The first month of the year always seems to fly by — and when you’re invested in your local tech scene, that’s a guarantee. Help us wrap up January with our top picks for events not to miss this week:
1) StartUp LinkUp
Monday, January 25, 6pm
TechSandBox | 105B South Street | Hopkinton
What happens when you combine Crowdsourcing, LinkedIn and Pitching? You get Startup LinkUp: a Forum where Entrepreneurs pitch to find Mentors (and other help).
2) Boston Accelerators: Navigating Your Options
Monday, January 25, 6pm — 8pm
Morgan Lewis | 1 Federal Street | Boston
Twitter: @TCNupdate | #TCNaccelerate
You might be interested in getting your startup into an accelerator – and rest assured Boston has no shortage of options – but it’s hard to know exactly what the best options for your stage and industry are. From business support, mentorship and desk space, to equity vs non-equity, marketing, and even prize money – accelerators offer a whole lot and can really help you develop your product, brand, and network. At this panel, you will hear from different types of accelerators about their selection process and programming so that you can make the right choice for your startup. Join us for a panel discussion, drinks and post discussion mingling with speakers from Techstars, MassChallenge, RevUp by Betaspring, Clean Tech Open & InnoLoft by Constant Contact. With our panel you’ll get to learn about National, Non-equity, Revenue Model, Industry Specific and Corporate Accelerators.
3) Data Science Career Panel
Monday, January 25, 6:30pm — 8:30pm
WeWork South Station | 745 Atlantic Ave. | Boston
Tuesday, January 26, 5:30pm — 9pm
Greentown Labs | 28 Dane Street | Somerville
Twitter: @1776 | #1776ChallengeGlobal startup incubator and seed fund 1776 and local new product showcase MassInnovation Nights are bringing the 2016 Challenge Cup to Boston. The global startup competition is designed to identify and support startups focused on solving the world’s most fundamental challenges in sectors such as: civic tech, education, energy, food, health, money, security or transportation.
5) Think:Kids Tier 1 Intensive Training – Winter 2016
Wednesday, January 27 — Friday, January 29
Microsoft New England R & D Center | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
This winter Think:Kids and the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are pleased to offer our Tier 1 Intensive Training featuring Dr. Stuart Ablon and Think:Kids staff. Think:Kids promotes an innovative and evidence-based approach to understanding and helping children and adolescents with behavioral challenges called Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS). This two and a half day intensive training is intended for parents, mental health clinicians and educators who have some prior exposure and are interested in becoming more proficient in the CPS approach.
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