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C3 Events and Announcements: Week of April 20, 2015

Happy Patriots Day and Marathon Monday, C3ers! Hope you’re all enjoying the day. This Friday the C3 team will be hosting a LAN party in the white desk neighborhood, and we hope to see you there! You can find more information and talk about which games you’d like to play on our subreddit.

Pitch Club Boston

Tuesday, April 21, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Impact Hub Boston: 50 Milk Street, 17th Floor, Milky Way
PitchClub: Open mic night for entrepreneurs.
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event] ChileMass Party
Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 – 9:00pm
1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Venture Cafe
This celebration is an opportunity to connect Chile and Massachusetts.
More Info & RSVP

Earth Day Sustainability Lunch
Wednesday, April 22, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Impact Hub Boston: 50 Milk Street, 17th Floor
In celebration of Earth Day, Empower Design, Seeding Labs, and Water for Good are hosting a discussion of sustainable technology exchange and how it can create long-lasting impact in the developing world.
More Info & RSVP

[CIC Event] Cambridge Science Festival: CIC Technology Showcase
Wednesday, April 22, 4:00 – 6:00pm
1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Venture CafeJoin us in the Venture Cafe to check out some of the coolest devices and applications being conjured up right here in the Cambridge/Boston area.

[CIC Event] Writing Workshop
Wednesday, April 22, 6:00 – 8:00pm
1 Broadway, 4th Floor, Kitchen
The CIC Arts Writing Workshops offer intriguing group prompts that are designed to be flexible enough for all writing styles. For more information, email arts@cic.us

[C3er Event] Strummerville Ukelele Club
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 – 9:30pm
101 Main Street, 15th Floor, Game Room
All levels are welcome, from first-timers to old hands. All you need you is a uke.
More Info & RSVP

Beginners Kali-Linux Workshop
Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 – 10:00pm
CIC Boston: 50 Milk Street, 16th Floor, Einstein/Edison Rooms
Learn the basics of web application testing, starting with manually scanning, and finishing with automated scanning.
More Info & RSVP

Boston Blogging Meet Up: The Internet Variety Show
Thursday, April 23, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Impact Hub Boston: 50 Milk Street, 16th Floor, Einstein Room
Jeff Cutler will discuss the creative aspects of content.
More Info & RSVP

Salesforce Bootcamp for NonProfits
Friday, April 24, 9:00am – 4:00pm
CIC Boston: 50 Milk Street, 16th Floor, Einstein Room
501Partners are experts at Salesforce and want to share their knowledge with nonprofits that are looking to use this powerful platform to improve operations.
More Info & RSVP

For more information on these and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

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C3 Events and Announcements: Week of April 13, 2015

Summer Interns Through Cambridge Youth Outreach Group
Paid summer internships are just around the corner, and we’re now accepting applications! The interns are local high school students or recent high school grads, and the internships are facilitated by the Office of Workforce Development. Interested companies can submit their applications or questions to students@cic.us.

Seeking Volunteers for Informational Interviews
CIC’s Cambridge Youth Outreach Group is looking for volunteers to conduct informational interviews for Cambridge high school students on April 28th, 3:30pm-5:30pm in Havana (5th floor). Volunteers will give students interview experience and career advice, while explaining the structure of their company and the nature of their field. For more information or to sign up, please email students@cic.us.

Interpersonal Systems Consulting
Tuesday, April 14, and Wednesday, April 15, 9 – 5 p.m.
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
If you work with any kind of group (staff team, board, co-founders), systems theory can help. Sign up for a free 15-minute conversation to help your company become more nimble, healthy, and happy.
For more information, please visit http://leelasinha.com/.

Negotiating Series A Term Sheets, Part II
Wednesday, April 15, 9:30 – 11:30am
5th Floor, Havana Room
In this two-part seminar, Ben Hron will take you through the most common terms found in Series A term sheets and help you understand their importance and how they relate.
More Info & RSVP

Microsoft Software and Cloud Services Free for CIC Startups
Wednesday, April 15, 12:00 – 2:00pm
14th Floor, Charles River Room
In this lunch and learn workshop open to all CIC clients, Microsoft will discuss activating benefits including downloading software and license keys as well as opening an Azure Account that contains $150 worth of services every month for the next three years. Bring a laptop for activating the new services.
More Info & RSVP

The Feast Boston, April Edition: Celebrating Youth Ingenuity
Saturday, April 18, 6:00 – 9:00pm
50 Milk Street, Impact Hub Boston, 17th Floor
Join Impact Hub Boston for a feast of ideas and inspiration as together we hold the Boston edition of The Feast Worldwide, a massive, roaming dinner party for good that happens on one night in cities across the globe.
More Info & RSVP

For more information on these and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

C3 Events and Announcements: Week of April 5, 2015

Run Club Returns!
Have you missed your weekly Run Club outing? Longed for warm, sunny trips around the river with your fellow coworkers? Grown slow and sluggish in the withering cold? Well, this spring, CIC’s favorite lunch group is hitting the ground running with not one but two noon options each week. Now you can socialize and exercise on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12pm, leaving directly from the One Broadway lobby.
Special thanks goes to C3er Anthony of BostonRoadRunners.org, for spearheading the Thursday session. If you have questions about Thursday’s runs, or about Boston Road Runners, feel free to email info@bostonroadrunners.org.

