From left is Representative Joe Wagner, Michael Kerr of New England Hydropower, Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante, and Representative Jerry Parisella as they discuss NSIV’s impact on local economic development.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Georgia Mitsi discuss the following: Sometimes companies are started due to a personal crisis or fundamental underlying capability. What promoted the formation of Apptomics? What kinds of patients can benefit from Apptomics technology? How do the tools that Apptomics is developing help patients with chronic diseases better manage their care? Are these tools just for patients? What is your vision for the company and how it can help patients?
For your viewing pleasure please check out the video of Eric Graham and Michael Kerr in their presentations at the White House Energy Datapalooza! White House Energy Datapalooza 2014 from Hannah Beinecke on Vimeo.
CrowdComfort and New England Hydropower Company were two of twelve companies chosen to present at the White House for a “Datapalooza” event on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Sponsored by the White House, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the General Services Administration, the 2014 Energy Datapalooza recognizes private-sector innovators that are harnessing the power of data to build the clean energy economy. Martha Farmer, CEO of North Shore InnoVentures (NSIV), was pleased that the organization had such a strong presence at the event: “The fact that one-sixth of the speakers were NSIV members reflects our continuing efforts to attract innovative startups that are poised for success.”
We are delighted and honored to announce that Martha Farmer received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Endicott College on Saturday, May 24. True to form, Martha broadens the context of this degree to include NSIV’s members, graduates, and affiliates for creating a vibrant and rich entrepreneurial community that embodies the mission of NSIV.
Apptomics Selected to Present at Pioneers in Medical Technology Conference Georgia Mitsi, Apptomics CEO, had an opportunity to present her company’s 5-minute pitch to a group of panelists at the Pioneers in Medical Technology Conference in Boston on Wednesday, May 14, at Merck’s Research Laboratory. Out of 30 applicants, Apptomics was among 5 companies chosen to present their business plans in front of a panel of qualified judges.
AdvaStim’s CTO Barry Yomtov to Present at The Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference 2014 in Boston on April 23
Barry Yomtov, CTO of AdvaStim, will be a presenter at The Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference 2014 on Wednesday, April 23. Now in its 9th year, The Neurotech Conference is a two-day global forum where investors, executives, entrepreneurs, scientists, and others involved in the development of new treatments and diagnostics for the brain and nervous system come together to shape the future of their organization and the industry.
CrowdComfort Is Finalist in Business Plan Competition Sponsored by Salem State University’s Enterprise Center
NSIV is pleased to announce that one of its members, CrowdComfort, has been selected as a finalist in Salem State University’s Enterprise Center “2014 Business Plan Competition.” CrowdComfort and two other finalists will have an opportunity to present their business plans before a live panel of judges and compete for first, second, and third place on Wednesday, April 23, from 3 to 6 pm. (the location TBA). First place winner will receive $5,000; second place winner, $3,000; third place winner, $2,000. For details on the 2014 Business Plan competition, go to www.enterprisectr.org. CrowdComfort is a mobile solution for the modern facility manager. It’s easy-to-use smart phone application lets building owners, operators, and occupants share information about building comfort, maintenance, and safety issues. CrowdComfort streamlines three distinct areas of need, and leverages employee feedback (by means of the app) to report real-time conditions of buildings and facilities. Whether reporting about thermal levels, environmental compliance and inspection issues, or facilities maintenance, the CrowdComfort app uses crowd source feedback as a way of collecting the most up-to-the-minute and accurate reports that benefit employees, owners, and building managers alike! Go CrowdComfort!
North Shore InnoVentures Receives $1.65 Million from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Award is part of $5 million grant to Colleges and Incubators to fund Lab/Facility and Equipment Upgrades in North Shore region