so this is a great opportunity for your venture....
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A temperature-insensitive, miniature autoinjector platform is set to penetrate a still-growing, $1 billion market by addressing a pressing need for an alternative to the EpiPen® for anaphylaxis. Brent A. Buchine, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Windgap Medical of Somerville, MA, will...
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http://www.techsandbox.org/robotics-and-manufacturing.htmlB2B and B2C uses of interesting sensors with three companies:Ben Cooper, Sensible Baby, is a passionate business and product developer driven by the need to find practical solutions to consumer problems. He has led Sensible Baby to gain both...
About This WorkshopBring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay...
This talk will cover the most common learning strategies to solve the multi-armed bandit problem. It will involve a python simulation environment to illustrate how the system changes under different assumptions and how prior learning can influence can seed the system. This will also been discussed...
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Description:Synopsis: Big Data tools are clearly very powerful & flexible while dealing with unstructured information. However, they are equally applicable, especially when combined with columnar stores such as parquet, to address rapidly changing regulatory requirements that involve...
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Pat Gray, Angel Investor with Boynton Angels and Attorney, is back to help startups understand angel investing and give advice. Stuck on a business model issue? Not sure if the value prop is resonating? Not sure how to approach angels? Ask her!Sign up early as her slots will fill quickly.
Every life sciences startup aims to shake up the industry, to go from the lab bench to Wall Street with the backing of all the big-name investors. Unfortunately, it takes much more than just a disruptive scientific idea to get there, which is why so many fledgling companies never make it to the IPO...
Each month, ten companies bring new products to Mass Innovation Nights and the social media community turns out to blog, tweet, post pictures & video, add product mentions to LinkedIn & Facebook, and otherwise help spread the word. These live events allow companies to show off Massachusetts...
About This WorkshopBring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay...
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A weekly program offered by The Venture Café Foundation, the sister non-profit arm of CIC. Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater Boston every Thursday. Mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs, find serendipitous connections, get...
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...
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...
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...
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center in partnership with the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center, invites you to apply for MassCEC Catalyst Program Awards. The Program stimulates the commercialization of clean energy technologies developed in Massachusetts by awarding up to $40,000 to help...
Monthly Mini-Hacks, organized by CIC, Youth CITIES, 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....
Two attorneys of Dutch law firm Brantjes from Amsterdam discuss various aspects of EU law that may apply to expanding your business into Europe. Learn about incorporating a subsidiary, labor laws, protection of intellectual property, and the latest changes in data protection and privacy laws.
There are countless tools available to small businesses, including email marketing, project management, and social media marketing, to name a few. Understanding what tools are available and which are right for your business can be time consuming. In this workshop, they'll will discuss some valuable...
Building a great app is difficult, but turning it into a profitable business can be even more of a challenge. Join the Application Developers Alliance and industry experts to explore strategies to turn your app into a profitable business. Attend a workshop and learn how to:Get your app discovered,...
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October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Free 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...
Mustbin Happy Hour October 10Secure mobile cloud app Mustbin is throwing a happy hour shindig October 10 from 3:30 - 6:00. There will be plenty of beer, ice cream, and Mario Kart. So grab your friends and come and hang out with some local app developers.Where: 76 Summer St. Suite 410, in the...
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 The event is free and open to anyone, but you don't just attend a BarCamp — you can host or participate in discussions, demo your projects, and meet other techie, geeky people like you.This year we'll be at Microsoft's New England R&D Center, October 11th & 12th.BarCamp...
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The event is free and open to anyone, but you don't just attend a BarCamp — you can host or participate in discussions, demo your projects, and meet other techie, geeky people like you.This year we'll be at Microsoft's New England R&D Center, October 11th & 12th.BarCamp...
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Oktoberfest Networking & Pitch 5:30 to 7:00PM @NGIN.Join us for an afternoon of Beer, Food & Networking!Send an email and sign your company up to get 5 minutes of fame in our PITCH SESSION! 
We're getting together for a meetup. Come by, talk and trade bitcoin.
