On Wed, May 22, the North Shore Technology Council’s Business Breakfast will feature Secretary Richard K. Sullivan – Massachusett’s Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
Cellanyx Diagnostics was recognized by the Boston Business Journal for winning the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) New Venture Competition, receiving $5,o00 worth of credit. The business plans to use these funds for engineering, facilities services and product development
One of NSIV’s newest members – Quad Technologies – made the cut of the top 42 companies to apply to this year’s Rice University Business Plan Competition. Quad also finished first in the “Shark Tank” competition and took home a $1,000 prize. Check out their elevator pitch below:
Please join us in congratulating Tom Kinneman – NSIV’s COO – on completing his 7th Boston Marathon! Great work, Tom!
It was our honor to be selected by The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) as a showcase during their 27th International Conference this week in Boston. This city is renowned for innovation. It was a great testament to North Shore Innoventures – our mentors, sponsors and entrepreneurs – that NBIA saw the value in making the 22 mile trip to Beverly.
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) held its annual conference in Boston this year. The event attracted more than 500 Business Incubator managers from all over the world to 4 days of presentations and discussions. The event also included tours of area incubators.
NSIV member company New England Hydropower has just launched a new website! Check it out! http://www.nehydropower.com/
Save Energy Systems was recently selected to receive a Village Capital/VentureWell investment for a $50,000 after attending a social capital event at MIT. The event sponsors, Village Capital/VentureWell are a Boston based program that councils entrepreneurs on investment development and networking opportunities. “We are honored to be selected by our peers to receive this honor and intend on using the money to expand our technology and marketing,” said Paul Laskow, the president of the company. http://vilcapventurewell.org/cohort/
According to a 2010 census, 20% of the total energy consumption in Massachusetts is from commercial business while 16% is from industry and 31% from residential origins. However, these percentages would be higher if it were not for the efforts of current clean technology companies and their efforts to reduce energy consumption through green techniques.
NSIV’s CEO Martha Farmer will be moderating a panel discussion hosted by MassBio discussing “How Lab Incubators Will Save the World!” Of course, we believe incubators are heroes for all of humanity in bring innovation to use in the market. Come to the panel and make your own decision.