Jacob and Larry Unofficial Afterparty: Funding the Next Big Thing

Funding the Next Big Thing is the kickoff event of Boston Beta‘s start up strategy series, which will be held  6:00-9:00pm on Feb 2, at MassChallenege, 55 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210. It will host, among others:

Graham Brooks — Graham is a principle at .406 Ventures, where he is involved in the investment and portfolio management process and leads the university outreach initiatives.

Mina Hsiang — At General Catalyst Partners, Mina focuses on early stage businesses in wireless technology, medical technology, robotics, and consumer tech… She has worked at DEKA Research & Development Corp., building novel robotic arms for amputees, and the William J. Clinton Foundation where she worked closely with the government of Malawi to design a program for rural water infrastructure and healthcare system development.  She has also worked for Boston-area startups in molecular diagnostics and in stroke rehabilitation technology.

Matt Witheiler — Matt is a Principal at Flybridge Capital Partners, which covers companies and technologies across the IT sector. He is involved in financial technology, digital media, and semiconductors at Flybridge and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of FirstGrowth Venture Network… He also served for four years as co-owner and Senior Hardware Editor of the successful hardware review website, AnandTech.com, where he helped build one of the world’s largest hardware review sites.

We will be gathering before the event in Maseeh Dining hall (left side) at 5:15 pm. Look for the balloons!  Unofficial Pre-party at MIT* (cost: $13.50 unless you have a meal plan)

We’ll also be topping off the event with an Unofficial Afterparty at Strega Waterfront, in the same building · Thursday, February 2, 2012, 9:05-9:45pm

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MIT Entrepreneurship Week

Well, month. From Feb 7-Mar 7 there’ll be a series of entrepreneur- themed events at MIT culminating in a StartupBus ride to the acclaimed SXSW!

In early March: “You and a  team of strangers on a bus [to SXSW <>] traveling at 60 mph have 48 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup.”

Interest meeting:
MIT Maseeh Dining Hall (left, S, wing) · Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 7:45pm

Cost: $13.50 (free with dining plan). Look for the balloons!

Event info: <http://plancast.com/p/9e8z/startupbus-sxsw-interest-meeting>

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