TechSandBox: MetroWest Innovation Hub 


Programs with Partners  Fees vary by program

TechSandBox Partners with regional Professional Associations to deliver their special flavor of educational content for entrepreneurs, bringing them to MetroWest.  The Calendar has a complete list by date.

September 22: TiE-Boston and TechSandBox Join Forces to Offer a Program on a Hot Topic

TiE-Boston and TechSandBox on Cybersecurity

Deepak Taneja, Former CTO, RSA and Co-Founder, Pillar
Arthur Braunstein, VP, Strategic Accounts, Morphisec
Jim Blaschke, VP, Sales and Business Development, CyberX Labs
Dave Karp, SVP, Global Field Engineering, Digital Guardian
Eric Baize, Head of Product Security Office, EMC Corporation; Chair of SAFECode
Vova Kuznetsov, CEO and co-founder at CyberhavenCEO and co-founder at Cyberhaven

Deepak Taneja  Arthur Braunstein Jim Blaschke  Dave Karp   Eric Baize, EMC  V Kuznetsov CEO and co-founder at Cyberhaven


TiE-Boston and TechSandBox members: $20
Non-Members: $25

On-site: $35

Program is being held at TechSandBox, right in the heart of MetroWest!

Food and drink Sponsored in part by:      Insperity Sponsors TiE and TechSandBox

YOU MISSED IT: July 14, 2016: Annual Piranha Pond Pitch Program at TechSandBox

Apply to pitch in front of a Panel of qualified investors. Eight companies accepted!

This is the program run by 128ICG for several years. Startups apply to get one of 8 slots to pitch in
front of a panel of qualified investors. Those who get selected to pitch will have the chance to practice ahead of time and to get feedback a few nights before the official program. Then, on July 14, Investors listen to the five minute pitches and vote on whether they'll grant a  follow on meeting. 

7/14/2016 Piranha Pond 6pm: Eight Ten companies pitched to investor panel


Applicants: $50 fee to enter; includes attendance even if not selected. For Startups that have some level of success. Details of Rules are here (must read) and Application is here.

Audience: This is a great place to cheer on an entrepreneur and hear what investors want. Attendance fees for this meeting: General Admission (audience) - $35; 128ICG or TSB Members - $25. Light meal included.

Investor panel:

  • David Verrill, Hub Investment Group
  • Jean Hammond, Golden Seeds
  • Ben Littauer, Walnut Angels

Piranha Pond 128ICG TechSandBox pitch competition startups    David Verrill Jean Hammond, Golden Seeds at TechSandBox  Ben LittauerBen Littauer  Ed Ross

NOTE: We are a kinder gentler Piranha: all feedback is given graciously AND all eight finalists get a chance to be invited for a meeting with any or all of the investors (that’s ‘the prize’).

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