Manchester, NH’s Bishop Elite AAU basketball hosts Skills and Drills Basketball Camp to Feature Demarcus Cousins of the NBA Sacramento Kings June 14, 2011Posted by HubTechInsider in events.
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Demarcus Cousins will be coming to New Hampshire to support Bishop Elite, an AAU youth basketball program and non-profit organization that benefits underprivileged children in Southern New Hampshire. Demarcus will be featured in the 4 day long Elite Skills and Drills basketball camp to be held at the Sport Zone in Derry, New Hampshire from July 5–8 from 8:30am – 4pm. The camp will also feature TJ Thompson, who plays professionally in the Premier European Leagues. Elite Skills and Drills will be open to all children ages 8 – 17 years of age.
The Bishop Elite AAU youth basketball organization recently secured the New Hampshire State AAU Boys Basketball Championships in the 13, 14, 16 and 17 age groups.
Demarcus Cousins played at the University of Kentucky before becoming the 5th overall draft pick in the
2010 NBA Draft. He currently plays for the NBA Sacramento Kings. Demarcus will be coming to NH to aid Bishop Elite in their fund raising efforts to take 4 of their AAU teams to the National Championships.
Demarcus, along with TJ Thompson (formally of the George Washington University and currently playing professionally overseas in the premier divisions and leagues) will run a 4 day basketball camp at the Sport Zone in Derry, NH. The camp will involve skill work, special guest speakers and a camp show case tournament for the kids to apply all of the new skills that they have gained throughout the week.
Demarcus and TJ will be supporting Bishop Elite which is a unique program located in Manchester, NH. The Bishop volunteers believe that basketball can be used as a conduit to teach kids essential tools to be successful in all aspects of life. Unlike other basketball programs, they provide mentoring and academic tutoring to all of the kids who are involved with the Bishop Clinics and AAU teams. The clinics accept and welcome all children, regardless of ability or income. Currently, the Bishop works with over 100 kids ranging from ages 5-18 and coming from all walks of life. When asked about the Bishop and its philosophy, Sudi Lett, the Director of Bishop Elite states, “We work hard to instill the importance of education, personal character and respect in all of the Bishop kids. It is our goal to provide a safe and enriching environment that teaches acceptance and appreciation of all.”
The 4-Day camp fee is $250 per child if paid in full before June 24th. After June 24th, the camp fee will be $300 per child. There will be limited day-of registration for $350 per child. Early and late pick-up times will be available for an extra fee.
For more information or to register for the Bishop Elite Skills and Drills Camp, please visit www.bishopelite.com, email email@example.com or call Sudi Lett at 603-716-6536.
December 9: Playtime Party @ Saint, 90 Exeter Street,Boston, MA November 22, 2010Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Startups, Venture Capital.
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December 9: Playtime Party @ Saint, 90 Exeter Street,Boston, MA
Thursday, December 9, 2010
90 Exeter Street, Boston, MA 02116
Cover: Say “playtime” at the door. Cover is $5.00 at the door, FREE with the Playtime Mobile coupon found in the Peekaboo Mobile & WHERE Apps.
1. Say “playtime” at the door
2. A strict “No Work” policy will be in full effect
3. You must be 21+ to attend
Web Innovators Group 28 (WebInno28) – Five Year Anniversary: Monday, November 29, 2010 at 6:30 PM (ET) — FREE November 22, 2010Posted by HubTechInsider in Conferences, events, Investing, IPOs, Startups, Venture Capital.
Tags: boston, Cambridge, Craig James, David Beisel, Mobile Applications, mobile web, NextView Ventures, Startups, Venture Capital, Web Innovators Group, World Wide Web
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Web Innovators Group 28 (WebInno28) – Five Year Anniversary: Monday, November 29, 2010 at 6:30 PM (ET) — FREE
WebInno is an informal gathering of people interested in internet and mobile innovation – open and FREE to all in the community.
This WebInno is special, as we’re celebrating the fifth anniversary of the event. We’ll both take a look back at the past five years and ahead to next five. Join the entire community in gathering around innovation in the entrepreneurial web ecosystem.
We begin with the doors officially opening at 6:30pm in the Cambridge Royal Sonesta Hotel. At 7pm in the Grand Ballroom we’ll hold our usual format of self-/angel-funded startups demo’ing to the audience in Main Dish showcases, and select an “Audience Choice” winner of the crowd’s favorite. During the entire evening’s event, Side Dish startup companies will provide informal demonstrations to the networking crowd from the Skyline Suites room.
