Networking Events – 08/25/14 through 08/29/14

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This week, we’re bringing you the latest in tech demos, the best in improving employee relations and the most varied networking opportunities in the Greater Boston community. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!

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Monday, August 25th, 2014

Demos, Drinks and Discussions about Mobile Development
Who: Drinks on Tap
What: Mobile development networking
When: 8/25/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 1 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA 02109 (Ned Devine’s)
Why: Join the DrinksOnTap meetup for a series of product demos. Find out more about companies like Drync, Loop, Howler, and Instabug over drinks and networking.


Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Perks Convention
Who: PERKS
What: On-site services showcase
When: 8/26/14, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, 12th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: Meet a wide variety of on-site service providers that can bump your company’s employee perks and benefits to the next level. From food to fitness to entertainment, stop by to find what you need to keep your organization competitive.

The Seaport, Boston’s Silicon Valley
Who: The Boston Harbor Association
What: Film screening
When: 8/26/14, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Join the filmmakers behind the film for a screening and panel discussion exploring the relationship between Silicon Valley and Boston’s Seaport district. Part of Seaport Week, enjoy pizza, drinks, and networking in Boston’s rapidly evolving neighborhood.


Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Metis Ruby on Rails Career Day
Who: Metis
What: Graduate showcase
When: 8/27/14, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: 41 Winter Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 (thoughtbot Office)
Why: Meet Metis’ latest class of graduating Ruby on Rails developers. A great opportunity for companies with plans to hire now or in the next three months. Introductions, Q+A and plenty of opportunities to make new connections.

Panel on Startups for Scientists
Who: Joshua Lessing, Harvard
What: Panel discussion on scientific startup
When: 8/27/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 16 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Biolabs 1080)
Why: Hear from entrepreneurs ranging from CTOs, CEOs, and Science and Engineering Directors as they share insight into scientific startups. An opportunity to learn best practices for success and pitfalls to avoid from people who have navigated their experience to success.

HIVE’s Boston Launch Party
Who: Hive
What: Launch party
When: 8/27/14, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: 1 Broadway, 14th floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Join HIVE as they celebrate new tools and resources. Find out more about HIVE’s investment activity and their startup accelerator program. Gain insight into the global network of Armenian entrepreneurs and professionals while networking with Boston’s best.


Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Launch Academy Open House
Who: Launch Academy
What: Open House and info session
When: 8/28/14, 4:30 – 7:30pm
Where: 33 Harrison Avenue, Suite 501, Boston, MA 02111 (Launch Academy)
Why: Get an inside look at Launch Academy and their coding programs. Hear from a panel of Launch Academy alumni and get your questions answered, then wrap up the night with networking.

Pitch Club Boston – August
Who: Pitch Club
What: Entrepreneurial presentation practice
When: 8/28/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Offer your support to local entrepreneurs by joining the PitchClub audience. Help presenters improve and polish their skills through critique and feedback, then enjoy drinks and networking.

Innovators and IPAs
Who: Tech in Motion
What: Tech showcase event
When: 8/28/14, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: 82 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA 02215 (Game On! Fenway)
Why: Check out the latest tech in robotics, 3D printing and wireless power during this evening showcase event. Demos abound, as do IPA’s and networking with Boston professionals from a variety of industries.


Friday, August 29th, 2014

Urban Design Film – The Human Scale
Who: Design Museum Boston
What: Film screening
When: 8/29/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 100 Foley Street, Outdoor Amphitheatre, Somerville, MA 02145 (Assembly Row)
Why: Enjoy a screening of The Human Scale at Assembly Row’s outdoor amphitheater with popcorn and Boston’s design community. Explore the highs and lows of urban living with a live follow-on discussion with the Danish filmmaker, Andreas Dalsgaard, via Skype.

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