Firm Client MassDiGI Receives Federal Grant From U.S. Department of Commerce’s EDA

MBBP client the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute ("MassDiGI") at Becker College received a five-year grant in the amount of $583,000 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.  The grant will support MassDiGI's promotion of entrepreneurship, economic development, and academic cooperation across the state's video and digital games ecosystem. MassDiGI was established …

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Innovation Center TechSandBox Launches at Becker College

On March 27th TechSandBox, Inc., an innovation center and accelerator, announced its official launch and facility opening in Southborough, MA. In partnership with MBBP client Becker College, TechSandBox's center will house about 20 entrepreneurs, focused in the science or technology spaces across all industries and applications, with room for a co-working entrepreneurs’ bullpen, panels, seminars, …

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MassDiGI’s Summer Innovation Program Hosted by Becker College

On July 30th the Boston Globe published an article highlighting a state-sponsored Summer Innovation Program produced by MBBP clients Mass Digital Games Institute and Becker College. The program brings college students together with the hope of grooming the next generation of video game designers. The students were broken into three teams, each with a different assignment,  and …

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NE Games SIG to Host Event: Can Games Save Education?

On June 14th, the the MIT Enterprise Forum’s New England Games SIG is hosting an event at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on "Can Games Save Education?." Games dominate interactive time with young learners and have proven their ability to engage, entertain, teach and impact. Can games really impact education as we know it …

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Mike Cavaretta Quoted in Boston.com Article

The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute of Becker College has received a $500,000 federal grant to aid in jump-starting companies and training workers in the video game industry. The institute and Becker College will now partner with seven private video game and interactive media developers that will provide resources and personnel to support the institute’s initiatives. …

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Becker College Hosts MASS Impact Event on Massachusetts Game Industry Policy

Please join MBBP Attorney Michael Cavaretta on December 21st at Becker College for MASS Impact 2.0: The Game Plan - Massachusetts Video Game Industry Policy. This event is meant to help create an "innovative first-in-the-nation, comprehensive state-wide policy plan" that supports the video game and digital media development and design industry with the purpose of …

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Becker College Hosts MASS Impact Panel Discussion Event

Please join MBBP Attorney Michael Cavaretta on October 19th at Becker College for MASS Impact: Video Games, Economic Development & Job Creation. This event invites private, public and higher education sector leaders to gather for an exciting conversation that will discuss video game design and development and what it means to the future of Massachusetts. The …

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Michael Cavaretta to Speak at Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College

On Tuesday November 2, MBBP Attorney Michael Cavaretta will speak in the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College in Worcester, MA. The Loew Lecture Series is "a public forum that invites scholars and professionals to present lectures on topics of interest and importance to the Becker College Community. Michael will present on the …

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