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March 2020

A Coronavirus (COVID19) Workforce Planning Webinar for Corporations

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map
$45 – $99

Organizations are deciding on a moment's notice to have employees work from home. Is your company prepared? Attend this executive briefing from Sophaya CEO Mari Anne Snow, a leading expert in managing remote work for corporations, non-profits, and schools and universities. Her portfolio of clients includes Amica, Beltone New England, Novartis, Bryant University, and many more. Snow will lead an important hour-long webinar providing information on: What most companies miss when an unexpected event forces a workplace shutdown. The top…

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SGO March Public Workshop: Foundations of an Inclusive Workplace Culture

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CIC Boston 50 Milk Street Meridian Conference Center, 50 Milk Street
Boston, MA United States
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$25

This workshop is designed to provide foundational understanding of what it means to create a culture of inclusivity in the workplace. Participants will gain insight on the the term inclusion, why it’s important, and main components to consider when thinking of inclusion in the workplace. Agenda: 5:30pm-6:00pm – Registration 6:00pm-7:30pm – Workshop 7:30-8:00pm- Q&A from audience *The event is on the 5th floor of CIC Boston, in the Meridian meeting room* Who should attend? Anyone interested in learning more about…

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(Postponed: New date TBD) Raising A Seed Round: Creating a Fundraising Strategy for Female Founders

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cooley LLP, 500 Boylston, 14th Floor
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

Consistent with Governor Baker’s guidance 3.10.20, effective immediately through Friday, May 1, 2020, we are postponing this workshop. New date TBD. The pressures of running a business while looking for funding causes many startup founders to underestimate the importance of creating a clear fundraising strategy. You don’t want to waste your (and the investor’s) time raising money without a clear timeline and plan. In this workshop, experienced investors and entrepreneurs will guide you on how to best, prepare, plan and execute…

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SGO DEI Webinar: Inclusive Recruiting & Talent Acquisition in the Workplace

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MA United States + Google Map
Free

Recruiters and talent acquisition leaders play an important role in attracting employees to companies. Beyond recruiting employees, it is helpful to have a long-term strategy in place to create a more efficient, productive, and intentional hiring process. In this webinar we will: Review the differences between recruiting and acquiring Debunk the myth about “not finding qualified diverse candidates” Understand why workplaces have a hard time recruiting people from socially marginalized backgrounds Provide insight on how to strategically attract talented candidates Join us…

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April 2020

Reach Higher or Retire?

April 2 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
MA United States + Google Map
Free but RSVP

Exploring What’s Next For Your High Growth Company If you watch HGTV’s hit show “Love it or List it,” you understand this strategic question for many high growth companies: Should you go after a financing round and invest in further growth or do you take advantage of an often robust M&A market and pursue a strategic sale now?  Join us as we explore both sides of the question with an experienced and thoughtful panel of experts. We will cover: Overall M&A…

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WEBINAR: Calculate Financial Projections for Investment Presentations

April 8 @ 1:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom Boston, United States + Google Map
Free – $20

We’re going virtual! It’s health & safety first here in Massachusetts - therefore, we’ve decided to turn this workshop to an ONLINE ONLY event via Zoom.  We’ll email the Zoom link and the workshop materials to all the registrants shortly before the event starts. Any questions, please email team@thecapitalnetwork.org Financial Projections are key in all aspects of the startup fundraising process: Pitching, Valuation, Due Diligence, and in the long term planning of your company. Join our experts in an overview discussion of…

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[ASSEMBLING ONLINE] TALK DATA TO ME: IMPACTING BUSINESS THROUGH ANALYTICS

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Data can be one of the most valuable assets to a business--if that business knows how to use it. Utilizing data to understand customers and meet business goals can be a daunting task, and requires hands-on collaboration between across organizational functions. Join us and discover how to make your team more data-driven and put insights into action. Agenda: Panel Discussion 7:00 - 7:45 pm Q&A 7:45 - 8:30 pm This event will be hosted online due to…

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Defining Success for Yourself

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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In this workshop, discover how to create an inspired vision for your future self. Learn ways to re-define success for yourself—not just by your accomplishments, but also by the qualities of your character. Understand the science and research behind living a high quality of life and leave with a completed personal statement of success. Takeaways Learn what positive psychology tells us about living a meaningful life Distinguish between “resume virtues” and “eulogy virtues” Recognize how emotion, relationships, engagement, meaning and…

