Butler, Holly J: April 2012 Archives

Funding the Company

May 15, 2012

11:30am - 1:00pm

M2D2 Innovation Hub (video link)

This seminar will be an introduction to several potential funding sources for your start-up company.  The panel will include an angel investor, a large pharmaceutical company, a venture capitalist that specializes in investing in early stage academic spin-offs, and a state representative involved in state funding of emerging companies.

Doug Banks, Associate VP for Economic Development, UMass Presidents Office and former publisher of MassHighTech will moderate the panel.

Speakers will include: Chris Silva, Allied Minds and Mark Tepper, Boynton Angels

~Pizza will  be provided for lunch~

May 14th from 5:30-7:30pm

Manning School of Business

and

Merrimack Valley Sandbox Initiative

Presents

SOCIAL ENREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP

 

Guest Speaker: Jonathan Jackson, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Dimagi, Inc. Cambridge, MA.

Jonathan Jackson is an entrepreneur and innovator with extensive health technology expertise in both developed and in developing countries.

Founded in 2002, Dimagi is a socially-conscious technology company that helps organizations deliver quality health care to urban and rural communities across the world.

Student Entrepreneur Speaker to Follow: Join us in a discussion about your entrepreneurial idea!

 

Merrimack Valley Sandbox

Wannalancit Mills, 600 Suffolk St. Lowell, MA.

 

To register e-mail Lianna Kushi: lianna@merrimackvalleysandbox.org 

  

                                                              

MassMEDIC

16th Annual Conference

May 1, 2012

8:00am - 11:45am

UMass Boston Campus Center

100 William T Morrissey Blvd

Boston, MA 02125

~The LARGEST MedTech Informational and Networking Program in the Region~

 

Panel Discussion: MedTech's New Economic Value Proposition

        Moderator: Susan Posner, Vice President, Health Advances

 Panelists:

      • Jeff Burbank, Founder and CEO, NxStage Medical, Inc.
      • Elijah A. White, Director of Regional Marketing – North America, Haemonetics Corporation
      • Maria B. Stewart, Director, Health Economics and Reimbursement, Endoscopy Division, Boston Scientific Corporation

Featuring Remarks by: Joe Almeida (President & CEO, Covidien), Robert L. Caret (President, University of Massachusetts), Dr. Hugh Herr (Founder & CTO, iWalk)

Member Cost: $75

Nonmember Cost: $100

For more information and registration please go to massmedic.com

 

April 17th

11:30-1PM

 

How do you tell the story of your idea and interest people in joining your team? And most importantly how do you explain how the company will make money in order to interest investors? This session will include several pitches targeted at different audiences as well as some general lessons on what makes a business presentation compelling. 

Speakers

Introduction to giving a business pitch - Abigail Barrow, Director, Mass Tech Transfer Center

Professor Stephen McCarthy, UMass Lowell and M2D2, is the founder of 3 start-ups and will give a business pitch for his latest start-up

 

To register please go to:

http://www.mattcenter.org/umassseminars/seminars.html

 

--Pizza will be provided for lunch--

 

  Please join us to meet fourteen

cutting-edge medical device start-ups
who are the finalists in the 
M2D2 NEW VENTURE COMPETITION
 
 Posters and Award Presentations
followed by a reception
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER  
Tom Sommer, Executive Director 
MassMEDIC
 
 M2D2 NEW VENTURE COMPETITION AWARDS
Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
April 11, 2012
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Seaport West, 155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA  02210
 
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP and The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) will be hosting the New Venture Competition Awards on Wednesday, April 11, 2012.  
 
 
REGISTER NOW AND
SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS FREE EVENT
 
 
You can register through our website at www.uml.edu/M2D2.  You can also view our other upcoming events on our M2D2 Events Webpage. We can also be reached by phone at 978-934-3465.
 
PRESENTING COMPANIES/INVENTORS COMPETING IN THIS EVENT IS AS FOLLOWS
Aclearium Lab Solutions, Inc.
Automated Medical Instruments, Inc. (AMI)
Crescent Innovations, Inc.
Floelle, Inc.
Flow Forward Medical LLC
Immunotrex Biologics Corporation
Infection Prevention Solutions Inc. (IPS)
Lucifics, Inc.
MGH
MedicaMetrix, Inc.
OnSite Therapeutics, Inc.
TheraTorr Medical, Inc.
X-trinsic Neurovascular
Windgap Medical
 
M2D2 would like to thank their title/Platinum sponsor Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP
for sponsoring this event!
 

 

 
 

MedTech IGNITE:

Networking Night

for medical device entrepreneurs, advisors, mentors, and board members

April 5, 2012, 5pm-7pm

RSVP: stamp@massmedic.com

M2D2 Innovation Hub

600 Suffolk St, Lowell, MA

MassMEDIC’s MedTech IGNITE program will host an evening networking session for start-up medical device entrepreneurs, advisors, mentors, and board members.  Refreshments and appetizers from 5pm-7pm.

Identifying the right advisory level expertise and uncovering the most innovative medtech startups is often a daunting challenge.  Come network with us and connect with other experts!

With pointers from:

Mike Travis, principal at Travis & Company, where he was named by BusinessWeek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters.”

 

About IGNITE: 

The Mission of MassMEDIC’s MedTech IGNITE is to provide a focal point for entrepreneurs in early stage New England medical device startups where they can seek guidance to foster success.  Mentoring support, educational seminars, and outreach updates are all part of the complimentary programs supported through IGNITEFor questions, please contact Andrea Stamp, Director of MedTech IGNITE: stamp@massmedic.com.  

 

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