We're taking you all over the Greater Boston area for the first week of March as we bring you our latest top ten picks for business and networking events. From entrepreneurial advice to nonprofit tools, startup storytelling to small business bolstering, there's a lot to like about The Week Ahead!
Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Tax Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
What: Presentation on taxes for entrepreneurs
When: 3/3/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 30 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Oficio)
Why: Check out Oficio office space while you learn what you need to know about taxes for your business. Presented by Mellinda Abbott of Abbott & Company, this event is open to the public. Free with a tweet or post on Facebook or LinkedIN.
Web Inno 41
Who: Web Innovators Group
What: Demos from the web and mobile community
When: 3/3/14, 6:30pm
Where: 49 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Royal Sonesta Cambridge)
Why: Join the Web Innovators Group to discover new web and mobile innovation. Demo apps for the outdoors, for enhancing your local experience, for being happier and more.
Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Migrating to Google for Nonprofits
Who: HandsOn Tech Boston
What: Workshop on free tools for Nonprofits
When: 3/4/14, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: 3 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Google Cambridge)
Why: Learn directly from Google engineers about the free business products provided to nonprofits as part of the Google for Nonprofits program. Designed for nonprofits new to Google for Nonprofits and looking for help planning and getting started.
Craft a Story that Sells
What: Panel on marketing for early stage companies
When: 3/4/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: One Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA 02210 (MassChallenge)
Why: Find out more about the importance of making your organization compelling right from the start. Hear from the pros who have been there before and get insight into best practices.
Who: Koch Institute
What: 2014 Image Awards Exhibition
When: 3/4/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 500 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Koch Institute)
Why: Join the Koch Institute as they celebrate the opening of the new 2014 Image Awards Exhibition. Questions, conversations, and networking with researchers from across the Institute and the community.
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
What: First Official OhYouHero gathering
When: 3/5/14, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 755 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Forum)
Why: Meet the team behind OhYouHero and learn more about their new platform for connecting people providing short-term skills and services with those who need their skills and services. Find out how the platform can help your business grow and get some networking in with the local community.
How Accelerators Help You Build Your Company
Who: TiE Boston and MassChallenge
What: Presentation on the benefits of Accelerator programs
When: 3/5/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Havana Room, Cambridge, MA 02142 (CIC)
Why: Join TiE Boston and MassChallenge as founders and participants share their experiences. Get firsthand insight into the value of Accelerator programs, and get your questions answered.
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Understanding Medical Device Development
Who: Harvard Innovation Lab
What: Overview on successful product development
When: 3/6/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02163 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Aidan Petrie (Chief Innovation Officer, Ximedica) leads this presentation on what it takes to develop medical devices successfully. Get a step-by-step walkthrough on development phases, funding, and regulatory considerations.
Spanish Consulate at Fisher College
Who: Boston Rotaract, Spanish Consulate, Fisher College
What: Presentation from the Spanish Consulate
When: 3/6/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 1 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Fisher College Ballroom)
Why: Geared toward young professionals and students, join Boston Rotaract as they host delegates of the Spanish Consulate. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of foreign diplomats. Find out more about the Rotaract Club and the opportunities it provides to participants.
Friday, March 7th, 2014
M.E.A.L. – Music Entrepreneurs at Lunch
Who: Revolution of Hope
What: Networking over lunch
When: 3/7/14, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: 101 Main Street, Ground Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Impact Hub Boston)
Why: Share lunch with entrepreneurs in the music industry from around the Greater Boston area. Whether you’re a performer, a music tech, or an aficionado, bring a bag lunch and an open mind for good food and good conversation with Revolution of Hope and the local music community.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press