Networking calendar

December 2012

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  The Intermediate R Bootcamp will cover advanced data I/O, plyr (including Apply's), reshape, string manipulation, and visualization using ggpolot.We may be adding GoogleVis to this workshop. 
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 Harvard Business School 10th Annual Entrepreneurship ConferenceDream. Build. Grow. The Lifecycle of a Startup From the spark of a new idea to those pre-IPO nerves, join us as we explore the lifecycle of a startup through the eyes of our panelists. Cost:  $30 for students, $50 for...
  Workshop prerequisites are either an understand of (1a) the basics of R, such as the material we covered in our R Boot Camp, or (1b) some understanding of another programming language, such as Python, Java, PERL, SAS, etc. 
  This afternoon of talks will cover some basic libraries for Python data science.  The session is a part of the data science weekend that includes R-Bootcamps and the theoretical and R-oriented machine learning session on Sunday morning. The Python topics covered here are stand-alone...
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Data Scientists must be adept at communicating insights derived from data. This communication is as much as art as science and as Data Scientists we must be able to communicate this data up and down internally within the organization as well as externally to the market. Generally there are two...
  in conjunction with     present both organizations' final 2012 event: #WebInnoMobile Rather than the "typical" WebInno program featuring a broad set of seed stage startups leveraging web & mobile technologies, this Web Innovators Group + Mobile Monday event will feature...
Essentials of Startup Law Darren Braham, Associate at Prince Lobel Tye Monday, December 3rd from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Entrepreneurs (generally) are not lawyers, and may not know the full extent of how the law can help or hurt them. In fact, there are many legal considerations that impact ...
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What does ‘Brand’ mean today?  How do the best B2B brands keep their brands solid, credible and inspiring?  Particularly given the day-to-day challenges and the close scrutiny of social media. What makes them the best?  And does it matter – are companies more likely to buy from...
You may have a brilliant product, but do you know how to market it? Without a cutting edge marketing strategy even the most amazing product can fail. In this FREE webinar we will teach you everything you need to know about startup marketing 
Open Office Hours: New Leaf Legal’s open office hours (held regularly on the first and third Tuesday of the month 3PM-5PM) are a chance for businesses to reach out and have a conversation on any legal business questions or concerns. New Leaf Legal has been a part of the Workbar community for...
Demo Night & Holiday PartySeveral early stage education technology companies will pitch their ideas and get feedback from the audience, followed by a holiday party. Companies that will be demoing include:BoomWriterGradeablePrepmaticRecoVendSchool YourselfWine and appetizers will be...
Please join WEST for our 5th Annual "Giving Back" Awards Ceremony, as we honor three extraordinary women that have made a profound societal impact: Toni Wolfman - Executive Advisor of the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University. See her bio, HERE.Yvonne Spicer, Ed.D. - Vice...
 Starting a new company is hard, but putting in place the right legal framework for your business doesn’t have to be.  In this class, you’ll learn  how to avoid the most common costly mistakes when starting your company from Mick Bain and Janene Asgeirsson, two experts on...
Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and hang out.  Bring your own project or work on one of the suggested projects below.  Everyone is welcome, all skill levels are encouraged.  Tell your friends: http://meetu.ps/plxXd Staff from the Boston Python...
   SEO. Three little letters that get thrown around a lot in the web business world. If you've ever wondered how you can start seeing your site closer to the top of search engine results, you've probably come across them. You know what a search engine is and optimization is almost...
Find out why it can be twice as important to get your Go-to-Market right, even if you’ve engineered a great product. Get to understand the strategic and tactical frameworks needed to enter a market and occupy a dominant position. Learn how to develop your “brand essence” and integrate other...
Presentation: HipHop for PHP by Facebook Edwin will be talking about the design of HipHop for PHP, the open-sourced engine Facebook uses to run the Facebook PHP code. Speaker: Edwin Smith, Facebook engineer Edwin is a Software Engineer on the HPHP team at Facebook since March 2012. Prior...
Come hear Google Dart engineer Andrei Mouravski talk about Dart, a new structured programming language for the web. Dart lets developers scale their web apps to tens of thousands of lines with smarter tools and language features. The Dart SDK provides an editor, built-in package management,...
