March 2013 Boston New Technology Showcase #bnt27

Free event! Boston New Technology's March product showcase - 27th edition!

Come learn about 7 innovative and exciting technology products and network with the Boston/Cambridge startup community! Each presenter gets 5 minutes for product demonstration and 5 minutes for Q&A. Please follow @BostonNewTech and use the #bnt27 hashtag in social media posts: details here.

1. VoltDB / @VoltDB - A scale out persistent in-memory OLTP database focused on high velocity transaction processing! (Ariel Weisberg) Technologies: Java, C++, Ruby, Python, PHP, C++, C#

2. Polar / @PolarPolls - The most fun you can have collecting and sharing opinions. Free iPhone app lets you take entertaining polls and make your own! (Dmitry Dragilev / @Dragilev)

3. / @LendersBid - Saves borrowers $10k on average via open auction bidding where lenders discount mortgage rates and fees! (Jeff Chin / @IAmJeffChin) Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Twitter Bootstrap

4. Mecube / @MeCubeCom - Easy-to-learn mobile 3D design software that allows anyone to 3D print their designs from their smartphone or tablet! Get the iPhone/iPad app. (Janos Stone) Technologies: HTML5, Java

5. AppPack by Ubersimple / @UberSimple - Lets you easily collect and share info from events using a mobile app or web on your phone. (Brad Durbin) Technologies: iOS, Android, mongo, Node.js, SQL, HTML5, PHP

6. Hubster.TV / @HubsterTV - Hubster.TV is the easiest way to find premium streaming content on the Internet. (Anil Goud / @Mr_Goud & Ethan Greenspan / @EthanGreenspan) www.Hubster.TV Technologies: Python, JavaScript, JQuery, iOS, Android

7. PlowMe / @PlowMeApp - Lets you wake up to a snow-free driveway, a shoveled walkway, even a cleared-off vehicle. (Yeh Diab / @yehdiab & Brandon Casci)

Sponsored by:

McGlynn, Clinton & Hall Insurance Agencies, Inc. -For over 50 years, the McGlynn, Clinton & Hall insurance agencies have worked hard to provide our customers with the insurance coverage and financial services they need. Whether you have a multi-million dollar business with hundreds of employees or just need home and automobile insurance, our knowledgeable staff will make sure you have the right amount of coverage at the best price. Follow @LLMcGlynn. [masked]

VoltDB provides a fully durable, in-memory relational database that combines high-velocity data ingestion and real-time data analytics and decisioning to enable organizations to unleash a new generation of big data applications that deliver unprecedented business value. Organizations in markets ranging from financial services and Web media, to public utilities and national defense, use VoltDB to narrow the “ingestion-to-decision” gap from minutes, or even hours, to milliseconds. Founded by database legend Dr. Michael Stonebraker, VoltDB is privately held with offices in Billerica, Mass. and Santa Clara, Calif. Follow @VoltDB and join them on facebook. 1-[masked]


6:00 to 7:00 - Networking with pizza and beverages provided by VoltDB and McGlynn, Clinton & Hall Insurance Agencies (5th floor)

7:00 to 7:10 - Announcements (6th floor)

7:10 to 8:30 - Presentations, Q&A (6th floor)

8:30 - More networking over drinks at the Lingo Bar & Grill on the first level of the building (go left after exiting the elevators to the lobby area).

Directions & Parking:

Public Transportation: HULT is a 5 minute walk from the Lechmere MBTA station on the Green Line.  Head north on East St and take the first right onto Glassworks Ave. Walk 4 blocks and turn left on Museum Way. HULT will be one block up on your right. Use this Google Map.

Driving directions: Use this Google Map. There are about 30 parking meters within one block, on North Point Blvd and Education St. If they are full, park at the Museum of Science Garage: $8 after 5pm, open until 11pm. There is also parking at Lechmere Station and CambridgeSide Galeria. Valet parking is available right next to HULT at the Regatta Riverview Condominium.

Venue Sponsor:

Meeting space has been graciously provided by:

HULT International Business School - Established in 1964, HULT International Business School is the fastest growing international business school world wide. Ranked as #1 for International Experience as well as #17 best business schools in the U.S. by the Financial Times, Hult holds five campuses at major business locations: Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Sao Paulo, New York, and Shanghai. Follow @HULT_Biz and join them on facebook.

