April 2013 Boston New Technology Meetup #bnt28

Free event! Boston New Technology's April product showcase - 28th edition!

Come learn about 8 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 #bnt28 hashtag in social media posts: details here.


1. Aereo / @AereoTV - Allows consumers to watch and record Live, HD broadcast television online. No cable required. (Chet Kanojia / @CKanojia) www.Aereo.com

2. Amico Bracelets / @AmicoBracelets - Connects you to relevant people in real life. (Fabrizio Filippini / @FaFilippini) Tech: iOS, Bluetooth Low Energy www.AmicoBracelets.com

3. Akiban Technologies / @Akiban - Cloud database service enables developers to build powerful data-driven applications without the complexity or compromise of modern database architectures. (Ori Herrnstadt / @OriHerrnstadt) www.Akiban.com

4. Amazd / @ImAmazd - Social highlighting to share text you find intriguing, both on the web and in eBooks. (Ahmad Sadraei) Tech: LAMP stack www.Amazd.com

5. Sookbox / @TheSookbox - Gives you power over your media: Play your videos, music and favorite apps on any television or stereo, all controlled from your handheld device. (Cyrus Vafadari / @CVafadari) www.Sookbox.com

6. Green Door Labs / @GreenDoorLabs - Unique, custom games for for education and culture with playful designs accessible to museums, libraries, nonprofits and after-school programs. (Kellian Adams) www.GreenDoorLabs.com

7. Who's That / @WhosThatGame - Engaging social game for college students only. See who's interested in you and win. (Sam Davidson / @SamDavidsonII) Tech: PHP, CakePHP, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3 www.WhosThatGame.com

8. Tripchi / @Tripchi - Make the most of your airport time with great deals & recommendations. (Chandra Jacobs / @TheRestlessRoad) Tech: iOS, ASP.net, MonoTouch, JavaScript, JQuery, Transact-SQL www.Tripchi.com

Sponsored by:

Aereo -Watch Real, Live TV on the Internet...Finally! No cable required! Access broadcast TV live, or use our Remote DVR to watch on your own time. Available on your computer, phone, tablet, web-connected TV, AppleTV & Roku! Watch our 1-minute video to learn how Aereo works. Available only in NYC now, but coming to Boston and other cities soon. Preregister here to be notified when you can try Aereo for free. Follow @AereoTV and join them on facebook. www.Aereo.com

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 facebookwww.voltdb.com[masked]

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 @LLMcGlynnwww.mchinsure.com[masked]


6:00 to 7:00 - Networking with pizza and beverages

7:00 to 7:10 - Announcements

7:10 to 8:30 - Presentations, Q&A

8:30 - More networking over drinks with on-site cash bar

Venue Sponsor:

Meeting space has been graciously provided by:

StartupLab Allston is a membership based founders’ community which focuses on working with entrepreneurs at any stage, in any market segment positioned for growth. Essentially, we provide everything from help with visioning and planning, to sourcing funding and connecting with customers. We do all of this while providing an affordable dedicated or non dedicated work space with all the staples entrepreneurs need to make it happen! Prices start at $99 per month…the cost of the average cable bill! How Can We Help You START HERE™? Follow @StartupAllston and join them on facebookwww.StartupLabAllston.com[masked]

Directions & Parking:

Public Transportation: StartupLab Allston is a <10 minute walk from the Packards Corner MBTA Station on the Green Line.  Walk or take the 57 bus West on Brighton Ave for .3 miles to Linden St. Walk North (right) on Linden St for 3 blocks, crossing Pratt St on your right. StartupLab is in a large red brick building just after a white house on the right. Use this Google Map or the MBTA Trip Planner for more options. Walk through the parking lot to the ballroom on the lower level - separate entrance at rear of the building. Look for BNT signs.

Driving directions: Use this Google Map. Coming up Linden St, pass Pratt St on your right. StartupLab is in a large red brick building just after a white house on the right. Pull into the parking lot on your right (you may not see signs) and park in any non-handicap space you find. Come to the ballroom on the lower level - separate entrance at rear of the building. Look for BNT signs.

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  • NT

    It was a wonderful event and great to know so many products and ideas people have and work on and demonstrate to the meetup group.

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Patent Attorney W A.M. M.

    Very interesting presenters and sponsors

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Mary Kate K.

    Really great event last night! Can't wait till some of those products/services come to the Boston area!!

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Alison

    Awesome, thanks!

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Merlin C.

    The variety of ideas for apps and tech related products is always interesting.

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Chris

    Really good meetup. Solid presentations. Good venue. The signs were really helpful. As always, looking forward to the next one.

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Sri C.

    As always great event and wonderful presentations! Aereo stood out!

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Dennis

    I can't make it. Sorry.

    April 23, 2013

  • Chuck T.

    Sorry I can't make it my meeting ran longer than expected.

    April 23, 2013

  • Matthew P.

    I'm looking forward to my first meeting!

    April 23, 2013

  • Dave M.

    schedule change...sorry can not make it tonight

    April 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    April 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    April 23, 2013

  • Guy P


    April 23, 2013

  • Tom S.


    April 23, 2013

  • Hiawatha B.

    Want to see Aereo

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Leo H.

    Can't make it!

    April 22, 2013

  • Adam S.

    I am interested in any meetings for start-ups developing a physical product such as robotics.

    April 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to presenting...working on the demo now, on this sunny Sunday :)

    1 · April 21, 2013

  • Matt G.

    Specializing in Web development, digital marketing and mobile app development.

    April 19, 2013

  • Tom Y.

    looking forward to the meetup

    April 12, 2013

    • Alex S.

      first time? Great!

      April 18, 2013

  • Anva


    April 18, 2013

  • Caroline F.

    Great lineup of presenters - looking forward to seeing these movers and shakers of their industries!

    2 · April 16, 2013

  • Chris R.

    #BNT28 presenter Aereo is shaking up the broadcasting industry and drawing lawsuits! Check out this NBC video: http://nbcnews.to/Z8L56W­

    2 · April 10, 2013

  • Cliff

    Never been to startup lab. Looks like nearest T stop is Packards Corner, anyone confirm?

    April 8, 2013

    • Chris R.

      That's right, Cliff. Please see the bottom of the event listing for all transportation/direction­s/parking info: http://bit.ly/BNT28­

      April 9, 2013

  • James G.

    If you need customers, investors, and all the other things that great marketing can do, find me! Experienced, tech-savvy marketing leader. :)

    1 · April 8, 2013

  • Sean B.

    Looking forward to it!

    April 8, 2013

  • Rusty W.

    Looking forward to another great bnt event.

    1 · April 7, 2013

  • Mr. E.

    I'm very intresting this great event for the
    partecipation wil be honred. thanks

    April 7, 2013

  • Tom S.

    Looking forward to it.

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Many interesting companies present!

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's been a while since I could come to one of these. I'm definitely excited to return and see Startup Lab Allston's space!

    April 5, 2013

  • Nancy M.

    I travel extensively, but will be in town on the 23rd.

    1 · April 5, 2013

  • Sri C.

    Looking forward to it.

    April 4, 2013

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