Excited about big data, and want to jump in and start coding? Tired of attending the “fluffy” big data talks, and want to learn how to build something concrete? It’s time to Code Big or Go Home! In this session, we will teach you how to program and operate Hadoop, the poster child technology...
Dani Nordin Founder, the zen kitchen Steve Trevathan Founder, UX Designer, Dobot Come join us for the User Experience Design Info Session! Learn more about the course content, hear from the instructors, and discover what it means to be a student at GA.
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In order to build a successful business, you must first understand the true intentions of the founder- you! What type of company are you building? What role do you want to play in the short and long terms? Do you want to be rich or to be queen? Join HBS Professor and serial entrepreneur Janet...
The 7th annual New England Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers...
MassVentures (formerly the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation) is a quasi-public corporation formed in 1978 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to address the capital gap for start-up companies and to encourage the growth of early-stage technology firms.  In this program, Nick...
  Stephen Kraus, a partner in the Cambridge, Mass. office, has worked with Bessemer since 2004 and focuses on the healthcare sector. Steve has been actively involved in Bessemer’s investments in Sirtris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SIRT, acquired by GlaxoSmithKline); Affymax(NASDAQ:...
ANATOMY OF ATTACK:It Takes a Hacker to Stop a HackerAn up-close look at today's world of cybercrime, the evolution of hackers, and how it affects the corporate IT landscapeJoin Internap, and our partner, Alert Logic, for an evening reception and conversation as we discuss:A profile of today's...
We invite you to come meet us and learn more about what we do, how we do it, and how you can join. This will be a great opportunity to meet our engineers, hiring managers, learn about our culture, and find out about the exciting opportunities AWS has to offer! Have a drink and appetizers on us...
Jim Johnston will lead a peer-to-peer discussion with CEOs of small and medium sized companies in New England. He will be joined by WiTricity CEO Eric Giler. Only CEOs attend. This is an opportunity for a candid, productive discussion among peers. Discussion will focus on how to get the...
Join established and aspiring entrepreneurs in the seventh annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest and earn a chance to win cash prizes. A total of $1,000 will be awarded to top presenters. Presenters will describe their business ideas in 90 seconds to a panel of expert judges and get...
At the Launch Smart Clinic,  two companies will present their full investor presentation (not just the elevator pitch) and get feedback from our distinguished panelists and the audience. Please join us and help these companies tighten their growth and fundraising plans while you glean...
ome join us for our first monthly HubSpot Happy Hour with fun cocktails, conversation and ping pong.  There are lots of reasons to come to a free party at HubSpot. Here are just a few to entice you:  Kick off the month of December the way it's meant to be celebrated. With fun and friends...
 You saw an opportunity in the marketplace and have spent months building a product to address it. Whether your “product” is a consumer good, technology, service or website, it’s easy to lose sight of your customers in those early days, even after launching the business.  This...
The Husky Startup Challenge (HSC) is Northeastern University's semester-long startup competition which helps students with ideas formulate the structure to turn their ideas into successful companies. This year's ventures include ideas in the high tech, clean energy, consumer product and cloud...
Will Neely CEO, Piecewise In this 10-week course, students learn to code, speak the language and implement their own designs by learning HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
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Event Information In keeping with our ongoing focus on women executives and diversity, we partner with The Commonwealth Institute to honor the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in the area.  As women continue to establish their place in the boardroom, this event...
(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...
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...
Attorneys Rick Lucash and Ben Hron of McCarter & English, LLP will be in the Café from 4-6 on Thursday, 12/6, to discuss legal issues affecting early stage companies, including initial organization, building a team, financing, and commercial partnerships. Rick and Ben are part of McCarter’s...
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...
Come to a book chat with Richard K. Lester, author of “Unlocking Energy Innovation:  How America Can Build a Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Energy System” Lester’s new book on energy innovation, co-authored with David M. Hart of George Mason University, shows why energy innovation offers us our best...
 Entrepreneurs don’t have big marketing budgets – and with inbound marketing, they don’t need to. This class will cover some of the basics of inbound marketing with a focus on simple tactics to attract more website visitors and convert them into leads/customers. You'll Learn: 1...
You're invited to the 3rd Annual Punchbowl Mixer! We've had a very successful year, and we could not have done it without all of the people who have helped Punchbowl – people like YOU. Come celebrate this successful year with everyone in the Punchbowl family, as well as fellow entrepreneurs,...
