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September 2019

Commercializing your Idea: Tales from the Front Lines

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pepper Hamilton, 3000 Two Logan Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Free

Start; pivot; stop; re-start… exit? Sound familiar? The path from idea to commercialization and beyond is rarely a straight one. You will come away from this event with a greater understanding of the following: Strategies for making your business idea a reality Expecting the unexpected obstacles Factors that drive decisions for technology licensing, raising capital and exit events Timing considerations for partnering and patenting Please join us for a panel discussion featuring three remarkable entrepreneurs who will share some of the…

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INTRODUCTION TO SKETCH APP

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$60

Have an idea for an app or website, but been frustrated trying to communicate it to others? Enter Sketch. Unlike the bloated tools it replaces (see: Photoshop, Illustrator), Sketch is a simple, powerful design tool made specifically for those who design for screens. It has taken the UI/UX design world by storm and designers worldwide have already made the switch. Why should you, the non-designer, care? Sketch lets you express your product ideas visually, with its intuitive interface. You’ll be…

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BACK TO SCHOOL @ THE BPL: BREAK INTO DATA SCIENCE

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event GA is going #OffCampus. At this class, take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how to break into the industry. See how the predictive power of data drives modern business. Step into the world of data science with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the job Harvard Business Review has dubbed “the sexiest of the 21st century,” and see how modern businesses are harnessing the power of…

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INTRODUCTION TO SEO

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is about improving the visibility of a site in a search engine’s “organic” (or unpaid) results. If you’re interested in getting a practical introduction to SEO, including what it is and find out how you can make the most of it, this class will give you a great start. You’ll learn what search engines are trying to achieve and why, how they’ve developed over time, what’s in store in their future, what elements have traditionally been…

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Xconomy Awards @Biotech Week Boston

September 12

The annual Xconomy Awards Boston honors the top people, companies, and organizations that make the Boston life sciences ecosystem one of the most vibrant and innovative in the world. An esteemed panel of judges will help pick the winners.Please join us at the Awards Gala on September 12, 2019, to find out the winners. Since we launched the Awards in 2017, the Gala has brought out hundreds of Boston’s leading life science entrepreneurs, investors, and researchers to enjoy an evening of celebration…

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Do We Have A Deal?

September 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Babson College Olin Hall, 231 Forest Street
Wellesley, MA United States
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Free

The Inside Scoop on Term Sheets and Letters of Intent Whether you are talking with investors, a strategic partner or a potential acquisition target, the most important document will be the one that sets out the terms. How and when that letter, memo, document or email comes together is critical to a successful transaction. The jargon, terms and the basic back-and-forth can be confusing and frustrating, but also worthwhile and strategic. Join us as we discuss the form and the…

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Creating Products at DraftKings Through Empathy

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

Join BPMA and the product & design team at DraftKings for a discussion on how to create products through customer empathy. About this Event As product builders - product managers, engineers, designers, researchers - we want to build solutions that our customers will love. Establishing an emotional connection to our customers helps us fall in love with the problems we’re trying to solve. With empathy for fantasy sports fans at the heart of their founding, DraftKings has found success in…

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Golden Seeds Boston Office Hours

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2019

Care.com, 77 4th Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451 United States
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Free

Golden Seeds Office Hours 9:00am – 12:00pm   Golden Seeds is pleased to announce an upcoming information presentation and Office Hours session. This event is limited to companies with a female entrepreneur in a senior management position. This session is limited to 16 entrepreneurs, so register early. Note: due to limited space, we ask that a maximum of TWO representatives per company attend.   Golden Seeds Info Session Experienced private investors will lead a presentation on the basics of angel…

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Office Hours: Chuck Goldstone at Venture Cafe

September 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venture Cafe at Cambridge Innovation Center, 5th floor, 1 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Free

It’s about the story..... and a clear and focused strategy. Startups often falter, not because their technologies aren’t good, but because the stories they tell about them aren’t. We’ll chat about both content and intent: Stepping back to find the right message for each audience (be it investor or market), making it clear and engaging, making it memorable (differentiating it from others competing for attention), and moving audiences to action. It will influence your narrative as well as your internal…

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Solopreneur Kick-Start Clinic

