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.
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.
Start-ups are always pitching. Pitching to customers. Pitching to potential investors. Pitching to team members. Larry Blumsack will help you past all the social media interactions to the all-important face-to-face meeting in this month’s InnoVentures® U.
Ensuring Your Company’s Books are Ready for Government Contracts Many technology startups find that both their first sources of funding and their first sales will come from government agencies. Those sources of revenue and investment come with a myriad of requirements for tracking expenses and coordination of how those funds can be used. This InnoVentures U session will help you understand what is required in your company’s accounting processes and systems to stay in compliance and not spend your entire week managing the bookkeeping.
Come learn about the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center’s Accelerator Loan Program at an informational session on Monday, January 7th, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
November’s InnoVentures® University – Building Your Team How to Recruit and Manage your Startup’s Core Team, Board of Advisors and Board of Directors Come join us on Thursday, November 15th for a special panel discussion and presentation by 3 experts in team building and entrepreneurship – Mitch Tyson – Chair of New England Clean Energy Council, Jim Poe – Partner at executive search firm Polachi and Clark Waterfall – Director of BSG Team Ventures. As a part of our monthly InnoVentures University program, North Shore InnoVentures would like to invite you to participate in the discussion and learn from them and each other the goals, pitfalls and best practices in building not only your core team, but also your Boards of Advisors and Directors.
Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 5th, 2012 at the Hilton in Boston Dedham.
Attention NSIV Members, Mentors, Advisors and Affiliates: Announcing the first of a special series of programs to help your company identify, apply for and secure federal government funding. The first program is specific to NIH but a subsequent program in early December with Tiber Creek Partners will address DoE and DoD opportunities.
We hope you will joining other NSIV member companies at a special InnoVentures U program. Luc Van Anderlecht will be sharing his expertise in modeling new products and walk participants through the steps required to build a forecast of development, production and selling of a new product. Luc has served as a mentor for NSIV member companies and both led internal product development efforts as well as acted as a consultant to major medical device companies for Business Development, Marketing and evaluation of new technologies.
Please join NSIV CEO Martha Farmer as she joins other panelists at the Boston Entrepreneurs Network EntreTech Forum on September 18th. The panel will be sharing their views on key trends and challenges for entrepreneurs as well as the resources available throughout the Boston Startup community. Other panelists include Ali Adler of CleanTech Open, John Harthorne – the founder of Mass Challenge, Sam Hammar – head of The Capital Network, and James Bleck of the Merrimack Valley Venture Forum.