Founder Network Event (July 2018): MIT PostDoc Mixer

Location: MIT Campus
Date: Wednesday July 11th, 2018 at 12PM

MIT Alumni Angels companies were selected to present to a room of 60 MIT postdocs.  The event theme was AI and computational biology.  The companies gave an overview of their businesses and discussed how they are applying innovative machine learning approaches to their problem space.  The presentations were followed by a networking session with the MIT postdocs and PhDs in attendance.

Featured MIT Alumni Angels companies: PathAI, Uplevel Security, TVision Insights, Perceptive Automata, ClimaCell.

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2018 Q2 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Wayfair Boston
Date: Monday June 25th, 2018 at 5:30pm

Agenda

5:30-6:00PM: Registration, check-in
6:00-6:15PM: Introduction with Carl Nehme, Director of Storefront Product at Wayfair and founder of Trumpit (acq by Wayfair)
6:15-7:00PM: Fireside chat with Steve Conine, co-founder of Wayfair
7:00-8:00PM: Startup presentations
8:00-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2018 Q1 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Wolf Greenfield (600 Atlantic Ave, Boston)
Date: Tuesday March 20th, 2018 at 5:30pm

Agenda

5:30-6:00PM: Registration, check-in
6:00-6:10PM: Introduction
6:10-7:15PM: Startup presentations
7:15-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

Founder Network Event (March 2018): Selling to the Enterprise

Location: UBS @ John Hancock Tower
Date: March 15th 2018 at 6PM

Discussion with senior executives of UBS CTO office: Join fellow founders in discussing key technology interest areas of the bank, how to break through the noise in selling, converting pilots to scaled deployments, and understanding budget and organizational structure.  Speakers include Scott Ross (Head of IT Research & Business Development at UBS) and Robert Perry (Head of IT Business Development at UBS).

Founder network events provide curated access to potential customers, partners and investors at the senior levels, as well as market intelligence and training for founders in the MIT Alumni Angels Boston community.

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2017 Q4 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Workbar Cambridge (45 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139)
Date: Wednesday November 8th, 2017 at 6:00pm

Agenda

5:30-6:00PM: Registration & check-in
6:15-7:00PM: Fireside chat with Andy Ory, Founder CEO of Acme Packet (acq. by Oracle for $2B)
7:00-8:00PM: Startup presentations
8:00-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startup founders

 

Founder Network Event (Fall 2017): Building Effective Data Science Strategies

Location: CIC Boston @ 50 Milk Street 
Date
: September 26th, 2017 at 6:00pm
(in collaboration with Insight Data Science Boston)

Panel discussion with experienced data scientists: Angela Bassa (Head of Data Science, iRobot), Marc Light (Director of Data Science, BitSight Technologies), Garth Griffin (Senior Data Scientist, Recorded Future), and Veera Anantha (Founder, President & CTO at Constant Therapy).  Networking session with founders, CTOs and 30+ senior level Boston-area data scientists from healthcare, IT, energy, defense, and financial services sectors.

Founder network events provide curated access to potential customers, partners and investors at the senior levels, as well as market intelligence and training for founders in the MIT Alumni Angels Boston community.

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2017 Q2 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin (100 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210)
Date: Thursday June 8th, 2017 at 6:00pm

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:30PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:30-7:15PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:15-8:00PM: Fireside chat with Bob Mason, Managing Director of Project 11 Ventures

  • 8:00-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

Founder Network Event (Spring 2017): fundraising strategy and exit planning

Location: F-Prime Capital @ 1 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
Date: May 15th, 2017 at 6:00pm

Discussion with Derek Schoettle, previously CEO of Cloudant, acquired by IBM in a successful outcome. Topics include raising capital, growing the company and navigating the process leading up to acquisition.  Networking session with fellow founders and F-Prime venture capital team.

Founder network events provide curated access to potential customers, partners and investors at the senior levels, as well as market intelligence and training for founders in the MIT Alumni Angels Boston community.

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2017 Q1 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Rue La La (20 Channel Center St, Boston, MA 02210)
Date: Thursday February 17th, 2017 at 5:30pm

Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:00-6:45PM: Fireside chat with Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan, Managing Partner of Tectonic Ventures

  • 6:45-7:30PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:30-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

Founder Network Event (Winter 2017): Creating Consumer Internet Businesses

Location: Cogo Labs @ One Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA
Date: January 24th, 2017 at 6:00pm

Discussion with Cogo Labs team on how to use large scale internet, search, advertising, and social media data to create new b2c businesses and monetization strategies. Explore data-driven approaches to market opportunity assessment and business model design.  Network with fellow founders and Cogo Labs venture creation team.

Founder network events provide curated access to potential customers, partners and investors at the senior levels, as well as market intelligence and training for founders in the MIT Alumni Angels Boston community.

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2016 Q3 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Kayak (10 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA 02141)
Date: Tuesday November 1st, 2016 at 5:30pm

Agenda:

  • 5:30-5:45PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:00-6:45PM: Fireside chat with TJ Mahony (Accomplice) and Graham Brooks (.406 Ventures)

  • 6:45-7:30PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:30-9:00PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2016 Q2 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Mass Challenge (21 Drydock, Boston, MA 02210)
Date: Tuesday July 26th, 2016 at 6pm

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:15PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:15-7:00PM: Fireside chat with Mike Volpe, active angel investor, former CMO & founding team member of HubSpot

  • 7:00-7:45PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:45-8:30PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

MIT Alumni Angels of Boston 2016 Q1 Startup Pitch Event

Location: Bolt (110 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111)
Date: Tuesday March 29th, 2016 at 6pm

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:15PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:15-7:00PM: Fireside chat with Axel Bichara, Founder of Bolt (http://bolt.io)

  • 7:00-7:45PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:45-8:30PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2015 Q4 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin Procter (53 State St, Boston, MA 02109)
Date: November 9th, 2015 at 6pm

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:15PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:15-7:15PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:15-8:30PM: Reception and networking with startups

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2015 Q2 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin Procter (53 State St, Boston, MA 02109)
Date: June 24th, 2015 at 6pm

Agenda:

  • 6:00-6:15PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:15-7:00PM: Fireside chat with Andy Palmer, seasoned angel investor, founder and CEO of Tamr, former co-founder & CEO of Vertica (acquired by HP for $350M)

  • 7:00-7:30PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:30-9:00PM: Reception and networking

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2015 Q1 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin Procter (53 State St, Boston, MA 02109)
Date: February 17th, 2015 at 5:30pm

Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:00-6:45PM: Fireside chat with Steve Papa, angel investor and co-founder & CEO of Endeca (acquired by Oracle for $1B)

  • 6:45-7:15PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:15-9:00PM: Reception and networking

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2014 Q4 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin Procter (53 State St, Boston, MA 02109)
Date: November 19th, 2014 at 6pm

Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:00-6:45PM: Fireside chat with Semyon Dukach, experienced angel investor and Managing Director of TechStars Boston

  • 6:45-7:15PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:15-9:00PM: Reception and networking

 

MIT ALUMNI ANGELS OF BOSTON 2014 Q3 Startup PITCH EVENT

Location: Goodwin Procter (53 State St, Boston, MA 02109)
Date: September 16th, 2014 at 5:30pm

Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00PM: Registration and check-in

  • 6:00-7:30PM: Startup presentations

  • 7:30-9:00PM: Reception and networking