This week, we're highlighting training sessions for small businesses, planning collaborative workspaces for entrepreneurs, and identifying funding options for life science companies and tools for nonprofits . You'll find all that and more as we explore The Week Ahead!
Monday, May 5th, 2014
Mobile Healthcare 2014
Who: Mobile Monday Boston
What: Annual event on mobile healthcare
When: 5/5/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Join Mobile Monday and friends as they host their annual mobile healthcare event. Demos from local companies in the healthcare field, plus networking and a meet and greet with startups from Mexico.
SXSW V2V Boston Community Meet up
Who: SXSW V2V
What: Preview tour leading up to 2014 SXSW V2V
When: 5/5/14, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 10 St. James Avenue, 11th Floor, Boston, 02116 (Holland & Knight)
Why: Don’t miss the Boston leg of SXSW V2V’s tour of startup communities around the country. Meet the team from Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship and discuss creativity and innovative thinking in the music industry. Drinks and networking with the startup and venture capital communities.
Tuesday, May 6th ,2014
The Collaborative Workspace Training Series: Launch Event
Who: Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
What: Kick off event for a new MA training series
When: 5/6/14, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Where: 10 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA 02143 (Artisan’s Asylum)
Why: Find out more about the benefits and challenges of developing collaborative workspaces straight from the source. Tour a pair of spaces in Somerville, Artisan’s Asylum and Greentown Labs and meet the people who work there and the team in charge of operations. Follow up sessions throughout Massachusetts to come, check the schedule on the registration page.
Funding Options for Life Sciences Companies
Who: Harvard Innovation Lab
What: Info session on how to approach funding as a life science company
When: 5/6/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02163 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Learn about the many options available for life science companies that need to raise funding. Hear from experts with experience in soliciting funds as well as decision-makers responsible for approving them.
Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
International Innovation Symposium 2014
Who: MIT Portugal Program
What: Demo Day for the MIT Portugal Venture Competition
When: 5/7/14, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 32 Vassar Street, 4th Floor, Building 32-G449, Cambridge, MA 02139 (MIT Stata Center)
Why: Meet emerging, international early stage technology startups affiliated with the MIT Portugal Program. Hear from mentors, program organizers, and startups themselves. Networking and 1 to 1 discussions to follow during a cocktail-poster reception.
5th Annual Auto ID & Sensing Solutions Expo
Who: MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
What: Expo focusing on wireless and identification technologies
When: 5/7/14, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 (MIT Media Lab)
Why: Exhibit halls of the 5th Annual Expo will be open to anyone interested in attending. Meet over tabletop technology exhibitors as they offer interactive demos throughout the evening. Networking and explore a mix of companies from entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to medium and large enterprises.
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
Small Business Launch 2014
Who: Quincy Chamber of Commerce
What: Part 1 of a 4 part program for entrepreneurs and small business
When: 5/8/14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: 180 Old Colony Avenue, Suite 300, Quincy, MA 02170 (Quincy Chamber of Commerce)
Why: Hear from a variety of speakers as they discuss financing options for startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. This workshop will address topics including loans, grants, angel investing, and bootstrapping, and is being conducted in collaboration with Quincy College.
Friday, May 9th, 2014
Google Analytics for Nonprofits
Who: HandsOn Tech Boston
What: Google Analytics workshop for nonprofits
When: 5/9/14, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: 3 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Google)
Why: The HandsOn Tech team hosts a free training session on Google Analytics specifically designed for nonprofit organizations. Led by Brent Davis, Senior SEM consultant at Google, this session will introduce Google Analytics and demonstrate how your nonprofit will benefit from using this tool.
3D Hubs Launch Boston
Who: 3D Hubs
What: Meetup and networking session on 3D printing
When: 5/9/14, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: Join local makers, 3D printing evangelists and the tech community in welcoming 3D Hubs as it launches in Boston. The largest network of 3D printers, 3D Hubs will host an introductory discussion on 3D printing, followed by demos, networking, and celebration.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press