PARTNERS & SPONSORS
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ACTION Innovation Network is a collaborative network of New England-based technology business incubators and other entrepreneur support organizations. Together they promote the growth and success of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, share resources and best practices, strengthen technology clusters, and contribute to economic improvement. The network of incubators provides diverse resources and a highly- supportive hub in which entrepreneurs, business leaders, government agencies, community leaders, investors, universities, and other interested organizations can collaborate toward the successful commercialization of technology enterprises that will build a prosperous economy, improve quality of life and sustain the health of our environment.
The Mansfield BioIncubator is a state-of-the-art research space for startup companies. The facility is an open-concept laboratory and office space that can house up to 15 early- stage life science companies. It is a renovated 10,000 square feet space within a former manufacturing plant, with ample expansion opportunities. The space is designed to spark discussion, encourage interaction and promote collaboration. As a biotech startup grows, the space grows to accommodate their changing needs.
BankProv was founded in 1828 as The Provident Bank and exists today as the 10th oldest bank in the country. Today, it is an innovative, commercial bank that finds solutions for business and private clients. BankProv is committed to strengthening the economic development of the regions it serves by working closely with businesses on delivering superior products and high-touch services to meet their banking needs. Additionally, BankProv employees believe in challenging the status quo, which is why the Bank is one of only a few banks in the country offering deposit services to cryptocurrency exchanges, institutional investors and brokers.
GET Group North America, the leading firm in secure identity solutions, has been bringing the US Government cutting edge innovation in secure passport personalization since 1998. Combating identification fraud with revolutionary, end-to-end identity solutions and personalization capabilities, GET’s technology enables the issuance and verification of the most secure physical and digital credentials possible, empowering government agencies, motor vehicle departments, municipalities and law enforcement organizations to implement the latest identification solutions.
The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network is committed to helping your business succeed in Massachusetts. They provide free, confidential, one- to-one business assistance and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth. The MSBDC fosters the start, growth and sustainability of small business by providing high-quality, in-depth advising, training and capital access.
Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to: business plan development, preventure feasibility, cash flow analysis, personnel and organizational issues, conventional and non-conventional financing, marketing, international trade, SBIR and government procurement.
Middlesex Savings Bank is proud to be right there with our community in support of local innovation. In addition, the bank is a strong supporter of many businesses and local nonprofits and is consistently recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a top corporate charitable contributor. For more than 185 years, Middlesex has provided outstanding value in consumer banking and business products.
Founded in 2005, The Health Science Entrepreneurs Program (HSE) was the premier entrepreneurial program at Northeastern University and is now the hub of Healthcare and Life Sciences mentorship and education across the diverse and interconnected innovation landscape on campus. Working collaboratively with the Program Team, our network of 100+ mentors with deep domain knowledge and entrepreneurial experience guide ventures through the complex systems, processes and dynamics of the health sector, to bring their innovations to market and flourish through the venture
Nutter is a full-service law firm based in Boston that practices at the highest level. Rapidly growing companies operating at the leading edge of technological change require flexible and creative partners to help optimize opportunities for success. Nutter attorneys have a long track record of providing critical business perspective and legal advice for early stage companies in the U.S. and internationally. At Nutter, they provide entrepreneurs with the full spectrum of support that they need to build their businesses and realize their visions including: entity formation; patents and trademarks; founders agreements; equity compensation; financing; investor introductions; employment; licensing; strategic partnering; tax; distribution; supply agreements; manufacturing; IPOs; mergers, acquisitions and sales; and litigation. In a world where one law firm can seem like the next, they believe that they truly stand out. They look forward to working with you.
Radio Entrepreneurs is an internet talk show and YouTube video podcast that interviews business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, lawyers, brokers, bankers, and more from the Greater Boston area and New England overall area in short and conversational segments for web and social media use. After over 7 years in production, the show has become the biggest producer of business and entrepreneurial content in New England - even bigger than the Globe or BBJ since talking to business owners is their primary focus; it has reached nearly 1 million people in more than 32 countries, but most of the viewership comes from people like yourself (such as entrepreneurs, business owners, etc.) right here in the Greater Boston area. Radio Entrepreneurs share your expertise on the show and promote your business at the same time.
Scytáles is breaking new ground by developing and offering ISO Mobile Driving Licences, Mobile IDs, and Derived Mobile IDs as a complement to Security Printed Documents and Validation mechanisms.
They enable customers to perform operations on-line and off-line for Authentication, Traceability, and Connectivity via interfaces as well as access digitally stored information (Big Data).
TiE Boston is focused on supporting entrepreneurs throughout their lifecycle — from ideation to creation, through growth, wealth creation and ultimately, support of future founders. By encouraging collaboration between individuals throughout the entrepreneurial process, with programs, events, other forums created by entrepreneurs, TiE has created a repeatable cycle to foster the next generation of entrepreneurship.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell Research Institute is leading a focused initiative linking the University’s core competencies to Department of Defense requirements providing rapid and innovative solutions for defense and commercial customers. UMass Lowell Research Institute’s renowned researchers combine science, engineering, economics, policy and technical expertise to solve complex problems for their customers. The UMass Small Business Innovation Research Center of Excellence is located in the UMass Lowell Research Institute. It offers access to an inner circle of SBIR process experts, as well as in-reach to scientists at UMass (all campuses) who can enhance your proposing team. They help mentor and guide your business through the SBIR process, and have a contracts specialist on board for post-award questions.
For partnership and sponsorship opportunities, email Sophia Kambanis