TechSandBox: MetroWest Innovation Hub 



Local resources to help startups and small businesses.


Outsourced/ Contract Engineering,
Product Design and Development

Tri-Star Design Electro-mechanical design

Tri-star Design

Electro mechanical design and development including medical devices, security, consumer and robotics.

Trish or Patti

Hopkinton, MA


Sage Product Development, Inc.

Sage Product Development, Inc. provides fast, efficient and creative product development services to medical device companies.

Jeffrey Cerier, President,

North Attleborough, MA

Shambroom Associates, LLC

We help startups start up by providing strategic consulting and core technology development to medical device firms

John Shambroom

Framingham, MA

Foresight Science & Technology, Inc.

Foresight Science & Technology provides technology commercialization consulting, helping to bring innovations to market.

Alyssa Nacewicz,

Hopkinton, MA

Web, IT and Cloud Services

    Cumulus Global

    Cumulus Global offers Cloud computing services, including Google Apps, Office 365, Servers, Security, Data Loss Prevention, Compliance, and Intellectual Property protection

    Gerry Gross

    Westborough, MA

    New Spin Digital

    New Spin Digital does UX design and consulting for startups. Web apps, mobile apps. Experts in complexity.

    Jeff McNeil, Founder

    Newton, MA


    Boston Technology Corp.

    BTC develops mobile and web application solutions that help our start up clients open new channels of business

    Richard Smith

    Marlborough, MA


    Contract Manufacturing
    (*=does short run prototypes too)


    EMT provides quick-turn, precision Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Cable and Harness Assembly, complete Box-Builds, Testing and Design assistance.

    Peter Mongeau

    Hudson, MA


    Product Solutions International, Inc. 

    PSI  helps consumer products companies bring products to market including product development, partnerships, quality assurance, and logistics, specializing in custom glass, ceramic, wood, plastic, metal, fabric and wicker consumer goods

    Darleen Flaig

    Mansfield, MA


    Donahue Industries, Inc.

    Provides metal stamping

    Curtis Falzoi

    Shrewsbury, MA


    Baesis Inc.

    Baesis is a manufacturing ERP expert selling Sage 100 to SMBs in New England and NY

    Dave Roberts

    Northborough, MA


    Dragon Innovation

    Provides services to manufacture electronics at scale, allowing companies to move from prototype through production at entrepreneur speed.

    Beth Macdonald, VP Business Development,

    Cambridge, MA

    Research Facilities and Equipment

    Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI)

    MBI provides affordable, private laboratories for startup companies to commercialize science.

    Jon Weaver

    Worcester, MA

    Professional Associations and
    Startup Ecosystem Organizations

    primarily non-profit

    STEM entrepreneurs

    TechSandBox accelerates success for tech startups by providing all the necessary resources, in one location, clearing away the noise.

    Barb Finer

    Hopkinton, MA

    Sales and Marketing Consultants and Outsourced Resources

    Fire Alarm Marketing

    Fire Alarm Marketing

      Fire Alarm Marketing will help launch new products, strategize new offerings, penetrate new verticals, develop a channel business or new partnership –  driving revenues., or

      Ashland, MA

        Kaliday Consulting

        Interested in connecting more quickly with investors or customers?  Kaliday can help you create products, marketing, and conversations that get your company noticed.

        Lisa Hamaker

        Bolton, MA

        Butternut Consulting

        Clarification of marketing strategy with a rolled-up-sleeves focus on execution to get things done

        John Gittleman

        Stow, MA

        West of Boston Marketing Communications

        WOBO (West of Boston ) Marketing Communications

        Provides concept development and execution of Marketing Graphics for print, digital and web site marketing.

        Lois Wisman

        Westford, MA 01886


        Nowspeed Marketing

        What We Do: Nowspeed is an online marketing agency providing innovative and custom-tailored PPC, Social Media Marketing, E-mail Marketing and Web Design solutions.

        David Reske (

        Westborough, MA

        KP Channel Growth Associates

        We help emerging growth companies build profitable distribution channels. 

        Rich Aroian

        Watertown, Ma.



        Finance & Accounting Services

        AAF CPA Sponsor of TechSandBox

        AAFCPAs provides best-value assurance, tax, business consulting, and information technology advisory solutions

        Carla McCall

        Westborough, MA

        Kendall Mallory Accounting and Bookkeeping

        Kendall Mallory Company provides accounting services to small businesses and non-profits in the Metrowest area.  617-378-1114

        Marlborough, MA

        Corporate and IP Law

        Morse Barnes Brown Pendleton Law Firm and supporters of TechSandBox general business law; full spectrum

        Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton (MBBP) focuses on the core legal services that businesses need to succeed, including corporate, tax, IP, employment and immigration law.

        Howard Zaharoff

        Waltham, MA / Cambridge, MA / Salt Lake City, UT

        OnLine Counsel

        Supports tech-oriented companies with a specialty in contracts, licensing, negotiations, and corporate governance.

        Joe Valof,

        Westboro, MA

         Kriegsman IP Law

        Kriegsman & Kriegsman is an intellectual property (IP) law firm specializing in all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law

        Daniel S. Kriegsman, Esq.

        Southborough, Massachusetts


        Contract Engineers
        (not those in above categories;
        typically sole proprietors)

        Human Resource Assistance

        First Beacon Group  HR Outsourced

        First Beacon Group LLC provides outsource Human Resources services on an as-needed basis (compliance, recruitment, policy development, etc.)

        Patricia Hunt Sinacole

        Hopkinton, MA

        Administrative Business Resources

        Administrative Business Resources (ABR) provides outsourced Payroll Services for all sized companies from start up to well established. ABR also provides outsourced Human Resource services and Benefits. 

        Sheldon Prenovitz

        Westborough, MA

        Health Markets insurance for small businesses

        HealthMarkets Insurance is an broker with a specialty customizing affordable coverage for self-employed individuals and small businesses

        Glenn Goldstein

        Framingham, MA

        Angels and
        Venture Capitalists

        Common Angels angel capital investing metrowest IT mobile software

        Boston, MA

        Boynton Angel investors and sponsor of TechSandBox or apply through

        Westboro, MA

        Start up activity: the top sites and blogs for info


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