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UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center

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151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States

April 2013

SNEEF Workshop- Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants

April 11, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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The $2.4 Billion Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program will be the focus of the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manu Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. Marina Katayeva, President of Emitech, Inc., a small high technology company that develops innovative concepts in nanotechnology and advanced optoelectronic materials, will discuss Emitech’s experience obtaining and managing SBIR grants from the Department of Defense.   George Wright, President of…

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May 2013

SNEEF: Innovation in Education

May 9, 2013 @ 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Join us for our next SNEEF event on 09 May 2013 at 5:30 PM in the Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center 151 Martine St, Fall River, MA 02723 Join us for a case study presentation featuring Aecern's founder Luk Henrik. Aecern is a discovery-driven learning platform for the K-12 market. Our panelists for the event will include Dr. Thanh Nguyen, Associate Professor in the Department of Secondary Education and Professional Programs and Instructional Technology Program at Bridgewater State University, Bob Lamkin,…

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June 2013

Building Viable Businesses 100 Days at a Time (SNEEF)

June 13, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Bill Hulbig; Founder and CEO, International Capital Exchange (incapx.com) will inspire us with Building Viable Businesses 100 Days at a Time by making short-term accountable decisions to reach long-term goals Bill will cover every aspect of business and allows seamless migration to one of only three topics of most interest to group based on audience reaction. Financing Growth Achieving Growth Build to Exit or Stay Please Note: This is a special annual event featuring a traditional New England Clam Boil therefore there is a fee…

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September 2013

Second Annual Piranha Pond Program (SNEEF)

September 12, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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You’ve Heard of the Shark Tank … Welcome to the Piranha Pond, bringing entrepreneurs and investors together on Thursday, September 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. This is the second annual Piranha Pond program on the South Coast and is a partnership of the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) and 128 Innovation Capital Group (128ICG). Entrepreneurs seeking funding have a five-minute opportunity to convince an investor panel to give them…

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October 2013

SNEEF: Board of Directors / Advisors: creating, managing and living with your boards

October 10, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Join us for our next SNEEF event on 10 Oct 2013 at 5:30 PM in the Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center 151 Martine St, Fall River, MA 02723 Are Directors and Advisors an important part of the governance of a modern company? You bet, argues Jerry Schaufeld, an experienced CEO, Advisor, and faculty member at Worcester Polytech Institute School of Business. He will address the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, October 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center,…

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November 2013

SNEEF- De-mystifying Crowdfunding

November 14, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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“De-mystifying Crowdfunding” will be hosted by The Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (www.SNEEF.org), on Thursday, November 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street (near Routes 24 & 195), Fall River. Companies interested in learning more about new ways to raise funds will hear nationally known professionals discuss the latest innovations, regulations and opportunities with crowdfunding.  Interactive presentations and panel discussion will include: Kickstarter Success Story by Mark Bollman, Founder and President of Ball and Buck Overview…

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February 2014

ATMC: Living with the New Patent Laws

February 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Spring 2014 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series Presented By: Douglas Denninger Patent laws have dramatically changed since the final portion of the America Invents Act (“AIA”) became effective on March 16, 2013. As we approach the first anniversary of full enactment of the AIA, Congress is wrestling with “The Innovation Act” and other bills to make futher adjustments, and the Supreme Court has agreed to review important patent cases challenging whether certain systems and methods are patentable. There are open issues regarding…

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March 2014

SNEEF: Selling in the New Economy: Lessons Learned?

March 13, 2014
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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It is no secret that the current economy has posed a number of challenges to businesses.  How can your company meet these challenges and successfully build sales?  Attend the next Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF), on Thursday, March 13, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River, where three panelists will discuss how they have been successful in building their sales despite the economy. Moderator will be Don Saracen, president of SARACEN Sales and Communications…

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April 2014

SNEEF: Private Equity for Entrepreneurs

April 10, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Learn how to get private equity for your startup, when to use it, how to get the most from it, and how to avoid mistakes at the next Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF), on Thursday, April 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River, where three speakers will discuss how they have been successful in using private equity. Moderator is Chip Johns, an entrepreneur with a variety of management and leadership experience. Johns is…

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May 2014

SNEEF: Leadership in the Family Business: Turning Core Values into Best Family Business Practices for Success

May 8, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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“Leadership in the Family Business: Turning Core Values into Best Family Business Practices for Success” will be featured at the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, May 8, 5:30 p.m., Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. Co-sponsored by the Family Business Association, the program will focus on the importance of family core values in the operation and mission of a family business.  Two family-owned businesses will be featured: Michael Tavares, Horacio’s Welding and Sheet…

