Greenhorn TV Episode 59: February 13th –19th

 Hope everyone's well rested after this weekend, because Boston has packed the week with some awesome startup events this week! February is in full swing with over 55 events going on this week, and over 200 scheduled for the month. It was hard, but we narrowed down the best events of this week for you. Read on to find out the can't-miss events of the week! 
 
/// Monday, February 14
 
No Recommended Events
Check the Greenhorn Connect calendar for specific, industry-related meetups or GSD on your startup!
 
/// Tuesday, February 15
Description:Join them for the grand opening of the new Performable Office in Cambridge! We couldn't just take up residence in any old space. We scored a coup and got an amazing space on Green Street that we would love to show you.   
Location:  Performable Office - 486 Green Street - Cambridge, MA 02139
When: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Description:Join us at Microsoft NERD to see what's new and cool on the local tech startup scene.   
Featuring:
Location:  Microsoft NERD - One Memorial Drive, Suite 100 - Cambridge, MA 02142
When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Where will Greenhorn Be? Checking out Performable’s *awesome* new space.
 
/// Wednesday, February 16
 
Description:Fellow web entrepreneurs and VCs gather once a week in Boston to grab some coffee, free WiFi, and chat about what's new. New Location in Kendall!
Location:   Voltage Coffee & Art 295 3rd Street Cambridge, MA 02139
When: 8:30am to 10:30am
 
Description: Mass-customization combines individual consumer desires with mass production pricing.  This event will feature a panel moderated by Katie Rae, Director, TechStars Boston, and demos by local companies who are leading the charge in this revolution of consumer meeting technology. 8 companies will present  5 minute demos each to the entire crowd, followed by a panel discussion.
Demonstrations:
  • ArtaicCustom mosaic design and fabrication
  • Blank LabelCo-create your own dress shirt.
  • CustomMadeCustomMade connects expert artisans with discerning customers who work with a maker to design a project crafted individually for them.
  • FashionPlaytesthe leading clothing design studio for girls ages 5-12.
  • GemvaraDesign your own jewelry. 
Location: MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25-$45 (Get the $25 rate with code “            “)
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Description: Entrepreneurs and Developers: If you're currently managing or building an application that may have subscription/recurring billing in it's future, you'll want to attend this event. Overview: Isaac Hall, CEO of Recurly, has extensive knowledge and experience from his background in building e-commerce and telecom billing back-end systems. 
Location: DogPatch Labs, 1 Cambridge Center, 6th floor - Cambridge MA
When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Where will Greenhorn Be? Learning about Massachusetts's Mass Customization cluster!
 
///Thursday, February 17
 
Description:  Drop in to chat about what you’re working on and enjoy community events in a warm and welcoming atmosphere! 
This week in the Café:
Location: Venture Cafe @ CIC (Cambridge Innovation Center), One Broadway, 4th floor, Cambridge, MA
When: 3:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Description:  This isn't your typical startup networking event. Watch two of your favorite Boston startup mascot's duke it out in the ring. Peekaboo Mobile's "Peeks" takes on Chargify's "Charlie" in a battle for true startup dominance. 
Free food, Free T-Shirts, Free Narragansett
Location: TapOut 60 Canal St. Boston, MA
When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Where will Greenhorn Be? Swinging by the Venture Cafe
 
/// Weekend Special

Description:  MobileCamp Boston is a one-day un-conference style event that brings together entrepreneurs, students, faculty, and telecom industry professionals to share ideas, network and discuss the latest advances in the mobile industries
  • Jason will be leading a panel discussion on Student Entrepreneurs.
Location: MIT Sloan 70 Memorial Dr., Cambridge, MA 02139
When: Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
 
Description:  Developers, designers, researchers and other stakeholders are given an overview of health care issues, tools and data sets, and are asked to creatively design new tools for the health care space. Developers are encouraged to use OpenGov data sets as well as private data sets to create their application.
Location: Microsoft NERD One Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02142
When: Saturday 9:00am to 8:00pm
 
Description:  In the morning, we'll cover APIs for building Chrome extensions and apps. After lunch we'll have an extended hacking session with Googlers on hand to answer all your questions. At the end of the day we'll have some special prizes for the coolest applications developed that day.
Location: HubSpot 25 First Street, 2nd Floor Cambridge, MA 02141
When: Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
 
///Event of the Week presented by Microsoft NERD 
 
Why? If you’re in the Mobile Industry or just curious, you can’t miss this awesome Boston Mobile Industry gathering.
 
/// Office Hours Round Up

Thursday:
 
Who: Polaris Ventures hosts office space here. Come check out the space and meet with a member of the Polaris team to get feedback and meet a VC.
Location: One Cambridge Center, 6th floor, Cambridge, MA
When: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Where:  Venture Cafe, 4th Floor, Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
When: 3:00pm to 8:00pm
 
Friday:
 
Who: Our Friday Office Hours allow you to ask key questions, and bench test your business plan.
Location:VentureCafé at Cambridge Innovation Center (Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA) and Bain Capital Ventures (111 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA)
When: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Who: To pitch your business to VC’s focused primarily on healthcare investing.
Location: Boston Millennia Partners, 30 Rowes Wharf, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02110
When: 9:00am to 12:00pm
 
/// Other Announcements
  • Over 55 events this week and over 200 this month!
  • Searchable listings, color coded for your viewing pleasure.

Contact us:

Jason@GREENHORN CONNECT .COM
@GREENHORN BOSTON