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August 2016

2016 Leadership Conference, “Technology that lifts the Human Spirit”

August 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - August 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Rhode Island Convention Center, One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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$99 – $299

A conference of thought leaders highlighting trends in technology that impact society, humanity and you. Engaging conversations in Education, Technology, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Energy and Tech and Social Impact. Inspirational keynotes from Steve Kaufer, Founder TripAdvisor; Peeyush Ranjan, CTO, Flipkart India’s Billion-dollar ecommerce site, FedEX, GE, Intel, Infosys and more. Key faculty and alum from MIT speaking including Prof. Sanjay Sarma, Prof. Dina Kitabi, Prof. Anant Agarwal, Holly Yanco, Emily Riechert, Dean Vijay Kumar and others. A terrific networking opportunity…

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Leadership Conference 2016

August 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - August 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
$149 – $349

Leading transformation for a better tomorrow Technologies that lift the human spirit Join plenary talks panel discussions competitions and network with thought leaders and others

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Pitch Perfect

August 24, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Workbar Cambridge, 45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$30

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016, 11:15pm-2:00pm @ Workbar Cambridge Central Sq: 45 Prospect St Blood, sweat, and tears were just the beginning. Now, you have to tell your story and sell someone on your startup. You only have a few minutes to get an investor’s attention and convey the essence of your business concisely and convincingly. Don’t let a few words (or lengthy ones) trip you up. Join us for this intimate, hands-on, peer pitch practice workshop to get polished and ready…

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September 2016

How Will Precision Medicine Revolutionize Healthcare

September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Microsoft Corporate Center, 255 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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$30

Far too many diseases do not have a proven means of prevention or effective treatments. We must gain better insights into the biological, environmental, and behavioral influences on these diseases to make a difference for the millions of Americans who suffer from them. Precision medicine is an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. While some advances in precision medicine have been made, the practice is…

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7 Deadly Sins of a Biotech Start-Up

September 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Catalyst, 300 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
Free

Join us for breakfast as Dr. Craig Shimasaki, Co-Founder of Moleculera Labs, discusses the challenges he faced as a serial entrepreneur in biotech. He will share insightful information on how to identify, resolve and avoid “The 7 Deadly Sins of Biotech Entrepreneurship.” Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear from an expert, gain new ideas and network with peers. Start building toward solid success, RSVP today! Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM Location: Catalyst | 300 Technology Square…

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Funding 101: Pathways for Funding Your Startup

September 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UMass Lowell Innovation Hub, 110 Canal St
Lowell, MA 01854 United States
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$30

Tuesday  September 27, 6-8pm UMASS Lowell Innovation Hub (IHub), 110 Canal St. Lowell, MA 01854 While bootstrapping may be preferred, some businesses are almost impossible to launch and grow without capital. From angel & VC investments to crowdfunding, SBIR grants and debt financing, opportunities for funding seem endless... and confusing. Join The Capital Network for an evening with a veteran panel of experts from the Angel, Venture Capital, Crowdfunding and Banking worlds who will compare and contrast the many ways you can fund your…

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Cannabis: From the Shadows to a Billion Dollar Pharmaceutical Industry

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Peabody Marriott, 8A Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960 United States
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$25 – $40

With a fascinating and at times sordid history, the use of cannabis dates back to prehistoric times. The United States banned the use of cannabis in the early 1930s, but today it has evolved into a partially legalized, multi-billion dollar industry. Current market estimates forecast the Massachusetts medical marijuana market to grow to nearly $80 million in 2016, to possibly over $1 billion at full maturity. James Kurnick, M.D., Founder and CEO of MassMedicum – one of the first 15…

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Don’t Miss the Live Semi-Final Pitch Off! RSVP Now for the Diabetes Innovation Challenge

September 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sherman Center UMass Medical School, 55 N. Lake Ave
Worcester, MA 01655 United States
$20.00

Watch 15 Semi-finalists in a live pitch off at the first ever Diabetes Innovation Challenge presented by T1D Exchange and M2D2. Great opportunity for networking, meeting investors, like minded entrepreneurs, and seeing novel innovation in diabetes care. September 29, 2016 - Clinical Semi-Finals                                        Register: http://bit.ly/DiabetesInnoSemis   Any questions please contact MaryAnn Picard at MaryAnn_picard@uml.edu

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October 2016

Applying for Angel Funding- Part 1: An Angel’s Perspective

October 5, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Venture Development Center, UMASS, Wheatley Hall, Third Floor, 100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393 United States
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$30

The Capital Network Presents: Applying for Angel Funding- Part 1: An Angel's Perspective Wednesday October 5th - 11:45am - 2:00pm @ Venture Development Center, UMASS Wheatley Hall, Third Floor, 100 Morrissey Blvd. Boston Not all angel groups are created equal. Hear from the leaders of the top angel groups in Boston on where to begin when you are approaching angel groups. Learn what to expect, what they like to see, and how to make your application and pitch stand out. Questions answered…