This meetup's topic is "Protecting sensitive data in the cloud: New approaches to mitigate database security risk"During this talk, we will discuss how to classify and discover data, manage the risks associated with migrating data to the cloud and identify effective tools and techniques to...
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In less than a generation, digital technology has become ubiquitous, with the majority of Americans now walking around with more computing power in the palm of their hands than was needed to power early NASA missions to the moon. The advancement of digital technologies has enabled devices to...
Based on the popular TechBreakfast format, the Boston TechBreakfast is a "show and tell" format event where up to five different technologists will demo their technologies from a wide range of industries ranging from software to hardware, IT to Biotech, robotics to space tech. The event is "triple...
MassTLC's Innovation unConference is back and better than ever! Join 1000 entrepreneurs, investors, seasoned executives, and future tech stars to discover and explore the content YOU want to hear about. In the course of the day, there are more than 100 sessions, lead by individuals who showed...
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free   Office Hours are designed to facilitate networking opportunities between edtech entrepreneurs and industry experts. During these free, 30-minute sessions, entrepreneurs can get advice and feedback on their products or ideas.Tuesday, October 14 10:...
Not all angel groups are created equal. Hear from the leaders of the top angel groups in Boston on where to begin when you are approaching angel groups. Learn what to expect when you approach angel groups and how to make your application and pitch stand out. Questions answered will include:How...
Juhan Sonin, Involution StudiosCreative DirectorTuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 6:30pmPlease register. It helps us and our hosts plan the logistics.AbstractRemember doctor’s visits when you were growing up? The wooden tongue depressor. The well-worn stethoscope. That weird thing they jammed in your...
Join us for an evening of networking with Big Data professionals and learning about leading edge technology that is pushing the envelope of what Big Data can do.In the presentation, we will provide an overview of general in-memory computing principles and the drivers behind it. We will start with a...
Sports is big business and a voracious consumer of digital media technology. There is constant innovation surrounding the delivery and display of sporting events, their promotion and the tracking of athletes as they compete. Sports enterprises of all sizes from the professional to the college, and...
Leading industry analysts have predicted 26 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020, creating a several trillion dollar market in Internet of Things (IoT) goods and services. With claims that this sector could usher in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it's important to look...
Agenda:**********************************The Yosemite Project: An RDF Roadmap for Healthcare Information InteroperabilityDavid Booth, Ph.D., Hawaii Resource GroupInteroperability of electronic healthcare information remains an enormous challenge in spite of 100+ available healthcare information...
Python project nights are unstructured chances for Python developers to work together, mentor each other, connect socially, teach, learn, or do whatever else it is Python developers want to do together. Our project nights are great ways to build the Python community, by allowing them to meet and...
This meeting is sponsored by Akamai(space, food and drinks).If you RSVP, you must show up!Java and PaaS: Apache Stratos Apache Stratos is a highly-extensible Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) framework that helps run Apache Tomcat, PHP, and MySQL applications. The PaaS environment can be extended...
Hack night!In other words, bring a laptop, charger, and something you want to build or learn.6:00 Hang out, chat, snack.6:15 Go around and introduce yourself and what you're working on. Ask or offer help on your project, or ask for project ideas. Work/chat/eat!9:00 Go home and get your beauty...
Edtech software has a unique set of challenges, including student privacy, integrating with many types of software, and flaky wi-fi networks that impact caching. Eric Hilfer, VP of Software Engineering at Scholastic, will share his knowledge about these topics and how to overcome the...
This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, October 14th at Moksa in Cambridge (18+) and will begin at 7pm.Our presentation this month will be by Joe Mirabello, who will be giving a post-mortem of ‘Tower of Guns”How to Cheat at Making Indie Games: ...
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For first timers and serial entrepreneurs, the challenges of managing a growing business can be overwhelming – but rewarding.  In this program, CEO-for-hire Desmond Pieri will discuss some of the key issues that face every startup CEO.Topics will include:What makes a good CEO?How to avoid...
