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    • 05 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Constant Contact, Inc., Reservoir Place, 3rd Floor Great Room, 1601 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, MA
    Register

    You have a startup, you need more people.  Where do you start

    This panel discussion is exactly for you.  Staffing properly can make or break your company.  In this dynamic session, we discuss topics including: developing a staffing plan, the benefits of an organizational chart, the different types of staffing, and recruiting strategies.  Then we will discuss retaining employees; benefits and compensation plans, creating team culture, managing growth, and communication. 

    These discussions will focus on real world examples from seasoned entrepreneurs, equity partners, and recruiters. 

    Agenda:

    6:30-7:30 PM - Registration & networking

    7:30-7:40 PM - ENET Chairman's announcements

    7:40-7:55 PM - eMinute Pitch - Up to 3 Startup companies’ presentations

    7:55-8:45 PM - 3 expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:45-9:00 PM - Audience / Speakers Q & A

    900-930 PM - Final networking includes meeting presenting speakers

    A question and answer session follow the presentation, and panelists will be available afterwards for responses to individual questions. As with every ENET meeting you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterwards.

    Speakers: 

    Garry Bear, Dynamic & Innovative Engineering Leader 

    Entrepreneurial and innovative technology Leader (CTO, VP, Director) with proven leadership of creating and implement product roadmaps that engage customers and grow the business. Successfully lead organizations through market, technology, and people changes to achieve growth, as well as operations integration via acquisitions and mergers. A collaborative leader with a pragmatic approach on coaching teams into high performing agile behavior. My passion is driving business change with technology innovation and team-building, driven by revenue and profitability objectives. 

    Garry has held leadership roles at EXFO, Always There Homecare, Axeda, Percussion Software, Cymfony Technologies, Saba, Kronos, and Octave Communication.


    Praveen Sahay, Founder & Managing Director, WAVE Equity Partners  

    Praveen is founder and managing director at WAVE Equity Partners, which invests in innovative high growth companies in the energy, food and water industries. Typical investment amounts in a company, across 2-3 rounds, are $10-20M. Praveen is a graduate of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 


    Michaun Fowler, CEO/President HR TROOPS 

    Experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working as a Human Resource professional. Skilled in Organizational Management, Training, Coaching, Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Team Building, Staffing and Recruiting. Strong business development professional with experience in E Learning platforms and Social Media marketing. Goal is to help small to mid-size companies lay a solid foundation focused on compliance and professional development. 


    Tyler Pearl, Recruiting Manager, The Davis Companies 

    I lead our New England Engineering Recruiting Division at the DAVIS Companies. We place Embedded Software Engineers, Software Quality Engineers, User Interface Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Firmware Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, and Engineering Executives in medical device, robotics, defense, and consumer electronics. Our niche recruiting focus enables us to connect top engineering talent with some of the most innovative technology companies in the area.Tyler is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College. 

    Moderator and Organizer: 

    Dan Skiba, President & CEO GOT Interface, Vice Chair Boston ENET 

    As a Product Development Executive, I provide strategic leadership in product innovation and managing global teams, delivering award winning products to the international market.  My ability to problem solve, direct the entire product development lifecycle and gain commitment to a common goal have driven faster release of products and market penetration. By building synergies across engineering disciplines, I’ve designed products that result in 100% product utilization and seamless integration into customer environments. My skills in optimizing international resources has significantly reduced costs and streamlined production, delivering product excellence. 

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    LOCATION: Constant Contact is adjacent to RT 128 / 95 at Exit 28B. See: http://www.constantcontact.com/about-constant-contact/office-location-waltham.jsp

    REFRESHMENTS: Cheese, crackers, chips, cookies, soft drinks & juice will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET Waltham meetings are free to ENET members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students. No reservations are needed for the pre-meeting dinner. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PRE-MEETING DINNER: Join us for a pre-meeting networking dinner (self-pay) at Bertucci’s in Waltham before the start of this meeting. Dinner at 5:15 sharp. No reservations required for the pre-meeting dinner.

    • 12 Mar 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA
    Register

    Learn startup basics and complexities. Hear stories of success and failures in an interactive audience forum. We are featuring Jack Derby, Mass High Tech All-Star, co-founder of 9 companies, investor in 54 companies and Professor of Entrepreneurship.   The session will be part presentation, part lecture, part Q&A across all facets driving startup success.  Bring your questions, your startup challenges, and learn steps required to drive your startup success. 

