• Turning Technology into a Business

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Turning Technology into a Business You’ve developed a great new technology, but does that insure business success? Where should your focus be when your technology/products are on the verge of being commercially viable?

  • Product and Business Model Innovation - breakthrough new ideas

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Product and Business Model Innovation - how to come up with breakthrough new ideas Sung is exceptionally bright and entrepreneurial, full of creative and helpful ideas and the go-to guy for deals in almost any industry. Sung is working on idea-incubator, matching society's greatest needs with "bleeding edge" -tech. Sung Park

  • Capital Fit: capital that will help, not harm the business

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Funding your business, you'll come across "revenue-based financing, economic-development incentives, crowdfunding, private placement, reverse merger"… What are the best ways to improve your business, while achieving capital-investment? Answer this question, come to the seminar "Capital Fit: capital that will help, not harm the business" With Anthony Price, founder and CEO of LootScout, which counsels entrepreneurs how to build a better business and raise capital.

  • Working in an AI-driven gig economy; 50skills.com CEO Kristjan Kristjansson

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Working in an AI-driven gig economy; Conversation with 50skills.com CEO Kristjan Kristjansson Kristjan is a seasoned project manager, experienced speaker and strategist; expert in business communication, operational management, UX design, sales strategies and forming innovative business keynotes for private or public presentations. Come learn from his experiences with his 50skills -startup, the future of work. In big ideas, execution is all that matters Asking the right questions is far better than knowing the right answers.

  • "Messaging That Sells": Creating winning messaging

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    "Messaging That Sells": Creating winning messaging Please come learn from Brian Denenberg. Brian is currently a Mentor-in-Residence at Techstars Boston, where he specializes in helping companies develop a sales process. He has developed the Agile Sales Method which assists company founders and executives evaluate, build and measure the best path to market for their company’s products, services and culture.

  • Are you ready for the Revenue Based Financing evolution in angel financing?

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Revenue Based Financing (RBF) How should you position for this evolution in angel financing? Many technology entrepreneurs believe RBF has real advantages to traditional debt for equity. RBF investment provides capital to a business by “selling” an ongoing percentage of a company’s future revenues to the investor --a revenue share type of arrangement. There is no better messenger, you will soon find, to present this concept than the fascinating, helpful and inventive Mr. Jay Batson -- Mentor-in-Residence at Techstars Boston, Founding CEO @acquia

  • growing a startup to behave like a large company

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Positioning your company's tech ideas... with speaker William Dickson, GM’s Innovation Champion Those of you heard Will speak to our group earlier this year, will be automatic-attendees. Will will talk about how General Motors is making big moves to operate as a technology company, instead of a traditional automotive company - what does this mean for talent? What does this mean for engineering focus? What does this mean organizationally? Do you have experience in getting a large company to behave more like a startup? Do you have experience growing a startup to behave like a large company? There’s pros and cons of each, let’s discuss the inflection point of certain policies and organizational needs.

  • Financial Modeling for Evaluating Startup Opportunities. Terence Russell, PhD

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Financial Modeling for Evaluating Startup Opportunities. ... with speaker Terry Russell,Ph.D. Interface Ventures, LLC Those of you heard Terry Russell speak to our group last year, will be automatic-attendees. He is a dynamic speaker whose take on subjects is deep, insightful and exciting. He has been through multiple startups, including exiting successfully, and has really experienced the spectrum of startups' quandaries. Dr. Russell will point out the things to look for and the warning signs, in choosing the right startup

  • The Future of Work: A Conversation with 50skills' Kristjan Kristjansson

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    The Future of Work: A Conversation with 50skills' Kristjan Kristjansson Kristjan is a seasoned project manager, experienced speaker and strategist; expert in business communication, operational management, UX design, sales strategies and forming innovative business keynotes for private or public presentations. Come learn from his experiences with his 50skills -startup, the future of work. In big ideas, execution is all that matters Asking the right questions is far better than knowing the right answers.

  • Is Entrepreneurship a Career?

    Cambridge Innovation Center, Fifth floor

    Career development can follow many paths but how does one get to be “an entrepreneur”? This talk will provide definitions of entrepreneur, what qualifies a person as an entrepreneur, and provide some case studies of how people get to be entrepreneurs. Our speaker, Roy Wallen, has experience in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds. Mr. Wallen is currently CEO of medical-device startup, Tendonova.