Mr. Shiv Nadar is an Indian entrepreneur, industrialist, and philanthropist who founded HCL as an IT hardware company in the mid-1970s, only to transform it over the next three decades into a global technology company that provides software, infrastructure, and consulting services to a range of...
Intro to Data Science and Analysis Session 1: How to Create New Business Models through Big Data Thursday, December 6th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm  Aki Balogh, Calpont  There's a lot of buzz around BIG DATA these days, but don't let these words intimidate you. Big Data has been called "the...
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TechSandBox is an innovation center/accelerator starting up in MetroWest and we are looking for volunteers to form steering committees. There are currently 6 dates to meet-up with other tech sector entrepreneurs and stakeholders and check us out.See the http://www.techsandbox.org/calendar.html for...
Do any of the following apply to you? You’re… An innovator, whether at a startup, small business, or enterprise companyTired of building and hoping they will comeReady to launch a disruptive startup but confused about where to beginDone reading The Lean Startup but still confused about how to put...
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Announcing the 15th annual MIT Venture Capital Conference. In this all day event, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and students will come together around fast-paced panels and hard hitting keynotes dealing with the intersection of entrepreneurship...
Design is not a straight path, and we often fall back into our comfort zone of designing what we know. Sketching is the designer’s tool for exploring ideas – a technique often underutilized by user experience designers. Bill Buxton describes sketching as a way of thinking through the design...
Do any of the following apply to you? You’re… An innovator, whether at a startup, small business, or enterprise companyTired of building and hoping they will comeReady to launch a disruptive startup but confused about where to beginDone reading The Lean Startup but still confused about how to put...
Introduction to Python Jessica McKellar, Director of the Python Software Foundation Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 1 pm to 5 pm Python is a popular and versatile programming language used for everything from creating websites to scientific computing to building games. Programming...
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Do any of the following apply to you? You’re… An innovator, whether at a startup, small business, or enterprise companyTired of building and hoping they will comeReady to launch a disruptive startup but confused about where to beginDone reading The Lean Startup but still confused about how to put...
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New England is arguably the world’s most concentrated center of expertise in software, medicine, and healthcare. Now the region is leading the charge into a new era in which healthcare IT—and healthtech more broadly—become deeply integrated into everything from hospitals and doctors’...
Don’t let the big billboards at our sports cathedrals fool you:  in Boston, beer is an incredibly entrepreneurial business.  With an estimated 1200 new breweries opening this year, the craft beer industry is on pace to expand by a third, and here in Boston, we’re in the thick of a...
Product Management 101 and the Search for Product-Market Fit Instructor: Jeff Bussgang  Startup product management is both an art and a science. The class will cover best practices in product management as well as tactics to achieve product-market fit.  You'll Learn: The skills...
Come and hangout with other android enthusiasts. All skill levels welcome. Just getting started and need help setting up your environment? Come and we can help you out. Trying to start writing an app and need some advice. that's cool too. Just want to come and chat with other people about...
This meeting's topic is "Elastic Database Scalability: Making your MySQL data tier flexible and adaptable to system demand with ParElastic" by Amrith Kumar, CTO of ParElastic.   Abstract: Conventionally relational databases are inflexible and application developers are required to configure...
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Designing for mobile users takes more than just shrinking your text size and reducing web site content. Mobile developers and designers need to understand the user, the context and how to effectively and enjoyably enable them to achieve their goal. Making a mobile design intuitive, simple...
Join us December 11, 2012 for “Connecting Companies with Capital” at IBM Innovation Center in Waltham. This event will bring together venture capitalists, angel investors, industry experts, and the start-up community to nurture business growth and formation. This event is made possible through...
So you want to learn to write apps for the iPhone and iPad?  Look no further!  This group is for both existing and wannabe iPhone developers to share in the learning process of writing great apps for the platform of the next decade. Looking for iPhone/iPad talent in the Boston area?...
 Want to learn the secrets of how to sell to higher education institutions? Come learn from John Hope, Director of Consultative Sales and Ben Rey, Associate of Consultative Sales at Eduventures, both of whom have extensive experience selling to this market. Eduventures as a whole has a...
Eric Prud'hommeaux, W3C, will discuss the Linked Data Platform that is currently being standardized within the W3C to facilitate the use of semantic web technology for building applications that make use of semantic web technology and Linked Data principles.  If the audience is feeling...