(presenting at 7pm):
Moontoast – Blair Heavey & Marcus Whitney
(demo’ing throughout the evening):
Ginger Software – Miki Feldman-Simon
My-Take – Rich Armstrong & Todd Hoskins
Penmia – Puneet Gangal
SocialSci – Leon Noel
Smashion – Daniel Ruan
Promoboxx – Ben Carcio & Dan Koziak
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 6:30 PM (ET)
Royal Sonesta Cambridge
40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142
Web Innovators Group
The Web Innovators Group (WebInno) is comprised of people engaged in internet and mobile innovation in the Boston area. We aim to support entrepreneurs, visionaries, and creative thinkers in the field by holding events which foster community interaction.
Our regular meetings provide a forum for entrepreneurs from self-funded/early-stage startups to present new services to their peers, as well as an opportunity for everyone in the community to share and exchange ideas.
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Top 20 Reasons the Boston Celtics are going to Win Game Seven of the NBA Finals tonight in Los Angeles June 17, 2010Posted by HubTechInsider in events.
Top 20 Reasons why Coach Seibert’s Boston Celtics are bringing home NBA Championship Banner #18 tonight by Winning Game Seven of the NBA Finals at the Staples Center in Los Angeles:
1. PUT IN SCAL!
2. PP loves playing in L.A., he’s from Inglewood: it’s a home game for him. Always plays well there.
3. Rasheed Wallace and Big Baby Davis, plus Scal, is enough to win tonight in place of Perk.
4. PUT IN SCAL!
5. Ray Allen is due to have a “Shoot the lights out of the Gym” night. Jesus Shuttleworth, Baby!
6. Did you see the look in KG’s face after Game Six? I’m unable to pick the other team to win Game Seven after seeing it, myself.
7. PUT IN SCAL!
8. The Celtics are one of the best road teams in the NBA – during their terrible regular season. In the playoffs, they have won a lot of road games.
9. The Celtics can win in L.A., have won there, and will win there again tonight. They lead the season series with the Lakers there.
10. The Celtics have three players that are going to the Basketball Hall of Fame, possibly four, on their starting five. They can win tonight in L.A., and they will win tonight in L.A.
11. PUT IN SCAL!
12. There is more at stake, all told and all combined, for the Celtics players tonight. Numbers retired or not, contracts, legacies as the greatest Celtics ever, Rondo and Ray and KG could possibly eventually have their numbers retired if they win another title. PP would be on equal terms with Bird as a Celtic. A squillion dollars to be made.
13. The Celtics are still the better team, and have over performed, whereas the Lakers were expected to be here. The Boston Celtics are never favored as a team, and nobody is picking them. Their backs are against the wall and they are cornered and pissed off. They love being hated.
14. The Balloon Game could be reenacted tonight. A win would seal the legacies of this Boston Celtic team as being mentioned as one of the best teams in NBA and Celtics franchise history.
15. PUT IN SCAL!
16. Pick a Gipper, any Gipper. Perk? Doc Rivers? Tom Thibodeau? The Big Three? The Celtics don’t need to search far for motivation.
17. Rajon Rondo is the best guard on the floor when they play the Lakers. He’s an absolute phenom and tonight he’s gonna bring it.
18. Whenever the odds have been stacked against them, the Celtics show the heart of a champion. Their season has defied all logic. NBA historians will look back from the future and be baffled by how it all played out for the Celts this season.
19. The Boston Celtics have too much heart to be denied tonight.
20. PUT IN SCAL!
Tags: 4G, cellular, LTE, Verizon, waltham, Wireless, Wireless Applications
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Verizon Communications Inc. says it plans to start building a new research center in Waltham, Massachusetts focused around 4G wireless Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. Verizon Wireless currently is piloting an LTE network deployment in parts of Boston. The new Verizon Waltham Technology Innovation Center will eventually house more than 300 scientists and researchers, officials said, most of whom are already working for Verizon in two exisitng buildings at that location.
In addition to its LTE research, the new Waltham campus will house researchers working on other Verizon offerings. LTE is the major focus of that building, but there will also be other Verizon work going on, including the further development of FiOS.
The campus at 117 West St. in Waltham will include three buildings once the new one is finished. In addition to the research space, it will house offices, as well as an executive briefing center.