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GROWTH MARKETING | HOW TO CREATE GROWTH STRATEGIES

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Join General Assembly and our monthly guests for a conversation about digital marketing and growth hacking. Our guests are all experienced marketing professionals who will speak about their approach to growing their businesses.We will talk about the Technology they use, strategies that work for them and things they have learned along the way. Join us for these sessions and have your questions ready! Takeaways Subjects that maybe covered Marketing Strategy Content Marketing Technology and Tools Reporting and Analytics Failures? Things…

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HOW SHE GOT THERE

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs. Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one. Registered participants will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other…

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Data Feminism: A Digital Author Talk

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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In Data Feminism, Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren Klein present a new way of thinking about data science and data ethics—one that is informed by intersectional feminist thought. Illustrating data feminism in action, D'Ignazio and Klein show how challenges to the male/female binary can help challenge other hierarchical (and empirically wrong) classification systems. They explain how, for example, an understanding of emotion can expand our ideas about effective data visualization, and how the concept of invisible labor can expose the significant…

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INSIDE THE DESIGN STUDIO

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Overview: This inspiring panel event series invites key players in New York City’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry. What You’ll Take Away: Gain practical…

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Break Into Product Management

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Overview: Product managers are essential to getting great ideas off the ground and into market. Our panel of product-minded pros share their experiences on the job, what skills you need to be successful in the role, and insight on how best to break into the field. Plus, they’ll offer insider guidance on what local product communities and meetups to keep your eye on. Find out if this cross-functional role is right for you. What You’ll Take Away:…

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SGO DEI Virtual Meetup: Embodying diversity, equity, and inclusion at your startup

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

One of the most important things when starting a company is defining workplace culture. With multiple demands and oftentimes a fast-paced environment, startups face unique challenges and opportunities in creating the foundation for the company they envision. A key part of that foundation is embodying a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. What would it look like to honor the identities of employees? How do we increase employee engagement and retention on our team? Where do we even start when…

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THE FUTURE OF ESPORTS AFTER COVID-19

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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The Future of Esports After COVID-19 is a virtual event that features a moderated panel of national/local thought leaders who share insights into where esports is today, where it may be going in the coming years, and how people can break into industry professions or start entrepreneurial ventures.

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Adulting 101

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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This Month's Theme: Interviewing Skills - Back to the Basics Overview: For some, navigating the interview process comes easily. For others, it can be a living nightmare. If you’re part of the latter group, join us for this workshop as a part of our Adulting 101 series, where we’ll be discussing skills, preparation, and general tips when it comes to interviewing. When given the proper tools, interviewing can be a breeze. During this event, we will learn the best ways…

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May 2020

Innovation: Successfully Delivering the “New” Client Expectations with Norm Brzycki (Dash Strategic)

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GoToWebinar United States + Google Map
Free

Workshop/Fireside Chat: Innovation is a practical, no-nonsense way of creating a context and culture of innovation and change for your company. It is about the "new" customer expectations, solving real problems with the goal of connecting with your customers on a deeper, intuitive level while driving quality and increasing the value you bring as well as revenue and profitability. Your business and the entire competitive business world are focused on measuring results and returns and that is appropriate and important.…

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SGO DEI Webinar: How to Retain Talent in the Workplace

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What happens after you’ve attracted amazing talent to your company? Do your employees stay for long, growing with the company? Or do you experience more of a revolving door? What are the reasons why they might decide to leave or stay? These questions help us to examine our current workplace structures in order to make them better, and to ultimately manage voluntary turnover. Please join us in conversation with Patty Wilkinson, Director of Human Resources and Talent Management at Roca,…

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Spring 2020 Start Smart Class for Entrepreneurs [Virtual]

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$680

Meets for 8 classes, Monday & Thursday Evenings, May 18 - June 18 All classes will be virtual Start Smart is a hands-on class for entrepreneurs who are serious about launching a startup. CEO's, successful entrepreneurs and investors who’ve done it all before are invited guest speakers and an integral component of the learning experience!  Many people who take the class are at the very early stage concept level - the class will help you develop your idea. Classes are…

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June 2020

Maximizing your Startup’s Marketing with MIN

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 23, 2020

Online United States + Google Map
$29

Over the last 11 years, Mass Innovation Nights has helped to launch more than 1500 new products that have received more than $4B in funding, all on a shoestring budget. The tactics and techniques we use (and those used by our partners and exhibitors) can be used by anyone. In this series of workshops, the Mass Innovation Nights team shares the secrets of: Startup social media marketing that delivers real results Community-building to grow and support your startup Partnerships and alliances that build startups Mass…

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