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January 2020

The R&D Tax Credit for Small Businesses

January 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map

Is your business missing out on this additional source of cash flow? Small businesses and startups comprise the vast majority of companies in the US, consistently stimulating the economy through growth and innovation.  However, many of these companies are not aware of all the financial incentives available to them, including the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. Leyton is pleased to host this webinar in partnership with the ACTION Innovation Network to share how companies in the network can increase…

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February 2020

Opportunities and Issues to Consider When Expanding Internationally to Enter the US Market

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map

Entering any new market comes with a variety of opportunities and challenges for growth companies. The U.S. market can be exceptionally attractive and overwhelming all at the same time. The number of marketing opportunities and channels in the U.S. is far more than any other country. All too often, companies entering the U.S. waste all of their precious time and capital on low yield options. These companies do not generate the necessary traction and ultimately make an unceremonious market exit.…

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March 2020

Perfecting your product development with Jeff Champagne (Director of Business Development at MPR)

March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IDEA SPACE, 867 BOYLSTON ST FL 5
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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$10

Startup Grind Fireside Chat: From Concept to Commercialization, Jeff has helped clients solve big challenges in biotech, medical devices, specialty chemistry, energy, advanced materials, food and consumer products. A Creative MBA, Jeff develops relationships with business leaders to help them benefit from the expertise of a network of analysts and engineers. Clients improve productivity and profitability. Specializing in disruptive emerging technologies, Jeff is able to help clients define road maps, navigate obstacles, and realize objectives to speed up commercialization efforts.…

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Simple & Secure IT Infrastructure for Healthcare and Life Science Companies

March 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
CIC 101 Main, 101 Main
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Free

Leostream and Scale Computing enable healthcare and research organizations to streamline IT management time and budget by consolidating and centralizing user desktops while delivering end-user mobility and the freedom to access virtual desktops anytime, from anywhere, on any device. This event will focus on: Simplifying IT infrastructure and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) management while improving performance Improving security and access control Rapid deployment of virtual desktops Creating an environment managed and maintained with existing IT staff Presenters: Karen Gondoly -…

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April 2020

Aligning Development & Funding Strategies for MedTech Startups

April 2, 2020 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Venture Cafe Cambridge, One Broadway, 15th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Free

Join Healthcare Innovator, Aidan Petrie as he facilitates a conversation between Joe Gordon, Vice President of Innovation at Ximedica and Brian Clancy, Co-Lead for AppScript by IQVIA, about what medical technology entrepreneurs need to know about developing medical products for successful fundraising in 2020 and beyond. This event is being held as part of the weekly Venture Cafe Cambridge Thursday Gathering.

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International Considerations When Filing Patents

April 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Patents are vital for moving new inventions and discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace.  However, securing strong patents worldwide is expensive and difficult, and one of the most common pitfalls is to treat patents as a commodity or an expense where costs should be minimized, rather than as a significant value driver for the business.  This talk will not only look at the basics of patenting, but also discuss how patents are filed and prosecuted in internationally, and some…

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May 2020

U.S. Innovation Funding for International Startups

May 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

International startups comprise a growing number of companies in the U.S., and these companies are consistently stimulating the economy here through growth and innovation.  However, many are not aware of all the financial incentives available to them in the United States, including the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. The U.S. definition of R&D is incredibly broad – as long as the U.S. operations include developing or improving your technology and that work is primarily in a hard science field,…

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Food Edge is Back! Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now!

May 6, 2020 @ 8:45 am - May 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Innovation and Design Building, 21 Drydock Avenue
Boston, 02210 United States
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$349 – $449

Food Edge is BACK for its third year! Get your Early Bird Tickets now and save $100. Hurry before they're gone! Join us May 6-7 for a first-of-its-kind summit that brings together the food industry's largest brands, alongside dynamic startups and disruptive leaders, to help you find your brand's edge. Packed with two days of inspiring speakers, innovation workshops, and fireside chats, we'll explore the trends, strategies, and capabilities that can become your edge in the marketplace -- everything from…

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Boston Tech Comes Together to Help Conquer COVID-19 Virtual Summit #BNT113

May 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map
Free

Join us to see 8 educational and inspiring presentations, ask your questions and network with us virtually! Learn More & RSVP Free: http://bit.ly/BNT113 Apply to present for free by 4/23: https://forms.gle/QjL7DQuMtswNJt4r9

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June 2020

Boston New Technology Tech for COVID-19 Showcase #BNT114

June 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map
Free

Join us to learn about 6 innovative and exciting Tech for COVID-19 products from local founders, ask your questions and network with us virtually! Learn More & RSVP Free: http://bit.ly/BNT114 Founders, sign up to present for free: http://bit.ly/bntDemo

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August 2020

Boston New Technology FinTech & Blockchain Startup Showcase #BNT115

August 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online Webinar MA United States + Google Map
Free

Join us to learn about 6 innovative and exciting FinTech & Blockchain tech products from local founders, ask your questions and network with us virtually! Learn More & RSVP Free: http://bit.ly/BNT115 Founders, sign up to present for free: http://bit.ly/bntDemo

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