As of August 2009, Verizon had 10 LTE 4G cell sites running around Greater Boston in its pilot deployment. LTE wireless service is expected to provide up to 10 times the speed – or about 8 megabits per second – of current 3G services. In March, Verizon announced that in its pilot deployments it was seeing average speeds of between 5Mbps and 12Mbps on a download in real world use, with peaks as high as 50Mbps.
Mass Innovation Night Tonight at Waltham’s IBM Innovation Center at 6:30pm — FREE! February 17, 2010Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Investing, IPOs, Startups, Technology, Venture Capital.
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Massachusetts Innovation Night tonight at Waltham’s (MA) IBM Innovation Center, 404 Wyman Street. Companies launching include: Alphasoftware, Hubcast, Kaon Interactive, Onstate, Scallop Imaging and VisibleGains. Meet author Steve Garfield and experts from 406 Ventures, Brainshark and Jetty Marketing. Starts at 6:30pm. Park in North Garage. FREE!
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Today is the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, this day 236 years ago.
Structuring Venture Capital Deals: M.I.T. Enterprise Forum Panel Discussion (Video) December 1, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in Conferences, events, Management, Startups, Venture Capital.
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Structuring Venture Capital Deals: M.I.T. Enterprise Forum Panel Discussion (2-Hr Video)
With Joseph Hadzima, Jr., Moderator. Jorge Contreras, Jr., Stanley Fung, Gregory Moore, Paul Severino
Hosted by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum
20 January, 2000
MIT’s Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Although this presentation was given at a different era and time in the Boston venture capital ecosystem life cycle, nonetheless the august panel does a superb job of presenting the material concisely and throughly, to the point of making this video a must-watch not only for the methodical outlining of the step-by step preparations an entrepreneur must make before approaching venture capitalists for equity funding for their companies, but also for the exhaustive definitions of venture capital deal terms and deal points given and the illuminating perspectives offered by the various parties involved in a venture capital deal for a venture capital funded company.
This video lasts approximately two hours. I was in attendance at the conference, and if you look very closely, you can see me in the audience in one of the audience questions shots, during the questions-and-answers period after the primary discussions (I’m in a suit and tie).
Please leave comments as to how you think things may have changed in the time since this presentation, how things may have remained the same, and how perspectives and deal flows and volumes may have changed or stayed the same.
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Boston Post Mortem Video Game Developers meeting: December 8th at 7pm, The Skellig Pub in Waltham November 30, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Gaming, Video Gaming Video Games.
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The December Boston Post Mortem Video Game Developers meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8th at 7pm at The Skellig in Waltham. In addition to the usual year-in-review (or Post Mortem Post Mortem), it has been announced that IGDA (Independent Game Developers Association) Executive Director Joshua Caulfield will be the special guest speaker! He’ll be providing an update on the IGDA in general, what to expect for the coming year, and will be taking any IGDA-related questions attendees may have.
Tuesday, December 8th
7pm-10pm @ The Skellig, Waltham
So please show up with your best questions and comments about the IGDA or about the Boston Post Mortem. If you see me there, please come up and introduce yourself!
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The Massachusetts Innovation Nights Event at Waltham’s Charles River Museum of Industry on December 9th will have an emerging energy theme and half the companies attending will be focused on emerging energy in some fashion. The other five companies presenting will have varied focus and not necessarily the emerging energy theme. RSVP for the event here. You can find maps and directions to the venue and event here. Massachusetts Innovation Nights is a partnership comprised of Bobbie Carlton, Carlton PR & Marketing, and Dan Englander, High Rock Media.
I am really looking forward to this event; If you see me there, please come up and introduce yourself! I love meeting people at these events and discussing the presenters!
The presenters at the event on December 9th will include:
Emergent Energy Group
G2 Technology Group Inc.
Holistic Technologies LLC
HEET: Home Energy Efficiency Team
Impact Energy Solutions
New Generation Energy
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The MIT Venture Capital & Private Equity Club presents the 12th annual MIT Venture Capital Conference. From the conference website: “Against the background of a quickly changing economic environment, the 2009 conference will illuminate the critical trends and opportunities available in this ‘Brave New World.’ How have dramatic shifts in the political and financial worlds changed the venture capital and entrepreneurial landscape? If this is the time to start or fund a venture, where are the best opportunities in healthcare, energy, digital media, internet and mobile? How are venture capital funds adapting given the challenges in exit markets and LP relationships? Can the VC model work in emerging and social markets?” Keynote speakers include Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and Greycroft managing director Alan Patricof. Full agenda and registration information here.
