Take a look around…you might be surprised by the opportunities you find in the heart of Boston! This week we’re helping you accelerate your sales, build stronger teams, and plan for the future of business and Boston. There’s a lot to like about The Week Ahead!
Monday, October 20th, 2014
The Next Great Mass Extinction
What: Panel discussion and reception
When: 10/20/14, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Where: 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 (MIT Museum)
Why: Hear from a distinguished panel of academic experts as they explore the past, present and future of human life on Earth. Topics include biodiversity, environment, human health and Earth history. Reception and networking to follow.
Boston New Technology #46
Who: Boston New Technology
What: Monthly product showcase
When: 10/20/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: One International Place, Boston, MA 02110 (PayPal Start Tank)
Why: Meet some of Boston’s best innovators at this monthly showcase of exciting startups and products. Watch demos, participate in Q+A sessions and network with Boston’s tech community.
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Building Boston: 2030
Who: Suffolk University & Greater Boston Real Estate Board
What: Panel discussion on development in Boston
When: 10/21/14, 7:45am – 9:45am
Where: 525 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 (Suffolk University – Modern Theatre)
Why: Listen in as representatives from development, real estate, finances, city and more discuss future growth in Boston. Consider the pros and cons of ever increasing development and density in Boston’s growing economy.
Sales Accelerators Networking
What: Presentation from Mark Roberge
When: 10/21/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 25 First Street, 1st Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141 (HubSpot)
Why: Join sales professionals from around Boston to network over pizza and beer with HubSpot. Hear from Mark Roberge, Chief Revenue Officer of HubSpot’s sales division, as he discusses the impact science and social selling can have on the bottom line.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
How to Build a WINning Startup Team
Who: Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
What: Discussion with Nataly Kogan
When: 10/22/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Workbar)
Why: Nataly Kogan, CEO of Happier, shares insight into putting together a strong team built for success. Intimate discussion followed by start-up speed networking.
Who: Google Cambridge
What: Community networking event
When: 10/22/14, 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Where: 3 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Google)
Why: Google Cambridge opens its doors to introduce the Greater Boston entrepreneurial community to resources of all kinds. Networking, guest speakers, plus presentations on the many ways Google supports small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world.
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Planning the Transition to Sustainable Energy
Who: Netherlands-America Foundation Boston
What: Discussion on strategic planning
When: 10/23/14, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 (East Arcade Conference Center)
Why: Join the NAF and TiE Boston as they discuss scenario based strategy and sustainable economies. Hear from featured speaker, Paul deRujiter of the Netherlands Nyenrode University, and a panel of experts exploring US and Dutch experiences. Reception and networking to follow.
Boston OneStart Launch
Who: Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable & SR One
What: The world’s biggest biotech business plan competition
When: 10/23/14, 6:00pm
Where: 255 Main Street, 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center)
Why: Learn more about OneStart’s business plan competition and accelerator program. Hear from representatives of Johnson & Johnson, Takeda Venture, OnStart itself and more as they address how to participate and benefit from the OneStart program.
Friday, October 24th, 2014
Design Museum Mornings
Who: Design Museum Boston
What: Discussion with Ilya Vedrashko
When: 10/24/14, 8:30am – 10:00am
Where: 53 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 (Hill Holiday)
Why: Hear from Hill Holiday’s Ilya Vedrashko as he shares his experiences as SVP of Consumer and Business Intelligence. Get an inside look at how marketers review and account for consumer buying habits, and the value of the data behind buying behaviors.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press