Are you considering use of a business incubator to jump-start your new business? New England has many incubators, each with its own focus, programs, services... and even personality. How do you know which might be best for you and your business? How can you most successfully use the opportunities they provide? To explore the answers, join us for a networking event like no other in a newly expanded format: our annual "mini-expo" of incubators from around the region.
Are you trying to launch or grow a startup business and need money but can’t find it? Not ready for angels or VC investors or don’t want to part with the equity? This panel will talk about alternative sources of financing, including: Government sponsored Small Business Research contracts (SBIRs and STTRs); How to use customers to raise money to fund your startup; How to get started with as little funding as possible,and lower your cash burn rate as you build value.
This panel will focus on getting initial money from alternative sources that are non-or-minimally dilutive. The panelists will speak from experience about these methods and their implications, as well as how to get better results from a very limited amounted of money.
“Intellectual Property (IP) and Business Law for Startups" the last meeting of 2014 for the Boston Entrepreneurs' Network (E-NET), features a panel with extensive experience in the legal and business issues faced by technology companies and their founders including strategies used to protect those rights while expanding the business. The attorneys on the panel have provided counsel for the wide variety practical situations which all entrepreneurs face. Whether it involves the legal issues of protection and licensing of intellectual property or day-to-day issues like increasing sales, the panel will share the benefits of their experience.