Take your networking up a notch in November! This week, we’re exploring the intricacies of Life Science, watching demos from tech startups and finding new business opportunities all over the city. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!
Monday, November 3rd, 2014
Commercializing Life Sciences
Who: Harvard innovation Lab
What: Panel on challenges in Life Science
When: 11/3/14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02134 (Harvard innovation Lab)
Why: Hear from scientists, entrepreneurs and investors as they discuss the current challenges Life Science companies face. Find out how to navigate the path to successful growth.
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Who: TechBreakfast Meetup
What: Monthly tech showcase event
When: 11/4/14, 8:00am
Where: 1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft Technology Center)
Why: Get together with the tech community over breakfast and network with developers, entrepreneurs, designers and others. Plus check out showcases from companies like PencilBlue, Epoque, Piggyback and GoDaddy as they share their latest work.
Case Studies in Brazilian Entrepreneurism
What: Discussion on Brazili-Us relations
When: 11/4/14, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 101 Main Street, 15th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (CIC Annex)
Why: Gain insight into the investment taking place in both directions between the United States and Brazil. Meet a Brazilian business delegation and hear from Brazilian entrepreneurs who have found success in and out of the country.
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Ready, Set, Launch
Who: Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
What: Panel on strategic planning
When: 11/5/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 711 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 (Workbar)
Why: Hear from a panel of distinguished speakers as they discuss best practices for establishing effective go-to-market strategy. Learn about the challenges of developing and implementing strategic approaches for marketing, operations and beyond.
Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship
Who: Greentown Labs
What: Panel discussion on inspiration and impact
When: 11/6/14, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Marina Park Drive, #400, Boston, MA 02210 (EnerNOC)
Why: Listen in as representatives from companies like Silverside Detectors, EnerNOC and WeSpire discuss the impact of women leaders in technology. Plus networking before and after the panel with other professionals from around Greater Boston.
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Excellent Swiss Design
Who: swissnex Boston
What: Design discussion
When: 11/6/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (Massachusetts College of Art and Design)
Why: Check out an exhibition of innovative design projects selected from the Design Prize Switzerland competition. Hear from designers from around the world as they discuss design with an international perspective.
Who: TechHub Boston
What: Tech company demos
When: 11/6/14, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (Harpoon)
Why: Get up close and personal with local startups during a series of presentations and demos. Food and drinks provided by Harpoon and networking with the business community all night long.
Friday, November 7th, 2014
What NPOs need to know about CTCs
Who: Tech Networks of Boston
What: Presentation on Community Technology Centers
When: 11/7/14, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Where: 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111 (The NonProfit Center)
Why: Peter Miller, founding network director for the Community Technology Centers Network, discusses the value of Community Technology Centers for nonprofits. Key topics include collaborative and partnership opportunities that derive from CTC implementation as well as added value for nonprofit constituents.
Who: Anything Workplace
What: Celebration and exploration of the entrepreneurial spirit
When: 11/7/14, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: 76 Summer Street, Suite #320, Boston, MA 02110 (Anything Workplace)
Why: Hear from Jeremy Smith, CEO of Scoopr Media, as he shares his experience growing a business from the ground up. Plus, take a tour of the brand new Anything Workplace coworking space that just opened in August 2014.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press