Benefits webpage
You can now check out cic.us/benefits to see the perks and benefits you have access to by being a CIC member. They range from discounts on Hubway, to gym access, software credits, and shipping discounts. Email us if you need a hand getting setup with any of them!

StandStand Standing Stands
C3 has been given six StandStands–easy-assembly desk stands for your laptop that put it at standing height.  Do you like them?  Should we order more?  Please let us know by sending your feedback to helpmec3@cic.us!  Since the stands are of varying heights and materials, please look for the number on the stand you’re using when you send feedback.

CIC Blood Drive – TODAY
Monday, April 6, 12:00PM – 5:30PM
Havana Room
CIC’s and the American Red Cross’ blood drive is happening today in Havana, and it’s not too late to do some good in the community and save lives with your donation. You can still schedule an appointment using this link or by going to redcrossblood.org and searching for sponsor code Innovation, or just stop by Havana in person.

Bake Sale: Last Call Foundation Fundraiser
Monday, April 6, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
4th Floor Kitchen
Our fellow CIC-er, Allison Medoff, is running the Boston Marathon for the Last Call Foundation, created by the mother of fallen Firefighter Michael Kennedy who died battling the nine-alarm fire in Boston’s Back Bay last March. The mission of the Last Call Foundation is to provide funding, education, and research to advance the safety needs of the Boston firefighting community. Please support Allison’s goal of raising $5000 by stopping by the 4th Floor Kitchen on April 6 from 11:00am – 3:00pm and purchase some tasty home baked goods!

BASG: Supply Chain Logistics, Big Data, and Megacities
Tuesday, April 7, 6:00PM – 9:00PM
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event!] Strummerville Ukelele Club
Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 – 9:30pm
101 Main Street, 15th Floor Game Room
Oyez, oyez, Camberville uke players, unite! It’s time for Town Strumming #3. All levels are welcome, from first-timers to old hands. All you need you is a uke.
More Info & RSVP

Mass Innovation Night
Wednesday, April 8, 6:00 – 8:30pm
5th Floor, Havana Room
Mass Innovation is collaborating with CIC, Danger!Awesome, NGIN Workspace and Workbar to celebrate their 6th birthday.
More Info & RSVP

For more information on these and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

C3 Events and Announcements: Week of March 30, 2015

CIC Blood Drive
Don’t forget to register for CIC’s blood drive on April 6th from 12:30-5:30 in the Havana room. If you’d like to avoid waiting in line, we recommend scheduling an appointment now using this link or by going to redcrossblood.org and searching for sponsor code Innovation. Shoot an email to Katie Williams (kwilliams@cic.us) if you have any questions.

TiE Young Entrepreneurs Meetup
Monday, March 30, 6:00 – 9:00pm
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
Meet fellow entrepreneurs and business professionals in TIE-Boston’s ecosystem.
More Info & RSVP

Pro Bono Consulting
Tuesday, March 31, 5:00 – 8:30pm
5th Floor, Havana Room
Speakers and guests of this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) will discuss different topics and what it’s like to attend the conference.
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event!] FWDMonthly Tech Hubs Abroad: Connecting Innovation Communities Across Borders
Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 – 9:00pm
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
Hear from Jibran Malek and Kara Shurmantine about how MassChallenge is connecting Boston with tech hubs abroad and building a global innovation community back here in Boston.
More Info & RSVP

Negotiating Series A Term Sheets, Part I
Wednesday, April 1, 9:30 – 11:30am
5th Floor, Havana Room
Ben Hron will take you through the most common terms found in Series A term sheets and help you understand their importance and how they relate.
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event!] Weekly Android Study Jam
Thursday, April 2, 6:30 – 8:00pm
1 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Bogota Room
At the Study Jam, leaders from the Android community will review each lesson, the challenges of the lessons, and all will work together to master it.
More Info & RSVP

For more information on these and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

C3 Events and Announcements: Week of March 23, 2015

C3 Jurassic Park House Party
March is National Reading Awareness Month! It’s also the month of Pi Day! In honor of these two events, the C3 team is hosting a screening of the first movie we could think of that was based on a book and also has a mathematician character (Jeff Goldblum!): Jurassic Park. We’ll also have pizza, beer, board games, and good-time house-party vibes for all. Join us March 26, 5:00 till the party’s over, in the C3 Game Room.

