February 

    • 18 Feb 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Legal Series: Financing Deal Terms

    This session provides an in depth look into critical deal terms that arise in the context of raising capital in seed, angel and venture financing. Convertible debt vs. preferred stock financing, pre- and post-money valuation, liquidation preference, anti-dilution protection, corporate control, information and registration rights, and other key features of financing will be covered. Actual term sheets are used as a guide to the discussion. 

    • 24 Feb 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Funding Seminar: Venture Capital Math and Early Funding

    Attention Founders - are you thinking about how to approach seed funding and want to understand how to think about the different options? Are you interested in creating your cap table but have questions about doing so? Join Jason Furtado, CEO/Co-Founder of Shoobx and Matt Rowe, General Counsel for Shoobx, as they explain what you need to know about Bridge Notes, SAFEs, KISSs, and more as we talk about how they affect your ownership on the cap table down the road.

    • 25 Feb 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Event

    Legal Aspects of Starting a Social Enterprise Workshop

  • March 

    • 01 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Legal Series: How to Efficiently Use Your Lawyer

    Working with corporate counsel is a necessity as you look to finance and grow your business and your team.  The efficient use of counsel is not always obvious, but there are a few key things you can do to create a productive relationship that won't cost you an arm and a leg.  In this presentation, local tech attorneys and entrepreneurs from Shoobx will discuss the best way to use counsel and technology to manage your legal needs the smart way.

    • 02 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Baker Bootcamp II

    Arm yourself with the right data to impress investors and move your venture to where you need to be! Sign up for a research drop-in session with a Baker Librarian. Baker can help you identify compelling data and analysis to help you make your pitch, including potential market size, competitive landscape and industry stats and trends. Bring your questions and research needs. 

  • Mar09
    • 09 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Deadline

    Business Track Intent to Present

    Submit the Intent to Present Poll and be fully committed to competing on Super Saturday. This is a binding contract, and once you have committed, you can no longer withdraw from the competition.
  • Mar09
    • 09 Mar 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Deadline

    Final entry deadline and executive summaries due

    12:00 noon.
    • 09 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Legal Series: Intellectual Property

    Need advice on how to protect your Intellectual Property? This NVC Legal Seminar will cover IP basics, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, methods of developing and protecting IP, strategies for building an IP portfolio, and the role of IP in corporate transactions. Come by The Rock Center and learn the central role IP assets play in a company's valuation, and how this impacts fundraising and exits.

    • 23 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    NVC Legal Series: Immigration

    Immigration laws are in constant change. This Legal Seminar will cover basic strategies regarding securing the proper visa status and uncovering legal traps in immigration, particularly the challenges faced by ventures founded by and employing foreign nationals. 

  • Mar28
    • 28 Mar 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Deadline

    Social Enterprise Business Plans Due

    12:00 noon.

  • Mar30
    • 30 Mar 2016
    • Business Track
    • Deadline

    Business Track Pitch Decks and Executive Summaries Due

    Please turn in one copy of your pitch deck and 8 copies of your Executive Summary to the Rock Center. Don't forget your cover sheet!

  • April 

  • Apr02
    • 02 Apr 2016
    • Business Track
    • Event

    Super Saturday

    Live pitch in front of a panel of expert judges and receive immediate and written feedback! 
  • Apr06
    • 06 Apr 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Event

    Semi-final round of Judging for Social Enterprise Track

    Teams selected to proceed in the Preliminary Round of Judging will be invited to make live presentations to a panel of judges in an environment designed to simulate a 30 minute "pitch" meeting with potential investors.
  • Apr11
    • 11 Apr 2016
    • Business Track
    • Deadline

    Business Track Experimentation Fund Paperwork and Receipts Due

  • Apr11
    • 11 Apr 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Deadline

    Social Enterprise Reimbursement Paperwork Due

    12:00 noon.

  • Apr19
    • 19 Apr 2016
    • Social Enterprise Track
    • Deadline

    Social Enterprise Revised Plans Due

    9:00 am.

  • Apr26
    • 26 Apr 2016
    • Both Tracks
    • Event

    New Venture Competition Finale