Are you seeking a mentor but not sure of how best to leverage that relationship? Have you ever been in a mentor relationship and wondered how best to serve the mentee? Join Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, for a workshop to develop best practice and get the most...
Would you like to get advice in moving your technical career forward whether in industry or in academia?Are you interested in pursuing the management track or perhaps starting your own business?Panel Discussion:The first part of the event will be a panel discussion. The panel will be composed of...
About This WorkshopWebsites need to be more than beautiful. They also need to be functional for both the user and the business. Whether it's for a startup looking to signing up more customers or a nonprofit trying to get more people to support a cause, a site needs to deliver traction. It's...
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A weekly program offered by The Venture Café Foundation, the sister non-profit arm of CIC. Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater Boston every Thursday. Mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs, find serendipitous connections, get...
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 with Steve 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...
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...
Stop by and chat with Jennifer Jordan, Vice President of MassVentures, an early-stage venture capital fund dedicated to investing in Massachusetts high growth technology companies. MassVentures is currently focused on Series A investments in software, data, analytics, crowdsourcing, and the...
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the LearnLaunch community! We are hosting a happy hour with different types of pumpkin beer for you to sample. Mingle with members of the edtech community, listen to live music, and celebrate fall.You will also be able to tour LearnLaunch Campus, home to...
Want to Have the Best Product Team? Learn the Factors That Differentiate the Best From the Rest!Note:  Pre-registration by Monday evening, October 13, is REQUIRED.For PayPal security, no walk-ins will be accepted. Join Greg Geracie, President of Actuation Consulting and leading author in...
In the race to get a startup idea off the ground, founders focus on getting a MVP completed, finding talent to expand the team and then, the much-dreaded exercise of raising money. In the frenzy of it all, they at times overlook the fundamental question of how will I (or I and my investors) make...
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In October 2013, Hacking Pediatrics held the first hackathon ever focused on pediatric healthcare. It was sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital in collaboration with MIT's H@cking Medicine. In under 36 hours, 16 teams brought to life incredible ideas that will change the lives of children and...
The Morse Course:Employment Law Compliance & Risk Prevention for Managers, Supervisors and HR ProfessionalsLearn practical information and valuable strategies for avoiding the many traps that lead to expensive and time-consuming HR problems and employment litigation.Seminar Overview:8:30-9:00...
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Businesses recognize that one key to their success lies in effectively managing their online presence in the digital space, yet few understand how to leverage the power of marketing via mobile devices, social networks, graphic design, and the Web. The online experience is saturated with...
In October 2013, Hacking Pediatrics held the first hackathon ever focused on pediatric healthcare. It was sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital in collaboration with MIT's H@cking Medicine. In under 36 hours, 16 teams brought to life incredible ideas that will change the lives of children and...
About This WorkshopAs technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users. This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of...
About This ClassThis bootcamp introduces students to the current social media landscape and explores how it can be used for maximum results (for brands as well as agencies). Participants will leave with a detailed understanding of both the current social media landscape and how to evaluate which...
Join us for the 4th Annual Boston Halloween Costume Party & Pub Crawl, powered by pubEngage mobile apps! 21+ only. Tickets are required - scroll all the way down to purchase. pubEngage makes pub crawls even more fun with an app that lets you interact with other pub crawlers...
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Businesses recognize that one key to their success lies in effectively managing their online presence in the digital space, yet few understand how to leverage the power of marketing via mobile devices, social networks, graphic design, and the Web. The online experience is saturated with...
In October 2013, Hacking Pediatrics held the first hackathon ever focused on pediatric healthcare. It was sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital in collaboration with MIT's H@cking Medicine. In under 36 hours, 16 teams brought to life incredible ideas that will change the lives of children and...
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NOW IN ITS FOURTH YEAR, HILL HOLLIDAY'S TVNEXT℠ SUMMIT EXPLORES THE FUTURE OF TELEVISION WITH A FOCUS ON MODERN AUDIENCE BEHAVIOR, TECH ADVANCES, PROGRAMMING INNOVATION, AND ADVERTISING IMPLICATIONS.