 UXPA Boston is pleased to invite you to our December monthly meeting at. Please RSVP - some of our hosts will not admit attendees not on the list due to security reasons. Due to security regulations, you must arrive prior to 7 pm to be admitted to this event. User Research on the Cheap:...
Our December program combines the best of both worlds: (1) interesting insights from both emerging and established entrepreneurial ventures in the MetroWest/ Worcester area and (2) engaging, productive networking – perfect for the holiday season! The program will consist of a brief pitch and...
We’ve come a long way, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. As we step further down the path of responsive design we begin to expose new and exciting problems, which help define the future of user experience on the Web. Problems centering around asset management (like images) have...
Sencha GXT is a JavaScript front end that is written in java but compiled to JavaScript. It is built on the google get framework and has solid server communications protocols such as asynchronous call as well as RPC. However instead of using the get front end library it has it own rich UI...
Boston Globe Innovation Economy columnist Scott Kirsner curates and hosts this evening featuring some of the world’s top innovators in robotics and bionics. Featuring: Colin Angle, Co-Founder & CEO, iRobot Hugh Herr, Founder and CTO, iWalk Charles Grinnell, CEO, Harvest Automation...
Writing Your First Android App Morgan Bickle, Co-founder and CTO of Kinvey Tuesday, December 11th from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Thinking of launching an app in Android? This intermediate-level class will walk students through the process of building an Android app that goes a few steps beyond "Hello...
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What happens when you realize that your initial target markets won't pan out? With a truly innovative product, how can you tell when it is ready to launch? How do you price your product or service when there isn't anything like it available in the market? How do you recruit a team that has both...
 Early stage ventures seeking investment need to know how to target, locate, approach and close with venture capitalists, angels and strategic investors. Through an interactive panel discussion with an entrepreneur and leading area entrepreneurs, attendees learn how to maximize their chances...
Open Office Hours 3PM-5PM: Have questions about your company’s social media marketing strategy? The Social Craft’s open office hours, held regularly on the first Wednesday of the month 3PM-5PM, are an opportunity for businesses to get technical or strategic advice on social media topics ranging...
 Come learn from Greg Schwanbeck, a high school Physics teacher, and Ben Courchesne, a high school English teacher, about what technologies they are currently using in their classrooms (hint: many), how they evaluate new technology before incorporating it into their curriculum, and...
 When it comes to startups, SVB's Dan Allred has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. Here's the deal - it's all about the numbers. Many entrepreneurs bite of more than they can chew with sophisticated business models. Others drown in vanity metrics. In this class, Dan will take you...
Join the NSTC for our annual “Meet-Mingle & Jingle” Holiday event at the lovely Tupper Manor - Wylie Inn and Conference Center, on the grounds of Endicott College in Beverly Farms. Meet new people and reconnect with old friends.
Mass Innovation Nights is a monthly product launch party designed to help local innovators increase the buzz around new products and companies. Every month ten companies bring new products to the event and the social media community turns out to blog, tweet, post pictures and video, add product...
Larry Ullman at Boston PHP! If you're a web developer using PHP, there is a good chance that you own or have read one of Larry Ullman's books. He's the author of over 23 books including the one Boston PHP uses for our Percolate! self study program. We're excited to have Larry join us as a...
 Even if content strategy isn’t your job, content’s probably your problem--and probably more than you think. If you have a message to deliver and want it to ring true for your target audience, there's a lot to consider. You can deliver that message through various channels and content...
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You've heard of the Shark Tank ... Welcome to the Piranha Pond! At the Piranha Pond, Entrepreneurs seeking funding have a 5-minute opportunity to convince a panel of Investors to give them the money. Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:30 - 10:00 AM IBM ...
Big Data in MotionThe open source framework Apache Hadoop has traditionally been used for batch oriented processing of very large data sets in a distributed environment, primarily in the context of analytics. As brands begin to focus more on how to reign in and leverage the vast data assets...
Fellow web entrepreneurs and VCs gather once a week in Cambridge, MA to grab some coffee, free WiFi, and chat about what's new. Around the world, tech entrepreneurs and investors are meeting regularly to drink coffee, network and hopefully do deals. No more of the old-school "please send us your...