    Agenda:

    6:00-7:00 PM - Registration & Networking

    7:00-7:10 PM - ENET Chairman's Announcements

    7:10-7:25 PM - eMinute PITCH - up to 3 startups give a 90-second elevator pitch

    7:25-8:15 PM - Expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:15-8:30 PM - Q & A

    8:30-9:00 PM - Final networking, including meeting speakers

    A question and answer session follow the panel discussion, and panelists will be available afterward for responses to individual questions.  As with every ENET meeting, you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterward.


    Speaker and Moderator:


    Jack Derby, Director, Tufts Entrepreneurship Center, Cummings Family Professor of Entrepreneurship

    Jack is responsible for the Tufts University Entrepreneurship Center where he teaches two courses and manages a highly engaged and active center of professors and students constituting the largest minor on campus. The Center hosts 20+ entrepreneurship events each year culminating in the $100K New Ventures Competition ranked by Forbes as one of the leading university competitions in the U.S. Jack is passionate about Tufts and its students and has received the Henry and Madeline Fisher Award voted by the students as the most highly ranked teacher on campus. 

     
    Prior to forming a management consulting firm, Jack served as CEO of Mayer Electronics, President of CB Sports, President of Litton Industries Medical Systems, CEO of Datamedix and President of Becton Dickinson Medical Systems.  For his work as an entrepreneur, co-founding nine companies, Jack was named to Mass High Tech’s All-Star Team. He received the Pro Bono PublicoAward from the Smaller Business Association of New England, the Meritorious Service Award from the Association for Corporate Growth, and the Vincent Fulmer Distinguished Service Award from the MIT Enterprise Forum where he served as Chairman. 

    He’s an active board member in a number of companies and with a long investing history as an early stage investor as General Partner at Kestrel Ventures, Chairman of Common Angels and a General Partner at Converge Ventures 

    Registration:https://www.boston-enet.org/event-2990362/Registration

    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Is accessible by public transportation, to the Kendall Square stop on the Red Line.

    LOCATION: Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA 02139. The address is One Hampshire St but the entrance is actually on Broadway. Attendees must arrive at Draper Labs before 7pm. Entrance will be locked after 7pm.

    REFRESHMENTS: Pizza, salad and soft drinks will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET meetings are free to ENET members and $10 for non-members. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the meeting online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PARKING: Parking Near Draper - Kendall Center Blue, Yellow, and Green Parking Garages. Metered parking is often available after 6pm.


    • 02 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Constant Contact, Inc., Reservoir Place, 3rd Floor Great Room, 1601 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, MA
    Register

    Detailed Information for this meeting will be posted shortly, however, online register is open so feel free to click the Register link to the left and register now!


    Agenda:

    6:30-7:30 PM - Registration & networking

    7:30-7:40 PM - ENET Chairman's announcements

    7:40-7:55 PM - eMinute - Up to 3 Startup companies’ presentations

    7:55-8:45 PM - 3 expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:45-9:00 PM - Audience / Speakers Q & A

    900-930 PM - Final networking includes meeting presenting speakers

    A question and answer session follow the presentation, and panelists will be available afterwards for responses to individual questions. As with every ENET meeting you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterwards.


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    LOCATION: Constant Contact is adjacent to RT 128 / 95 at Exit 28B. See: http://www.constantcontact.com/about-constant-contact/office-location-waltham.jsp

    REFRESHMENTS: Cheese, crackers, chips, cookies, soft drinks & juice will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET Constant Contact meetings are free to ENET members and $20 for non-members. No reservations are needed for the pre-meeting dinner. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PRE-MEETING DINNER: Join us for a pre-meeting networking dinner (self-pay) at Bertucci’s in Waltham before the start of this meeting. Dinner at 5:15 sharp. No reservations required for the pre-meeting dinner.


    • 09 Apr 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA
    Register

    Detailed Information for this meeting will be posted shortly, however, online register is open so feel free to click the Register link to the left and register now!


    Agenda:

    6:00-7:00 PM - Registration & Networking

    7:00-7:10 PM - ENET Chairman's Announcements

    7:10-7:25 PM - eMinute PITCH - up to 3 startups give a 90-second elevator pitch

    7:25-8:15 PM - Expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:15-8:30 PM - Q & A

    8:30-9:00 PM - Final networking, including meeting speakers


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Is accessible by public transportation, to the Kendall Square stop on the Red Line.

    LOCATION: Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA 02139 (directions). The address is One Hampshire St but the entrance is actually on Broadway. Attendees must arrive at Draper Labs before 7pm. Entrance will be locked after 7pm.