 October 20: LIfe Sciences (incl Med Dev) SIG - Syncing Business, Marketing and Regulatory Strategies  Tonight, we will walk through the regulatory process, defining the strategy that makes sense for various types of businesses, and then dive into how to pull it all together in an...
Free event! Come learn about 7 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 #BNT46...
We are taking our popular DrinksOnTap meetup out of Boston and bringing it to Burlington, MA! 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 very first DrinksOnTap event...
About This ClassBuilding an e-commerce business has never been more doable that it is now. With great content management systems, support and analytics available to business starters, all you need is a little bit of guidance to get up and running. In this class, you’ll learn how to build a fully...
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On October 21st and 22nd we will be hosting Career Day, when companies looking to hire talent come meet our Launchers! Hiring partners, which have included PayPal, LevelUp and Hubspot, will pitch their companies, projects they’re working on, company culture, and...
Tuesday, October 21: Nitty Gritty Marcom TacticsWhile pulling an audience IN to you by having a presence where they will look is the most powerful marketing strategy, a startup still needs some fundamental, sometimes outbound, tactics. Depending on your target market, the mix changes. In...
Hello everyone!The Olin Series is back for October with a two part lecture that ties together everything we've learned to date. Drumroll please….Design for Assembly Parts 1 & 2!Scott Miller returns to captain the helm on this journey. We'll have drinks, snacks and pizza since it will go a...
An annual event like no other, this event will help you connect with incubators and workspacesthat are making things happen in Boston. This event is part of BREW 2014, Boston Regional Entrepreneurship World (http://www.brewboston.org/). Meet our specially curated group of top Boston incubators,...
Please come join us on Tuesday, October 21st for another fun night of self-tracking presentations, sharing ideas, and showing tools. If you are self-tracking in any way -- health stats, biofeedback, life-logging, mood monitoring, biometrics, athletics, etc. -- come and share your methods, results...
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...
Is Water the New Oil?Willem Buiter, the chief economist at megabank Citigroup, says that water isn’t just the new oil, it’s more important than oil: “Water as an asset class will, in my view, become eventually the single most important physical-commodity based asset class, dwarfing...
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The Toyota Production System – also known as Lean – focuses on, “Reducing the time between paying and getting paid.” Typically, 95 percent of time is wasted and provides no value to the good or service. The Lean concept applies to all processes from manufacturing to healthcare and technology by...
On October 21st and 22nd we will be hosting Career Day, when companies looking to hire talent come meet our Launchers! Hiring partners, which have included PayPal, LevelUp and Hubspot, will pitch their companies, projects they're working on, company culture, and...
The question is not if you will be compromised, but when. High-profile breaches coupled with the dramatic rise in mobile devices, digital applications and the vast amount of electronic data available for exploitation have raised cybersecurity to the forefront of technology, from the...
A Hands-on Evening Exploring Technologies that Are Changing HealthcareHealthcare delivery is changing rapidly – providers are focused on improving patient experience and outcomes, while delivering value, which necessitates new processes and workflows. These initiatives bring together multi-...
In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products. How do companies create products people use every day? What are the secrets of building services customers love? How can designers create products compelling enough to...
Wednesday October 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.
Nataly Kogan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Happier, based in Boston. Inspired by research on happiness, the company’s mission is to inspire millions of people to do more of what makes them happier. Nataly has held top positions at WHERE (sold to PayPal), Microsoft’s Future of Social Experiences Lab...
How do you get and hold someone’s attention in an information-saturated age?  And what if you're communicating difficult, technical ideas? You can't just offer them more information; rather, you have to be able to tell compelling stories, stories that persuade, motivate, sell – or sizzle....
About This EventHelp us celebrate the kickoff of Boston Region Entrepreneurship World (BREW) 2014 with a fireside chat featuring Tim Rowe, Founder and CEO of Cambridge Innovation Center, the largest facility in the world dedicated to housing early stage technology businesses.In a chat led by Bill...