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Gilbane Group, the Cambridge, MA-based analyst and consulting firm focused on enterprise content management challenges, will hold its sixth annual conference in Boston, December 1-3. The conference will cover everything from Microsoft Sharepoint to XBRL, and from mobile search to Google Wave.
Complete conference program and registration info is at www.gilbaneboston.com. It is possible to save $200 on the conference registration fee by using the discount code: Xconomy.
2009 Dice Technology & Engineering Career Fair in Boston Thursday, December 10: 11am-3pm Marriott Burlington November 24, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Staffing & Recruiting.
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2009 Dice Technology & Engineering Career Fair Boston: Event at Marriott Burlington, Burlington, MA
Thursday, December 10
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Marriott Boston Burlington Rt 128 & 3A (One Mall Road) Burlington, MA 01803
Admission is FREE
Meet recruiters and hiring managers from these companies: Cambridge Interactive Development Corp., e-Dialog, Raytheon, Research In Motion, Tufts Health Plan.
Register for this event online by clicking here!
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2009 and Beyond: Massachusetts vs. Silicon Valley (MP3) November 20, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Staffing & Recruiting, Technology, Venture Capital.
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This is a Stereo MP3 audio transcription of the excellent presentation that was given this morning by Ronald Croen, Founder, former CEO and Chairman of Nuance Communications, who is now Tufts University’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence for 2009-2010. The talk was given at IBM’s Waltham Innovation Center, in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Ronald Croen, a co-founder of Nuance, has served as Chairman of the Board of Nuance Communications. Croen held the positions of President and CEO of Nuance from July 1994 – March 2003. Previously, he served as a consultant to SRI International, an independent research, technology development and consulting organization, for the commercialization of its speech recognition capability. From 1987 to 1989, Croen served as Managing Director of European Operations, and from 1983 to 1987 as Vice President and General Counsel of The Ultimate Corp. Croen holds a J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. from Tufts University.
The topic of the presentation was:
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2009 and Beyond: Massachusetts vs. Silicon Valley
091120_004 [mp3 raw file – click to listen on most computers]
091120_004 – Ronald A. Croen [Imeem Hosted Stream]
(This mp3 Stereo Audio Recording is a large file, and you may want to save it directly to your computer’s hard disk drive for listening – you can do so by right-clicking on the filename, above, and using the ‘save link as…’ option)
I had a wonderful opportunity to meet and speak with Bobbie Carlton, the founder of Massachusetts Innovation Nights at the Charles River Museum of Industry in Waltham, and I want to take the opportunity here to thank her for her efforts in arranging this new breakfast Massachusetts Innovation gathering. I think some thanks also go to the gracious corporate host, IBM, whose Waltham Innovation Center is truly an impressive facility; I enjoyed their tour of the facility after Mr. Croen’s presentation.
There was a terrific question-and-answer session with the attendees at the conclusion of the presentation which featured a lively debate and brought up some fascinating points; I recommend you listen to this towards the end of the mp3 audio transcription.
There are some great videos of Ron Croen’s presentation available here.
Massachusetts Innovation Breakfast Friday, 20 November at 8:30am at the IBM Innovation Center in Waltham – Ronald Croen, CEO of Nuance, will be speaking November 19, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, VUI Voice User Interface.
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Massachusetts Innovation Breakfast kicks off this week with a Friday morning (8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.) casual get-together at the IBM Innovation Center in Waltham.
There’s limited space so sign up now. (You must RSVP by the end of the business day Thursday to be part of the group.)
There will be a chance to look around the IBM Innovation Center, and there will be a special guest speaker, Ronald Croen, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Nuance Communications, who will be speaking on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2009 and Beyond: Massachusetts vs. Silicon Valley.
There is a Stereo mp3 audio transcription of this presentation, as well as the excellent question-and-answers session which followed, posted on this site below:
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2009 and Beyond: Massachusetts vs. Silicon Valley – Ronald A. Croen
There are some great videos of Ron Croen’s presentation available here.
The Video Game Orchestra at Boston’s Berklee Performance Center, Saturday, December 5th, 2009 7:00pm November 19, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Gaming, Video Gaming Video Games.
Tags: boston, boston postmortem, events, Gaming, gatherings, meetups, news, postmortem, Video Games, Video Gaming
add a comment The Video Game Orchestra will perform their production “Awakening” at Boston’s Berklee Performance Center, Saturday, December 5th, 2009.
