Past Event Video Recaps

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 5:30 PM | Danielle Festa (Administrator)

    The Venture Forum held its annual 5-Minute Pitch Contest at the WPI Campus Center in Worcester. The contest gave eight local startups significant exposure and the opportunity to pitch their business to a friendly audience and panel of venture capitalist judges.

    The first place winner of the 5-Minute Pitch Contest was AMProtection, a developer of anti-microbial coatings for urinary catheters. AMProtection presenters Lindsay Lozeau and Todd Alexander received $2500 cash, plus another $500 as the Poster Contest winners.

    Xperii, a platform that connects people looking for paid studies and clinical trials near them with experimenters recruiting subjects to participate in their research, won the judge’s second place prize, as well as the audience’s choice award. Xperii presenter and CEO, Evan Ehrenberg collected $2500 in cash for the company.

    Introductions:


    Winners: 



    Finalists:

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2016 5:30 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    A conversation with innovative women in life sciences locally and regionally. Watch and learn from these leaders who founded and sold companies, obtained financing and received FDA approvals. This was event was co-sponsored by The Venture Forum and Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives.


  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 5:30 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    Learn about how particles of light are powering electronic and medical devices, enabling access to the internet, and accelerating fabrication. Watch the video below as we hear from established companies and entrepreneurs who are innovating in this space. This was #4 of The Venture Forum's Emerging Technology Series and took place in March 2016.

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016 5:30 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    David Crouch, Founder, Partner/President of ten24 Digital Solutions in Worcester held a special one-on-one discussion during the January The Venture Forum gathering. For the video recap, watch below and visit The Venture Forum Youtube Channel for this and many other videos of our events. 


  • Tuesday, December 08, 2015 5:30 PM | Danielle Festa (Administrator)

    Entrepreneurs, inventors, idea makers -- learn how to present your startup to different audiences and how best to convey your company, invention, program, or idea. Start-ups will be at individual tables to practice ways to communicate, as the audience visit your tables and vote on the best presentations. Learn communication strategies in a workshop-style format, from a local graduate turned entrepreneur who has garnered national attention, is at MassChallenge, and is actively presenting to investors


  • Tuesday, December 08, 2015 5:30 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    In December 2015, attendees to The Venture Forum's Entrepreneurs Demo Night with VentureMeets were able to present their start-up ideas to different audiences and how to best convey their companies, inventions, and ideas. Leading the forum was Rebecca Liebman, co-founder of LearnLux. Watch the video below for a glimpse into the night. 


  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:01 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    During the November 2015 Emerging Technology Series, The Venture Forum welcomed Nick Pappas, John Kawola, Dr. Holly Yanco, Bill Spellane and Kevin Harrington to speak about the next generation of robots that are changing our world. 

    Below are the links to video recaps of each speaker's presentation. 

    Kalenian Award Presentation


    Nick Pappas, MassVentures

    Dr. Holly Yanco


    Kevin Harrington


    Questions and Answers Session


  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:57 PM | Steve Morin (Administrator)

    During the October 2015 Emerging Technology Series, The Venture Forum welcomed Monty Sharma, Chuck Rose, Jennifer Streck, Ryan Canuel and Jeremy Kauffman to discuss the role of Gamification in today's world. Below are links to video recaps of each speaker's presentation plus a round table Q and A that followed.

    Purposeful Gamification with Jeremy Kauffman

    Using Gamification to Build Brand Awareness

    Ryan Canuel talks Petricore Games and Gamification


    Three Things Every Developer Can Learn From Games with Monty Sharma

    Q and A on the topic of Gaming

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