Join for free and connect with our local tech scene

Stay on top of the latest companies and upcoming events with our weekly newsletter, and be counted among the people building the future of your local tech community.

Boston, MA /

Boston New Technology October 2017 Startup Showcase #BNT82

Akamai Technologies 150 Broadway , Cambridge, MA (map)

Free event! Come learn about 7 innovative and exciting technology products and network with the Boston/Cambridge startup community!

Please share/tweet our event with your network.

Each presenter gets 5 minutes for product demonstration and 5 minutes for Q&A.  Please follow @BostonNewTech and use the #BNT82 hashtag in social media posts. We'll retweet you!

Brought to you by:

Foley Hoag LLP - No industry moves faster or makes a bigger impact on the way we live than the technology industry. Technology innovators in software, hardware, gaming, entertainment and telecom turn to Foley Hoag LLP to help secure and maintain their leadership positions in this competitive industry. Our attorneys provide a comprehensive array of legal services for companies in all stages of development, from conception through profitability and beyond. For more information, please visit our website for technology entrepreneurs here and learn more at [masked]

The power of IBM Watson and IBM Cloud at your disposal! Augment solutions with technology designed to assist people, not replace them. Leverage IBM Bluemix. Weave together application services, infrastructure and data. Bare-Metal to virtualized infrastructure, tailored to meet your needs. Learn more: IBM Watson  /  IBM DeveloperWorks  /  Unleash IBM for Startups  /  What IBM is doing in Boston

Akamai Technologies - Making the internet business-ready - Fast, Reliable and Secure! The leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Learn more at

In addition to shipping discounts, UPS offers numerous technologies and assistance to help you grow your business and simplify your shipping. They can help you optimize your supply chain and logistics, streamline your import/export of goods, expedite customs clearance, develop custom packaging and print 3D products/parts with 24-hour delivery! UPS Capital and Kabbage offer up to $150k in additional financing for your startup! To learn more, visit UPS Solutions for High Tech Companies and contact Catherine Dumont at: cdumont "at"

Animal Ventures is a prototyping firm that partners its entrepreneurial animals with corporate leaders and transformative technologies to educate, design, prototype, and implement some of the world’s most exciting ideas coming to market. AV has a particular focus on Blockchain Technology, Supply Chain Automation, AI, and Connected Devices. Simply put, we build startups for Fortune 500 companies and occasionally launch a few of our own. Reach out if you are an entrepreneur or enterprise wanting to get experience with transformative technologies that will alter supply chains.  /  Contact: john "at"

www.Hello.Boston - On October 10, Boston will get its own domain extension. Local businesses, ventures and individuals can now establish their websites or create emails with a .BOSTON domain name, <a></a> - Boston joins New York (.nyc), London (.london), Berlin (.berlin), Tokyo (.tokyo) among others that have already created their local digital space. Claim your piece of .boston by applying for your domain at www.Hello.Boston.

Getaround is essentially the Airbnb for cars, in that we allow car owners to rent out their cars to anyone in the city for any amount of time while we take care of insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance.  Getaround is hiring for an Account Executive, Fleet Associate and Growth Specialist in Boston. Learn more here.

We are entrepreneurs, engineers, designers & investors who have built, grown and sold companies. Today, we help individuals and companies do the same with their ideas. Smartup Network is an accelerator that builds cutting-edge web and mobile startup products with embedded viral growth channels and helps them get funded! www.Smartup.Network 

Products & Presenters:

1. Animal Ventures</a> / <a href="">@AnimalVentures - An agency of innovation that creates, implements, and invests in exciting and emergent technologies! Will present a blockchain communication layer for the Pharmaceutical industry. (John Fitch)

2. Getaround / @Getaround - The Air B and B for cars! (Jack McGraw and Pat Notti)

3. Paperless Parts @PaperlessParts - A manufacturing intelligence company and marketplace for custom parts. (Jason Ray / @Jason_T_Ray) Tech: ReactJS, Python, FreeCAD, scikit-learn.

4. I Want To Practice - The Fitness App For Musicians! (Sam Reti)

5. Wizio / @TeamWizio - On-Demand virtual reality for everyday business! Book online with 24 hr notice. (Devon Grodkiewicz / @dsgrod) Tech: Node, Angular, ThreeJS.

6. Piccles / @PicclePics - A collaborative coloring book app which crowdsources the creation of new art. (Chris Bent) Tech: iOS, Javascript, Firebase.

7. Zylotech / @ZyloTweet - AI-Powered Customer Insights Platform - Know Your Customers Intimately, Act Intelligently! (Joel Traugott /

Apply to present your startup here


6:00 to 7:00 - Networking with dinner

7:00 to 7:10 - Announcements

7:10 to 8:30 - Startup Presentations, Q&A

8:30 to 8:45 - Meet the Startups, More Networking

8:45 - Please migrate any conversations to the lobby area

Directions & Parking:

Akamai is at 150 Broadway, Cambridge, MA - Google Map

Public Transportation: 

Akamai is 3 blocks from the MBTA Kendall Station (Red Line). Walk West one block on Main St, then north one block on Ames St, then west less than one block on Broadway. Akamai is in the building on the left just before Galileo Galilei Way.

Driving & Parking:

Park at the Kendall Center Yellow Garage at 75 Ames St ($10 after 6 pm). MIT also offers FREE parking in any non-gated lot on campus after 5 PM, such as their Hayward St Lot (park in the white spaces, not the yellow).

Upon Arrival:

Akamai staff will be escorting attendees from the lobby up the stairs to the first floor, where you'll find our check-in table. Type the first few letters of your name on the screen and tap your name to print your name tag.

----------------------------------------- Attendance Terms ---------------------------------------

To attend, your full name and valid email must be submitted on your RSVP. Members and their guests (collectively, “Attendees”) who attend Boston New Technology (BNT) events agree to hold harmless and indemnify the BNT Organizers against any and all claims and actions brought by Attendees from harm suffered at an event, including, without limitation, expenses, judgments, fines, settlements and other amounts actually and reasonably incurred in connection with any liability, suit, action, loss, or damage arising or resulting from the Attendee’s attendance of a BNT event. By sending an affirmative RSVP, Attendees thereby acknowledge that they are willingly assuming any and all risks associated with attendance of a BNT event, and will hold BNT Organizers harmless against any and all harm which may arise due to said attendance. Attendees also agree to be contacted by BNT. Attendee contact information will never be shared with other parties.

By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction by Boston New Technology and its affiliates and representatives. See details here.

To get first notice of our events as well as awesome opportunities and resources via email once per week, make sure you are subscribed to Announcements from BNT under My Profile -> Notifications.


Sign in to comment.