Networking calendar

Thursday, November 8 2012

Time Items
All day
 
07:00
What often happens to founder CEOs after taking VC money? How is that good and bad for the company and the founder CEO. What things to watch out for as you consider taking VC investment in your company...
08:00
(Disclaimer: Because of SEC regulations, we can only allow expert investors to be in the meeting. Entrepreneurs are not allowed to solicit investments of any kind. Also, just to set the expectation right, we rarely see any VC. You can drop by anytime, and leave anytime without offending us...
Boston's Social Media Breakfast is organized by Bob Collins, with Beehive Media and brings together business leaders, marketers and entrepreneurs for a morning of networking and sharing of ideas and innovation. #SMB30 - The Next Frontier: Social Engagement for Value...
A World Usability Day Event Kick Off WUD 2012 and See How Usability Research is Changing It’s no longer enough to create great looking sites and apps that are merely easy to use. They must also inspire your users, whether they be customers, partners, or employees, to take the specific,...
09:00
FITC is back in New England, but this time around we bring you Web Unleashed. We've refreshed the programming of RIA Unleashed to evolve alongside the industry we cater to, but never fear we've kept the best parts of the conference the same. This year builds upon five years of learning and...
     On Thursday, November 8, digitalmusic.org will be bringing its popular Music Startup Academy to Boston for the first time in the Academy's two-year history. As the trade association for the digital music industry, digitalmusic.org ...
12:00
Mentor Teen Entrepreneurs with BUILD   2 hours a week is all it takes to transform a life!   Thursday, November 8, 12:30-2:00PM  The Cambridge Innovation Center  1 Broadway  Cambridge, MA 02142 Mexico City Room, 5th Floor Join us for networking, drinks, and lunch will be...
15:00
Come mix and mingle with fellow entrepreneurs! Find serendipitous connections, meet VCs for office hours and attend E&I-focused events. www.vencaf.com Venture Cafe alpha is an invitational prototype, with invitations extended to the entrepreneurial, innovative and creative communities...
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...
Your answer to "get to the point", "bottom line upfront", "cut to the chase". Cindy Steiner has coached CEOs, VCs, and global executives for over 20 years and helped clients raise over $1 Billion. Learn how to emphasize the importance, urgency, and value of your message immediately to pique...
16:00
Stop by and chat with Nick Pappas, Vice President of MassVentures. He will be at a table in the Café taking meetings on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can ask a cafe team member or just look for the table sign. MassVentures' goal is to meet potential funding candidates, whose companies...
17:00
Join us on November 8 at 5pm for Betaspring's Fall 2012 Launch Day. Unlike our larger, more public gatherings, Launch Day is an invitation-only event for investors, mentors, and community partners who have a significant connection to Betaspring and our companies. Launch Day is an...
Workshop is FULL!!! To be added to the wait list visit http://bit.ly/vc-uxui1108. Learn how strategic UX/UI design can encourage user engagement, deepen loyalty, and drive revenues, as Richard Banfield, CEO & Co Founder of Fresh Tilled Soil, presents a lean version of the Fresh Tilled Soil...
In the North Shore region, 16 of the 20 fastest growing occupations are in Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM)-related fields. Most of these jobs require some college and 15 out of 20 require a BA degree or more. Join the North Shore Technology Council as it sets plans for its STEM...
Roundtable with Cort Johnson from Terrible Labs Great, you have an idea! It's the best thing ever and all that stands between you and 1 million users is getting an engineer to build it. In this event, you'll learn how to: - Design user flow mockups - Develop user stories - Vet your idea We'll...
Eli Schleifer, Co-founder of Directr Thursday, November 8th from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Landing your dream software engineering job begins and ends at the whiteboard. Why? It's a practical litmus test for your ability to think and understand programming challenges - every candidate needs to be able...
18:00
The MITX 100 Beers party was created last year to bring together the MITX community for quarterly networking, drinks, and more networking. At each party we've seen a great mix of amazing Bostonians come together. On November 8th we’re bringing everyone together for the last 100 Beers of the year...
You do UX, your friends do UX. Come join other people who do UX and talk about what matters most. November 8th is World Usability Day, which is as good excuse as any to have a party and enjoy a free drink on us.   Brought to you by:         
Description This two class series gives you a solid foundation in website building. First, we get you set up with the (free) software you’ll need. Then we dig right into HTML, learning about tags and putting together pages. With that behind us, we talk about some of the finer points of...
Nuance Communications is sponsoring a September event around communications.  There will be speakers from both Nuance and Microsoft.  More details will be announced soon.
Whether you're selling to customers or pitching investors, you'll have more success if you incorporate storytelling aspects into your communications. There's a reason people sit through crappy movies, and it's because we're naturally drawn to stories. They provide a familiar and engaging...
Professor Golan Levin, Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and Associate Professor of Computation Arts in the College of Fine Arts will discuss a wide range of his computational and new-media artworks and how the use of speculative gestural...
19:00
Join Kyle Kilcoyne, Managing Director of viaNetwork, and Dave McLaughlin, CEO of vSnap, for a look into video's role in the innovation economy. Learn about new technologies that are improving the way innovators connect and communicate globally.
 Boston’s Big Data Hackspace is opening its doors on November 8th and we’re inviting the whole community over to celebrate with us!  Join us at our amazing space in the old Kendall Boiler & Tank Building (yes, THAT building) for drinks, eats, music, and awesome peeps. ...