Networking calendar

Week of February 3 2013

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 Developing mobile apps can involve a lot of new and unexpected challenges. Beyond needing to learn a whole new programming language (Objective C for iPhone, or Java for Android), one common complaint among new app developers is that the development environments for those languages are...
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Join RF|Binder and MITX on Wednesday, February 6th for a lively panel discussion and breakfast at MassChallenge in the Innovation District. As communicators, you strive to achieve a balance between adopting promising communications innovations and discarding practices that no...
  You only get one shot to make a good impression, especially with the media. When the camera starts rolling, will this be your moment of triumph or your missed opportunity?   Media Bootcamp 2013 is designed to help you standout in the media by sharpening your Brand,...
(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...
 
Startup Weekend: Sensored! brings together entrepreneurs to go from idea to prototype in just 54 hours! Beginning Friday evening, individuals pitch ideas and teams form around those ideas; since this event is all about sensors, we'll focus on concepts that use the sensors in mobile devices like...
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George Santayana famously said that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.  In this program, a panel of successful serial entrepreneurs will share some of their past mistakes and what they wish they had done differently.Panelists:Jean Hammond - Serial Entrepreneur...
 
 
Scaling Development Ventures       Conference on Saturday, February 9, 2013 It is free to attend, but RSVPs are required. We have already reached capacity; sign up here to be on our waitlist.  Anyone who runs a venture in a low- or middle-income country knows about...
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Our goal is to implement a few apps, using publicly available APIs. You can propose apps, code them, or just be an observer. PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, C++, FORTRAN, or COBOL (just kidding!) are all welcome! If you want to code, please go through the APIs below. Agenda: Step 1: Get to know ...
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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...
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...
 
 
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As any savvy entrepreneur knows, the process of securing venture capital is dependent on many variables, including many external to the startup seeking funding.  Knowledge of the climate for venture funding and the nature of the venture funds themselves can make the difference between...
Learn how you can protect your start-up enterprise with patents and trademarks protection from intellectual property Partner Brian J. Malkin, Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP. Mr. Malkin has specialized expertise with FDA-regulated products, in particular pharmaceutical/biotechnology...
 
 
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We want to kick off the Boston Growth Hackers group with a mixer to get to know each other better. Bring a business card and we will trade a beer for it. We will pool the business cards together and draw names to form 15 minute discussion groups. We will do this 3 times to allow you to meet lots of...
The exit depends on the many things, often including being at the right place at the right time. A bit of luck never hurts! But to manage the risks and truly optimize the exit, team work is an absolute requirement. The value exchange between advisor and owners is at it apex when an exit has...
 
 
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"Meetups are neighbors getting together to learn something, do something, share something..."For many years the programming Meetup groups, such as Python and PhP groups, have lead the way in this respect.  The PhP group, which just celebrated 10 years on Meetup, has started another round of...
 On February 4th, join us for a discussion by Boston's leading companies serving the mobile enterprise, Mobiquity, Apperian, and Verivo.  In the past year, the mobile enterprise has moved from the side stage into the main arena of mobile.  Many venture investors are shifting...
Join us at the Museum of Fine Arts for the 2013 Book of List Gala!Don't miss one of the biggest networking events in Boston!  Join Boston Business Journal, our sponsors and over 1,000 top executives from the companies featured in our Book of Lists as we recognize hundreds of key players...
The Topic: Advance Your Marketing Effectiveness With Video Did you know...? Every day, over 100 million Americans watch online video (Brainshark) Video is seven times more persuasive than text (Google) Video in email triples click-thru rates (Forrester Research) 52% of people who see video take...
Future Trends in Digital Media with Erik Qualman February 5, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST Erik Qualman, best selling author of Socialnomics and Digital Leader, will be in Cambridge speaking on Future Trends in Digital Media and how they will affect your work. Erik has recently...
Join us at the MassChallenge Headquarters for:  The MassChallenge Sampler: An Accelerator Mini-Series Episode II: Mentorship Finding Your Yoda MassChallenge's own Karl Büttner, Chief Mentorship Officer, will demonstrate best practices for seeking, securing, and maximizing success with...
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://meetup.bostonpython.com/events/77939352/ Staff from...
The purpose of this in person Meetup is to help you find a co-founder for your business or help you find a business to join as a co-founder. In the mean time, you should get started networking with potential co-founders by creating a free profile on CoFoundersLab.com.Please note that we are...
 
TiE-Boston's Annual VC Outlook Dinner has become a tradition. Each year, a panel of distinguished Venture Capitalists discuss the outlook on venture investments for the year ahead. Entrepreneurs receive insights on not only which segments are vibrant, but also how to shape their business models...
Everyone Sells: Sales Training for Non-Sales People  Instructor: Clive Whittaker  Whether or not you know it, you are always selling. Even if you're not in a sales role at your company, you're continually selling yourself, your organization, and yes, occassionally your products or...
Technology Track: Mobile Sharing and Proximity with Brett Martin, CEO & Co-founder of Sonar Social sharing has exploded in recent years and is now rapidly shifting to mobile devices and, in many instances, becoming increasingly implicit. Location is tagged to much of what we share and more...
Please join us on Thursday, February 7th, for a night of honest conversation with David Cancel, Paris Wallace, and Carmichael Roberts. David, Paris, and Carmichael are serial entrepreneurs with experience in inbound marketing, health IT, and venture capital respectively.Paris Wallace is...
Startup Weekend: Sensored! brings together entrepreneurs to go from idea to prototype in just 54 hours! Beginning Friday evening, individuals pitch ideas and teams form around those ideas; since this event is all about sensors, we'll focus on concepts that use the sensors in mobile devices like...
 
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After much deliberation, we're finally ready to announce Boston's first Hardware Startup Meetup! It's all about the teams, so each month we'll have 3-4 hardware startups present. They'll have time to pitch, ask questions, advertise, recruit, troubleshoot and/or hopefully demo....
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 -- in Waltham MA, 7:00 pm to 10 pm It's easy to hire just the people you know -- and sometimes they're the best choice. But most of the time, to build a world class team you need a world class search. How can you do that as a small business on a small budget? These...
Join Michael Bourque for a look into his new Meetup Group called "The Reverse Startup." Do you have an invention for a new product or service? This new Meetup Group will explore how startups are born, make them happen, and show the world how it's done the open source way... I meet all sorts of...