The end of February is near, and event planners are springing into action as everyone looks to leave winter behind! This week, we’re helping you build your brand globally, find funding locally, and expand your network exponentially. Don’t miss the best business networking events in Boston and Cambridge in the latest edition of The Week Ahead!
Monday, February 24th, 2014
Growth Lessons from Silicon Valley
Who: Wealthfront and Next View Ventures
What: Presentations on startup growth
When: 2/24/14, 6:30pm
Where: 1 International Place, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 (Paypal)
Why: Meet the Wealthfront and Next View Ventures teams as they talk about growth, product and market success. Hang out in Paypal’s Boston office and learn more about what’s working in Silicon Valley, and how it can be applied elsewhere.
Immigration 3.0 – Startups and the Land of Opportunity
Who: Rough Draft Ventures
What: Discussion on immigration and startups
When: 2/24/14, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, 1st Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: RDV Sketch returns this month with a panel discussion on the state of immigration in the startup ecosystem. From the legal perspective to practical application, get the inside scoop on how to integrate on an international and multi-cultural scale.
Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership – for Science
Who: British Consulate-General, Boston
What: Keynote presentations on TTIP
When: 2/25/14, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 1 Broadway, 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (British Consulate-General Boston)
Why: Learn more about the opportunities that exist for scientific collaboration between the US and the EU. From regulatory science to IP, financing to innovation, this is the place to get your questions answered.
What: Panel and breakout sessions on funding
When: 2/25/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: One Marina Park Drive, Boston MA 02210 (MassChallenge HQ)
Why: The next round of MassChallenge’s Accelerator Mini-Series, covering everything you want to know about funding. Learn about the many funding options that exist, when to seek funding, and how to be successful in your search.
Who: emersion DESIGN
What: Presentation on sustainability
When: 2/25/14, 6:00pm
Where: 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Workbar Cambridge)
Why: Hosted by Shawn Hesse of emersion Design, take a critical look at the social aspects of sustainability. From the relevance of social issues to creating a positive impact, join in on a frank discussion of modern sustainability. Interactive session with open Q+A to follow. No registration required.
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Boston Agile Marketing Group Panel Discussion
Who: MITX and EMC
What: Presentation on using Agile Marketing
When: 2/26/14, 8:30am – 10:00am
Where: One Marina Park Drive, 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 (MassChallenge)
Why: Get firsthand insight into how Agile Marketing can be used to solve problems and provide innovative solutions in your organization. Presenters from a variety of backgrounds offer a composite sketch of Agile Marketing’s value.
Building Your Brand as a Leader
Who: Foley Hoag
What: Session on brand building and leadeship
When: 2/26/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210 (Foley Hoag)
Why: Dorie Clark presents on enhancing your personal reputation, and your business’ reputation, through dedication, communication, and current tools. Learn how to establish yourself as a leader and be recognized for that quality.
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Who: March Communications
What: Informal networking for the tech, PR and media communities
When: 2/27/14, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 226 Causeway Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 (March Communications)
Why: Visit Mach Communications’ new office space in North Station and mingle with other Boston PR pros. Shoot pool, play darts, and talk shop with the best in the business.
Boston Crowdfunding Meetup – Inaugural Event
Who: Boston Crowdfunding Meetup
What: Networking event with a focus on Crowdfunding
When: 2/27/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 655 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (The Charlesmark at Copley)
Why: Interested in learning about what crowdfunding is, and how it can help your organization? Don’t miss the debut of the Boston Crowdfunding Meetup as they share ideas and educate the community on the crowdfunding movement.
Beer and Bitcoins
Who: Tech in Motion Boston
What: Networking mixer
When: 2/27/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 903 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
Why: Join Tech in Motion Boston as they discuss Bitcoins…what they are, why you want to use them, and the impact they’re having on a global scale. Plus, networking with the Boston tech community.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press