September 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CIC Kendall, One Broadway
Cambridge, 02142 United States
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Description Come learn the most important things to focus on when you're building your business Whether you’re building a new business or rebooting an existing one, it’s important to know the most important areas to focus on so you don’t wind up trying to do #allthethings, spinning your wheels and burning out. Many solopreneurs struggle with overwhelm, anxiety and isolation, and having clear, manageable priorities creates focus so you can grow your business, and generate meaningful revenue as quickly as possible. If…

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MEET & HIRE: DATA SCIENTISTS AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERS

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

Are your data and engineering teams growing? Find your next hire at General Assembly.Hiring from GA is a great ROI. Skip the tedious resume screenings and connect with multiple candidates in one event. GA candidates can bring diverse professional experience to your team. Many of them are looking for junior-level roles aligned with the skills they just developed at GA, while others are suited for mid-career, management-level opportunities. Meet the Tech Talent This event features two types of candidates: Data…

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Back-2-School Happy Hour

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MeadHall, 4 Cambridge Ctr
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Free

The school year has officially begun, and we want to celebrate! Join us for YEP-Boston's first event of the school year! We'll be gathering at Meadhall (4 Cambridge Center, 90 Broadway, Cambridge, MA) on September 12th from 6-8pm for some casual drinks and mingling - we'd love to see you there!

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EXCEL AT EXCEL: GETTING DOWN TO THE BASICS

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$60

For most professionals, the ability to organize information is quickly becoming a fundamental part of the job description. Whether you already consider yourself an expert or are just getting started with spreadsheets, this hands-on workshop will allow you to take your skills to the next level and become a “power” user. We’ll start with the absolute basics, and quickly move on to lesser known shortcuts, functions, and features that you will be able to immediately put to use on the…

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One Week Left for Fall 2019 Female Founders Fellowship Application

September 13
Free

The Capital Network Female Founder Fellowship Application Deadline FALL 2019 APPLICATION CLOSES 5PM September 20th 2019. Recipients are announced on October 7th 2019 Fellowship Application Requirement One of the main benefits to this is the network and education we provide, and to apply potential fellows need to: Be a female founder or CEO of the company. Be able to attend at least 1-2 events a month and participate whenever possible. This means you must be able to attend programs in…

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Fall Solopreneur Coaching Retreat

September 13 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
CIC Cambridge, 1 Broadway, 5th floor, Venture Cafe
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Fall Solopreneur Coaching Retreat If you’re a Boston Solopreneur, don’t miss out on the opportunity to get top-notch business coaching and training that will help you leapfrog ahead in your business this year! Take time to work ‘on your business,’ and not just ‘in your business.' Join us for this half-day (with full-day option) retreat with certified business coach, Victoria Dew SCMP. You'll enjoy inspiring, energizing views of the Charles from our retreat space at CIC Cambridge in Kendall Sq. You should…

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COFFEE CHAT: BECOME A SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Morning)

September 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

Enjoy some coffee while chatting with the GA Boston team about your goals, and see whether our Software Engineering Immersive program is a good fit for you! Drop-in anytime between 8:30 and 10:30 AM to learn about the path to becoming a full-time software engineer and how General Assembly can help you get there.Coffee and pastry on us!

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT BOOTCAMP

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

Project management has become one of the hottest jobs in the market today. Many growing organizations have come to recognize the need for project managers in the wake of expanding operations and project teams. It’s not uncommon for designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to find themselves cast in the role of project manager, even if many of these responsibilities fall well outside their job description. This is also a good time to “break into” the profession of project management for folks…

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Techstars Startup Weekend Boston: Women’s Edition 09/13-9/15

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - September 15 @ 9:00 pm
GSV Labs, 2 Ave de Lafayette
Boston, 02110 United States
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Your idea in 54 hours This is a call for you to get your idea off the ground surrounded by like-minded women and allies! Techstars Global Startup Weekend: Women Edition is your chance to collaborate and get involved with a group of motivated individuals who are hell-bent on disrupting their industry of choice. The event is aimed at female participants, however, men are welcome to participate! What’s different about this event? Techstars Global Startup Weekend Women is designed to engage more entrepreneurs…

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SQL BOOTCAMP

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$299

SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence. We will use a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure that participants leave with a working grasp of SQL fundamentals.

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CODE IN ONE DAY: HTML & CSS CRASH COURSE

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done. This one day workshop is the quickest way to get started building websites. You will dive head first into HTML and CSS, skill up with live…

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