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Learn what all the buzz is about with a morning Toastmasters Club. Professional speaking and communicating skills developed in a supportive environment! Meets 2nd/4th Thursday at TechSandBox. 90 years and hundred of coutries and thousands of members http://www.toastmasters.org/For more info,...
Growing and scaling a business is never easy. It comes with risks in which even the best founders face challenges, make mistakes and face doubt and uncertainty.  The ability to monetize your ideas and take them to a broader audience requires skills, surrounding yourself with the...
A weekly program offered by The Venture Café Foundation, the sister non-profit arm of CIC. Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater Boston every Thursday. Mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs, find serendipitous connections, get...
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...
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,...
Meet with Mimi Evans, formerly a technology executive and CEO/Founder of salesquest.com which was acquired by OneSource Information Services. She is currently an Angel Investor and Advisor to early-stage start-ups. If you want to grow your business organically or get the attention of investors, her...
Chat with David Fogel, Managing Director at Swifton CFOs LLC and a member of both Mass Medical Angels and Beacon Angels. Come learn about financial challenges faced by emerging businesses. Swifton provides emerging businesses with strategic financial leadership (“outsourced CFOs”). David's...
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...
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 biopharmaceutical service provider in 2008. If you...
Get your groove on at Boston’s startups’ first ever 90's dance party!  Rock out with us at The Estate in Boston on October 23rd and you'll be helping to raise funds for BUILD Boston, Dream Big, and Catie’s Closet --three amazing local nonprofits focused on...
Attention Worcester Entrepreneurs - The meets are back!  We are proud to announce we will be holding monthly networking events at a brand new Worcester restaurant called the Compass Tavern located at 90 Harding Street, Worcester, MA 01604. Our first event will be held on Thursday October...
Join the founders of Boston's top e-commerce companies in the first Managing an E-Commerce Business meetup series (MEB 1.0). This event will bring together entrepreneurs from the apparel, food, technology and consumer product goods industries to discuss the trials and tribulations they've...
Many companies have "big data", but not every company has the resources (or need) for a big data team. In this talk we will discuss lessons I've learned from working as part of a small team within a fast-moving mobile start-up and techniques for getting the most out of your data on a budget.
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Jessica McLear of Launchpad Venture GroupPitching Your Business to InvestorsRegister to attend this meeting.Angel investors and VCs get anywhere between 800 and 1,100 business plans each year. This means that the entrepreneurs who actually get face time with them must learn how to effectively pitch...
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GGDevCon is an independent, two-day developer conference about Google Glass. This intensive technical conference for developers, software engineers and architects will train you how to master the Google Glass Development Kit and create outstanding Glassware. Learn about Live Cards, UI design and...
FUTURE OF WEB APPSWHAT MAKES FOWA BOSTON SPECIAL?Future of Web Apps (FOWA.js) Boston is a three-day conference for JavaScript developers that focuses on the newest JS frameworks and libraries and the best way to use them. It begins with a full day of eight-hour workshops, followed by two days...
October 27: Applying IBM's Watson:  Not Just for the Large Enterprise IBM Watson made its televised debut in February 2011, beating two of the all time grand champions in Jeopardy! Now, IBM is putting Watson to work, applying the technology to domains such as healthcare and financial services...
A school pilot is a great way for an early stage edtech startup to test assumptions and receive product feedback before launching to the public. However, it is often difficult to know where to begin in terms of setting one up. This class will teach you everything you need to know to set up a school...
A special guest and an extra-awesome program to help us celebrate our group's fifth birthday.Watch this space for details.HINT #1: Windows Phone has a Siri-like persona whose name originated from...HINT #2: Not all Agents are secret...HINT #3: 
Protecting founders’ assets is a challenge. Distributing founders’ stock; retaining ownership stakes through financings; dealing with legal actions; employment agreements; board disputes, and other conflicts can all threaten a founder’s key asset:  the entrepreneur’s control over his or...
Parking is available behind our building, and we’re a short stroll from the Lechmere Green line station. Once inside, take the stairs or elevator to the second floor. Formlabs' office is located behind the shiny new double doors.NOTE THE LOCATION! WE WILL BE AT FORMLABS, NOT BOLT!Hello Hardwarians...