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  • Brad D.

    I was a presenter, and the organization that hours into these events shows. Well timed, well executed, great attendance.

    1 · March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent venue, great variety of presenters. Check out my review here:

    4 · March 24, 2013

    • Brad D.

      Great synopsis of the event.

      1 · March 25, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    This event was fantastic.. I met so many talented entrepreneurs, and many with pressing legal questions concerning Startup and IP issues. Please feel free to contact us with any matters and we'll do our best to help guide you:

    2 · March 22, 2013

  • Chris R.

    The event was super! Check out all the interesting products! We'll have videos on our YouTube channel soon. Sorry about the bar, Lingo, closing early on a slow night for them, due to the bad weather and HULT students being on vacation this week.

    1 · March 21, 2013

  • Joanne W.

    I'm sorry that I'm going to miss this one

    March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    2 · March 10, 2013

    • Doug S.

      Hi Jon, I enjoyed your review/writeup - Thanks!

      March 21, 2013

  • Joe C.

    Very sorry to miss this set of presentations ... a conflict now precludes my attendance.

    March 21, 2013

  • Abhay R.

    Looking forward to attending this event.

    March 21, 2013

  • Barbara M

    Releasing my spot. Sorry I have to miss this event.

    March 21, 2013

  • Douglas R.

    Unfortunately, I am out of town. Would have loved to attend this event.

    March 21, 2013

  • Brandon C.

    I'm with the PlowMe/Service Route crew.

    March 21, 2013

  • David S.

    can't make will free up my spot

    March 21, 2013

  • Jeremy

    Sorry, a new commitment came up.

    March 21, 2013

  • Philip F.

    I need to head out town for a client meeting.

    March 20, 2013

  • James D.

    Sadly can't make it.

    March 20, 2013

  • Tom S.

    Sorry, a conflict came up!

    March 20, 2013


    GOD is good...

    March 18, 2013

  • Charles J.

    Looking forward to it!

    March 18, 2013

  • Davorin


    March 18, 2013

  • @MaureenManALM

    cannot attend due to a board meeting

    March 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would live to join this meetup!

    March 15, 2013

  • Ronnie

    Yes. Look forward to attending.

    March 14, 2013

  • Michael C.

    Very much looking forward to it.

    March 13, 2013

  • Clara A.

    Cant wait!

    March 12, 2013

  • James G.

    I'm looking to meet early-stage entrepreneurs and start-ups who want help scaling their ideas into plans and their plans into dollars. Business and marketing strategy; that's what I do! ;)

    3 · March 11, 2013

  • Sherry H.

    We've developed the 'Walking Charger' - we capture the energy you create from walking to charge your smartphone @EHarvesters

    2 · March 10, 2013

    • Sherry H.

      Thx...looking forward,to meeting you. Check us out at

      March 11, 2013

  • Thomas M.

    Looking forward to it!

    March 10, 2013

  • Chris M.

    Thanks Chris! See you soon.

    March 10, 2013

  • Mark B.

    Looking to connect with entrepreneurs solving problems in higher education!

    March 10, 2013

  • Chuck T.

    Conflict gang, sorry

    March 10, 2013

  • Tom S.

    I'll be there.

    March 10, 2013

  • Steve B.

    My first meetup if all goes well (coming from Providence)

    March 10, 2013

  • Chris T.

    Sorry. At a bachelor party. See you in April

    March 10, 2013

  • Joanna

    see you there

    March 10, 2013

  • Art H.

    Would love to attend, but I am at GigaOM : Structure Data in NYC. on Hadoop and all things Big Data. Anybody else attending that?

    March 8, 2013

  • Roy K.

    Looking to learn, network and add value where I can! My background - business development and marketitng.

    March 8, 2013

  • Joanne W.


    March 7, 2013

  • Ted R.

    Looking for some exciting iOS development opportunites to get involved with.

    March 6, 2013

  • Russell A.

    Looking for folks interested in Hadoop, and Big Data!

    March 5, 2013

  • Pablo E T.

    Really liked the first meetup. Count me in for this next one!

    February 25, 2013

  • Stephen M.

    Looking for technology partners

    February 25, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    Start-up counseling and advising!

    February 22, 2013

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