You are invited to attend: Creating Successful Partnerships: Begin with the End in Mind Thursday, October 9, 2014: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm 100 Cummings Center, Beverly — Conference Room 221 E
Entrepreneurship Expert Matt Rogers demystified the negotiation process for the NSIV community in an InnoVentures U seminar, “Know When to Walk Away – The Art of Negotiation.”
You are invited to attend: Know When to Walk Away – The Art of Negotiation Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8 AM to 10:00 AM
A SolidWorks “Expert” Presentation of 3D CAD
Integrated Marketing & Social Media: What You Need to Know about Building Your Startup’s Visibility and Brand Thursday, June 12, 2014, 8 AM to 10:00 AM Where: 100 Cummings Center, Beverly — Conference Room 221 E As you know all too well, building your startup’s brand and visibility (with customers, investors, and potential business partners) can be daunting and overwhelming, especially when funds are tight and resources are scarce. Take Heart! An integrated marketing approach focused on social media is a great place to start. With well over one billion users worldwide, platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube are proven marketing tools for brands of all shapes and sizes. Cost efficient, these channels can quickly build Internet presence for your new venture and help you position yourself in front of the right eyes.
You are invited to attend an NSIV InnoVentures U Program Featuring MathWorks MATLAB & Simulink Upclose & Personal: MathWorks Demonstrates How to Use MATLAB & Simulink to Accelerate the Growth of Your Startup Thursday, May 8, 2014, 8 AM to 10:00 AM Where: 100 Cummings Center, Beverly — Conference Room 221 E Join us for a MathWorks presentation on MATLAB and Simulink, the leading solutions for technical computing and Model-Based Design. MATLAB and Simulink are trusted by over a million engineers and scientists worldwide to develop mission critical systems for the automotive, aerospace, industrial machinery, energy, medical device, and pharmaceutics industries.
NSIV presents an InnoVenutures U program: Ready, Aim, Hire! What Every Startup Needs to Know about HR Benefits & Hiring Practices BeforeYou Make an Offer Thursday, March 13, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Where: 100 Cummings Center, Beverly Conference Room 221 E So you’re at that exhilarating stage in your company where you can NOW hire your first round of employees. But as you would expect, hiring is serious (and legalistic) business.This seminar is designed to help small and growing businesses gain an understanding of employee benefit requirements and best hiring practice strategies.
You are invited to attend: InnoVentures U – The ABCs of Non-Dilutive Funding… Or, Successfully Tapping the SBIR Well Thursday, December 12, 2013, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Where: 100 Cummings Center (Beverly) — Conference Room 221 E The Small Business Innovation Research programs of the US government (SBIR/STTR) provide billions of dollars of research support to translate innovative ideas into useful products. However, the programs are highly competitive and applications to various governmental agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF, DoD) differ greatly, with success rates generally below 20% and falling as the sluggish economy yields fewer tax dollars dedicated to support such research.