Join a group of the top women in Boston’s tech community for an evening of storytelling to inspire the next generation of leaders. In a similar format to The Moth Radio Hour’s "Story Slams,” female engineers, product managers, researchers, investors and company leaders will share 10-minute,...
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FUTURE OF WEB APPSWHAT MAKES FOWA BOSTON SPECIAL?Future of Web Apps (FOWA.js) Boston is a three-day conference for JavaScript developers that focuses on the newest JS frameworks and libraries and the best way to use them. It begins with a full day of eight-hour workshops, followed by two days...
Join us Tuesday, Oct 28th, 2014 for a CMO Breakfast with b.good, where we'll hear from Jon Olinto, Co-Founder & CMO.DETAILS:Tuesday, October 28, 20148:30am: Registration and Breakfast9:00am: Presentation and Q&ANEW LOCATION!Google, Cambridge355 Main Street, 5th FloorCambridge, MA 02142Click...
http://www.techsandbox.org/funding-options-for-startups.htmlFunding: Options and Tradeoffs Our panel spans the four most common forms of funding a startup, except for friends and family. Organized on one morning, we cover the ins-and-outs of each, along with pros and cons, and myriad terminology....
N2 is focused on building stronger bonds between the corporate world and early stage startups. This fall we will be inviting a small, selective group of technology and business leaders from across the US to immerse them in the Boston startup ecosystem. We will facilitate conversations with early...
"Understanding Android Gradle Scripts"  Speaker: Jacob Ouellette, Twitter (@jakeout)For this event, you must sign up at following EventBrite site:http://bostonandroidmeetup.eventbrite.com Default Gradle build scripts produced by Android IDEs are deceptively simple. However, this...
Join Silicon Valley Bank and WeWork as we kick-off the 2nd week of BREW (Boston Regional Entrepreneurship Week).  Founders and VCs are always talking about "swinging for the fences" but what does that really look like in practice? Silicon Valley Bank has...
Please join Yesware and Boston Girl Geek Dinners on Tuesday, October 28th at Yesware's offices downtown for a fun night of learning, networking, eating and drinking! You’ll walk away with more knowledge, new connections, and a full belly! Please note that this is a women-only event and we’ll be...
Monthly dinner meetings are back! One of the signature events of TiE-Boston is back by popular demand. Come network with thought leaders, serial entrepreneurs and your peers in the industry. Listen to thought provoking keynote address by Nitin Nohria, Dean of Harvard Business School and enjoy a...
Thanks to everyone who contacted me about volunteering to present. We have four speakers lined up for this night, but I will schedule another Show & Tell night for early December and start setting that schedule. Here is the schedule, the talks will be roughly 15 minutes + Q&A:6:00 PM...
Electronics & Craft Beer –  Perfect Together  Join us October 28th at Aeronaut Brewing Co. in Somerville to celebrate the opening of the AMI-DGF Electronics Prototyping Center created to help entrepreneurs, engineers, & artisans alike get their dreams turned into a...
About This EventLadies Lounge is a monthly series hosted and organized 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 Brand.Jessica Maniatis, founder and creative director...
About This EventClear your calendar - It's going down! Product Hunt Boston returns and you're invited to take part in the festivities. General Assembly is our meeting spot for a night of fun and excitement. We'll be demo-ing some of Boston's best products and holding an AMA with local VC's.Come one...
The FWD.us Boston Chapter is having their second chapter meeting on October 28th!The FWD.us Boston Chapter is a community for passionate and smart individuals to innovate advocacy and disrupt politics. This FWDMonthly will focus on the Startup Government: Critical Partnerships between Tech and...
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FUTURE OF WEB APPSWHAT MAKES FOWA BOSTON SPECIAL?Future of Web Apps (FOWA.js) Boston is a three-day conference for JavaScript developers that focuses on the newest JS frameworks and libraries and the best way to use them. It begins with a full day of eight-hour workshops, followed by two days...
