*****Early Bird Ends May 21****

Series A Venture Fast Track:  A Fundraising Bootcamp for Post-Seed Entrepreneurs with Top Boston VCs & Investors
June 28, 2017
@ Nutter

The Capital Network's Series A Fast Track Boot Camp for Post Seed Entrepreneurs, is an intensive, interactive half-day seminar providing post seed-stage entrepreneurs an in-depth understanding of what it takes to raise Series A capital. Taught by Boston's top VC investors - they'll give you unique insights about fundraising and growing your company the right way. 

You will spend the day learning from and interacting with New England's leading investors, entrepreneurs, and post-seed stage experts through workshops, panels and discussions. You will leave the Venture Fast Track with concrete materials and knowledge that will help you move your company forward through the various stages of the fundraising process, and with a new network of investors, mentors and peers from which to draw. 

Mentors and Faculty for the day are drawn from New England's Investment and Entrepreneurship Community and include members of the most active Venture Capital firms in the area and have included: Bessemer Ventures, Open View Ventures, HLM Ventures, .406 Ventures, Launch Capital, Good Growth Ventures, Accomplice Ventures, General Catalyst, Polaris Ventures, Square 1 Bank, Philips Ventures, GE Ventures, Sigma Prime Ventures, MVM, PJC, Charles River Ventures and more! Are you a Post-Seed Stage Entrepreneur looking to scale? Then this event if for you!

Faculty and Mentors Include:

Paulina Hill
Polaris Partners
Ben Carcio
Founder Promoboxx
Jennifer Schwall
Cherrystone 
Jay Batson Sigma Prime
Matt Hayes Point Judith Capital
Charlie Hipwood MassVentures
Riley Rodgers Valia Investments
Jeff Griffor Square 1 Bank

 
 
SBIR - America's Largest Seed Fund
May 24 | 11:45 am -  2:00 pm  @ Draper

Join us for our first annual SBIR lunch event. At this lunch-and-learn, a panel of successful grant awardees will deconstruct the application process and the major challenges and roadblocks, as well as speak to what this non-dilutive funding means to them, their companies, and their investors. Learn from their successes and mistakes; hear concrete advice about what really helped their application stand out from the rest.
 
 
Applying for Angel Funding- Part 1: An Angel's Perspective
June 14| 8:45am - 11:00am  @  LearnLaunch

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 will include: 
  • How do you approach angel groups? 
  • How do you get a Champion? 
  • What are the most important parts of the application? 
  • What aspects of my company will Angels care most about? 
  • What is the best way to prepare for your pitch to an angel group? 
 
 
Partner Events
2017 NEVY Awards
May 17

The NEVYs are THE unifying celebration for New England's Tech and Life Science communities; a night for investors and entrepreneurs across all stages and industries to take a break from their hard work and soak up the spotlight in style. Two parts Mardi Gras, and one party high-energy awards show, the NEVYs celebrate the rising stars and living legends building the next generation of world-leading companies-- right here in New England. #NEVYs17.)

Mix @ 6 Tech Meet-Up
May 24
 
Join thousands of technologists at Boston's premier tech party at Lawn on D. This is not your average networking event. Socialize with the best and brightest startups, sip and snack on complimentary refreshments, demo product showcases and sway to the beat of live music. Come early, wearing your favorite sports team jersey, for Boston celebrity sightings, including Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots!

25% off tickets with the code: TECH25

MIN99 - African & African American Founders
June 14

June is an exciting month for Mass Innovation Nights! Our theme for the June event is African & African American Founders of Tech Businesses sponsored by Greater Grove Hall Main Streets. We will have 14 super cool products showcasing. Do not miss this event on Wednesday, June 14th at 6pm at the Thelma D. Burns Building (formerly the ABCD building) in Grove Hall. We hope to see you!
 
 
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