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Mar 12 2014

HR & Best Hiring Practices

by Rosemary Brutico

  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.

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Mar 03 2014

Life Sciences Consortium of North Shore Appoints Marc Bazin as Board Advisor

by Rosemary Brutico

NSIV is pleased to announce that Marc Bazin, founder and president of HepatoChem, Inc., has joined the advisory board of the Life Sciences Consortium of North Shore. In this role, Marc provides an entrepreneurial perspective on the many facets of being a biotech startup.

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Jan 21 2014

Enter 2014 North of Boston Business Plan Competition

by Rosemary Brutico

Are you a new, emerging or growing company located in Essex County or Merrimack Valley? We are looking for companies to enter the tenth annual North of Boston Business Plan Competition. The North of Boston Business Plan Competition has a new, 21st century format! The 25- to 30-page business plan is gone! In its place is a new format that recognizes that the success of a business plan depends equally on the quality of the plan and the people who will execute it.

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Jan 16 2014

Upcoming Seminar for Life Science Entrepreneurs Hosted by The Capital Network

by Rosemary Brutico

  January 21, 2014 8:30 am – 5:00pm Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210  

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Jul 09 2013

NSIV Partners with CleanTech Open for a Go To Market Workshop

by Eric Groft

NSIV Partners with CleanTech Open for a Go To Market Workshop

As a part of our collaboration with other entrepreneurial groups we are blending the July InnoVentures U with CleanTech Open’s summer workshop series.  This special InnoVentures U will be held in Boston during the afternoon hours of July 18th.  The session is a Go-To-Market workshop and you and your network are invited!  CTO is holding workshops for entrepreneurs all summer and all over the Northeast: please visit their website to see our full list of public educational events.   “Divide and Conquer: Crafting Your Go-To-Market Strategy” will be held at the Seaport District headquarters of Foley Hoag on July 18th, from 2-5pm.   This workshop will cover a more advanced and interactive curriculum than a typical marketing workshop, from market segmentation to competitive intelligence to finding and working with channel partners.  We have an excellent speaker lineup, including Matt Shortsleeve at Mercury Solar Systems and Kevin Scannell from Solution Dynamics.   Read more and register for the workshop here.

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Jun 06 2013

Apptomics Wins Enterprise Center Biz Plan Prize

by Eric Groft

New NSIV member Apptomics is already winning business plan competitions.  Salem State University’s Enterprise Center has announced the company won first place at its ninth annual North of Boston Business Plan competition, which helps start-up companies develop their businesses.

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