RSVP at http://www.efactor.com/topcrowd2#Join us for this FREE Webinar and get exclusive insights into crowdfuning from industry's top experts. In this webinar you will learn the unique strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities of crowdfunding movement. Register early to secure your...
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...
Dr. Jill Wittels will be holding a roundtable discussion which will cover how major corporations, venture capital funds, private equity, and private wealth funds view acquisition prospects and the differences between them. Dr. Wittels has over 30 years of management, engineering and leadership...
When you have a great business idea, you’ll need money to get it off and running. Funding will help you with product development, personnel, and office space—but how do you get your hands on that money? Nick Ducoff, VP of Content at Boundless, will walk you through the processes of securing funding...
December 13th featuring Phil Beauregard, CEO of Objective Logistics, who will give his perspective on entrepreneurship on the South Coast and advice for entrepreneurs The event begins at 5:30 p.m., at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC), 151 Martine Street, Fall...
Ideastorm is a high energy, lightly structured brainstorming event that connects entrepreneurs. This week’s challenge question is called Holidays 2.0. Holiday shopping is tedious, expensive, and stressful. What products or services can we create to make it easier to get gifts for friends and...
 In this class, we'll look at the exciting and brand new web technologies Mozilla, Opera, and Google are working on right now which will literally transform the web in 2013. From face recognition, to image and audio processing, to webAPIs we'll show you demos and capabilities of the latest...
When your application runs in the Windows Azure cloud, how do you understand what you have in the cloud - and when something goes wrong, how do you diagnose it? In this talk, Todd Mancini of Microsoft will help you understand how to answer these challenging questions, which fall into the...
Free entry!  Find Boomer is hosting a Networking session for Tech / SaaS / Cloud focused Start-Ups at Julep Bar on Thursday 13th of December from 6.30pm - 9pm.This networking session is for Start-Ups in these industries:- Cloud, App Development, Big Data, Internet, Web Development, Software,...
  Are you at a large company that wants to get involved with Data Science? Are you at a startup this is looking to build or sell analytic offerings? Are you a researcher who is interested in working with tech companies as a Data Scientist? This session is for you! Student Takeaways:...
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TechSandBox is a new tech innovation center opening in Metrowest. We are holding an open call for volunteers to join our committees and help steer the direction. Six dates have been organized so far for meetups. Come check us out. Registration info on http://www.techsandbox.org/calendar.html and...
Come meet Boston Startup School's Fall Class of 2012 as they graduate into the Boston tech community on December 14th from 9AM-12:30PMProduct DesignStudents in the Product Design track are focused on user centered design techniques - learning tools like contextual research, rapid ideation, front-...
This Lunch and Learn is a practical guide for anyone who would like to start consulting but is struggling to find the framework for getting started.  We’ll talk about how to position yourself in the market, which clients to target, how to grow your practice in a sustainable way and the...
Is your start-up ready to transition from seed capital to venture capital? This limited seat luncheon will provide attendees with advice on how to appeal to venture capitalists now that your start-up is off the ground. Expert advice from professionals at Bingham McCutchen will cover...
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Negotiation Techniques  Sarah Reed, Charles River Ventures Saturday, December 15, 2012  1pm-4pm Have you ever had trouble getting what you want? Do you agonize over whether to ask and how to ask for what you want? These are questions that everyone has whether you are negotiating a term...
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Intro to Unity3D : 3D Game Level Design  Jason Wiser Sunday, December 16th from 11 am to 7 pm Description: Are you a gamer at heart? Interested in learning how to create 3D games yourself? Don't be intimated...you can do it! This one-day intensive workshop offers a hands-on introduction to...
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Monday December 17th, Boston North Networkers is happy to announce we will be having our next business after hours at Sea Dog Brew Pub, 230 Mishawum Road in Woburn.Join us from 5:30-8:30pm, for a casual business afterhours event conveniently located just off of RT95 (literally 2 minutes) for an...
Join the fun and excitement as start-up teams from around New England deliver their Elevator Pitches. Decide who is hot. Can you help, make connections, become an angel, customer or partner. Venture teams with at least one HBS alumni member will have a chance to give their elevator pitches (...
Mobile Commerce has reached a tipping point as smartphone adoption in the US around the world is escalating and the options for consumers and merchants to use these dynamic computing devices to enhance the commerce experience are proliferating. Now, the battle lines are being around the...