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June 2014

SNEEF Summer Networking & Clam Boil, Topic: “The Exit”

June 12, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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The Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) features its annual Summer Networking and Clam Boil Dinner, featuring “The Exit” on Thursday, June 12, 5:30 p.m., Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. Featured speaker is Dan Gugliemo of TrustDesign, a nationally recognized business-owner advisor, speaker and author.  His 20+ years of experience helping business owners to leverage the value of their business to protect family and dreams have established him as a trusted advisor to his clients, their…

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September 2014

SNEEF: Piranha Pond Pitch Party

September 11, 2014 @ 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Despite its ferocious name, no blood will be spilled at this year's Piranha Pond Pitch Party on Sept. 11. Selected entrepreneurs will receive five minutes to make a panel of investors understand and believe in their business vision and want to continue the conversation. Attendance is free for SNEEF members Not yet ready to pitch? Observe from the audience and gain tips to hone your pitch for next year. The evening will follow a format similar to the popular television…

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December 2014

SNEEF “Holiday Networking”

December 11, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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The next SNEEF event will be held on 11 Dec 2014 at 5:30 PM in the Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center 151 Martine St, Fall River, MA 02723. Bob Egan will be the featured speaker. Bob will continue the SNEEF theme of looking at new markets with an eye toward the mobile space. The Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) will host its annual “Holiday Networking” event on Thursday, December 11. It will start at 5:30 PM and take place at…

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February 2015

CANCELLED: SNEEF: From Idea Stage to Launch: Are You Ready?

February 12, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Due to the storm that is predicted for Thursday, February 12th, SNEEF will be cancelling our “From Idea Stage to Launch: Are You Ready?” Event. This program will be rescheduled to May 14th. “From Idea Stage to Launch: Are You Ready?” will be the topic of the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, February 12, 5:30 p.m., at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC), 151 Martine Street in Fall River. Guest speaker is Lisa West, Founder of Confidence Covers,…

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March 2015

SNEEF: Taking Dad’s Picture Off the Wall

March 12, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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The Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) and the Family Business Association of Massachusetts will host “Taking Dad’s Picture Off the Wall,” a seminar for family-owned companies on Thursday, March 12, 5:30 p.m., at the Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River.  Register at www.sneef.org Family business leaders will share their candid experiences and success stories in meeting the challenge of developing entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity in the next generation of family business members. Attendees will gain valuable…

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April 2015

Bringing Innovation from the Lab to the Marketplace

April 9, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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Have a great idea?  Are you a garage inventor or a lab rat?  Have you been laboring in academia, but just itching to get your products or technologies adopted by the masses? Do you want to make gobs of cash?  Many people have succeeded; many more have not.  Bringing an innovation from the idea stage to the marketplace is a daunting process, full of expense, heartache, unexpected turns, and sometimes rich psychic and financial rewards.   “Bringing Innovation from the…

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May 2015

Inside the Boardroom: a Business Model Simulation at SNEEF, May 14

May 14, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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“Inside the Boardroom” and how decisions get made at on crucial business topics at the Boardroom level is the topic at the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, May 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m., at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River.   Bob Anastasi, founder of Global Operations Solutions, will present his recommendation to adopt a lean manufacturing model to his Board Chairman, played by Chuck Feldman, Executive in Residence at the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and…

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December 2015

Maritime Innovation: Connecting, Training & Advancing Event

December 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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February 2018

SNEEF: How a Fall River Startup Went Public

February 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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The story of how local startup Aquabotix went public will be featured at the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) on Thursday, February 8, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), 151 Martine Street, Fall River. In 2011, Durval Tavares founded Aquabotix in Fall River and built this successful technology startup. Aquabotix is a manufacturer of underwater vehicles, and in 2017 the company went public on the Australian stock exchange.  Tavares will describe his journey and how he developed…

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October 2018

Piranha Pond Pitch Party is Back on South Coast

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMASS Dartmouth’s Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA United States
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You’ve Heard of the Shark Tank … Welcome to the Piranha Pond, bringing entrepreneurs and investors together on Wednesday, October 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. The annual Piranha Pond program on the South Coast and is a partnership of the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) and 128 Innovation Capital Group (128ICG).  Entrepreneurs seeking funding have a five-minute opportunity to convince an investor panel to give them the…

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