Networking calendar

Week of January 20 2013

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ENET and a special co-sponsor, IEEE GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade, Boston Section), are coordinating a networking ski trip on Sunday, January 20th, 2013. Instead of having a long stressful drive to a ski resort, make the most of your day by relaxing, giving your car a break it deserves,...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Robert A. Gough, Jr., Ph.D. economist, educator, on-air personality and President and CEO of G-enovation, Lexington, MA says the biggest opportunities for near-term growth reside largely in high tech. The fiscal crisis of 2008 and the explosion in sophistication of information technology mean that...
 
 
 
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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...
 
(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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 Greetings, developer! The Chrome team would like to invite you to Chrome Apps Accelerated—an exclusive series of one-day events taking place in four cities over the next few months. Chrome Packaged Applications are a new platform designed to let you build applications that look and feel...
 
 
 
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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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Stop listening to your Aunt Ida and start filling out this form. Do you wake up every morning and dial up your Aunt Ida for advice about your company? No? Suprising. Do you wake up every morning and log onto Seth's blog to kickstart your marketing mojo? Well, it's your lucky...
 
 
 
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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...
 
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...
 
Last year Hack Kendall at Venture Café produced a panoply of ideas about the future of Kendall Square. This is your opportunity to make sure that the proposals the Cambridge City Council is currently considering reflects those ideas and priorities. This is the meeting where we'll take the big...
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 Have you been struggling with SEO in the crowded education industry? Come learn from Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners, a team of high-energy, performance-driven professionals who are passionate about partnering with innovative and dynamic companies to...
The City of Cambridge is interested in supporting local entrepreneurs grow and stay in Cambridge. Sit down with an Economic Development staff member to learn more about what resources are available to support Cambridge start ups and discuss ideas on growing the local entrepreneurial community.
 
 
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Often, you only have sixty seconds or less to make a good impression on a potential investor. One of the hardest things to do is to talk about what you’re doing in a concise and compelling way. We have assembled a room full of investors, serial entrepreneurs, and experts to help you nail down...
Personnel Growth Hacking: Using Outsourcing to Get More Hours in Your Day Instructor: Patrick Campbell  Regardless of how you slice it, there is only so much time in a day. And for a organization with a small team, there never seems to be enough time to get everything done. Come learn...
Join us as we welcome Tom Lambalot, Entrepreneur (Paratek Microwave, SmartLink Radio Networks) on January 22th. Tom Lambalot has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur with particular emphasis in the wireless industry. Most recently, Tom was Chief Commercial Officer of Nashua based Paratek...
Don't miss an opportunity to meet the managing directors of DreamIt Health, network with other healthtech entrepreneurs and get your questions answered about their inaugural accelerator program.DreamIt Health is an intensive program for nascent health IT ventures to give them unfair advantages in...
Event Details Our first Crowdfunding Innovation event was a raging success (and we all learned tons about what works and what doesn't, didn't we?)  We moved one project from 15 percent funded to fully funded in only 4 days!  One project owner met potential...
BostonCHI, UXPA Boston, and other usability and interactions groups of Boston, in association with our sponsors, Onward Search, Mad*Pow, and the Design & Usability Center at Bentley University, invite you to join us for our annual winter party at The Asgard, 350 Massachusetts Ave,...
Please Join us at the MassChallenge Headquarters for  “MassChallenge UnTapped” Date: January 23, 2013 Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm Location: ONE Marina Park Drive 14th Floor (use 55 Northern Avenue for GPS directions) Boston, MA 02210 Format: 6:00-6:30 Welcome/Overview 6:30-6:45...
Join VoltDB at hack/reduce in Cambridge on Wednesday, January 23rd and become one with VoltDB and the Zen of data velocity.  VoltDB’s Dr. Michael Stonebraker -- of MIT, UC Berkeley, and Ingres and Postgres fame -- will be there to present the founding principles of solving modern data-...
 If you’re not on Twitter, the world has left you behind. Learn why it’s important for your brand to be on part of the various social media platforms out there and how you can use those networks to improve your brand awareness. Hear from top Social Media experts on why it’s crucial for...
The ability to negotiate astutely is an essential personal power skill. Give and take exchanges go on constantly in our business relationships as well as in our social interactions - the bargaining process never ends. In this empowering one-hour session you will be exposed to an interactive...
Fail Smart: Mistakes to Learn From is a curated peer-to-peer crash course in learning from failure. It’s all about tapping into each other smartly—engaging our experiences—and creating a space where we can learn fast and learn from each other so we can get on with doing what we do best....
 
 
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The January 2013 Boston Indies meetup will be on Monday, January 21st @ 7pm at the Bocoup Loft. It will be our Winter 2013 Demo Night. Bring your in-development and recently-released games and show them off to your peers for fun and feedback. If you’re not developing a game (...
Richard Minney, co-founder of IBE.net will discuss his integration of MongoDB into his business management software.25,000 SQL tables into one mongoDB collectionMost people use mongo for social media apps, logging/monitoring and other applications. No-one has attempted to construct an entire ERP...
With over 112,000 members in 250 cities and 50 countries, the Lean Startup movement is taking the world by storm. The Lean Startup Circle Boston has more than 2,650 members alone. The Lean Startup movement is transforming how new products are built and launched. It is based on five Lean Startup...
 Come out to the Bocoup Loft and see Rick Waldron talk about ECMAScript 6, AKA the future version of JavaScript. In addition to working at Bocoup and being part of the jQuery team, Rick is also a member of TC-39 -- the committee that standardizes JavaScript.Rick will be discussing the...
 
  Two presentations, sponsored by edX and Kyruus:Thomas Wiecki: ZiplineZipline is a new, BSD-licensed quantitative trading system which allows easy backtesting of investment algorithms on historical data. The system is fundamentally event-driven and a close approximation of how live-...
Come hack with the best college students from the Boston area. You'll have 24 hours to build and demo the most interesting project you can. Compete against other schools and win fabulous prizes. If you attend this event, you're automatically qualified to go to a product workshop held at PayPal...
 
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 January 23, 2013 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM  Red Lantern  Back Bay, Boston
 
 
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Come hack with the best college students from the Boston area. You'll have 24 hours to build and demo the most interesting project you can. Compete against other schools and win fabulous prizes. If you attend this event, you're automatically qualified to go to a product workshop held at PayPal...