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Boston New Technology: July 2013 Product Showcase #BNT31

Free event! 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 #BNT31 hashtag in social media posts: details here.

Products & Presenters:

1. Yesware/ @Yesware - Email for Salespeople. Gmail extension helps 200k salespeople close more business. (Matthew Bellows / @MBellows) Tech: Javascript, Ruby on Rails, Heroku/AWS

2. Wanderu / @GoWanderu - Simplest way to find and book inter-city bus and train travel between any two points in the country. (Polina Raygorodskaya / @PolinaTravels)

3. Pensieve / @Pensieve_net - Publishing platform makes it easy for anybody to publish interactive, online courses. (Yush Gupta) Tech: Python, Mysql, Mongodb, Amazon S3

4. HACKFit / @HACKFitHQ - Where fit entrepreneurs unite to launch startups. (Justin Mendelson)

5. Clinical Future / @Arvados - Open source platform for managing & analyzing genomic & other biomedical big data. (Adam Berrey / @ABerrey) Tech: Ubuntu, AWS, Ruby, Rails, C, Perl, Python

6. WireOver / @WireOver - Send files of any size, as fast as your hardware, for free. A pro account lets you send with end-to-end encryption. (Trent Ashburn / @tashmahalic) Tech: Python


***ID is required for checking in at the security desk in the lobby***

6:00 - 7:00 - If you are eligible: Networking with free beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks at Venture Cafe on the 4th Floor. Come as early as 3 pm. Please review the Venture Cafe Credo and comply with their attendance policies.

7:00 to 7:10 - Announcements in Havana room (5th Floor)

7:10 to 8:30 - Presentations, Q&A in Havana room (5th Floor)

8:30 to 9:00 - More Networking

9:00 - Gather at Firebrand Saints on the ground level of CIC for dinner, drinks and more networking (optional, pay your own way)


The CIC garage has reasonable rates and MIT offers FREE parking in any non-gated lot on campus after 5 PM.  MIT's Hayward St Lot is the closest (park in the white spaces, not the yellow).  Area streets also have metered parking.

Public Transportation:

The CIC is only 2 blocks from the Kendall Square MBTA station on the Red Line.


If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact the organizers.

Venue Sponsor:







Venture Cafe at Cambridge Innovation Center - Now open Thursdays 3-8pm on CIC's 4th floor.  In the heart of Kendall Square, designed to get members of the innovation & entrepreneurship communities collaborating!  Follow @VentureCafe and join them on facebook.

*This event occurs at the Venture Cafe located at the Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway, 4th Floor. Visitors must comply with Venture Cafe attendance policies (see for more details.)

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  • Ilya L.

    well organized, great presentations and networking - probably one of the best meetups I've attended so far

    3 · July 19, 2013

  • Mike R.

    Great series - enjoyed the variety of presentations, and concise format. Networking before and after was nice too. The best run meetup I've been to with check-in and name tags, and good detail available on the site before and after the event.

    2 · July 19, 2013

  • Ken S.

    Very good program. Diverse presentations, good speakers, and everyone kept to the time-frame.

    3 · July 18, 2013

  • Bruce H.

    Great stuff and food for thought!

    3 · July 18, 2013

  • David

    unfortunately, unable to attend tonight.

    July 18, 2013

  • Victor E.

    I won't be able to make it, recovering from a cold...

    July 18, 2013

  • Vincent F.

    need to babysit my kid. please let someone take my spot.

    July 18, 2013

  • Matt L.

    Sorry, by the time I got this I was already committed elsewhere, someone can take my spot.

    July 18, 2013

  • Sarah C.

    awesome - spot taken - thank you

    July 18, 2013

  • Nikhil P.

    Someone can take my spot

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Neil L.

    a client needs me to meet with their board tonight.

    July 18, 2013

  • Rishi

    Looking forward to this!!

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Margret B.

    I wanted to come so bad but I didn't get off the waitlist into the queue in time to make arrangements. :(

    July 18, 2013

  • Peter W.

    so sorry - relatives now in town and they trump fun.

    July 18, 2013

  • Jean M.

    Won't be able to make it.

    July 18, 2013

  • Eric L.

    Snowbird visiting from the Atlanta startup ecosystem (Atlanta Tech Village is home). Looking forward to meeting new friends. My startup is Abeo (; Moneyball for organizations.

    July 18, 2013

  • John U.

    Me too. On the waiting list. How are we informed if spots open up? Thanks!

    July 18, 2013

  • Andres F.

    I am around number 30 in the waiting list. What percentage of people who RSVP actually attend? I am really excited about this event and want to know if I actually have a chance at getting a spot.

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Patent Attorney W.

    I will be at a Executive Committee meeting of ENET and so am freeing up my spot.

    July 17, 2013

  • Jamie B.

    I hope to be there

    July 16, 2013

  • Susan K.

    I resolve conflicts between geeks and other humans.

    July 15, 2013

  • Stephen D.

    Anyone interested in transparency solutions for healthcare? Let's meetup!

    July 15, 2013

  • Charmie R M.

    Looking forward to it.

    July 14, 2013

  • Vivjan M.

    Looking fwd to see everyone on Thursday! In the meantime, check out our new Facebook page for other updates and photos:

    July 14, 2013

  • John


    July 13, 2013

  • Chris R.

    I just updated all the event info for this Thursday... Please review the Venture Cafe attendance policies to ensure your eligibility to attend:

    Also, please check out these cool products and bring some great questions! Link:

    July 13, 2013

  • @MaureenManALM

    Sadly, I cannot attend due to an out of state tech event.

    July 12, 2013

  • Michael S.

    I am happy to assist a good product to become a commercial success!

    July 12, 2013

  • Dinesh Thopan K.

    I am a new joiner to this meetup.

    July 11, 2013

    • Vivjan M.

      Welcome. See you next week!

      July 11, 2013

  • Ben

    hello everybody I am from Paris and I would like to get to know new people

    July 11, 2013

  • robert h.

    It will be a busy nite at the CIC!

    1 · July 10, 2013

  • Victor E.

    Could I bring plus one?

    July 9, 2013

    • Vivjan M.

      Yes, please have them register here beforehand to secure a space.

      July 10, 2013

  • George


    1 · July 9, 2013

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