This Thursday we’re pleased to welcome Portugal Ventures and Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca for the keynote address as part of their headlining event. (Please RSVP.) Additionally, feel free to meet Investors Collaborative during their office hours, participate in YouthCITIES’ Mini-Hack, or chat with MassChallenge.
Hope to see you Thursday!
Thursday, March 13, 2014
3:00 – 8:00 P.M. | Venture Café in Session
3:00 – 5:00 P.M. | Office Hours: Investors Collaborative
If you are looking for capital, learn about Investors Collaborative (iC) and discover their rationale for partnering and investing in early-stage companies across a wide range of industry sectors. Sign up here for 15 minutes with iC.
4:00 – 6:00 P.M. | YouthCITIES Mini-Hack
Monthly Mini-Hacks, organized by CIC, YouthCITIES, and Belmont High School teacher Josh Goldfine, aim to build solutions to local community issues. Each session addresses one topic by employing a range of decision-making and problem solving styles. Join this month’s Mini-Hack for a collaborative discussion. After that, each participant will share an elevator pitch version of what is believed to be the best solution. Mini-Hacks are open to middle or high school teens, college students, entrepreneurs, educators, and other professionals. RSVP is suggested but not required.
4:00 – 7:30 P.M. | Portugal Ventures in Boston
Join us as we welcome Portugal Ventures to CIC. Hear from some promising Portuguese startups, meet Jose da Franca, Portugal Ventures’ CEO, and Charles Buchanan, former VP of Luso-American Development Foundation, and establish links with the Portuguese speaking community. Please go to Eventbrite for the complete schedule and also to RSVP.
5:00 – 7:30 P.M. | Info Table: MassChallenge
Meet MassChallenge staffers and learn about the application process for the world’s largest startup accelerator. Benefits for startups include world-class mentorship and training, a driven community of fellow entrepreneurs, $10M+ of in-kind benefits, and $1M+ in cash grants annually with no equity taken and no restrictions. Applications are due April 2.