Weekly Newsletter – December 5, 2016



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

The BU Entrepreneurship Club Presents – InnovateEDU

The BU Entrepreneurship Club is leading a new program out of BU. They are launching a collaborative pitch competition between BU, MIT, Northeastern and Emersen this coming semester.
The Club will select 5 elite students to form a team to represent BU.
The team will attend monthly mandatory, intensive meet ups, at which the team will be given information on starting their next venture. Students will be set up to launch their own company, or join one of Boston’s top accelerator programs.
If you are interested please apply here!

EPFL Alumni Night @ MassChallenge, 12/08

Come join us for a night of innovation and networking in Boston’s Seaport!
For its annual gathering the EPFL Alumni U.S. East Coast is joining forces with swissnex Boston and MassChallenge to showcase EPFL’s impressive array of innovative and global spinoffs.
Networking and refreshments will follow at MassChallenge, with a spontaneous after party in the Seaport area.

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!
Venture Fast Track: Fundraising Bootcamp 12/12
Want to meet investors and learn about the fundraising process from 35+ of Boston’s most active investors? Come to the Fast Track on 12/12: Here is a special discount for you: register with the code Buzzlab and get 30% off entry price.
Students – apply to come for FREE!
A limited number of scholarships are available to full-time students through StayinMA
Apply now: Venture Fast Track
How to Value Your Company
For CEO or CFO’s of high growth startups.
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.
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!
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