This week, we’re tapping the creative side of business, accelerating growth and exploring all that biotech has to offer. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!
Monday, December 8th, 2014
Shifting Landscapes in Biotech Venture Capital
Who: Biotech Connection in Boston
What: Panel discussion on biotech funding
When: 12/8/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (Harvard Medical School)
Why: Join The Biotech Connection as they launch their event series in Boston. Hear from a panel of investors, researchers and executives as they discuss the future of funding for biotech and life science companies.
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Startup Institute Boston – Talent Expo
Who: Startup Institute Boston
What: Demo-day style career fair
When: 12/9/14, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02134 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Meet the Startup Institute Boston student body as they share their experience and expertise. Show your support for the local business community and network with other Boston-based companies during this exciting event.
Creative Portfolio Review
Who: The Webby Awards
What: Professional portfolio reviews
When: 12/9/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 10 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110 (Arnold Boston)
Why: Bring your creative portfolio for a one on one review session with top notch creative professionals. Reviewers include representatives from companies including Hill Holiday, Cramer, Bose, Arnold, Digitas LBI and more.
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
How to Accelerate Mobile Startup Traction
Who: NextView Ventures
What: Panel discussion and networking
When: 12/10/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210 (WeWork Fort Point)
Why: Learn best practices from a panel of entrepreneurs and executives in the mobile industry. Plus networking and small group discussion on personal goals and challenges for yourself and your business.
Mass Innovation Nights – #MIN69
Who: Mass Innovation Nights
What: Product launch event
When: 12/10/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Check out 10 companies as they launch new product at #MIN69. Products include hardware, software, and everything in between. Plus ample networking with the local tech and social communities.
From Bench to Business
Who: Tufts Biomedical Business Club, Boston Entrepreneurs and Advanced Degrees Meetup
What: Panel discussion on biotech
When: 12/10/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 145 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 (Tufts University, Sackler Building, Room 114)
Why: Listen in as biotech entrepreneurs share their experiences building biotech organizations in Boston. Startup showcase, Q+A, networking and more.
Thursday, December 11th, 2014
CEEO Open House
Who: Center for Engineering Education and Outreach
What: CEEO Grand Re-Opening
When: 12/11/14, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: 200 Boston Avenue, G-810, Medford, MA 02155 (Tufts)
Why: Get a tour of Tufts’ redesigned Center for Engineering Education and Outreach. Network with other engineers and Tufts supporters, plus enjoy interactive tech and open Maker Studio sessions.
Commercializing Innovation: Platform Technologies
Who: Harvard University Office of Technology Development
What: Presentation on technology commercialization
When: 12/11/14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Where: 33 Oxford Street, Room G125, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Harvard, Maxwell Dworkin)
Why: Hear from Daniel Behr, serial entrepreneur and former Harvard Director of Business Development, as he discusses the challenges and opportunities that exist for commercializing platform technologies. Networking to follow.
Friday, December 12th, 2014
Design Museum Mornings
Who: Design Museum Boston
What: Presentation from Peter Korn
When: 12/12/14, 8:30am – 10:00am
Where: 70 East India Row, Boston, MA 02110 (Design Museum Boston Store)
Why: Peter Korn, Executive Director of Center for Furniture and Craftsmanship, discusses the role his school plays in design and education. Breakfast, coffee and networking with the local design community included.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press