 Want to know how to motivate others and emerge as the leader? This class focuses on how to engage your audience and deliver your message with confidence, conviction, and clarity. Students will learn how to listen, think critically, give feedback, organize and delegate.   ...
The December 2012 Boston Indies meetup will be on Monday, December 17th @ 7pm at the Bocoup Loft.This month, we’re going to host a couple lightning talks, and afterwards, we’re going to play some games (JS Joust and Hokra) from the Sportsfriends guys. Couple bits of information: If you have a...
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Join the BBJ as we host Charles S. Jacobs, Founder and Managing Partner of 180 Partners and award winning author, for a cutting edge workshop on how to rethink your management approach to improve performance and gain a competitive edge.  The latest discoveries of brain science challenge our...
  Continuing the Funded Founders Breakfast series:RSVP NOW:When: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 8-10 am - light breakfast Where: Microsoft NERD, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA Who: Funded Founders AND a funder! What: A panel of Funded founders and a funder discuss how to fund your...
Top 30 Startup Mistakes to AvoidDate: December 18, 2012 @10am PST Even the most successful entrepreneurs make mistakes! The good thing is that you can learn how to avoid the most common mistakes made by founders. Register early to join us for this FREE webinar. Register here: http://...
Open Office Hours: New Leaf Legal’s open office hours (held regularly on the first and third Tuesday of the month 3PM-5PM) are a chance for businesses to reach out and have a conversation on any legal business questions or concerns. New Leaf Legal has been a part of the Workbar community for...
  1. Russell Nickerson / Aldebaran Robotics 2. William Dixon / EasyTomato 3. Guy Klages / Sunrise Method 4. Anthony Cirurgiao / Setemtech 5. Nick Zeckets / Quadwrangle 6. Tushneem Dharmagadda / Bandwagon 7. David Shack and/or Andrew Vassallo / Spogo Details to be added this week....
How to promote your app Jesse Waites, PNTHR Tuesday, December 8th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm In this day and age, it seems that everyone has an idea for an app. In this crowded space, one must plan carefully and execute the launch strategy flawlessly and affordably, while learning to watch the...
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Crowd-funding sites such as Kickstarter have become very popular in recent years. These sites give people the sense that the world will just discover, support, and love their project. But that's not always the case. Why do some projects generate enough interest to be greatly overfunded, and others...
The game is shifting.  Companies have to move faster to stay current with the competition and the marketplace.  We know it takes more than just having a great idea.  It takes the right team and the right tools and systems in place to create a product that works, is quick to market...
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Fellow web entrepreneurs and VCs gather once a week in Cambridge, MA to grab some coffee, free WiFi, and chat about what's new. Around the world, tech entrepreneurs and investors are meeting regularly to drink coffee, network and hopefully do deals. No more of the old-school "please send us your...
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...
TechSandBox is the new tech innovation center opening in MetroWest. We have an open call for volunteers to help us form committees and grow. Come check us out and help.
Bob Caspe, co-founder of the International Entrepreneurship Center and former Adjunct Professor at Babson College’s MBA program and Executive Education program, will be speaking on the following concepts: Why Business Plans Are Dead & Why Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Angel and Venture...
If you're a UX designer or love and appreciate UX, we hope you'll join us for our first-ever Happier UX Hour! Happier is a happiness company. We're building a mobile application...
Usher in the Holiday season with your friends at the North Shore Web Geeks! Take a time out from the holiday rush to raise a pint and celebrate another successful year with us! It's been a great year, so let's all get together and really send 2012 out in style! So join all your friends in the...
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My journalist pal Jimmy Guterman and I are holding one of our periodic Coffee for No Reason get-togethers on Friday, December 21st, at Voltage Coffee in Kendall Square. If you're part of the innovation scene in Kendall, or anywhere in New England, for that matter, you're welcome to join us....
TechSandBox is a new tech innovation center opening in Metrowest. We are holding an open call for volunteer to join our committees and help steer the direction. Six dates have been organized for meetups. Come check us out. Registration info on http://www.techsandbox.org/calendar.html
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TechSandBox is the new tech innovation center opening in MetroWest. We have an open call for volunteers to help us form committees and grow. Come check us out and help.
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