The Small Business Web, the trade association for the companies selling B2B cloud software, is having its fourth Summit later this month, the first time on the east coast. They have hosted this gathering since 2011 to create a single, intimate space to network, make deals, and discuss what's...
The MassChallenge Awards Ceremony is the startup community's largest and highest-value event to celebrate innovation and support the world's most promising startups. #MCAwards14Join us as one of the 1,000+ world class entrepreneurs, lead investors, corporate executives, philanthropists, media, and...
Please join this highly interactive discussion and networking event at Boston's Content Marketing Forum. To kick things off at our October 29th meeting, we have arranged a great speaker who will share her content marketing stories and expertise.  The event will consist of...
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 class is ideal for people who...
Today we will be joined by one of Bostons brightest new entrepreneurs Matt George is the CEO and Founder of Bridj the worlds first smart mass transit system.Bridj is a transportation system that adapts in real-time to where you live, work, and play. It is powered by data to use express shuttles to...
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Looking for a way to celebrate tech in the spirit of Halloween ?Tech in Motion: Boston has you covered at Game On during a night of networking, food and drinks with fellow tech enthusiasts!Craving some industry know-how?Interested in interacting with highly skilled developers?Do you have...
Lunchspotting 2.3 will be held at Ve Interactive!On October 30th from 12 – 1 p.m., Ve Interactive will be our next Lunch Spot! COO, Stephen Polinsky will welcome everyone and then it’s simply time to connect, share stories and, of course, eat!LunchSpotting was created...
A weekly program offered by The Venture Café Foundation, the sister non-profit arm of CIC. Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater Boston every Thursday. Mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs, find serendipitous connections, get...
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...
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...
Do you have the next big idea but aren't sure how to go about launching your business or putting together a business plan? Do you have a great business plan but don't know why you aren't able to attract investment? Do you have a product but can't seem to get traction with customers? Meet Sissi Liu...
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...
Stop by and chat with Jennifer Jordan, Vice President of MassVentures, an early-stage venture capital fund dedicated to investing in Massachusetts high growth technology companies. MassVentures is currently focused on Series A investments in software, data, analytics, crowdsourcing, and the...
Founder Dialogues is a Cambridge-based public event series featuring successful founders.FOUNDER DIALOGUES XIISponsored by: Founder CollectiveFeaturing: Paul EnglishCo-Founder, and CEO of Blade Moderator: Eric Paley, Founder CollectiveDate: October 30th, 2014...
oin Boston New Technology, FWD.us and Northeastern University IDEA for a night featuring the stories of student entrepreneurs. Speakers and startups to be announced shortly!  IDEA is a student-run venture accelerator that provides a variety of resources to Northeastern affiliated...
Should you jump on the M2M bandwagon?  According to Machina Research, Machine to Machine (M2M), which connects previously isolated machines or devices to the internet to make the ‘Internet of Things’ possible, is set to grow from 4.4 billion connected devices this year to 10.3 billion by 2018....
Come celebrate youth entrepreneurship and support BUILD at our annual fundraiser!  BUILDFest 2014 will feature a student business expo with unique products, music, an open bar, dinner and fun!October 30, 20146-10 pmThe Westin Copley Place10 Huntington Ave, BostonJoin us as we honor BUILD...
Should you jump on the M2M bandwagon?  According to Machina Research, Machine to Machine (M2M), which connects previously isolated machines or devices to the internet to make the ‘Internet of Things’ possible, is set to grow from 4.4 billion connected devices this year to 10.3 billion by 2018....
 In the last 3 years, Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) has helped launch over 50  ventures and now they want to help YOU!If you have a business or non-profit idea, apply to the 2015 EforAll Winter Accelerator for mentors, workspace, and $30K in cash prizes.The deadline to...
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http://www.techsandbox.org/experts-on-site-officehours.html Access to experts is by scheduled appointment slots on the date that the Expert is at TechSandBox. We schedule 45 minute blocks of time. Access to Experts is offered to Members pro bono and to non-members as space allows, though we'd love...
 

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