    REFRESHMENTS: Pizza, salad and soft drinks will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET meetings are free to ENET members and $10 for non-members. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the meeting online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PARKING: Parking Near Draper - Kendall Center Blue, Yellow, and Green Parking Garages. Metered parking is often available after 6pm.


    • 07 May 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Constant Contact, Inc., Reservoir Place, 3rd Floor Great Room, 1601 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, MA
    Register

    Detailed Information for this meeting will be posted shortly, however, online register is open so feel free to click the Register link to the left and register now!


    Agenda:

    6:30-7:30 PM - Registration & networking

    7:30-7:40 PM - ENET Chairman's announcements

    7:40-7:55 PM - eMinute - Up to 3 Startup companies’ presentations

    7:55-8:45 PM - 3 expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:45-9:00 PM - Audience / Speakers Q & A

    900-930 PM - Final networking includes meeting presenting speakers

    A question and answer session follow the presentation, and panelists will be available afterwards for responses to individual questions. As with every ENET meeting you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterwards.


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    LOCATION: Constant Contact is adjacent to RT 128 / 95 at Exit 28B. See: http://www.constantcontact.com/about-constant-contact/office-location-waltham.jsp

    REFRESHMENTS: Cheese, crackers, chips, cookies, soft drinks & juice will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET Constant Contact meetings are free to ENET members and $20 for non-members. No reservations are needed for the pre-meeting dinner. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PRE-MEETING DINNER: Join us for a pre-meeting networking dinner (self-pay) at Bertucci’s in Waltham before the start of this meeting. Dinner at 5:15 sharp. No reservations required for the pre-meeting dinner.


    • 14 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA
    Register

    Detailed Information for this meeting will be posted shortly, however, online register is open so feel free to click the Register link to the left and register now!


    Agenda:

    6:00-7:00 PM - Registration & Networking

    7:00-7:10 PM - ENET Chairman's Announcements

    7:10-7:25 PM - eMinute PITCH - up to 3 startups give a 90-second elevator pitch

    7:25-8:15 PM - Expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:15-8:30 PM - Q & A

    8:30-9:00 PM - Final networking, including meeting speakers


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Is accessible by public transportation, to the Kendall Square stop on the Red Line.

    LOCATION: Draper, Hill Building, One Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA 02139 (directions). The address is One Hampshire St but the entrance is actually on Broadway. Attendees must arrive at Draper Labs before 7pm. Entrance will be locked after 7pm.

    REFRESHMENTS: Pizza, salad and soft drinks will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET meetings are free to ENET members and $10 for non-members. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the meeting online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PARKING: Parking Near Draper - Kendall Center Blue, Yellow, and Green Parking Garages. Metered parking is often available after 6pm.


    • 04 Jun 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Constant Contact, Inc., Reservoir Place, 3rd Floor Great Room, 1601 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, MA
    Register

    Detailed Information for this meeting will be posted shortly, however, online register is open so feel free to click the Register link to the left and register now!


    Agenda:

    6:30-7:30 PM - Registration & networking

    7:30-7:40 PM - ENET Chairman's announcements

    7:40-7:55 PM - eMinute - Up to 3 Startup companies’ presentations

    7:55-8:45 PM - 3 expert speakers on the night's topic

    8:45-9:00 PM - Audience / Speakers Q & A

    900-930 PM - Final networking includes meeting presenting speakers

    A question and answer session follow the presentation, and panelists will be available afterwards for responses to individual questions. As with every ENET meeting you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterwards.


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    LOCATION: Constant Contact is adjacent to RT 128 / 95 at Exit 28B. See: http://www.constantcontact.com/about-constant-contact/office-location-waltham.jsp

    REFRESHMENTS: Cheese, crackers, chips, cookies, soft drinks & juice will be served at this meeting.

    COST AND RESERVATIONS: ENET Constant Contact meetings are free to ENET members and $20 for non-members. No reservations are needed for the pre-meeting dinner. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.

    PRE-MEETING DINNER: Join us for a pre-meeting networking dinner (self-pay) at Bertucci’s in Waltham before the start of this meeting. Dinner at 5:15 sharp. No reservations required for the pre-meeting dinner.


    • 18 Jul 2019
    • 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA



    IEEE Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network will hold its 17th annual Sunset Cruise & Networking Evening on Boston Harbor aboard the M/V Music City Queen, on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  We board the boat at 6:45 p.m., and cruise from 7:15-9:30, with additional networking on the boat dockside until 9:45 pm. The event includes a light dinner.  Details will be posted as they become available.

    Registration for this event will open in the Spring of 2019.