On Thursday David Fogel, Stephen Davis, Brad Curley, and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Catalyst Program return for office hours. Also, in addition to MassChallenge’s info table, we’re pleased to welcome Constant Contact’s chief innovation architect Andy Miller and Tech Apprentice Program.
Hope to see you Thursday!
Thursday, March 6, 2014
3:00 – 8:00 P.M. | Venture Café in Session
3:00 – 6:00 P.M. | Info Table: Constant Contact’s SMB Innovation Program
Meet Constant Contact’s chief innovation architect Andy Miller and learn about the SMB InnoLoft, their new accelerator focused on creating value for small businesses and non-profits. The 4-month program doesn’t take equity and provides dedicated meeting and office space in Waltham, $10,000 for marketing with coaching from Constant Contact’s marketing professionals, and access to both Constant Contact customers and mentors from the investor community. Applications are due March 31.
3:00 – 6:00 P.M. | Office Hours: David Fogel
Chat with David Fogel, Managing Director at Swifton CFOs LLC, as well as a member of Mass Medical Angels and Beacon Angels. Swifton provides emerging businesses with strategic financial leadership (“outsourced CFOs”). David’s expertise lies in constructing a reliable financial framework to help attract investors. Sign up for 30 minutes with David here.
3:00 – 6:00 P.M. | Office Hours: Stephen Davis
Meet Stephen Davis, a business growth strategist who has been a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs for over 20 years. He is Founder of CXO Advisory Group, a company that works with businesses, entrepreneurs, and service providers to accelerate revenue growth. Steve can help you strategize to build a profitable, efficient business capable of growing to scale. Reserve 30 minutes with Stephen here.
3:30 – 5:30 P.M. | Office Hours: Brad Curley
Brad Curley is an experienced angel investor, board member, and advisor to early stage companies. Seek his advice on fundraising alternatives and also strategies about raising seed stage, angel, and VC capital.
4:00 – 6:00 P.M. | Office Hours: Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Catalyst Program
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center [MassCEC] and The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center [MTTC] are seeking applications for MassCEC’s Catalyst Program. The program stimulates commercialization of clean energy technologies developed in Massachusetts by awarding up to $40,000. Awards are used for many purposes including proof of concept and prototypes. Applications are due March 31. Learn more by engaging staff from both organizations in a conversation.
4:00 – 7:00 P.M. | Info Table: Tech Apprentice Program
Stop by to learn about Tech Apprentice Program is a seven-week internship opportunity at local companies for technology skilled high school juniors & seniors from Boston and the Metro Boston area. These talented high school students are considering pursuing IT majors in college so they need work-based experience to focus their efforts and understand the options available to them in the high tech arena. The summer internship program runs for seven weeks from July 7-August 22, 2014. Prior to the program start date, students participate in a mandatory business etiquette orientation. Students are paid $10/hour for 35 hours/week.
5:00 – 7:30 P.M. | Info Table: MassChallenge
Meet MassChallenge staffers and learn about the application process for the world’s largest startup accelerator. Benefits for startups include world-class mentorship and training, a driven community of fellow entrepreneurs, $10M+ of in-kind benefits, and $1M+ in cash grants annually with no equity taken and no restrictions. Early bird applications are due Wednesday.