CIC Blood Drive
On Monday, April 6th, CIC and the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive in the Havana Training Room on the 5th floor from 12:30-5:30. It’s a chance to do a little good for the community and save lives, and it would be incredible if you could stop by to donate. If you’d like to avoid waiting in line, we recommend scheduling an appointment now using this link or by going to redcrossblood.org and searching for sponsor code Innovation.

[C3er Event!] Whiteboard Youth Entrepreneur Mentor Recruitment
Monday, March 23, 1:00 – 2:15pm
5th Floor, Cancun Room
Anyone with an interest and passion for working with high school students is encouraged to attend this brief information session to hear about the radical, new approach to student entrepreneurship.
More Info

[C3er Event!] Hiring Your First Intern: Presented by Kate Skubecz and Jim Dunn
Tuesday, March 24, 12:00 – 12:30pm
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
Before you do your summer intern hiring, Kate Skubecz and Jim Dunn will help you get a basic grasp on the current state of the law for intern hiring.

[C3er Event!] Strummerville Ukulele Club
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
101 Main Street, 15th Floor Game Room
It’s time for Town Strumming #3. All levels are welcome, from first-timers to old hands. All you need you is a uke.
More Info & RSVP

Lighting Wars!
Wednesday, March 25, 5:30 – 8:00pm
CIC Boston: 50 Milk Street, 17th Floor, Milky Way Room
Designers Lighting Forum New England presents Lighting Wars!, a free-for-all competition of lighting imagination.
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event!] Beta Test Navitome’s Process Creator
Friday, March 27, 9:30am – 5:00pm
5th Floor, Cancun Room
Have a business process that keeps you up at night? Navitome LLC has a solution they are looking to beta test. Participants will receive a $25 VISA gift card for their time. Email info@navitome.com to sign up for a 1-hour time slot.

For more information on these and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

C3 Events and Announcements: Week of March 16, 2015

[C3er Event!] How to Establish an Efficient Network and Stand Out
Monday, March 16, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
5th Floor, Havana Room
The Boston Chapter of Spanish Scientists in the USA invites you to this seminar, where Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will provide tips for how to network effectively and develop meaningful relationships.
More Info & RSVP

Building a Business
Wednesday, March 18, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
5th Floor, Havana Room
Local angel investor Ben Littauer will review common types of business plans and discuss how your business plan will affect how you build your business.
More Info & RSVP

Breakthrough Greater Boston Trivia Night
Wednesday, March 18, 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Venture Cafe
Join local education non-profit Breakthrough Greater Boston for a night of trivia, fun, and mingling with Boston- and Cambridge-area young professionals.
More Info & RSVP

CIC Writing Workshop
Wednesday, March 18, 5:30PM – 8:30PM
14th Floor, Charles River Room
Our workshops offer intriguing group prompts that are designed to be flexible enough for all writing styles. All we ask is that you arrive with an open mind and a willing pen (or computer)!

Pop-Up Music – FUNK
Friday, March 20, 5:30PM – 9:00PM
Venture Cafe
Join Pop-Up Music and CIC-Cambridge for an evening of funky music in the Venture Café.
More Info & RSVP

[C3er Event!] Beta Test Navitome’s Process Creator
Friday, March 27, 10 AM – 4 PM
5th Floor, Cancun Room
Have a business process that keeps you up at night? Or that lives in your head, but you’ve never properly designed or documented? CIC-based Navitome LLC has a solution. And we want you to beta test it. You will receive a $25 VISA gift card for your time. Email info@navitome.com to sign up for a 1-hour time slot. Bring your favorite laptop. Learn more at www.navitome.com.

For more information on this and other events, please see the CIC Blog.

C3 Events and Announcements: Week of March 9, 2015

Mass Save Energy Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, March 10, 10:00am – 4:00pm
4th Floor Kathmandu Room
At this lunch and learn event, explore home energy savings and the opportunities within the Mass Save Program to save money. Lunch will be provided.

MassChallenge Wants You!
Tuesday, March 10, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
5th Floor, Venture Cafe
MassChallenge is coming to CIC to answer questions about their 2015 startup accelerator. Startups in MassChallenge receive free resources and opportunities, including mentorship, office space, and access to a global network.
More Info & RSVP

Immigration Update with Congressman Capuano
Wednesday, March 11, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
5th Floor, Havana Room
Rep. Capuano will explain what’s happening in Washington, DC around immigration policy and how you can influence the process. Immigration attorney Roy Watson will explain how these changes could affect immigration options and outcomes for employers and skilled foreign nationals seeking to live and work in the United States. Food will be provided.
More Info & RSVP

Science Book Club for the Curious
Thursday, March 12, 5:30pm – 7:15pm
14th Floor, Charles River Room
This meetup is a discussion of “I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language” by Lydia Denworth.
More Info & RSVP

Android Study Jam
Thursday, March 12, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
3rd Floor, Bogota
At the Study Jam, leaders from the Android community will review each lesson and the challenges of the lessons and all will work together to master the lesson.

For more information on this and other events, please see the CIC Blog.