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Networking Events – 08/04/14 through 08/08/14

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Act locally, think globally! This week, we're developing imaging ventures, mobile technology, a taste for tap water, and a better understanding of Massachusetts' future. There's a lot to like about The Week Ahead!

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Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Camera, Fabrication and Health
Who: Imaging Cafe at MIT
What: Networking event
When: 8/5/14, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 (MIT Media Lab, 3rd Floor)
Why: Join the MIT Cambridge Imaging Café and network with other Boston researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs and investors involved in imaging ventures. Learn more about Camera Culture Group at MIT and check out the MIT Media Lab.

Mobile Development Tech Talk Series
Who: Wayfair
What: Presentation on mobile development
When: 8/5/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 4 Copley Place, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02116 (Wayfair HQ)
Why: Jeff Ladino, Mobile Architect of Wayfair, leads the discussion on challenges in mobile development. Join other engineers from around Greater Boston for networking, food, and conversation.

Cambridge Local First – 9th Anniversary Celebration
Who: Cambridge Local First
What: Community celebration
When: 8/5/14, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Workbar)
Why: Celebrate nine years of supporting local business with Cambridge Local First. Learn more about how the organization bolsters the local economy and creates impact within the Cambridge community.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Bookkeeping Basics for Emerging Companies
Who: McCarter & English LLP
What: Presentation on bookkeeping
When: 8/6/14, 9:30am – 11:30am
Where: 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Join guest speaker Calvin Wilder of SmartBooks Corp. as he covers the keys to proper bookkeeping. Entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses will have the opportunity to network and gain insight into keeping sound financial records.

How to Transition from Graphic Design to Front-End
Who: Startup Institute Boston
What: Workshop on front-end design
When: 8/6/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 179 Lincoln Street, Suite 405, Boston, MA 02111 (Startup Institute Boston)
Why: Find out how to apply graphic design skills to front end web design. Led by David Delmar, UX Designer and Co-founder of Start Tank, participants will learn the basic tools necessary for web design and how to expand their skill sets.

Taste the Tap Waterworks Wednesday
Who: Greenovate Boston, City of Boston
What: Public presentation on water in Boston
When: 8/6/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02467 (Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Inc.)
Why: Enjoy a guided tour of the Waterworks Museum, then listen in as a panel of local experts discuss water management and hydrology. Find out more about drinking water and the merits of tap water vs. plastic bottled water.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

What Do You Want to Know About Funding?
Who: Harvard Innovation Lab
What: Panel discussion on funding
When: 8/7/14, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02163 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Hear from experienced investors and founders as they share the ins and outs of funding for profits and nonprofits alike. Bring your own questions for this interactive session.

Startup Stir Gubernatorial Candidate Forum – Don Berwick
Who: Beacon Hill Partners
What: Discussion with candidate Don Berwick
When: 8/7/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Workbar)
Why: In the third part of a four part series, meet Massachusetts Governor candidate Don Berwick. Find out Mr. Berwick’s answer to the question: “If elected, what will you do to foster the innovation economy and help startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners succeed.”

Electronic Component Sourcing
Who: Dragon Hardware Hangout
What: Discussion on hardware
When: 8/7/14, 6:00pm
Where: 110 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111 (Bolt)
Why: Meet the Octopart team and get tips on sourcing electronic components. Network with the entrepreneurial and maker community over pizza and beer, plus check out Bolt’s Boston setup.

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Innovation Breakfast at Alpha Landmark
Who: Innovation Nights
What: Networking breakfast
When: 8/8/14, 8:30am – 10:00am
Where: 5 Middlesex Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145 (Alpha Landmark)
Why: Join Innovation nights and the innovation community to talk shop over breakfast. Get a tour of Alpha Landmark's coworking space and engage with the startup and entrepreneurial communities in Greater Boston.

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