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 #BNT32 hashtag in social media posts: details here.
Products & Presenters:
1. Cloze / @Cloze - Noise-canceling inbox for email and social media (mobile apps) (Alex Cote & Dan Foody / @AlexCote). Tech: iOS, HTML5, jQuery, node.js, Cassandra. www.cloze.com
2. Cognii / @Cognii - New assessment technology evaluates essay-type answers for online learning (Dee Kanejiya & Radek Janowski). Tech: Natural Language Processing, Ruby on Rails. www.Cognii.com
3. JamHub Corporation / @JamHub - Tools and marketplace make it easy for musicians worldwide to collaborate, record, edit and share music (Steve Skillings). www.JamHub.com
4. 3-Spark / @3SparkLLC - Next generation 3D Printer EELA builds components with sensors, electronics, and interconnects (Rich Ranky). Tech: Arduino, Plastic 3D printing. www.3-spark.com
5. Virtual Nurse / @VNurses - Real-time video-based health education with real nurses that can be used anytime, anywhere. (Kalyan Kalwa / @KalyanKalwa) Tech: PHP, Linux, My SQL, HTML, CSS. www.virtualnurse.us
6. Tokutek / @Tokutek - TokuMX is an open source storage engine for MongoDB that increases big data performance with compression, transactions and no fragmentation (Tim Callaghan / @TMCallaghan). Tech: fractal tree indexes. www.tokutek.com
6:00 - 7:00 - Networking and dinner
7:00 to 7:10 - Announcements
7:10 to 8:30 - Presentations, Q&A
8:30 to 9:00 - More Networking
9:00 - Gather at The Whiskey Priest at 150 Northern Ave, about 2 blocks east of MassChallenge.
Sidecar, a new on-demand ridesharing app, is offering $10 off rides to our August event to new riders! If you've never tried Sidecar, here's your chance! Just download the app here and load the promo code NEWTECH into your account! Sidecar’s smartphone app matches everyday people in their own car with people nearby for shared rides. It’s a fast, safe and fun way to get around the city, meet new people and keep extra cars off the road. Sit in the front seat, chat with your driver and maybe even choose the music or charge your phone. Share a ride with someone awesome - download the app and catch a ride! Follow @SidecarBOS and like them on facebook.
Tokutek is a storage engine company that delivers 21st Century capabilities to the leading open source data management platforms. Tokutek applies patented Fractal Tree™ Indexing to increase performance, decrease database size, and minimize downtime. As a result, Tokutek allows you to build a new class of applications that can handle unprecedented amounts of incoming data, and scale to handle the data of tomorrow. The company is headquartered in Lexington, MA, and has offices in New York, NY. For more information, visit www.tokutek.com and follow us on Twitter @Tokutek.
MassChallenge is the largest-ever startup accelerator and competition, and the first to support high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached. Get involved as a judge, mentor, speaker, sponsor or volunteer! Follow @MassChallenage and like them on facebook. www.MassChallenge.org
Directions & Parking:
Public Transportation: MassChallenge is in the ONE Marina Park Drive building on Northern Avenue, one block north of the MBTA Silver line Courthouse Station. You can also walk there in 15 minutes from the MBTA Red line South Station. Walk north along the greenway on Atlantic Ave and take the 3rd right onto Northern Ave. ONE Marina park is 2 blocks up on the left.
Driving directions: Use this Google Map. There are parking meters along Northern Ave, Congress St, Seaport Blvd, E Service Rd and Boston Wharf Rd and two open-air parking lots just south of the building (along E Service Rd), which charge $14-15 for the evening.