The doors will open at 7:00pm, and the performance will begin at 7:30pm.
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
The Video Game Orchestra was Founded by Artistic Director and Arranger Shota Nakama, is Conducted by Musical Director Yohei Sato, and the performance on December 5th will feature Special Musical Guest Wataru Hokoyama, who created the music for video game titles “Afrika” and “Resident Evil 5”.
The Video Game Orchestra’s performance of “Awakening” on December 5th will feature music from smash hit video games Super Mario Brothers, Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII, Silent Hill 2, Afrika, Chrono Cross, and many more!
Students, 18 and Under: $10 ($15 The Day of the event)
General Public: $15 ($20 The Day of the event)
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster and Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
More information is available online at www.vgo-online.org and the Video Game Orchestra’s Founder and Artistic Director is Shota Nakama, firstname.lastname@example.org
Waltham’s Skellig Pub hosts the Boston Postmortem Video Game Developers Meeting on Video Game AI Programming November 19, 2009Posted by HubTechInsider in events, Software, Video Gaming Video Games.
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Wednesday night in Waltham was the November monthly Boston Postmortem networking event, held at the Skellig Pub on Waltham’s Moody Street, next to the Charles River.
As regular readers of The Hub Tech Insider will doubtless already know, I attend this event regularly and blog about it on these pages. It is a super event I highly recommend. In addition, Boston Postmortem is one of my favorite Boston tech networking groups because the crowd is unpretentious, the topics are interesting and the presenters and presentations are well prepared and excellent, and you can sit at the bar in the huge back room where the event is held at the Skellig Pub on Moody Street in Waltham, and order bangers and mash or fish and chips or a bacon cheeseburger while you drink beers and schmooze.
The Boston Postmortem Networking Group is for Video Game Developers, Animators, Designers, Digital Artists of all kinds, and people interested in Video Games and Video Game Development. Admission is Free.
The talk on Wednesday was about Artificial intelligence (AI) programming in video games.
There was an august panel of subject matter experts who fielded questions from the audience:
Christian Baekkelund (moderator)
Christian Baekkelund has worked games-related jobs in the areas of design, programming, and QA, at Electronic Arts, for the British school system, briefly at Harmonix, and most recently at 38 Studios. Between various jobs, he attended MIT, studying computer science and Comparative Media Studies, focusing on games and AI. Christian has also spoken at the Game Developers Conference and written in the AI Programming Wisdom series of books about AI, learning methods, and game design.
John Abercrombie (panelist)
John Abercrombie was the AI Lead on BIOSHOCK and SWAT 4 and is now the Lead Programmer on 2K Boston’s unannounced title. He graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in Computer Science in 2000, and has worked at Irrational Games / 2K Boston ever since.
Damián Isla (panelist)
Damián Isla has been working on and writing about game technology for almost a decade. Recently, he helped found Moonshot Games, a studio dedicated to the creation of downloadable games with triple-A production values and technology. Before Moonshot, Damián was AI and Gameplay engineering lead at Bungie Studios, where he was responsible for the AI for the mega-hit first-person shooters Halo 2 and Halo 3.
An expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence for Games, Damián has spoken on games, AI and character technology at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), at the AI and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference (AIIDE), and at Siggraph, and is a frequent speaker at the Game Developers Conference (GDC).
Before joining the industry, Damián earned a Masters Degree at the M.I.T. Media Lab, where he did research on learning and behavior for synthetic characters. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science, also from M.I.T.
Jeff Orkin (panelist)
Jeff Orkin is a PhD candidate in the Cognitive Machines Group at the MIT Media Lab. Jeff’s research focuses on Artificial Intelligence for characters that learn to communicate and collaborate by observing humans playing online multiplayer games.
Prior to enrolling at the Media Lab, Jeff developed several generations of AI systems in the game industry. As a Senior Engineer at Monolith Productions, Jeff focused on goal-oriented autonomous character behavior and planning, while developing AI systems for the award winning titles No One Lives Forever 2 and F.E.A.R.
Jeff is a Contributing Author and Section Editor of the AI Game Programming Wisdom book series, has presented at the Game Developer’s Conference, the AI and Interactive Digital Entertainment conference (AIIDE), and the Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Sytems (AAMAS) conference, and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Tufts University with a minor in Studio Art.