Weekly Newsletter-Nov. 28, 2016

 

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Nov  28, 2016
Your BUzz Lab Weekly Newsletter is Here!
We hope you all had a very Happy Thanksgiving!
See what’s happening entrepreneurially this week in BU and Boston
We have compiled amazing job opportunities, on-campus and off-campus events for you! Please visit the website below to find out more about us and what we do.
 
BUzz Lab is Home to Entrepreneurship Programs, Student Clubs, and BU Students/Alumni Startups. Come visit our co-working space, the Buzzlab Hive!
The BUzzlab has the right resources and professional opinion to help your ideate and grow your startup idea in the right direction!
ON-CAMPUS EVENTS

Early-stage funding: Apply for Ignition Awards

Technology Development provides funding to early-stage commercially or medically viable projects. Faculty, clinicians, and researchers can apply for an Ignition Award, which provides $50,000 per awardee for one year. The awards are not prizes, but instead are funds to accomplish specific applied research tasks and allow projects to show proof-of-concept before licensing. 
 
Pre-proposals are due November 29; winners will be announced in April. 
 

The Startup Challenge Final Pitch Competition – Nov 29th

Come to the School of Education Auditorium at 6pm to see the projects the teams have been working on all semester.
The teams will pitch in front of judges including, Professor Mashiter, Dr Jill Becker and Robert Ciampa for a cash prize.
The Event is open to all, so feel free to stop by and being your friends.

BUVA presents DEMO DAY

Boston University Venture Accelerator proudly presents Demo Day! This event showcases some of our best student-led start-ups.
December 8, 2016
6-8 PM
Terrace Lounge
at the GSU
OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS

SXSW PitchTexas 2017

The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business invites BU students to compete in the 4th annual SXSW Startup PitchTexas Competition!

The best student startups from across the US will compete against each other for bragging rights and up to $10K in prizes. On the day of the competition, teams will pitch their startup and field questions from investors and entrepreneurs from the Austin community in front of SXSW Interactive’s global audience.

Applications are due by 5 PM, December 15th, and the top 16 applicants will be notified by 5PM on December 30th. Submissions must be made by a current MBA student who is on the founding or executive team of the startup.

Visit www.PitchTX.com for more information

Harvard Synergy 1/14/16
Harvard Synergy is a social enterprise incubator that challenges students to tackle  the social issues in transformative ways. Join Synergy and learn about the process of building a social enterprise.
Apply now: Harvard Synergy
11th annual New England Venture Summit, 12/07

Want to grow your venture startup? Join the New England Venture Summit to connect with investors, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies,

incubators and premier service providers.
 
Don’t miss this opportunity!
CHECK OUT THE CAPITAL NETWORK’S DECEMBER EVENTS
How to Value Your Company
For CEO or CFO’s of high growth startups.
Venture Fast Track: Fundraising Bootcamp for Early Stage Entrepreneurs
An all day bootcamp on fundraising and the fundraising process, taught by investors and entrepreneurs who have been there before and can help you navigate the process.
Live or Work in Cambridge? You could be eligible for a grant to attend TCN Programs for FREE!
Find out more about the Cambridge Entrepreneurship Assistance Program HERE!
Launchpad on Demand
Get real time feedback from experienced angel investors, without the pressure of a formal pitch. For companies in the early stages of development December 1 & 15 More info
TCN: Upstart
Equity crowdfunding with Jason Frishman from Netcapital December 8th
TCN UpStart Roundtables are free monthly gatherings at the Venture Cafe bringing together Boston-area early-stage startups and seasoned entrepreneurs or investors.
OFFICE HOURS AT THE BUzz Lab
Every Friday from 10.00am to 12.00am, field experts hold open office hours at the BUzz Lab! If you are interested in learning how to put your ideas into action this is for you!
JOB POSTINGS & OPPORTUNITIES
Looking for your next job or internship opportunity? Our entrepreneurship community platform is the way forward. Join our community @  https://bu.edu/thehiveand see all available job and internship positions.
Job Opportunites at the Design Museum:
Open Employment Opportunities: 
Open Internship Opportunities: 
Application instructions are at the bottom of each internship posting. For questions, please contact info@designmuseumboston.org
Visit the Design Museum website
Opportunity to Volunteer and attend The New England Venture Summit
This exclusive venture capital summit will bring together over 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, Private Investors, Investment bankers and CEOs of cutting edge companies, will feature an impressive line-up of more than 80 VCs on interactive panels; presentations from more than 50 Top Innovators and high-level networking opportunities.
To join us as a volunteer, please fill out the form Click Here
The full day Venture Summit is on December 7th.
Students are able to gain free admission and in turn help out for part of the day and enjoy the summit for the other part.
The volunteer time slots are:
Tuesday, December 6th: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 7th: 6:30am – 5:30pm

Here is a link to the