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Week of January 13 2013

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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Curious about HTML 5? Learn how to use the APIs that are part of the new HTML5 specification to create the next generation of web sites. Students will learn how to deliver target content based on geolocation, how to save advanced cookie data on a visitor's computer,...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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We know that customers are more likely to leave a slower page, but is there a correlation between the content and the types of content on a page and how that page performs? How about a correlation to Search Engine Optimization? These were the questions we wanted to find answers to here at...
 
 
 
 
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Woody Benson, a partner in Prism Venture Capital explained, "The problem with VC is you have to wear two very different hats: the first is the nurturing and enthusiast hat, the other the cold financial one. If one gets too close, too emotionally involved in a start up, you can lose your shirt; keep...
 
 
 
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TechSandBox, the incubator opening in MetroWest, is forming pre-launch volunteer teams for the nine key Program Steering Committees (see http://www.techsandbox.org/programs-and-committees.html ). Our mission is to serve as a physical destination,  incubator and resource for sci-tech...
Continuing the Funded Founders Breakfast series: lining up Funded Founders and Funders RSVP NOW: When: Tuesday, January 15, 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...
 
(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...
 
 
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Some of the most successful “American” companies were founded by immigrants, but U.S. immigration laws make it  difficult for foreign nationals in the United States to work for the companies they founded.  In this program, Amy Haberman of McCarter & English will discuss current visa...
 
 
 
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CrisisCamp brings together domain experts, developers, and first responders around improving technology and practice for humanitarian crisis management and disaster relief.Each and every day, people across the world can find themselves in crisis. Whether it be for a day, a month or an area of...
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We’re excited to announce the location for LunchSpotting 1.2: Communispace! On January 15th at noon, Communispace’s Fenway Park cafeteria will be our next Lunch Spot! Communispace CEO, Diane Hessan, will kick things off and then we’ll get started connecting, sharing ideas and stories and, of...
 
 
 
 
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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...
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...
 
 
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Our first meetup where we’ll discuss what we want to get out of the group, topics we want to address, and we will have one short guinea pig presentation on “Content Workflows For Startups: Planning, Executing, and Promoting the Hell Out of Your Stuff.” Beer and pizza will be provided We are...
 
 
 
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Registration & Networking: 5:30-6:30pm,  Program: 6:30-8:00pm Dr. Freeman is an elder statesman of the Massachusetts medical device industry. In his long and varied career Don has run half a dozen companies, invested in many more, and sat on a list of boards. That broad experience has...
 Join several local designers to explore the changing role of graphic design in the world of digital marketing. A panel discussion and Q&A. Hobnob with your fellow inbound marketers and enjoy some after-work refreshments. This event is open to the public, whether or not you're a...
Looking to fund a start-up company? During the Roundtable, TiE Angels will discuss terms sheets, the angel funding landscape, what angels look for, pre-money valuations, and other practical tips that could help new entrepreneurs avoid costly mistakes. About TiE Angels: TiE Angels is an angel...
 
 
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Essential Techniques for Measuring Your Content Instructor: Christine Perfetti  How can you be confident that your content pages are understandable? How do you assess if the content is appropriate for your audience? How do you ensure you’ve written content that effectively...
Join us on the 14th of January for a fun and informative evening about Boston mobile marketing successes and trends.  The event features marketing executives from Staples, Hill Holiday, Nanigans, SessionM, and others. Boston has been one of the world leaders in mobile advertising with a...
Boston is a great place to start and build a company.  There is a wealth of resources that are unique to this town and a vibrant community of hackers, business people, and investors at various stages in their career.However, Boston is also transient town, especially given the large student...
Happy New Year!  We look forward to seeing you at our first meetup of the new year.We'll start with a brief overview of Google App Engine and recent developments from Google and then showcase a variety of applications, including the following (order TBD):Thom Nichols - environmental...
The process of transferring technologies from Universities and Medical Research Facilities to a successful business can be a complex and at times frustrating process. However, the benefits of having access to a rich source of new developing technologies that can be commercialized into a profitable...
Data driven Java applications often face scalability challenges because of their underlying database tier. This is largely because conventional relational databases are inflexible and application developers are required to configure and provision database capacity to meet peak or near demand...
I'm a recent graduate and have been trying to figure out the right professional path for myself. I began working on a forecasting project recently when proprietor in NYC experienced a significant increase in operations and approached me to follow his business trends in order to help him prepare...
About This class Want to learn how to add and update the content on web pages or apply styles from an existing stylesheet? Students will code content for web pages using the latest version of HTML, and will learn how to update the pages on remote web servers. We will cover the following...
The Vilna Shul’s Speakers Series re-starts in January 2013 with our 5th Annual VC Event. Panelists will be:   Jonathan Seelig, Managing Director, Globespan Capital Partners Rob Go, Partner, NextView Ventures Roger Krakoff, Managing Director, Cloud Capital Partners
Building a Social Business Leveraging social technologies to drive business value. Instructor: David Meiselman Does your company have Twitter and Facebook accounts, but you don't have defined objectives for what you want to achieve with them? Do you have an internal social collaboration platform...
Start out 2014 at the BPMA annual gala event. This exciting evening event will include cocktails, networking, dinner, and a fabulous keynote presentation. The BPMA had a banner year in 2013 and broadened its audience and appeal through the new Product Executive’s Forum and the Practitioners...
The Secrets of Body Language: Become an Expert Communicator Instructor: Rohan Puri  Employees succeed largely on their ability to succintly and accurately communicate their ideas. 93% of messages are conveyed through nonverbal cues and your body language continually reinforces...
 Join the BPMA as we launch into 2013 with a special event.This formal event will focus on the future of product management and introduce you to the premier vision of the Boston Product Management Association and  member community.    In the coming year, the BPMA is...
 Event Format The Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown is designed to: Help early stage startups refine their investor pitch Provide helpful, actionable advice on each startups business model from active, early-stage tech startup investors Demonstrate to the audience how investors...
 Intro to Data Science: NewSQL vs NoSQL David McFarlane, CEO of Akiban Technologies and Bob Buffone, CTO of Yottaa Thursday, January 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Big Data is a hot topic today - and the challenge it presents has resulted in an explosion of new database technologies to store...
About This Presentation Bootstrap, a front-end development framework created by two Twitter developers, has enjoyed rapid adoption. Based on HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Bootstrap allows you to create responsive websites quickly, while still allowing for plenty of...
Free event! January meeting of the Boston New Tech Meetup - 25th edition! 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 Q&A. Please...
 
 
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We will recap and discuss best presentations from Amazon Reinvent in February. For our January session we are looking for real-world examples of AWS usage. For this meeting, let's concentrate on monitoring: Instances, Performance, ELB, etc.
This meetup will feature an introduction to NuoDB. ------------- Logistics ------------- MIT's map with the building (E32) highlighted: http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=32 MIT's map with the Kendall square T stop highlighted: http://whereis.mit.edu/?selection=L5&Landmarks=go (the stop is in red on...
 
 
What does it mean to cover a topic area using new tools and technologies, as the relationship with sources and readers is changing? Scott will share some of his experiences and ask you for your help brainstorming about what's next. Scott has been thinking digital thoughts since he was part of...
 
 
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Join fellow Boston Area folks within the Tech/UX/Design/Startup community for a friendly scrimmage!  Ice time is reserved from 10:30PM-12:30AM. We'll skate around, warm up, etc from 10:30-11, then we'll divide up and scrimmage a bit.  A helmet is required, all else is optional except...