Eric Lander of MBBP Client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Receives MIT’s Killian Award

MIT's 2016-2017 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award was presented to biology professor Eric Lander.  Lander, of MBBP client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, is a renowned biologist recognized for his research in mapping the human genome.  The Killian Award, established in 1971, honors faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary professional achievements.   Lander led the international Human …

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MBBP Partner Joseph Martinez Participating in MIT Enterprise Forum’s Spring Start Smart Class

Corporate partner Joseph Martinez will take part in MIT Enterprise Forum's (MITEF) Spring Start Smart Class, which will run from May 23-June 20.  He will appear as a Guest Speaker during the third class, which will focus on legal issues for startups.  Specifically, Martinez will discuss the employment, financing, and intellectual property legal issues facing startups. MITEF's …

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MBBP Attorney Joe Martinez to Speak About The Art of Raising Capital

Thursday, March 24, MBBP attorney Joe Martinez will be speaking at a session of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge’s Start Smart program.  The discussion will be about the Art of Raising Capital and Joe will be joined by Christopher Mirabile, Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group and Chair of the Angel Capital Association board. Start Smart is …

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MBBP Co-Hosts Boston Innovation Start-Up Tour 2015

Earlier this month, MBPP’s Robert Finkel co-hosted the Boston Innovation Start-Up Tour 2015, a three-day event organized by the IE-Club and the MIT Club of France. The Tour group of French entrepreneurs routed MIT Media Lab and CIC,  and attended  presentations, Q&As, and HUBweek events.

MBBP to Sponsor Upcoming 2015 MITEF Cambridge Beantown Throwdown

MBBP is proud to sponsor Beantown Throwdown, taking place at District Hall on Friday, October 9th. Organized by the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) of Cambridge, the Beantown Throwdown will feature teams representing Babson College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, MIT, Northeastern University, UMass Lowell and Wentworth Institute of Technology, with …

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MBBP Supports MA Colleges and Universities in MITEF ‘Beantown Throwdown’

MBBP joins MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge and CHEN PR in hosting the upcoming Beantown Throwdown in November.  Students from top colleges and universities in Massachusetts will pitch off their innovative ideas for start-up companies.  Students representing Babson, Berklee, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard, MIT, UMass Lowell, Northeastern and Wentworth will have 3 minutes to present their ideas to attendees …

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BRInvenTeam Brews up an Eco-Friendly Invention for EurekaFest

By: Tracey Brenner Lemelson-MIT hosted its eighth-annual EurekaFest June 20-21st, a celebration designed to empower the next generation of inventors by inspiring youth, honoring role models, and encouraging creativity and problem solving. Each EurekaFest Team, comprising high school students, educators and mentors, received up to $10,000 from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent technological solutions to …

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Jon Gworek To Chair MITEF of Cambridge; ABA Venture Cap Post

MBBP is pleased to announce that Attorney Jonathan Gworek, has been elected chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge by its board of directors. He will serve a two-year term during which he will be responsible for running meetings, shaping the agenda and strategic vision of the forum, and driving initiatives. Jon regularly represents entrepreneurs, …

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Boston Game Industry Scores at MIT BiG Conference

Friday, April 16th, MBBP Co-Sponsored the second annual MIT Sloan Business in Gaming (BiG) Conference boasting nearly 300 attendees at the Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conference was broken into eight different panel discussions including topics such as “Gaming Companies Financial Analytics” and “Hollywood, Music and Gaming.” Some of the panelists included executives …

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MBBP Co-Sponsoring TWITCH Contest Celebrating MIT $100K 20th Anniversary

MBBP is proud to sponsor the MIT $100K TWITCH contest being held April 20th through May 10th, in honor of their 20th anniversary in May. The contest, recently featured in the New York Times, challenges entrepreneurs to make an elevator pitch via Twitter ("TWITCH")  that creatively and effectively describes the "essence" of the individuals' idea in 140 …

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